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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 - Steven Cohen, MD

Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Nociplastic pain and other predictors of pain procedure outcomes" Presented by Steven Cohen, MD Professor of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine Dir., Pain Medicine Division of Medical Education Johns Hopkins University

Hawk-IDDRC Seminar Series: Mark Blumberg, PhD

Friday, October 13, 2023, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Please join us for our Hawk-IDDRC Seminar Series featuring Mark Blumberg, PhD, Chair of the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and University of Iowa Distinguished Chair...

Hawk-IDDRC Grants Club

Wednesday, October 18, 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...

Big Ten Neuroscience Seminar Series

Friday, October 20, 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...

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar Series - Stephen Liberles, PhD

Tuesday, October 24, 2023, 10:30am to 11:30am

Presented by Stephen Liberles, PhD Professor Department of Cell Biology HHMI Investigator Harvard Medical School