Seminar Series

Every semester we are proud to host outstanding seminar speakers. These seminars are held Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. in 1117 MERF or 283 EMRB unless otherwise noted. All are encouraged to attend free of charge. If you are interested in more seminars at The University of Iowa, please visit the Carver College of Medicine's upcoming events.

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 the host listed below.

2019 Fall - 2020 Spring Seminar Schedule

Date Speaker Host Title
Aug. 21
9:00 AM
1459 PBDB
Michael S. Gold, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Donna L. Hammond, PhD
(co-sponsored by the Department of Anesthesia and the Iowa Neuroscience Institute)
Loss of Local Anesthetic Potency: Mechanisms and Clinical Implications
Sept. 17
1117 MERF
J. Thomas Cunningham, PhD
University of North Texas Health Sciences Center
Huxing Cui, PhD
Role of the Brain Renin-Angiotensin System in Experimental Hypertension
Oct. 8
1117 MERF
James G. Granneman, PhD
Wayne State University
Kathleen Markan, PhD Deconstructing Adipogenesis with Single Cell Expression Profiling
Oct. 15
1117 MERF
Deniz Atasoy, PhD
University of Iowa

Central Regulation of Glucoprivic Hunger
Oct. 29
1117 MERF
Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy, PhD
Northwestern University
Matthew J. Potthoff, PhD
(co-sponsored by the Iowa Neuroscience Institute)
Thurs., Oct. 31
1459 PBDB
Catherine A. Marcinkiewcz, PhD
University of Iowa
Nov. 5
1117 MERF
Maribel Rios, PhD
Tufts University
Matthew J. Potthoff, PhD
(co-sponsored by the Iowa Neuroscience Institute)
Sat., Nov. 9
8:00 AM
Levitt Center
Kevin Tidgewell, PhD
Duquesne University
Stefan Strack, PhD  
Thurs., Nov. 14
Prem Sahai
Jeffrey M. Friedman, MD, PhD
Rockefeller University
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Brody Lecture
(co-sponsored by Brody Committee / DBSLS)
Nov. 19
Spivy Aud 2 BSB
Huxing Cui, PhD
University of Iowa
Jan. 28
283 EMRB
Frederic "Woody" Hopf, PhD
University of California - San Francisco
Catherine A. Marcinkiewcz, PhD
Feb. 25
283 EMRB
Jerrel "Jerry" L. Yakel, PhD
Stefan Strack, PhD
(co-sponsored by the Office of Cultural Affairs and Diversity Initiatives)
Mar. 24
283 EMRB
Fan Wang, PhD
Duke University Medical Center
Yuriy M. Usachev, PhD  
Mar. 31
283 EMRB
Ulrich G. Steidl, MD, PhD
Albert Einstein Cancer Center
Songhai Chen, MD, PhD  
Apr. 14
283 EMRB
Elena H. Chartoff, PhD
McLean Harvard Medical School
Bolu Zhou  
May 5
283 EMRB
Suzanne M. Appleyard, PhD
Washington State University
Deniz Atasoy, PhD  
May 12
283 EMRB
Lisa M. Monteggia, PhD
Vanderbilt School of Medicine
Ted Abel, PhD
(co-sponsored by the Iowa Neuroscience Institute)