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2022 SUMR Events Calendar

Time & Place Speaker & Event

Sun May 22
5:00 pm

Welcome to Iowa City

 Dinner at Big Grove with MSTP student advisors (meet at Big Grove)

Mon May 23
8:00 - 10:30 am
2166 MERF

SUMR Program Orientation Session with
 - Jerry Weiss, PhD, SUMR Director
 - Martha Carvour, MD, PhD, SUMR Co-Director

Followed by a
 - Badging Office Appointment
 - Employment paperwork with Jess - please bring your documentation!

A member of your Mentor's lab will pick you up at 11:00 AM and escort you to your labs.

First week May 24-27

Unscheduled time for lab acclimation

Mon May 30

University Holiday - All offices closed

Tue May 31
Noon
2189 MERF

Clinical Practice in the COVID-19 Era

Martha Carvour, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine - Infectious Diseases

Thu Jun 2
Noon
2166 MERF
& Clinical Suites

Clinical Exam Skills - Part 1

Groups will be led by Martha Carvour, MD, PhD and MSTP Students

Clinical Suites 2125, 2135, 2155, 2156 MERF reserved.

Tue Jun 7
Noon
2189 MERF
(NOTE CHANGE)

Emerging Topics in Research Panel

with Martha Carvour, MD, PhD
Ms. Aloha Wilks, CPC
Reid Brown, PhD

Thu Jun 9
Noon
2166 MERF
& Clinical Suites

Clinical Exam Skills - Part 2

Groups will be led by Martha Carvour, MD, PhD and MSTP Students

Clinical Suites 2125, 2135, 2155, 2156 MERF reserved.

Tue Jun 14
Noon
2166 MERF

Applications and Presentations:  Communication Workshop Part 1

with Martha Carvour, MD, PhD

Thu Jun 16
Noon
Kelch 1289 MERF
(NOTE CHANGE)

Tales of Career Path Development with:

Jennifer Bermick, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics - Neonatology

Ali Jabbari, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Dermatology & Iowa MSTP Alumnus

Krystal Parker, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Tue Jun 21
Noon
2166 MERF

Case Based Learning - Case 1 - Introduction

Attendees will be split into 3-4 groups lead by Peter Rubenstein, PhD and MSTP Students

Rooms 2126, 2136, 2156 & 2166 MERF reserved.

Thu Jun 23
Noon
Kelch 1289 MERF
(NOTE CHANGE)

"Staying open to opportunity in MD/PhD training"

with Aislinn Williams, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Iowa MSTP Alumnus

Tue Jun 28
Noon
1185 MERF
(NOTE CHANGE)

Case Based Learning - Case 1 - Conclusion

Groups will be led by Peter Rubenstein, PhD and MSTP Students

Rooms 1163, 1171, 1181 & 1185 MERF reserved.

Thu Jun 30
Noon
Kelch 1289 MERF
(NOTE CHANGE)

"War and peace: Polymicrobial interactions during cystic fibrosis airway disease"

with Nicki Limoli, PhD
Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology

Mon Jul 4

University Holiday - Offices Closed

Tue Jul 5
Noon
2166 MERF

Case Based Learning - Case 2 - Introduction

Groups will be led by Peter Rubenstein, PhD and MSTP Students

Rooms 2126, 2136, 2156 & 2166 MERF reserved.

Thu Jul 7
Noon
Seebohm 283 EMRB
(ROOM CHANGED AGAIN)

"Basic and Translational Research in Auditory Neuroscience"

with Marlan Hansen, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology

Tue Jul 12
Noon
2166 MERF

Case Based Learning - Case 2 - Conclusion

Groups will be led by Peter Rubenstein, PhD and MSTP Students

Rooms 2126, 2136, 2156 & 2166 MERF reserved.

Thu Jul 14
Noon
2166 MERF

"Personal response profiling to investigate human disease mechanisms"

with Alejandro Pezzulo, MD
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary, Critical Care & Occupational Medicine

Tue Jul 19
Noon
1117 MERF
(NOTE CHANGE)

Applications and Presentations:  Communication Workshop Part 2

with Martha Carvour, MD, PhD

Thu Jul 21
Noon
1117 MERF
(NOTE CHANGE)

MSTP Admissions Process

Pamela Geyer, PhD
MSTP Co-Director
Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Tue Jul 26
Noon
2166 MERF

Lunch & wrap up session

Wed Jul 27
1:00 - 5:00 pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Present at the Student Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC)

Followed by a farewell dinner downtown

Thu & Fri Jul 28-29

Lunchtime reserved for farewell lunches with your mentor & lab mates

You can also check out the Summer Professional Development & Seminar Series for Undergrads
organized by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.