The University of Iowa

Medical Scientist Training Program

Carver College of Medicine

MSTP Calendar of Biomedical Research Seminars

 

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Last updated: Fri, 9/12/14

Current week's schedule


9/15/2014 NEUROLOGY 2ND ANNUAL FALL SYMPOSIUM :
9:00:00 AM “Advances in Next Generation Sequencing: What it means to Clinical Investigators”
    by Stephen Züchner, MD, PhD, Human Genetics & Neurology, John P. Hussman institute for Human Genomics, U of Miami Miller School of Medicine
(For more information & to register: www.medicine.uiowa.edu/cme)
2117 MERF

9/15/2014 DIABETES & OBESITY SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM “Overeating - Cause or Consequence of Getting Fat?”
    by David Ludwig, MD, PhD, Pediatric Endrocrinology, Harvard/Boston Children's Hospital
(Sponsor: FOEDRC/OREI)
Kelch 1289 CBRB

9/15/2014 NEUROLOGY 2ND ANNUAL FALL SYMPOSIUM :
1:30:00 PM “Emerging Therapies for Dominantly Inherited Diseases”
    by Bev Davidson, PhD, Pediatrics, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, U of Pennsylvania
(For more information & to register: www.medicine.uiowa.edu/cme)
2117 MERF

9/15/2014 BIOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM “Centrosome-associated degradation of beta-catenin limits inheritance by daughter cells after asymmetric cell division”
    by Setu Vora (Phillips Lab)
“Centrosome-associated degradation of beta-catenin limits inheritance by daughter cells after asymmetric cell division”
    by Karmen Mah (Weiner Lab)
Kollros 101 BBE

9/15/2014 REGISTRATION DEADLINE :
5:00:00 PM “Writing Winning Grant Proposals”
    by Peg AtKisson of Grant Writer's Seminars & Workshops, LLC
SEMINAR DATE: Tuesday, October 7, 2014, IMU Main Lounge from 8:30 am--4:30 pm COST: $150/person (includes grant writing workbook & lunch)
(For more information: http://research.uiowa.edu/grant-writers-seminars-and-workshops)
Register Online http://www.continuetolearn.uiowa.edu/UIConferences/meetings.aspx?cnfcode=14-280-01

9/16/2014 NEUROLOGY 2ND ANNUAL FALL SYMPOSIUM :
9:00:00 AM “Utilizing Next Generation Sequencing in the Clinical Diagnoses of Genetic Neuropathies”
    by Mary Reilly, MD, FRCP, FRCPI, Institute of Neurology, MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London
(For more information & to register: www.medicine.uiowa.edu/cme)
2117 MERF

9/16/2014 MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR :
9:30:00 AM “Genetic Network of Innate Immunity in the Retina: Relevance to CNS Injury and Disease”
    by Eldon Geisert, PhD, Ophthalmology, Emory Eye Center, Atlanta, GA
(Co-Sponsored by the Iowa City VA Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss)
5-669 BSB

9/16/2014 PHARMACOLOGY FACULTY SEMINAR :
10:30:00 AM “Short-term and Long-term Plasticity of Pain Processing: The Roles of the Complement System and the Ca2+-Dependent Transcription Factor NFAT”
    by Yuriy Usachev, PhD, Pharmacology
1117 MERF

9/16/2014 NEUROLOGY 2ND ANNUAL FALL SYMPOSIUM :
12:00:00 PM “Enhancing the Value of Research Findings: Ongoing Activities at NIH and Beyond”
    by Shai Silberberg, PhD, Program Director, Extramural Research Program, Channels, Synapses and Circuits cluster, NINDS, NIH
(Co-sponsored by Carver College of Medicine Office of Scientific Affairs)
2117 MERF

9/16/2014 BIOCHEMISTRY WORKSHOP :
12:30:00 PM “Regulation of membrane protein trafficking in vertebrate photoreceptors”
    by Yuan Pan (Baker Lab)
“Regulation of membrane protein trafficking in vertebrate photoreceptors”
    by Emma Morrison (Musselman Lab)
283 EMRB

9/16/2014 MICROBIOLOGY SEMINAR :
3:00:00 PM “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Consequences of CD8 T Cell Memory to RSV”
    by Steven Varga, PhD, Microbiology & Pathology
Watzke 3 BSB

9/16/2014 NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM “The role of prefrontal cortex in disorders of emotion & social behavior: Evidence from brain lesion patients & psychopathic criminals”
    by Michael Koenigs, PhD, Psychiatry, U Wisconsin - Madison
Damasio (C S 724 GH)

9/17/2014 MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS WORKSHOP :
12:00:00 PM “Building a Multi-color TIR-FM for single fluorescent molecule imaging”
    by Rahul Chadda, PhD (Robertson Lab)
5-669 BSB

9/17/2014 NEXT GENERATION SEQUENCING INTEREST GROUP :
2:00:00 PM “Mapping the Transcriptomic Topography of the Human Retina using RNA-Seq”
    by Scott Whitmore, MS (Scheetz Lab)
283 EMRB

9/17/2014 IMMUNOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM “Caspase-8 & RIP kinases in bacterially induced cell death & innate immune responses”
    by Egil Lien, PhD, Medicine, U Mass Medicine School
(Sponsored by the Center for Immunology & Immune-based Diseases)
283 EMRB

9/18/2014 PULMONARY RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
8:00:00 AM “Permissive or Non-permissive Hypercapnia”
    by Jacob Sznajder, MD, Medicine, Cell & Molecular Biology, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern U
HP Smith (W256 GH)

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

9/18/2014 EPIDEMIOLOGY SEMINAR :
11:30:00 AM “Endotoxin Exposure: Predictors and Associated Respiratory Disease Prevalence in the U.S. NHANES Study”
    by Peter Thorne, PhD, Occupational & Environmental Health, COPH
Ellig N120 CPHB

9/18/2014 GEOFFREY MCLENNAN VISITING LECTURESHIP IN PULMONARY DISEASE & BIOMEDICAL IMAGING SEMINAR :
12:00:00 PM “Personalized Medicine, Historical & Ethical Considerations”
    by Jacob Sznajder, MD, Medicine, Cell & Molecular Biology, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern U
Med Alumni E331 GH

9/18/2014 DISTINGUISHED BIOMEDICAL SCHOLAR SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM “A Solid State Conceptualization of Information Transfer from Gene to Message to Protein”
    by Steven McKnight, PhD, Biochemistry, U Texas Southwestern Medical Center
(Co-Sponsored by Radiation Oncology & the Free Radical & Radiation Biology Program)
Sahai 1110 MERF

9/19/2014 HUMAN TOXICOLOGY & EHSRC RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
10:30:00 AM “Head in the Shale:  A Case Study Demonstrating the Value of Environmental and Occupational Health Research”
    by Bernard Goldstein, MD, UPMC/U Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Scientists
1117 MERF

9/19/2014 PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM “State of the Department”
    by Raphael Hirsch, MD, Chair, Pediatrics
East Rm, 8th Floor

9/19/2014 CHEMISTRY COLLOQUIUM :
3:30:00 PM “An Early Transition Metal Approach to Catalytic Small Molecule Fixation”
    by Prof. Laurence Sita, Chemistry & Biochemistry, U of Maryland
W128 CB

9/19/2014 BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM “Two unique in vitro approaches for suppressing tumor formation in cancer patients”
    by David Soll, PhD, Biology
Kollros 101 BBE