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2021 SUMR Events Calendar


 

Wednesday talks are intended for Iowa Medical Student Summer Research Fellows, MSTP Students, SUMR & SUMR-adjacent Students
Others may attend by invitation:  please contact mstp@uiowa.edu.

 

Date / Time
Location

Event Title
Speaker

Intended Audience

Sun 6/6/21
4:30 PM
Meet at Petersen Hall

Welcome to Iowa City

   - 4:30 pm - Walking Tour of downtown with Jerry Weiss
   - 6:00 pm - Dinner at Oasis (including Buddies)

SUMR Students
MSTP Learning Community Mentors

Mon 6/7/21
8:45-10:00 AM
2166 MERF

10:00-10:30 AM
2206 MERF
(MSTP Office)

SUMR Program Orientation Session

  • Jerry Weiss, PhD, SUMR Director
  • Martha Carvour, MD, PhD, SUMR Co-Director

Badging & employment paperwork - 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.

SUMR Students

Thu 6/10/21
12:00-1:00 PM
2166 MERF

"Clinical Practice in the COVID-19 Era"

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

SUMR Students
SUMR-adjacent Students

Tue 6/15/21
12:00-1:00 PM
Clinical Suites

Clinical Exam Skills - Part 1

Attendees will be split into 3-4 groups lead by Martha Carvour, MD, PhD and MSTP Students

Clinical Suites 2135 MERF & 2155 MERF reserved

SUMR Students
SUMR-adjacent Students

Wed 6/16/21
12:00 PM
Zoom

WEDNESDAY SEMINAR SERIES:

"Novel therapeutic approaches to neurodegenerative Parkinson's Disease"

Nandakumar Narayanan, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology

Iowa Medical Student Summer Research Fellows
MSTP Students
SUMR & SUMR-adjacent Students

Thu 6/17/21
12:00 PM
 

Case Based Learning - Part 1

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

Classrooms 2126 MERF, 2136 MERF, 2156 MERF & 2166 MERF reserved

SUMR Students
SUMR-adjacent Students

Tue 6/22/21
12:00 PM
Clinical Suites

Clinical Exam Skills - Part 2

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

Clinical Suites 2123 MERF, 2135 MERF & 2155 MERF reserved

SUMR Students
SUMR-adjacent Students

Wed 6/23/21
12:00 PM
Zoom

WEDNESDAY SEMINAR SERIES:

"Cancer Immunotherapy"

George Weiner, MD, PhD
Professor of Internal Medicine - Hematology, Oncology & BMT
(for all positions & honors see link above)

Iowa Medical Student Summer Research Fellows
MSTP Students
SUMR & SUMR-adjacent Students

Thu 6/24/21
12:00 PM
MERF

Case Based Learning - Part 2

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

Classrooms 1185 MERF, 2126 MERF, 2136 MERF & 2156 MERF reserved

SUMR Students
SUMR-adjacent Students

Wed 6/30/21
12:00 PM
Zoom

WEDNESDAY SEMINAR SERIES:

"Genomic Analysis of Staphylococcus aureus Infections in Cystic Fibrosis"

Anthony Fischer, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - Pulmonary Medicine

Iowa Medical Student Summer Research Fellows
MSTP Students
SUMR & SUMR-adjacent Students

Thu 7/1/21
12:00 PM-1:30 PM
2166 MERF

"MSTP Application Process"

Pam Geyer, PhD
MSTP Co-Director
Professor of Biochemistry & Obstetrics and Gynecology

SUMR & SUMR-adjacent Students

Any other interested parties - email mstp@uiowa.edu for details

Mon 7/5/21

University Holiday

 

Tue 7/6/21
12:00 PM
2166 MERF

Midway through SUMR check-in lunch with Jerry Weiss, Martha Carvour and Jess

SUMR Students

Wed 7/7/21
12:00 PM
Zoom

WEDNESDAY SEMINAR SERIES:

"Uncovering why neonates are uniquely susceptible to Escherichia coli K1 sepsis"

Jennifer Bermick, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics – Neonatology
& Iowa Inflammation Program

Iowa Medical Student Summer Research Fellows
MSTP Students
SUMR & SUMR-adjacent Students

Wed 7/14/21
12:00 PM
Zoom

WEDNESDAY SEMINAR SERIES:

"Human Brain Development: Implications for Health and Disease"

Peg Nopoulos, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology & Pediatrics

Iowa Medical Student Summer Research Fellows
MSTP Students
SUMR & BSURF Students

Thu 7/15/21
12:00 PM
2166 MERF

Tales of Career Development: Plans & Surprises

Josalyn L. Cho, MD

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary, Crit Care & Occup Med
Director, UI Inflammation Program
PhD program Affiliations:  Immunology & Molecular Medicine

Jacob Michaelson, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Biomedical Engineering (BME); & Communication Sciences & Disorders
Division Director, Computational & Molecular Psychiatry
Roy J Carver Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Neuroscience

Andrew Norris, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics - Endocrinology & Diabetes; Biochemistry; & Molecular Biology
Division Director, Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes

SUMR Students

Fri 7/16/21
12:00 PM
2166 MERF

Virtual Clinical Rounds - Session 1

Martha Carvour, MD, PhD

SUMR Students

Mon 7/19/21
12:00 PM
2166 MERF

MSTP Student Mentoring meeting with SUMR students

  • MSTP student panel followed by breakout sessions into individual groups (2126, 2136, 2156, 2166 available)
SUMR Students
MSTP Student Mentors

Wed 7/21/21
12:00 PM
Zoom

WEDNESDAY SEMINAR SERIES:

"My journey from Japan to becoming a physician-scientist in the United States"

Yumi Imai, MD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine - Endocrine & Metabolism

Iowa Medical Student Summer Research Fellows
MSTP Students
SUMR & BSURF Students

Thu 7/22/21
12:00 PM
Zoom

Q&A session with a Sixth Year MSTP Student

SUMR Students

Thu 7/22/21
5:30-7:00 PM

Summer Social Picnic at Ashton House park Shelter

All undergraduate researchers on campus

Fri 7/23/21
11:00 PM
2166 MERF

Virtual Clinical Rounds - Session 2

Martha Carvour, MD, PhD

SUMR Students

Wed 7/28/21
1:00-5:00 PM
MERF Atrium

2021 Summer Undergraduate Poster Symposium

Sponsored by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Details & Registration
Registration Deadline: July 14, 2021

All undergrad researchers on campus

Thu 7/29/21
12:00-4:00 PM
2166 MERF

SUMR Program Wrap-Up Luncheon & SUMR poster presentations (to each other)

Please prepare to present your poster to your peers.
Complete the surveys and be ready to talk about your experiences this summer.

SUMR Students

 

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