Events for the week of March 31st

  • Week of Sunday, March 31

BMindful Holy Days: Easter (Christianity)

Sunday, March 31, 2024

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....

Annual IPHPRP Global Health Case Competition

Monday, April 1, 2024, 9:00am to 2:40pm

The 7th Annual IPHPRP Global Public Health Case Competition offers an innovative student learning experience that trains future public health leaders. This competition brings together students from multiple disciplines in a format uncommon at most universities and colleges. Through the friendly competition, students creatively address critical global health challenges in a competitive and collaborative environment that simulates future workplace settings by requiring a multidisciplinary team...

Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week

Monday, April 1, 2024, 9:00am to 11:00am

Stop by our table for a morning pick-me-up in celebration of Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week! We’ll have coffee & pastries for graduate & professional students from 9–11 a.m. or while supplies last on Monday, April 1 at the North Library Plaza (between Main Library & Adler Building) & Friday, April 5 at the courtyard between MERF, EMRB, & BSB. 

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Workshop: Dr. Todd Washington

Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 12:30pm to 1:20pm

Presented by Dr. Todd Washington, Professor Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Hardin Open Workshops: Data Sharing and Publication (Zoom)

Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

You’ve received funding for a project, and your research funder expects you to share the data. Or perhaps you are working on an article, and the journal requires you to share your data. In this workshop, we’ll walk through the process of preparing data for sharing or publication, important decisions to make, and ways to enable your data to have a broader impact....

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Sebla Kutluay, PhD

Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Rules that govern packaging and repackaging of the HIV-1 genome Sebla Kutluay, PhD Washington School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Phases of the Sun: A Guide to Our Star and the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse

Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 5:00pm

In this talk celebrating the Great North American Eclipse of 2024, the UI Department of Physics and Astronomy will use demonstrations to share about the sun, what powers it, how it moves energy to us on Earth, and its structure and features that can be observed. Then, they’ll cover solar eclipses, including what they are, what causes them, and tips for safely enjoying the April 8 eclipse.  ...

The Ripple Effect: Understanding Why Pregnancy Matters to Everyone’s Health

Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

The United States is seeing an alarming rise in pregnancy-related diseases and death. Join us as we delve into the intricacies of pregnancy health and how this impacts the health of all members of society. During this program, we’ll showcase tools and research discoveries at the UI Carver College of Medicine that will help address the immediate and long-term effects of pregnancy-related disease. From cardiovascular disease to mental health concerns like depression, we’ll share the latest...

Pain Interest Group Workshop - Karley Monaghan and Yassine Filali

Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 9:00am to 10:00am

Presented by Karley Monaghan Postdoctoral Scholar in Dr. Yuriy Usachev's lab Presented by Yassine Filali Graduate student in Dr. Rainbo Hultman's lab

ACB Seminar Series - Ashley Goll

Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Ashley Goll, a Cell and Developmental Biology Graduate Student in the Tina Tootle Lab will present a seminar titled "Determining the Role of Prostaglandins in Regulating Nuclear Architecture During Collective Cell Migration."

Fulbright Scholar Program Information Session

Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Please join International Programs for a discussion about the Fulbright Scholar Program, a U.S. government-sponsored program that offers short- and long-term research and/or teaching grants for college and university faculty members at all career stages....

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Desktop (Zoom)

Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

EndNote is a reference management tool that helps you to easily gather together your references in one place, organize them, and then insert them into papers and format them in a style of your choosing. This session will walk you through the basics of using EndNote to collect and format your citations. The class will be hands-on, and there will be time for questions at the end....

Annual Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women

Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Join us for our live awards ceremony and reception, featuring our keynote speaker - Author, Tippie College of Business Faculty Director, and Associate Professor Beth Livingston!...

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Workshop: Sydney Walker, 5th Semester Seminar

Thursday, April 4, 2024, 10:30am to 11:20am

Presented by Sydney Walker, Graduate Student Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Advisor: Dr. Brandon Davies

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, April 4, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"Rheumatology Year in Review: takeaways for the internist" by Robyn Domsic, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Aravinth Jayabalan, PhD

Thursday, April 4, 2024, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

"Virus-Host Battle at Stress Granules: Insights from Alphavirus Macrodomain" Aravinthkumar Jayabalan, PhD Research Associate, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Medicine 

Connecting Communities: Yoga with Afro House

Thursday, April 4, 2024, 5:00pm to 7:00pm

In celebration of Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week, the Office of Grad-DEI and the Afro House will host a yoga night for students! Attendees can participate in an instructor-led yoga session and socialize over dinner afterwards! This event is FREE for all attendees, but we do ask that you RSVP so we can get an estimate for catering. ...

Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week

Friday, April 5, 2024, 11:00am to 1:00pm

Stop by our table for a morning pick-me-up in celebration of Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week! We’ll have coffee & pastries for graduate & professional students from 9–11 a.m. or while supplies last on Monday, April 1 at the North Library Plaza (between Main Library & Adler Building) & Friday, April 5 at the courtyard between MERF, EMRB, & BSB. 

INI Seminar: Anna Penn, MD, PhD

Friday, April 5, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

“Neuroplacentology: Linking placental function to neurodevelopment” Anna Penn, MD, PhD L. Stanley James Associate Professor of PediatricS Chief, Division of Neonatology Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University  New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Chill and Create

Friday, April 5, 2024, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This unique and hands-on program integrates art viewing, art making and mindfulness strategies to provide students with tools to de-stress, manage anxiety, and develop wellness practices....

Biology Seminar: "Large-scale regulation of meiotic chromosomes"

Friday, April 5, 2024, 4:00pm

The Department of Biology’s seminar speaker this Friday, April 5 is Ofer Rog, an Associate Professor in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Utah. Dr. Rog’s seminar will be held at 4 p.m. in Kollros Auditorium (Room 101) in Biology Building East (BBE). Sarit Smolikove is the faculty host.