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Events for the week of February 4th

  • Week of Sunday, February 4

Out of the Archive Film Series: The Revolutionary Films of Madeline Anderson

Monday, February 5, 2024, 6:15pm to 9:00pm

Please join us at FilmScene for the continuation of "Out of the Archive: Envisioning Blackness," a monthly screening and discussion series that celebrates the vibrant  tradition of Black cinema by featuring rarely screened, newly restored, and archivally-engaged films. Tickets are pay-what-you-can (with students, in particular, encouraged to pick $0). Join us before each screening for a free dinner reception catered by local restaurants, and stay after each film for post-screening...

TriNetX Basic Training

Tuesday, February 6, 2024, 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....

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Zongdi Feng, PhD

Tuesday, February 6, 2024, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Quasienveloped viruses: the what, the how, and the why Zongdi Feng, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Pain Research Program Seminar - Carolina Valencia, PhD

Wednesday, February 7, 2024, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Pain Sensitivity and Central Pain Mechanisms among Hispanic Americans and non-Hispanic Whites: The role of sociocultural factors" Presented by Carolina Valencia, PhD Clinical Associate Professor College of Health Sciences University of Texas at El Paso

ACB Seminar Series - Deepika Vasudevan

Wednesday, February 7, 2024, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Dr. Deepika Vasudevan from the University of Pittsburg will present a seminar titled "The Integrated Stress Response in Homeostasis and Disease."

Hardin Open Workshops - Mobile Resources for the Health Sciences (Zoom)

Wednesday, February 7, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Take a tour of some new (and some well-established) apps for your mobile device or smartphone! At this informal workshop, you’ll not only be shown a variety of tools for both academic and clinical use but also invited to share your own examples and experiences. If you don’t have a mobile device, don’t worry: The only necessary smart device is you!...

Hardin Open Workshops - Systematic Reviews, Part 1: Nuts & Bolts (Zoom)

Wednesday, February 7, 2024, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

This class will provide a framework for developing a literature search for a systematic review. Topics will include the following: standards and criteria to consider, establishing a plan, registering a protocol, developing a research question, determining where to search, identifying search terms, reporting search strategies, and managing references....

Atrial Fibrillation: Know Your Risk

Wednesday, February 7, 2024, 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Don’t miss a beat when it comes to your heart. Get the facts on Afib that can help you stay in perfect rhythm.  Join University of Iowa Heart and Vascular Center cardiac electrophysiologist Paari Dominic, MBBS, for a special health seminar to learn more about atrial fibrillation and when to see a doctor.  What is atrial fibrillation?  Symptoms and causes  Risk factors  Detection and treatments  When to talk to your primary care doctor or heart specialist  Register today. 

Hardin Open Workshops - PubMed (Zoom)

Thursday, February 8, 2024, 10:00am to 11:00am

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: Advance registration is required for Zoom. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Hyojin Kim and Tam Nguyen

Thursday, February 8, 2024, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Neuronal mechanism of hunger-induced reward sensitization" Presented by Hyojin Kim Graduate student in Dr. Deniz Atasoy's lab "The role of mitochondrial Ca2+ uniporter (MCU) in epilepsy" Presented by Tam Nguyen Graduate student in Dr. Yuriy Usachev's lab