The University of Iowa

Medical Scientist Training Program

Carver College of Medicine

MSTP Calendar of Biomedical Research Seminars

 

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Current week's schedule


MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2014

12/8/2014 FRONTIERS IN PEDIATRIC RESEARCH SEMINAR :
12:00:00 PM "New Initiatives in the Mental Health Care of Children and Adolescents in Foster Care”
    by Laurel Leslie, MD, MPH, Community Medicine, Pediatrics & Public Health, Tufts Medical Center Floating Hospital for Children
NEW LOCATION: 1117 MERF

12/8/2014 GENE THERAPY SEMINAR :
12:00:00 PM "Cross-species comparisons of mucociliary transport”
    by Anthony Fischer (Welsh Lab)
MacEwen 1-561 BSB

12/8/2014 DIABETES & OBESITY SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Out with the old, in with the new: Mitophagy as a novel regulator of pancreatic beta cell function”
    by Scott Soleimanpour, MD, Internal Medicine, U Michigan
(Sponsor: Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOEDRC))
Kelch 1289 CBRB

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2014

12/9/2014 PHARMACOLOGY POSTDOC WORKSHOP :
10:30:00 AM "A New Physiological Role for FGF21”
    by Kathleen Markan, PhD (Potthoff Lab)
1117 MERF

12/9/2014 NEUROLOGY GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "New Functions for Tau, an AD/FTDP Associated Protein”
    by Gloria Lee, PhD, Internal Medicine & Immunology
Damasio Conf Rm (7th Fl, Elev C)

12/9/2014 BIOCHEMISTRY WORKSHOP :
12:30:00 PM "Genetic approaches to study glaucoma”
    by John Fingert, MD, PhD, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
283 EMRB

12/9/2014 NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Neurocontrol challenges in active touch & sensory prosthetics”
    by Jason Ritt, PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Boston U
2117 MERF

12/9/2014 MNPC SEMINAR SERIES PRESENTS :
4:00:00 PM Dr. Chris McCurdy, Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, U of Mississippi
S538 PHAR

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2014

12/10/2014 MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS WORKSHOP :
12:00:00 PM "Do cells “know” how big they are? Physical and chemical constraints on cell size regulation”
    by Alan Kay, PhD, Biology
5-669 BSB

12/10/2014 ANATOMY & CELL BIOLOGY DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Drosophila genetic tools offer insights into synaptic homeostasis and migraine”
    by Andy Frank, PhD, Anatomy & Cell Biology
"Transcriptional control of melanocyte development and melanoma phenotype: a central role for TFAP2A”
    by Robert Cornell, PhD, Anatomy & Cell Biology
MacEwen 1-561 BSB

12/10/2014 IMMUNOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "How to Succeed Away from the Bench - Alternative Careers for Scientists”
    by Kira Gantt, PhD, Center for National Security & Technology, Virginia Tech
(Sponsored by the Immunology Postdoctoral Training Grant)
283 EMRB

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2014

12/11/2014 FREE RADICAL & RADIATION BIOLOGY PROGRAM SEMINAR :
11:30:00 AM "Phytochemicals, oxidative stress, and cancer therapy”
    by Amanda Kalen (Goswami Lab)
Spivey 2 BSB

12/11/2014 INTERNAL MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "HEADACHE: Diagnosis & Treatment”
    by Torage Shivapour, MD, Neurology
Med Alumni E331 GH

12/11/2014 PATHOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Role of RABL6A in Cancer and Diabetes”
    by Dawn Quelle, PhD, Pharmacology & Pathology
HP Smith (W256 GH)

12/11/2014 PHARMACOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT WORKSHOP :
12:30:00 PM "Neuronal Kv Channel Modulation by Pituitary Adenylase Cyclase Activating Peptide: A Potential Neuroprotective Mechanism”
    by Raeesa Gupte (Mohapatra Lab)
Spivey 2 BSB

12/11/2014 MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Redox Regulation of Inflammation and Thrombosis by Methionine Oxidation”
    by Sean Gu, MSTP (Lentz Lab)
"Understanding the Unfolded Protein Response Signaling Network during Chronic Stress”
    by Javier Gomez (Rutkowski Lab)
1289 CBRB

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2014

12/12/2014 INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
9:00:00 AM "Role of NLRP12 in control of bacterial infections”
    by Fayyaz Sutterwala
ICTS C44A GH

12/12/2014 BIOSTATISTICS FACULTY CANDIDATE SEMINAR :
10:00:00 AM "Latent Space Models for Dynamic Networks”
    by Daniel Sewell, Statistics, U of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign
S030 CPHB

