The University of Iowa

Medical Scientist Training Program

Carver College of Medicine

MSTP Calendar of Biomedical Research Seminars

 

schedule.pdf

Updated: 10/24/14

Current week's schedule


MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2014

10/27/2014 FREE RADICAL & RADIATION BIOLOGY PROGRAM SEMINAR :
11:30:00 AM NO SEMINAR

10/27/2014 GENE THERAPY SEMINAR :
12:00:00 PM "Inflammation in the Newborn CF Ferret Lung”
    by Nicholas Keiser, PhD, Anatomy & Cell Biology
MacEwen (1-561 BSB)

10/27/2014 DIABETES & OBESITY SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Investigating Mechanisms and Treatment of Skeletal Muscle Atrophy”
    by Chris Adams, MD, PhD, Internal Medicine - Endocrinology & Metabolism
(Sponsor: FOEDRC/OREI)
Kelch 1289 CBRB

10/27/2014 BIOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Structure-function of SYS-1/-catenin in Wnt/-catenin asymmetric pathway”
    by Arielle Lam (Phillips Lab)
"The role of CSN-6 in Meiotic Prophase I of C. elegans”
    by Ben Alleva (Smolikove Lab)
Kollros 101 BBE

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2014

10/28/2014 PATHOLOGY RESEARCH DAY 2014 
8:30:00 AM Schedule: http://bit.ly/1vUM8aR
(Poster Session 8:30 - noon in W256 GH)
Smith Conf Rm (W256 GH)

10/28/2014 PHARMACOLOGY FACULTY SEMINAR :
10:30:00 AM "T-tubule Targeted Therapeutic Intervention for Heart Failure Treatment”
    by Long-Sheng Song, MD, MS, Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine
1117 MERF

10/28/2014 EPIDEMIOLOGY SEMINAR :
11:30:00 AM "The effects of growth & puberty on bone mineral accretion & the development of peak bone mass”
    by Babette Zemel, PhD, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatrics, U Pennsylvania
(Epidemiology & Iowa Bone Development Study Guest Lecture)
S030 CPHB

10/28/2014 BIOCHEMISTRY WORKSHOP :
12:30:00 PM "Intrinsic conformational preferences and neighboring residue effects of amino acids in two-residue peptides”
    by Shuxiang Li (Elcock Lab)
"Determining how vinculin phosphorylation at Y822 allows cadherins and integrins to differentially transmit force”
    by Jen Bays (DeMali Lab)
283 EMRB

10/28/2014 PATHOLOGY RESEARCH DAY 2014 PLENARY PRESENTATION :
1:00:00 PM "Nanoparticle Approaches for Translation of Tolerogenic and Anti-inflammatory Therapies for Auto(immune) Diseases”
    by Stephen Miller, PhD, Interdepartmental Immunology Center, Microbiology-Immunology & Dermatology, Northwestern U Feinberg School of Medicine
2117 MERF

10/28/2014 MICROBIOLOGY SEMINAR :
3:00:00 PM "Insights into Two-Component System Architecture from Phosphorylation Profiling: Enough is Enough”
    by Ann Stock, PhD, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Rutgers U
Watzke Aud BSB

10/28/2014 NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Heating Up the Kitchen: Central 5-HT Neurons Are Required for Brown Adipose Thermogenesis and Metabolic Homeostasis”
    by Jacob McGlashon (Richerson Lab)
"Impoverished remote semantic memory in hippocampal amnesia”
    by Nathaniel Klooster (Duff Lab)
Kollros 101 BBE

10/28/2014 MNPC SEMINAR SERIES PRESENTS :
4:00:00 PM "Activators of G-protein Signaling: Diversifying G-protein Signaling by Unexpected Mechanisms”
    by Dr. Joe Blumer, Cell & Molecular Pharmacology, Medical U of South Carolina
S538 PHAR

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2014

10/29/2014 MNPC THESIS DEFENSE SEMINAR :
10:15:00 AM "High-Throughput Identification and Characterization of Novel Inhibitors of Regulator of G Protein Signaling 17 as Pretherapeutic Leads for the Treatment of Lung and Prostate Cancers”
    by Duncan Mackie (Advisor: David Roman)
S318 PHAR

