Events

11/2/2017 12:30pm Pharmacology Graduate Student Workshop - Yujia (Jennie) Liu

"Targeting Mitochondrial Fission in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy"
Presented by Yujia (Jennie) Liu
Graduate Student in Dr. Stefan Strack's Lab

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events.  If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Pharmacology Department in advance at 335-7963 or email Pharmacology@uiowa.edu.

Location: Spivey Aud 2 Bowen Science Building

11/3/2017 1:00pm Center for Hypertension Research Progress Report

"Salt-sensitive Hypertension and Metabolic Dysfunction in a Novel Rat Knockout"
Presented by Anne Kwitek, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Iowa Institute of Human Genetics
Professor of Pharmacology and Internal Medicine

"Regulation of Vascular Reactivity by Endothelial LRRC8 Proteins"
Presented by Rajan Sah, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

"The Impact of Preeclampsia on Neurodevelopment: Pilot Findings in Mouse Models"
Presented by Hanna Stevens, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events.  If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Pharmacology Department in advance at 335-7963 or email Pharmacology@uiowa.edu.

Location: 2-322 Bowen Science Building

11/7/2017 10:30am Center for Hypertension Research Seminar - Satoru Eguchi, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.H.A.

"Understanding Angiotensin II Signaling in Vascular Pathophysiology"
Presented by Satoru Eguchi, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.H.A.
Professor
Department of Physiology and Cardiovascular Research Center
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events.  If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Pharmacology Department in advance at 335-7963 or email Pharmacology@uiowa.edu.

Location: 2189 Medical Education Research Facility

11/16/2017 4:00pm Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Roger Kornberg, PhD

Dr. Roger Kornberg, PhD, will visit campus on November 16, 2017 to present a lecture on "The Molecular Basis of Eukaryotic Transcription" at 4:00pm in the Prem Sahai Auditorium. Dr. Kornberg is the recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and the Mrs. George A. Winzer Professor in Medicine at Stanford School of Medicine.  This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Biochemistry Carl S. Vestling Lecture. 

 

The Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture Series features top-tier scientists and physicians performing high-impact research in a variety of areas.

 

Most lectures, with few exceptions, will be held on the third Thursday of each month during the academic year. The seminars will be of broad interest and are open to the public all University faculty, staff and students. The schedule of current speakers can be found here.

 

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Sonya Housholder in advance at (319) 335-8587 or sonya-housholder@uiowa.edu.

Location: 1110A Medical Education Research Facility

11/17/2017 1:00pm Center for Hypertension Research Seminar - James McCormick, Ph.D.

"Ubiquitin Ligase-mediated Regulation of Blood Pressure and Potassium Homeostasis"
Presented by James McCormick, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events.  If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Pharmacology Department in advance at 335-7963 or email Pharmacology@uiowa.edu.

Location: 2117 Medical Education Research Facility

11/21/2017 10:30am Pharmacology Postdoctoral Workshop - Zili Luo, M.D., Ph.D.

"Roles of Regulator of G-protein Signaling 6 (RGS6) in Parkinson's Disease and Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy"
Presented by Zili Luo, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Dr. Rory Fisher's Lab

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events.  If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Pharmacology Department in advance at 335-7963 or email Pharmacology@uiowa.edu.

Location: 2189 Medical Education Research Facility

11/28/2017 10:30am Pharmacology Seminar - Paul Whelton, M.B., M.D., M.Sc.

"Target for Systolic Blood Pressure during Treatment of Hypertension: How Low to Go"
Presented by Paul Whelton, M.B, M.D., M.Sc.
Show Chwan Professor of Global Public Health
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
New Orleans, LA

Co-sponsored by the Center for Hypertension Research

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events.  If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Pharmacology Department in advance at 335-7963 or email Pharmacology@uiowa.edu.

Location: 2189 Medical Education Research Facility

11/30/2017 12:30pm James Spratt Scholar Award Finalist Presentations

"Significance of Cullin-3 Mutations in Human Hypertension: Mechanistic Insights from Smooth Muscle"
Presented by Larry N. Agbor, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar, Sigmund Lab

"RGS6 and Neuropsychiatric Disease: Discovery and Molecular Cloning of a Novel RGS6 Isoform in Human Brain"
Presented by Katelin Ahlers-Dannen, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar, Fisher Lab

"Recurrent De Novo Mutations in PP2A as Causes of Intellectual Disability"
Presented by Chian Ju Jong, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar, Strack Lab

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events.  If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Pharmacology Department in advance at 335-7963 or email Pharmacology@uiowa.edu.

Location: Spivey Aud 2 Bowen Science Building