The University of Iowa

Medical Scientist Training Program

Carver College of Medicine

MSTP Calendar of Biomedical Research Seminars

 

schedule.pdf

Updated 11/3/14

Current week's schedule


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2014

11/17/2014 GENE THERAPY SEMINAR :
12:00:00 PM "Microbial Ecology of the CF Airway”
    by Kirk Harris, PhD, Pediatrics, U of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
MacEwen 1-561 BSB

11/17/2014 DIABETES & OBESITY SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Obesity, Weight Loss, & Breast Cancer”
    by Anne McTiernan , MD, PhD, Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
(Sponsor: OREI)
Kelch 1289 CBRB

11/17/2014 HOLDEN COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER GRAND ROUNDS :
4:00:00 PM TOPIC: FREE RADICAL CANCER BIOLOGY PROGRAM
"Advancing Cancer Therapy by Manipulating Metabolic Oxidative Stress”
    by Bryan Allen, MD, PhD, Radiation Oncology
"Superoxide dismutase 1 – A novel therapeutic target for bortezomib-resistant multiple myeloma”
    by Apollina Goel, PhD, Radiation Oncology
"Loss of SOD3 (EcSOD) expression promotes an aggressive phenotype in human pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma”
    by James Mezhir, MD, Surgery
Med Alumni E331 GH

11/17/2014 BIOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Potentiation of Excitotoxicity by cAMP in spiral ganglion neurons”
    by Sriram Hemachandran (Green Lab)
"Differential gene expression in triploid hybrid salamanders”
    by Kyle McElroy (Neiman Lab)
Kollros 101 BBE

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014

11/18/2014 MICROBIOLOGY PHD SEMINAR :
9:00:00 AM "Mechanisms Underlining the Effects of Staphylococcal Superantigen on the Development of Type Two Diabetes”
    by Bao Vu (Schlievert Lab)
2117 MERF

11/18/2014 MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR :
9:30:00 AM "Structure, dynamics & thermodynamics of glutamate transporters”
    by Olga Boudker, PhD, Physiology & Biophysics, Weill Cornell Medical College, NY
5-669 BSB

11/18/2014 NEUROLOGY GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Neuro Genetics”
    by Michael Shy, MD, Neurology
Damasio (7th Fl, Elev C)

11/18/2014 BIOCHEMISTRY WORKSHOP :
12:30:00 PM "Roles of NMR instructural biology and biomedical research”
    by Liping Yu, PhD, Director of NMR Core Facility, Biochemistry
283 EMRB

11/18/2014 IMMUNOLOGY DISSERTATION SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Three Steps to Breaking Immune Tolerance to Cancer: A Microparticle Approach”
    by Amani Makkouk (Weiner Lab)
2117 MERF

11/18/2014 MICROBIOLOGY SEMINAR :
3:00:00 PM "The Role of TIM Proteins in Ebola Virus Infection”
    by Wendy Maury, PhD, Microbiology
Watzke 3 BSB

11/18/2014 MNPC SEMINAR SERIES PRESENTS :
4:00:00 PM Dr. William Donaldson, Organic Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences, Marquette U
S538 PHAR

11/18/2014 BIOLOGY EMERITUS FACULTY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Selected Scientific Discoveries in Cartography & the History of Iowa in Maps”
    by Dr. Hiram H.D. Hoover, Educational Measurement & Statistics
Kollros 101 BBE

11/18/2014 SNMA & LMSA & MEDIQS MENTORING SEMINAR :
5:00:00 PM Peter Daniolos, MD, Training Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
(Dinner will be served. All students welcome.)
Seebohm 283 EMRB

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2014

11/19/2014 MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY THESIS SEMINAR :
9:30:00 AM "TRAF2 Phosphorylation Regulates CD40 Signaling to Facilitate B-cell Lymphoma Progression”
    by Lauren Workman (Habelhah Lab)
2189 MERF

11/19/2014 MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS WORKSHOP :
12:00:00 PM "Identification of New Roles of The Melanocortin Receptor Accessory Protein 2 (MRAP2) in the Regulation of Energy Homeostasis”
    by Julien Sebag, PhD, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
5-669 BSB

11/19/2014 ANATOMY & CELL BIOLOGY DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Nox2 regulation of Neurogenesis”
    by Weam Shahin (Engelhardt Lab)
"The Hop mutation causes a novel defect in Hedgehog signaling”
    by Botond Banfi, MD, PhD, Anatomy & Cell Biology & Internal Medicine
MacEwen 1-561 BSB

