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Online Learning during COVID-19

Research Zoom seminars and workshops: 

A list of zoom seminars and workshops is available on the UI Events Calendar.  If you have an event to add and need assistance, please contact Sonya Housholder.  

Support Resources

The University Counseling Service (UCS) offers opportunities for University of Iowa faculty, staff and students regardless of their current location, and intended to provide support and information while normal operating procedures at the university are suspended in response to COVID-19. Visit the UCS website for more information about all of these programs and information about additional services. The UCS offers a variety of virtual Zoom workshops and other opportunities.

Other Learning Opportunities


Interest Groups & Journal Clubs:

  • STEMCELL Online Journal Club: Neuroscience Series
  • Pain Interest Group: Work-in-Progress, Wednesdays 9:00-10:00am
  • Structural Biology Interest Group, Every other Thursday, 9:00-10:00am
  • Stem Cells and Neurodevelopment, First Friday of every month, 1:00-2:00pm
  • Topics in Radiation and Cancer Biology, Every other Monday, 11:30-12:30pm
  • Topics in Free Radical Biology and Medicine Journal Club, Every other Monday, 11:30-12:30pm

Recorded Seminars & Videos: 



  • National Neuroscience Curriculum Initiative
    Interactive web-based instruction, expert videos, and articles of neuroscience relevant to psychiatry
  • G2C Online
    Interactive website with neuroscience information at multiple levels including high yield brief articles and expert videos by Cold Spring Harbor
  • EdgeforScholars: Lab-related things to do at home
    What meaningful activities can we perform given the inability to physically meet or be in our lab? Ideas include re-analyze data, reorganize digital content, re-prioritize, look for new grant opportunities, review articles and more.