10/29/2014 MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS WORKSHOP :
12:00:00 PM "Inhibiting Proton Secretion Increases Airway Surface Liquid pH and Bacterial Killing in Cystic Fibrosis”
    by Viral Shah, MSTP (Welsh Lab)
"Altered Airway Smooth Muscle Cell Tone and Dysfunction in Cystic Fibrosis”
    by Daniel Cook, MSTP (Stoltz Lab)
5-669 BSB

10/29/2014 BIOINFORMATICS USER GROUP SEMINAR :
12:30:00 PM "A 'Non-Computer' Person's Viewpoint of Learning R”
    by Ben Faga, College of Engineering & Marie Breen, PhD, Psychiatry
283 EMRB

10/29/2014 IMMUNOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Dendritic Cell Regulation of T cell Immunity During influenza Virus Infections”
    by Kevin Legge, PhD, Pathology
(Sponsored by the Center for Immunology & Immune-based Diseases)
283 EMRB

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2014

10/30/2014 STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
9:00:00 AM Presenter: Young Soo (Fuentes Lab)
Heath Conf Rm 4-403A BSB

10/30/2014 EPIDEMIOLOGY SEMINAR :
11:30:00 AM "Exploring the role of carbohydrates antigens in the immune response: Oligosaccharide caps of Leishmania”
    by Tara Grinnage-Pulley, DVM, PhD, Epidemiology, COPH
Ellig N120 CPHB

10/30/2014 FREE RADICAL & RADIATION BIOLOGY PROGRAM SEMINAR :
11:30:00 AM "Manganese superoxide dismutase regulates a metabolic switch during the mammalian cell cycle”
    by Prabhat Goswami, PhD, Radiation Oncology
Spivey Aud 2 BSBd

10/30/2014 INTERNAL MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Prophet of Doom or Hope? Autonomic Imbalance”
    by Aaron Vinik, MD, PhD, Endocrine, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Med Alumni E331 GH

10/30/2014 PHARMACOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT WORKSHOP :
12:30:00 PM "Naturally Occurring Cullin-3 Mutations Decrease Substrate Ubiquitination and Acts Dominantly by Sequestering Substrate Adaptors for Cullin-3”
    by Stella-Rita Ibeawuchi (Sigmund Lab)
Spivey Aud 2 BSB

10/30/2014 MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Tau: an Interactor and Substrate for Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase SHP-2”
    by Yohan Kim (Lee Lab)
"Structure-function of SYS-1/-catenin in Wnt/-catenin asymmetric pathway”
    by Arielle Lam (Phillips Lab)
Kelch 1289 CBRB

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2014

10/31/2014 INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
9:00:00 AM "Molecular requirements for activation and antagonism of Toll-Like Receptor 4”
    by Jerry Weiss, PhD, Internal Medicine & Microbiology
ICTS C44A GH

10/31/2014 HUMAN TOXICOLOGY / EHSRC RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
10:30:00 AM "TBA”
    by Julia Klesney-Tait, MD, PhD, Internal Medicine - Pulmonary
283 EMRB

10/31/2014 PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Dystonia in Childhood”
    by Jonathan Mink, MD, PhD, Child Neurology, U of Rochester Medical Center
East Room (8th Fl)

10/31/2014 INFLAMMATION PROGRAM SEMINAR :
12:00:00 PM "Do viral envelope proteins innately inhibit T cell immune responses?”
    by Jack Stapleton, MD, IntMed / Infectious Diseases & Microbiology
E120 MTF

10/31/2014 INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
2:00:00 PM "Molecular requirements for activation and antagonism of Toll-Like Receptor 4”
    by Jerry Weiss, PhD, Internal Medicine & Microbiology
ICTS C44A GH

10/31/2014 CHEMISTRY COLLOQUIUM :
3:30:00 PM "Regulation of protein structure and function by heme, redox and carbon monoxide”
    by Prof. Steven Ragsdale, Biological Chemistry
W128 CB

10/31/2014 BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "The discovery and development of the dual orexin receptor antagonist Belsomra (suvorexant)”
    by John Renger, Neuroscience Early Discovery, Merck Sharp & Dohme (Biology Alumnus)
Kollros 101 BBE