Events for the week of November 12th

  • Week of Sunday, November 12

BMindful Holy Days: Diwali (Hinduism)

Sunday, November 12, 2023

BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events....

Women In Micro & Immuno Coffee Hour

Monday, November 13, 2023, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for the Women in Micro & Immuno Coffee Hour. It is the monthly coffee hour on the second Monday of the month from 11 a.m. to noon in 1289 CBRB. Enjoy coffee, pastries and contribute to the discussion! This is open to all—students, staff, postdocs, and faculty interested in promoting women in science (we have several male faculty in regular attendance and we appreciate the support!). Speakers change monthly. Contact: jessica-tucker@uiowa.edu for details.

REDCap Surveys Training

Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 10:00am to 11:30am

This is the fourth step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we will cover survey configuration and distribution such as:...

Why We Compete: Global Health Case Competition Information Session

Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 10:00am to 10:30am

Start preparing for the 7th annual IPHPRP Global Health Case Competition!...

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Workshop

Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 12:30pm to 1:20pm

TriNetX Basic Training

Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

This training will provide an in-depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you can gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research....

Interactive Data Visualization with Plotly in R

Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

1. Overview...

Why We Compete: Global Health Case Competition Information Session

Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 2:00pm to 2:30pm

Start preparing for the 7th annual IPHPRP Global Health Case Competition!...

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Becky Lamason, PhD

Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for more information. Manipulation of host membranes by a cytosolic bacterial pathogen Becky Lamason, PhD Associate Professor Department of Biology Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Yeonmi Park's Lecture and Q&A: A North Korean Defector's Journey

Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Born in North Korea, human rights activist and TED Speaker Yeonmi Park grew up in a punishing society devoted to the worship of Kim Jong-Il. But at the age of 13, she and her family made a daring escape to China in search of a life free of tyranny. In her viral talks, viewed online nearly 350 million times, Park urges audiences to recognize—and resist—the oppression that exists in North Korea, and around the world....

Hardin Open Workshops - PubMed (Zoom)

Wednesday, November 15, 2023, 9:30am to 10:30am

This hands-on session will help you improve your searching through best practices for basic and advanced searching and show you features for saving or exporting citations. The session will also help you understand medical subject headings (MeSH) and how they improve your search as well as the benefits of a MyNCBI account. PLEASE NOTE: Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.

REDCap Data Quality Training

Wednesday, November 15, 2023, 10:00am to 11:30am

This is the fifth step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we will discuss ways to manage and view data such as:...

ACB Seminar Series - Thomas Rutkowski

Wednesday, November 15, 2023, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Dr. Thomas Rutkoswki from the Anatomy and Cell Biology Department will present a seminar titled "CHOP: The Stress-Regulated Protein That Kills Cells or Makes Them Stronger."

REDCap Data Handling Training

Thursday, November 16, 2023, 10:00am to 11:30am

This is the sixth step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we won’t use REDCap at all. Instead, we will cover ways to view and manage your exported REDCap data in Microsoft Excel and Sublime Text such as:...

Interactive Data Visualization with Plotly in R

Thursday, November 16, 2023, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

1. Overview...

Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Charles S. Zuker, PhD

Thursday, November 16, 2023, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Charles S. Zuker, PhD, will be presenting a lecture titled, “The Body-Brain Axis: From Sugar and Fat to Immunity," on Nov. 16, 2023, at 4 p.m. Dr. Zuker is Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and of Neuroscience; Principal Investigator at Columbia's Zuckerman Institute and an Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute....

Skills for Educators: Observation, Feedback and Supervision with Health Professional Learners

Friday, November 17, 2023, 8:30am to 11:30am

Exploring approaches to observation, feedback and supervision while balancing learner autonomy.

Big Ten Neuroscience Seminar Series

Friday, November 17, 2023, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

The Big Ten Neuroscience Seminar Series highlights trainees and junior faculty from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in neuroscience. We meet virtually once each month—featuring one Big Ten institution—for presentations and discussion/networking. Seminars are scheduled for afternoons on the third Friday of each month. Zoom link is provided by the host institution. If not added in the event listing, please email iowa-neuroscience-institute@uiowa.edu the week of the seminar to...