The University of Iowa

Medical Scientist Training Program

Carver College of Medicine

MSTP Calendar of Biomedical Research Seminars

 

Schedule.pdf

02/12/15 @ 4:21 PM

Current week's schedule


Thursday, February 19, 2015

2/19/2015 STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY INTEREST GROUP :
9:00:00 AM "Determining the Free Energy of Membrane Protein Dimerization in Lipid Bilayers”
    by Venky Krishnamani (Robertson Lab)
Heath 4-403A BSB

2/19/2015 BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR :
10:30:00 AM "Cadherin-mediated mechanotransduction: More than a local affair”
    by Deborah Leckband, PhD, Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, U of Illinois
2117 MERF

2/19/2015 EPIDEMIOLOGY SEMINAR :
11:30:00 AM "The role of the State Public Health laboratory in emerging threats: Ebola, cyclospora, enterovirus D68 and more”
    by Lucy DesJardin, PhD, Director, Office of Research Development, State Hygienic Laboratory
Ellig N120 CPHB

2/19/2015 FREE RADICAL & RADIATION BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
11:30:00 AM "FLT PET Imaging in Radiation Therapy”
    by Sarah McGuire, PhD, Radiation Oncology
1117 MERF

2/19/2015 INTERNAL MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Leveraging the Electronic Health Record to Improve Quality and the Bottom Line”
    by Toodd Burstain, MD, General Internal Medicine
Med Alum E331 GH

2/19/2015 PATHOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Knowledge Discovery in Healthcare: Mining Our Way Towards Better Patient Care”
    by Gagan Mathur, MD, Pathology
HP Smith W256-GH

2/19/2015 PHARMACOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT WORKSHOP :
12:30:00 PM "Striatal Activity in L-Dopa-induced Dyskinesias”
    by Stephanie Alberico (Narayanan Lab)
Spivey Aud 2 BSB

2/19/2015 MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Role of Disabled protein 2 (Dab2) in vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 (VEGFR2) trafficking, signaling, and vascular morphogenesis”
    by Shivang Inamdar (Yeaman Lab)
"Why does failure to express ABCF2 lead to gastrulation defects in Xenopus embryos?”
    by Michael Hayes (Weeks Lab)
Kelch 1289 CBRB

2/19/2015 DISTINGUISHED BIOMEDICAL SCHOLAR SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "CANCELLED”
    by Solomon Snyder, MD, Neuroscience & Pharmacology, Johns Hopkins U
(Co-Sponsored by the Medical Scientist Training Program)
1110 MERF

2/19/2015 8th ANNUAL I HEART SCIENCE MSTP POSTER SESSION :
5:00:00 PM Posters by 36 MSTP Students in the Graduate Phase of Training
EMRB Atrium

Friday, February 20, 2015

2/20/2015 PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH PROGRAM SEMINAR :& AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION EVENT :
8:30:00 AM "Update on the clinical trials of a prostate cancer vaccine and an open discussion of the future”
    by David Lubaroff, PhD, Urology & Microbiology
3181E MERF

2/20/2015 INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
9:00:00 AM "TBA”
    by Mallary Wacker
ICTS C44A GH

2/20/2015 HUMAN TOXICOLOGY / EHSRC RESEARCH SEMINAR :
10:30:00 AM "Polychlorinated biphenyls and their hydroxylated metabolites in human serum from urban and rural cohorts in United States”
    by WenXin Koh (Hornbuckle Lab)
2117 MERF

2/20/2015 PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "PIMMI Conference: Pediatric Interdisciplinary Morbidity, Mortality & Improvement Conference”
    by Erik Edens, MD, PhD, Pediatrics - Cardiology
East Room 8th Fl

2/20/2015 BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING GRADUATE SEMINAR :
3:30:00 PM BIOINFORMATICS FACULTY CANDIDATE
"Antibiotic discovery with genome-scale models”
    by Paul Jensen, PhD, Biology, Boston College
1505 Seamans Ctr

