2/13/2018 9:30am Yehuda Ben-Shahar Seminar

co-sponsored by the Pappajohn Biomedical Institute

Yehuda Ben-Shahar, PhD

Assocaite Professor

Department of Biology

Washington University


Social decision making at the cellular and genetic levels

Location: Physiology Seminar Room 5-669 BSB Physiology Seminar Room

2/14/2018 12:00pm Josue Lopez Workshop

Josue Lopez

Graduate Student

Laboratory of Dr. Amy Lee

Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

University of Iowa

Location: Physiology Seminar Room 5-669 BSB Physiology Seminar Room

2/15/2018 4:00pm Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Paul Ridker, MD, MPH

Dr. Paul Ridker, MD, MPH, will visit campus on February 15, 2018 to present a lecture on "Inflammation and Atherosclerosis: From Population Biology to the Bench to a Novel Treatment" at 4:00pm in the Prem Sahai Auditorium. Dr. Ridker is Senior Physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Eugene Braunwald Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.  This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and the Francois A. Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center. 

Faculty host: Donald Heistad, MD


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

Location: 1110A Medical Education Research Facility

2/27/2018 9:30am Zayd Khaliq Seminar

Sponsored by the Iowa Neuroscience Institute

Zayd Khaliq, PhD

Stadtman Investigator

Cellular Neurophysiology Unit


Bethesda, MD

Location: Physiology Seminar Room 5-669 BSB Physiology Seminar Room