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The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust has committed a transformational $45 million grant to the University of Iowa that allowed for the creation of a comprehensive and cross-disciplinary neuroscience center within the Carver College of Medicine. Led by Ted Abel, PhD, the Iowa Neuroscience Institute conducts research to find the causes of — and preventions, treatments, and cures for — the many diseases that affect the brain and nervous system.


Pain Research Program Seminar - Fan Wang, PhD

Wednesday, February 1, 2023, 9:00am to 10:00am

Presented by Fan Wang, PhD Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences Investigator, McGovern Institute for Brain Research MIT

INI Seminar: Mario Penzo, PhD

Friday, February 3, 2023, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

“A corticothalamic circuit that orchestrates instrumental defensive behavior” Mario Penzo, PhD, Chief, Unit on the Neurobiology of Affective Memory, National Institute of Mental Health https://www.nimh.nih.gov/research/research-conducted-at-nimh/principal-i...

Hawk-IDDRC Seminar Series: Leonard J. Abbeduto, PhD “Rethinking Clinical Trials in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: Contributions from Language Assessment and Intervention.”

Friday, February 10, 2023, 12:00pm

Please join us for our Hawk-IDDRC Seminar Series featuring Leonard J. Abbeduto, PhD from the MIND Institute presenting:“Rethinking Clinical Trials in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: Contributions from Language Assessment and Intervention.”Friday, Feb. 10, 2023, noon-1 p.m.This event will be presented in conjunction with Pediatrics Grand Rounds in the Pediatric Conference Center (JCP2415). Grab & Go lunches will be provided.In person attendance is encouraged. If you cannot join us in...

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - Roswitha Wiltschko, PhD

Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 10:30am to 11:30am

  Presented by Roswitha Wiltschko, PhD Professor Emeritus Institute of Ecology, Evolution, and Diversity Goethe-Universitat Frankfurt am Main Germany

Hawk-IDDRC Grants Club

Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Each third Wednesday of the month at noon we will meet to discuss one grant, specific aims page, letter of intent, research strategy, an outline of ideas, etc., for any funding mechanism. Trainees, faculty, and staff at all levels are invited to participate. We ask that materials be sent to Paula O’Brien to be circulated to the group one week in advance to give attendees time to read them. We encourage everyone to come prepared to discuss feedback (providing written notations is also welcomed...