2/20/2015 BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Genome stability and instability in the repair of a broken chromosome”
    by Jim Haber, PhD, Biology, Brandeis U
Kollros 101 BBE

Monday, February 23, 2015

2/23/2015 GENE THERAPY SEMINAR :
12:00:00 PM "Detection of fusion genes and fusion isoforms in breast cancer by hybrid sequencing”
    by Kin Fai Au, PhD, Internal Medicine - Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
1459 PBDB Conf Rm

2/23/2015 FRONTIERS IN PEDIATRIC RESEARCH SEMINAR :
12:00:00 PM "Sterile Osteomyelitis and Innate Immunity”
    by Polly Ferguson, MD, Pediatric Rheumatology
East Room (8th Fl)

2/23/2015 DIABETES & OBESITY SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Engineering the gut microbiota to treat metabolic diseases”
    by Sean Davies, PhD, Pharmacology, Vanderbilt U
(Sponsored by: FOEDRC/OREI)
Kelch 1289 CBRB

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

2/24/2015 MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR :
9:30:00 AM "eHealth & mHealth at the UI - developing translational opportunities”
    by Patrick Brophy, MD, MHCDS, Pediatrics & Surgery
5-669 BSB

2/24/2015 PHARMACOLOGY POSTDOC WORKSHOP :
10:30:00 AM "Retinol-binding Protein 7, a PPARgamma Target Gene, is a Novel Regulator of Endothelial Function”
    by Chunyan Hu, PhD (Sigmund Lab)
1117 MERF

2/24/2015 NEUROLOGY GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Compensatory Cell Signaling Pathway During Oxidative Damage of Nigral Dopaminergic Neurons in Parkinsonís Disease”
    by Dr. Anumantha Kanthasamy, PhD, MPhil, Biomedical Sciences & Neurotoxicology, Iowa State U
Damasio Conf Rm (7th Fl, Elev C)

2/24/2015 BIOCHEMISTRY WORKSHOP :
12:30:00 PM "TBA”
    by Lori Wallrath, PhD, Biochemistry
"TBA”
    by John Borgie (Price Lab)
283 EMRB

2/24/2015 MICROBIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES :
3:00:00 PM "Campylobacter colonization mechanisms in a natural host model”
    by Victor DiRita, PhD, Microbiology & Immunology, U of Michigan
Watzke Aud 3 BSB

2/24/2015 NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Using fricatives to categorize vowels: Acoustic cute interaction and integration during speech perception”
    by Kayleen Schreiber (McMurray Lab)
"FITKids: Fitness, executive function and functional brain networks in pre-adolescents”
    by Rachel Clark (Voss Lab)
Kollros Aud 101 BBE

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

2/25/2015 BIOINFORMATICS USERS GROUP :
12:30:00 PM "Alignment - TBA”
    by Thomas Bair, PhD, Bioinformatics, IIHG
283 EMRB

2/25/2015 ANATOMY & CELL BIOLOGY DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Utilization of Sleeping Beauty to Identify Novel Drivers of Vulvar Cancer”
    by Amy Young, MSTP Student (Dupuy Lab)
"Discovering heterogeneity in pancreatic islet cells by single cell RNAseq”
    by Scott Tyler (Engelhardt Lab)
MacEwen 1-561 BSB

2/25/2015 IMMUNOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Bioinformatics Research and Training at Iowa: From Next-Gen Sequencing to Machine Learning”
    by Thomas Casavant, PhD, Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, & Electrical & Computer Engineering
283 EMRB

Thursday, February 26, 2015

2/26/2015 BIOCHEMISTRY / MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
10:30:00 AM "Round and round: Building a molecular corset for tissue elongation”
    by Sally Horne-Badovinac, PhD, Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology, U of Chicago
2117 MERF

2/26/2015 FREE RADICAL & RADIATION BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
11:30:00 AM "The Mitochondrial Pyruvate Carrier: Portal to Power and Confectionery”
    by Eric Taylor, PhD, Biochemistry
2117 MERF