12/12/2014 HUMAN TOXICOLOGY / EHSRC RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
10:30:00 AM NO SEMINAR
283 EMRB

12/12/2014 PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Pediatric Interdisciplinary Morbidity, Mortality and Improvement Conference”
    by Erik Edens, MD, PhD, Pediatrics, Cardiology
Ziffren Conf Rm

12/12/2014 PULMONARY RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
12:00:00 PM "Pigs & Slugs: New Models for CF Mucus”
    by Lynda Ostedgaard, PhD, Internal Medicine
HP Smith W256 GH

12/12/2014 MSTP GRAND ROUNDS :
12:30:00 PM "Chalk it up to Chalk: Acute Pancreatitis”
    by Jen Streeter, M6G -&- Gwen Clay, M5G
2117 MERF

12/12/2014 MITOCHONDRIAL INTEREST GROUP WORKSHOP :
2:00:00 PM "Myopathic lamin mutations cause reductive stress and activate the Nrf2/Keap-1 pathway”
    by Lori Wallrath, PhD, Biochemistry
283 EMRB

12/12/2014 CHEMISTRY COLLOQUIUM :
3:30:00 PM "Discovering glycan-dependent interactions with photocrosslinking sugars”
    by Prof Jennifer Kohler, Biochemistry, U Texas Southwestern Medical Ctr
W128 CB

MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2014

12/15/2014 BIOSTATISTICS FACULTY CANDIDATE SEMINAR :
10:00:00 AM "Quantifying the Lifetime Circadian Rhythm of Physical Activity: A Covariate-Dependent Functional Data Approach”
    by Luo Xiao, PhD, Postdoc Fellow, Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins U
S0303 CPHB

12/15/2014 GENE THERAPY SEMINAR :
12:00:00 PM "Bioengineering the Next Generation of Adeno-Associated Virus Vectors”
    by George Aslanidi, Pediatric Research, U of Florida, Gainesville
MacEwen 1-561 BSB

12/15/2014 DIABETES & OBESITY SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Metabolic Flux in Liver: Obesity’s Beast of Burden”
    by Shawn Burgess, PhD, Advanced Imaging Research Center, Pharmacology, UT Southwestern
(Sponsor: Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOEDRC))
Kelch 1289 CBRB

12/15/2014 HOLDEN COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER GRAND ROUNDS :
4:00:00 PM "Our status as an NCI designated comprehensive cancer center – and how you can help. The NCI Cancer Center Support Grant P30 Competitive Renewal”
    by -George Weiner, MD, Director, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center -Michael Henry, PhD, Deputy Director for Research, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Ctr -Mohammed Milhem, MD, Deputy Director for Clinical Cancer Services of the Holden
Med Alumni E331 GH

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2014

12/16/2014 CENTER FOR HYPERTENSION RESEARCH SEMINAR :
10:30:00 AM "CNS G alpha-subunit Protein Mediated Neural Control of Kidney Function: Implications for Pathophysiology of Salt-Sensitive Hypertension”
    by Richard Wainford, PhD, Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics
1117 MERF

12/16/2014 NEUROLOGY GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Oscillations, Computations, and Implications”
    by Jim Cavanagh, PhD, Psychology, U of New Mexico
Damasio Conf Rm (7th Fl, Elev C)

12/16/2014 BIOLOGY EMERITUS FACULTY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Mechanisms of Adaptation of Bacterial Pathogens to the Human Environment”
    by Michael Apicella, MD, PhD, Microbiology
Kollros 101 BBE

12/16/2014 NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM NO SEMINAR

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2014

12/17/2014 PAIN INTEREST GROUP SEMINAR :
9:00:00 AM "Pain and Itch Mechanisms”
    by Xinzhong Dong, PhD, Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
2117 MERF

12/17/2014 MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS WORKSHOP :
12:00:00 PM "Measuring membrane protein interactions in membranes by merging single-molecule and macroscopic approaches”
    by Janice Robertson, PhD, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
5-669 BSB

12/17/2014 IMMUNOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM NO SEMINAR
283 EMRB

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2014

12/18/2014 ONCOLOGY RESEARCH SEMINAR :
9:00:00 AM
2289 CBRB

12/18/2014 INTERNAL MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "CPC: Secondary Hemosiderosis”
    by Nancy Rosenthal, MD, Pathology & Hematopathology; Marlene Cano, MD, PhD, Internal Medicine; Stephanie Stauffer, MD, Pathology
Med Alumni E331 GH

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2014

12/19/2014 INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
9:00:00 AM "Human Semen Contains Exosomes with Potent Antiretroviral Activity”
    by Marisa (Nia) Madison
ICTS C44A GH