The University of Iowa

Medical Scientist Training Program

Carver College of Medicine

MSTP Calendar of Biomedical Research Seminars

 

schedule.pdf

Updated: 10/17/14

Current week's schedule


MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2014

10/20/2014 FRONTIERS IN PEDIATRIC RESEARCH :
12:00:00 PM "Retinopathy of Prematurity: New Emerging Concepts Beyond Neovascularization”
    by Sylvain Chemtob MD, PhD, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology & Pharmacology, U of Montreal
East Rm (8th Fl)

10/20/2014 DIABETES & OBESITY SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Novel Mechanisms for the Regulation of Glucose Metabolism”
    by Laurie Goodyear, PhD, Integrative Physiology & Metabolism (Joslin Diabetes Ctr), Medicine, Harvard Medical School
(Sponsor: FOEDRC)
Kelch 1289 CBRB

10/20/2014 HOLDEN COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER GRAND ROUNDS :
4:00:00 PM "Understanding the Late Effects of Cancer Therapy”
    by Patricia Ganz, MD, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Geffen School of Medicine, Cancer Prevention & Control Research, Johnson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Med Alum E331 GH

10/20/2014 BIOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Multiple Dishevelled proteins regulate cell fate in the C. elegans epidermis”
    by Austin Baldwin (Phillips Lab)
"Ion pumps in Drosophila Hearing”
    by Betul Zora (Eberl Lab)
Kollros 101 BBE

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014

10/21/2014 MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR :
9:30:00 AM "Amphetamine-Sensitive Dopamine Transporters: What Lurks Beneath the Surface”
    by Haley Melikian, PhD, Psychiatry, Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, U of Massachusetts
5-669 BSB

10/21/2014 PHARMACOLOGY FACULTY SEMINAR :
10:30:00 AM "Can Faulty Antennae Increase Adiposity? The Link between Cilia Proteins and Obesity”
    by Kamal Rahmouni, PhD, Pharmacology
1117 MERF

10/21/2014 NEUROLOGY GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Connexins in Myelinating Glia”
    by Charles Abrams, MD, PhD, Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Ctr, Brooklyn
Damasio 7th Fl, Elev C

10/21/2014 BIOCHEMISTRY WORKSHOP :
12:30:00 PM "Implementation of CRISPR/Cas9 technology to understand the mitochondrial pyruvate carrier function”
    by Lalita Oonthonpan (Taylor Lab)
"NAD metabolomics and its application to nicotinamide riboside therapies in rodent”
    by Sam Trammell (Brenner Lab)
283 EMRB

10/21/2014 IMMUNOLOGY & MICROBIOLOGY SEMINAR :
3:00:00 PM "Signaling and Transcriptional Basis of T-Cell Memory”
    by Marulasiddappa Suresh, DVM, PhD, Immunology, U Wisconsin Madison
(Cosponsors: Microbiology & the Center for Immunology & Immune-based Diseases)
Watzke 3 BSB

10/21/2014 NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "The impact of stress on decision making in older adults”
    by Georgina Moreno (Denburg Lab)
"Interplay between G protein and Ca2+ regulation of N-type Ca2+ channels”
    by Jessica Thomas (A. Lee Lab)
2189 MERF

10/21/2014 THE LINN COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY INVITES YOU TO ATTEND :
6:00:00 PM "Marijuana: What the Science Says & What You Need To Know”
    by Kevin Sabet, PhD, Drug Policy & Psychiatry, U of Florida
Location: Linn Mar High School Auditorium, 3111 10th St, Marion, IA.
(Please register at )
Linn Mar in Marian, Iowa

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014

10/22/2014 MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS WORKSHOP :
12:00:00 PM "Tomatidine Reduces Age-Related Skeletal Muscle Atrophy”
    by Michael Dyle (Adams Lab)
"Designing a Novel Mouse Model of Oral Tongue Squamous Cell Carcinoma”
    by Marisa Buchakjian, MD, PhD, Otolaryngology
5-669 BSB