11/19/2014 NEXT GENERATION SEQUENCING INTEREST GROUP :
2:00:00 PM "Metagenomics Introduction & Method Review”
    by Grant Hill, Sample Prep Specialist, Illumina
283 EMRB

11/19/2014 IMMUNOLOGY SEMINAR :DISTINGUISHED LECTURER :
4:00:00 PM "Multifaceted functions of the PD-1 pathway”
    by Arlene Sharpe, MD, PhD, Comparative Pathology & Immunology, Harvard Medical School
(Sponsored by: Immunology Postdoctoral Training Grant)
283 EMRB

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2014

11/20/2014 HCCC TRAINEE SEMINAR :
9:00:00 AM "Enhancing dendritic cell-primed effector CD8 T cells through IL-2/Ab complexes for control of established tumors”
    by Marie Kim, MSTP (Harty Lab)
"Investigating the Parenchyma to Improve Automated Classification of Pulmonary Nodules”
    by Samantha Dilger (Sieren Lab)
2289 CBRB

11/20/2014 ONCOLOGY RESEARCH SEMINAR :
9:00:00 AM
2289 CBRB

11/20/2014 EPIDEMIOLOGY SEMINAR :
11:30:00 AM "Human Papillomavirus (HPV) & Cancer”
    by Charles Lynch, MD, PhD, Epidemiology, COPH
Ellig N120 CPHB

11/20/2014 PATHOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Aurora-A inhibition, A Novel Antiglioma Therapy Effective Against Intracranial Glioblastoma in Mice”
    by Norman Lehman, MD, PhD, Pathology & Neuroscience, The Ohio State U
Smith W256 GH

11/20/2014 INTERNAL MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Obesity Prevention- Family & Environmental Factors”
    by Helena Laroche, MD, General Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Med Alumni E331 GH

11/20/2014 MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Human Pegivirus modulates NK cell function by inhibiting IL-12 signaling pathways”
    by Ernest Chivero (Stapleton Lab)
"Cdk7 is required for proper mRNA capping & regulated RNA polymerase II elongation”
    by Kyle Nilson (Price Lab)
Kelch 1289 CBRB

11/20/2014 DISTINGUISHED BIOMEDICAL SCHOLAR LECTURE :
4:00:00 PM "Autism: New Mutations, Genes & Pathways Identify Subtypes”
    by Evan Eichler, PhD, HHMI, Genome Sciences, U of Washington
(Co-sponsored by the Iowa Institute for Human Genetics)
Sahai 1110 MERF

11/20/2014
5:30:00 PM "Vesalius Turns the Page on Ancient Medicine”
    by Daniel Garrison, PhD, Emeritus Professor, Classics, Northwestern U
Hardin Lib, Rm 401

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2014

11/21/2014 PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH GROUP :
8:30:00 AM "Impact of comorbidity on prostate cancer outcomes”
    by Kenneth Nepple, MD, Urology
3181E MERF

11/21/2014 INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
9:00:00 AM "New tools for analysis of Enterococcal sensing & adaptation…”
    by Gary Dunny, PhD, Microbiology, U Michigan
ICTS C44A GH

11/21/2014 PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Corporal Punishment: Tolerated Violence in Our Homes”
    by Resmiye Oral, MD, Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
East Room (8th Fl)

11/21/2014 PULMONARY RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
12:00:00 PM "Defective Innate Immunity & Hyper-inflammation in the Newborn CF Ferret”
    by Nicholas Keiser, PhD (Engelhardt Lab)
Smith W256 GH

11/21/2014 BIOLOGY PHD SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Microglial responses to ethanol exposure in a mouse model of fetal alcohol syndrome”
    by Katelin Ahlers (Dailey Lab)
106 BBE

11/21/2014 BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING SEMINAR :
3:30:00 PM PhD Candidate John Looft (Frey, Law Group)
2217 SC

11/21/2014 CHEMISTRY COLLOQUIUM :
3:30:00 PM "Facilitating Learning in Organic Chemistry with Concrete & Virtual Molecular Representations”
    by Prof. Mike Stieff, Chemistry, U of Illinois at Chicago
W128 CB

11/21/2014 BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Mapping Glial ‘Circuits’ in Fly Behaviors”
    by Bing Zhang, PhD, Biological Sciences, U Missouri
Kollros 101 BBE