The University of Iowa

Medical Scientist Training Program

Carver College of Medicine

MSTP Calendar of Biomedical Research Seminars

 

Schedule.pdf

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Current week's schedule


Monday, March 30, 2015

3/30/2015 EPIDEMIOLOGY THESIS SEMINAR :
9:00:00 AM "Perinatal mortality, competing risks, and heterogeneity in clinical goals”
    by Matt Rysavy, MSTP Student (Advisors: Bell & Wallace)
S402 CPHB

3/30/2015 GENE THERAPY SEMINAR :
12:00:00 PM "Species differences in the response of CFTR to potentiators”
    by Michael Winter (Engelhardt Lab)
1459 PBDB

3/30/2015 IMMUNOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINAR :
12:00:00 PM "Coronavirus infection of the CNS”
    by Lori Wheeler, MSTP Student (Perlman Lab)
B111 ML

3/30/2015 DIABETES & OBESITY SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "White blood cells and glucose, unhappy together”
    by Ira Goldberg, MD, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, NYU
(Hosted by: FOEDRC/OREI)
Kelch 1289 CBRB

3/30/2015 THE GENETICS OF NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS SEMINAR SERIES :
4:00:00 PM "Dissecting the Genetic Basis of Neurodevelopmental-Related Disorders”
    by Dalila Pinto, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NYC
2117 MERF

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

3/31/2015 BIOLOGY MASTER'S THESIS SEMINAR :
9:00:00 AM "Ecological and biogeographical patterns associated with genetic differentiation in a diverse genus of Neotropical fruit flies”
    by Kristina Ottens (Forbes Lab)
B20 BB

3/31/2015 MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR :
9:30:00 AM "From Matrix to Nucleus in regulation of Soluble Factors and Differentiation”
    by Dennis Discher, PhD, Chemical & Biomeolecular Engineering, U of Pennsylvania
5-669 BSB

3/31/2015 GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Pathophysiology of Dystonia”
    by Dr. Mark Hallett, NINDS, Chief, Human Motor Control Section
Damasio Conf Rm (7th Fl, Elev C)

3/31/2015 MICROBIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES :
3:00:00 PM "Regional Lung Evolution Produces Bacterial Diversity During Cystic Fibrosis Infections”
    by Pradeep Singh, MD, Microbiology, U of Washington
Watzke Aud 3 BSB

3/31/2015 MNPC SEMINAR SERIES PRESENTS :
4:00:00 PM Dr. Jin-Quan Yu, Chemistry, California Campus, The Scripps Research Institute
S538 PHAR

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

4/1/2015 MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY DISSERTATION SEMINAR :
9:00:00 AM "The role of NLR proteins in leishmaniasis”
    by Gwen Clay, MSTP Student(Wilson Lab)
2117 MERF

4/1/2015 AGING MIND & BRAIN INITIATIVE HEALTHY & ACTIVE BRAINS 2015 :
9:00:00 AM THE BRAIN IN MOTION: Movement & Musculoskeletal Connection to Brain Resilience
This conference will provide an essential opportunity to learn about the emerging interactive work that has been growing regarding movement disorders from local and international leaders.
There is a required registration fee of $15.00, lunch is included. (Special rate for students.) Please register at: http://bit.ly/HealthyandActiveBrain2015
Poster abstracts may be submitted by faculty, undergraduate students, graduate students, or postdoctoral trainees. Your poster must be related to the study of the aging mind and brain and will be featured on the Aging Mind and Brain Initiative (AMBI) website. We will award $500, $300, and $200 prizes as well as a certificate. The deadline for poster submissions is March 25th! For more information please visit: http://bit.ly/PosterSession2015
For more information about the program and speakers please visit: ambi.uiowa.edu
(Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Center on Aging.)
University Athletic Club

4/1/2015 MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY SCIENTISTS' SURVIVAL SKILLS SERIES :
12:30:00 PM "Alternative Careers: Science Writing”
    by Kristina Thiel, PhD, Scientific Writer & Editor, Research Scientist, Obstetrics & Gynecology
1-107 BSB

