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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.

Events

CCOM Spotlight on Current & Future Research

Monday, September 13, 2021, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

These quarterly short-talk seminars, hosted by Dr. Brooks Jackson, Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the Carver College of Medicine, will feature a small number of presentations by CCOM investigators invited by Dr. Jackson to share research ideas, discoveries and a discussion of their current work and future plans for realizing their research aims.  ...

Big Ten Neuroscience Seminar Series

Friday, September 17, 2021, 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.

INI Seminar: Catherine Jensen Peña, PhD

Friday, October 8, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Title TBD Catherine Jensen Peña, PhD Assistant Professor Princeton Neuroscience Institute

Big Ten Neuroscience Seminar Series

Friday, October 15, 2021, 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.

INI Seminar: Michael Burton, PhD

Friday, November 5, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Title TBD Michael Burton, PhD Assistant Professor, Behavioral and Brain Sciences University of Texas-Dallas