10/22/2014 ANATOMY & CELL BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Novel nuclear localization and function of the actin bundling protein Fascin”
    by Christopher Groen (Tootle Lab)
"Flygraine: a Drosophila model of CaV2.1-induced familial hemiplegic migraine uncovers multiple disruptions of synapse stability”
    by Douglas Brusich (Frank Lab)
MacEwen 1-561 BSB

10/22/2014 MNPC PRESENTS :
2:30:00 PM Dr. Guy Zuber, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, U of Strassbourg France
S538 PHAR

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014

10/23/2014 BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR :
10:30:00 AM "Computational methods for Large-Scale Macromolecular Simulations”
    by Edmund Chow, PhD, Computational Science & Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Usual Room

10/23/2014 FREE RADICAL & RADIATION BIOLOGY PROGRAM SEMINAR :
11:30:00 AM "Intracellular redox active metal ions mediate the differential susceptibility of lung cancer cells to pharmacological ascorbate”
    by Joshua Schoenfeld, MSTP (Spitz Lab)
Spivey Aud 2 BSB

10/23/2014 EPIDEMIOLOGY SEMINAR :
11:30:00 AM "Meta-Analysis: Statistical Alchemy or Transcendent Tool? OR Can we extract gold from the biomedical literature?”
    by Deborah Dawson, PhD, ScM
N120 CPHB

10/23/2014 INTERNAL MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Joy in Practice: Innovations in Patient Centered Care”
    by Christine Sinsky, MD, Internal Medicine, Mercy, Dubuque & Director, American Board of Internal Medicine
Med Alumni E331 GH

10/23/2014 PATHOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Epigenetic Plasticity at the SOD3 Locus Drives Phenotypic Diversity during Cancer Progression”
    by Frederick Domann, PhD, Radiation Oncology & Pathology
Smith W256 GH

10/23/2014 BIOLOGY SPECIAL SEMINAR :
12:30:00 PM "Using ancient DNA to study the evolution of pathogens”
    by Hendrick Poinar, PhD, Anthropology, McMaster Ancient DNA Centre, McMaster U
106 BBE

10/23/2014 MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Phospholipase D Lipid Signaling in Cancer and Metabolism”
    by Michael Frohman, MD, PhD, Pharmacological Sciences, Stony Brook U School of Medicine
(Co-sponsored with Pharmacology and the Center for Hypertension Research)
Kelch 1289 CBRB

10/23/2014 PHARMACOLOGY & MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Phospholipase D Lipid Signaling in Cancer and Metabolism”
    by Michael Frohman, MD, PhD, Pharmacology, Stony Brook U
Kelch 1289 CBRB

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014

10/24/2014 PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH GROUP :
8:30:00 AM "Enhancing Immunity to Solid Tumors”
    by Lyse Norian, PhD, Urology & Immunology
3181E MERF

10/24/2014 PHARMACOLOGY DISSERTATION SEMINAR :
11:00:00 AM "The Role of Protein Geranylgeranylation in Prostate Cancer”
    by Jacqueline Reilly (Fisher & Hohl Lab)
1117 MERF

10/24/2014 PULMONARY RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
12:00:00 PM "Lung Transplantation from Donation After Cardiocirculatory Death: A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis”
    by Dustin Krutisnger, MD, Internal Medicine
"Supranormal expiratory airflow after lung transplantation”
    by Michael Eberlein, MD, PhD, IntMed / Pulmonary
Smith W256 GH

10/24/2014 EHSRC ANNUAL WORKSHOP :
1:05:00 PM "Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress and Asbestos Exposure”
    by Ian Blair, PhD, Pharmacology, U Pennsylvania
2117 MERF

10/24/2014 CHEMISTRY COLLOQUIUM :
3:30:00 PM "TBA”
    by Prof. Robert Hamers, Chemistry, U of Wisconsin, Madison
W128 CB

10/24/2014 BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING GRADUATE SEMINAR :
3:30:00 PM "Functional dual energy CT-based assessment of pulmonary vascular dysfunction in smoking-associated centrilobular emphysema”
    by Krishna Iyer, M5G (Advisor: Eric Hoffman, PhD)
2217 SC

10/24/2014 BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Death Valley, Drosophila, & the Devonian Toolkit”
    by Dr. Michael Dickinson, Biology, U Washington
Kollros 101 BBE