4/1/2015 ANATOMY & CELL BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Genetic and electrophysiological modifiers of a fruit fly model of migraine”
    by Thomas James (Frank Lab)
"Loss of Irx1 function in mice leads to pulmonary immaturity and neonatal lethality”
    by Wenji Yu (Amendti Lab)
MacEwen 1-561 BSB

4/1/2015 IMMUNOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Signaling at the TCR”
    by Lawrence Samuelson, MD, Lab of Cellular & Molecular Biology, Center for Cancer Research, NCI
(Sponsored by the Center for Immunology and Immune-based Diseases)
283 EMRB

Thursday, April 2, 2015

4/2/2015 FREE RADICAL & RADIATION BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
11:30:00 AM "Non-Invasive Measurement of Iron Oxidation State in vitro and in vivo using T2* Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping”
    by Cameron Cushing (Buettner Lab)
2189 MERF

4/2/2015 INTERNAL MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM Med Alum E331 GH

4/2/2015 PATHOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Go FISH. MYC translocations in Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma”
    by Bryan Steussy, MD, Pathology
HP Smith (W256 GH)

4/2/2015 ANATOMY & CELL BIOLOGY PHD THESIS SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "The Justy mutation disrupts the regulation of gene expression and cell cycle progression during B lymphopoiesis”
    by Jennifer Barr (Colgan Lab)
MacEwen 1-561 BSB

4/2/2015 INFECTIOUS DISEASE GRAND ROUNDS :
2:00:00 PM "From a "10-33" to a "10-79"”
    by Dan Diekema, MD & Nia Madison, PhD, Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Bean (SE301)

4/2/2015 BIOLOGY PHD THESIS SEMINAR :
2:00:00 PM "Impacts of urban versus agricultural land cover on spatial distributions and trophic interactions among specialist insects”
    by Amanda Nelson (Forbes Lab)
B20 BB

4/2/2015 MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Environmental and Bacterial Toxins Cause Dysfunctional Fat: Potential Role in Diabetes”
    by Al Klingelhutz, PhD, Microbiology
"Semen Exosomes: Friend or Foe in HIV Transmission?”
    by Chioma Okeoma, PhD, Microbiology
Kelch 1289 CBRB

Friday, April 3, 2015

4/3/2015 MNPC THESIS DEFENSE SEMINAR :
9:00:00 AM "Nonviral Gene Delivery to the Liver”
    by Tom Crowley (Rice Lab)
S538 PHAR

4/3/2015 PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH GROUP :
9:00:00 AM "Prostate cancer 2015: mechanisms of resistance to hormonal therapy”
    by Daniel Vaena, MD, Internal Medicine (HOBMT), Urology
2189 MERF

4/3/2015 INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
9:00:00 AM "Necrotizing Enterocolitis: Re-examining the Role of Bacteria and Toll-Like Receptors”
    by Jessica White, MD, Pediatrics
Bean (SE301 GH)

4/3/2015 HUMAN TOXICOLOGY / EHSRC RESEARCH SEMINAR :
10:30:00 AM "Exposure-response analysis of drug candidates in humans – examples of leveraging quantitative clinical pharmacology to impact trial design and decision making”
    by Guohua An, MD, PhD, Pharmaceutics & Translational Therapeutics, Pharmaceutical Sciences & Experimental Therapeutics, COP
283 EMRB

4/3/2015 PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Chronic, Complex, Complicated? From “Dys”functional Abdominal Pain, Headaches, Musculoskeletal Pain, CRPS and More”
    by Stefan Friedrichsdorf, MD, FAAP, Pain, Medicine, Palliative Care & Integrative Medicine, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
East Room 8th Fl

4/3/2015 BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "The origin and evolution of sex-specific traits in Drosophila”
    by Artyom Kopp, PhD, Biological Sciences, UC Davis
Kollros 101 BBE