2/26/2015 EPIDEMIOLOGY SEMINAR :
11:30:00 AM "Integrative Methods for Infectious Disease Research”
    by Rebecca Christofferson, MApSt, PhD, SVM Pathobiological Sciences, EJ Ourso College of Business, Louisiana State University
Ellig N120 CPHB

2/26/2015 INTERNAL MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Skin Deep: Human iPS cell-Derived Pancreatic Ŗ-Cells Are Glucose Responsive”
    by Nick Zavazava, MD, Internal Medicine, Immunology & Biomedical Engineering
Med Alum E331 GH

2/26/2015 PATHOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "The Humble Organ: Placenta for the Practicing Surgical Pathologist”
    by Michelle Kurt-Mangold, MD, Surgical Pathology
HP Smith (W256 GW)

2/26/2015 PHARMACOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT WORKSHOP :
12:30:00 PM "Fragment-based Screening against Regulator of G Protein Signaling 17”
    by Michael Hayes (Roman Lab)
Spivey Aud 2 BSB

2/26/2015 MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY DISSERTATION SEMINAR :
1:30:00 PM "Investigation and application of novel adeno-associated viral vectors for cystic fibrosis gene therapy”
    by Benjamin Steines (Zabner Lab)
2117 MERF

Friday, February 27, 2015

2/27/2015 CENTER FOR IMMUNOLOGY RESEARCH IN PROGRESS SEMINAR :
9:00:00 AM "TBA”
    by Jerry Weiss, PhD, Internal Medicine & Microbiology
ICTS Conf Rm C44A GH

2/27/2015 HUMAN TOXICOLOGY / EHSRC RESEARCH SEMINAR :
10:30:00 AM "Sources of fecal exposure in sanitation-poor urban African slums, and the quest for improved microbial indicators for multifactorial disease transmission systems”
    by Kelly Baker, PhD, Occupational & Environmental Health, COPH
283 EMRB

2/27/2015 PULMONARY RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
12:00:00 PM "Fighting RSV: unexpected agent, unexpected mechanism”
    by Ihab Hassan, MD, Internal Medicine - Pulmonary, Crit Care & Occ Med
1459 PBDB

2/27/2015 PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Lessions Learned on My Path to Child Advocacy”
    by Ellen Wright Clayton, MD, JD, Pediatrics and Law, Vanderbilt U
East Room (8th Fl)

2/27/2015 GRADUATE INFORMATICS PROGRAM :
2:00:00 PM "INFORMATICS OPEN HOUSE”
    by - Learn about the UI's commitment to informatics and the Iowa Informatics Initiative.
- Discover opportunities including research, graduate education, and engagement.
- Meet with graduate faculty and current students from the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics.
- Curricula exist for you to complete a Graduate Certificate, M.S. or Ph.D. in: BIOINFORMATICS, GEOINFORMATICS, HEALTH INFORMATICS & INFORMATION SCIENCE
- RSVP* by FEBRUARY 20th, 2015 Register online: http://informatics.grad.uiowa.edu/spring-2015-open-house-rsvp Questions? Contact igpi@uiowa.edu
- REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED * RSVP not required, but appreciated to plan for refreshments.
(Hosted by: Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics (IGPI) Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3))
Alder Bldg - Rotunda

2/27/2015 BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING GRADUATE SEMINAR :
3:30:00 PM BIOINFORMATICS FACULTY CANDIDATE
"Identifying Viruses in (Meta-)Genomic Sequence Data: the Human Intestinal Tract, Bacterial Pathogens, and Global Interconnected Networks”
    by David Kristensen, PhD, National Center of Biotechnology Info, NIH
1505 Seamans Center

2/27/2015 BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Measuring membrane protein interactions in membranes by merging single molecule and macroscopic approaches”
    by Janice Robertson, PhD, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Kollros 101 BBE