The University of Iowa

Medical Scientist Training Program

Carver College of Medicine


MSTP Conversations in Research (for M1Gs and M2Gs)

This weekly, noon-time seminar series provides 1st and 2nd year MSTP students an opportunity to interact with individual MSTP faculty members in the PhD programs affiliated with the MSTP and learn about research opportunities available for graduate training.  The series also provides focused sessions on topics of interest to MSTP trainees (writing skills, individual pre-doctoral fellowship application, program transitions, etc).

Conversations in Research Schedule

Conversations in Research Spring 2015 sessions are held on Tuesday from 5:00 - 6:00 pm in 2166 MERF.

January 13, 2015

Introduction to Creative Communications Workshop (CCW)

January 20, 2015

Kumar Narayanan, MD, PhD

Sarit Smolikove, PhD

January 27, 2015

IDP (Individual Development Plan) Discussion - Pam

February 3, 2015

Creative Communication Workshop Progress Meeting

February 10, 2015

Mary Wilson, MD

February 17, 2015

James McNamara, PhD

Ferhaan Ahmad, MD, PhD

February 24, 2015

Meeting with M6Gs

March 3, 2015

Creative Communications Workshop (In-Class Project Work)

March 10, 2015

Suzanne Cassel, MD

March 17, 2015

No Class - Spring Break

March 24, 2015

Yatin Vyas, MD

March 31, 2015

Creative Commuications Workshop Project Discussion (Group 1) - Kai Rogers, Amy Whillock, Cole Haskins, Dan Matasic, Sunny Huang

April 7, 2015

Creative Commuications Workshop Project Discussion (Group 2) - Nick Borcherding, Lauren Boland, Michael Choi, Sasha Tereshchenko

April 14, 2015

Creative Commuications Workshop Project Discussion (Group 3) - Frida Teran, Gabe Velez, Rebecca Autenried, Mark Toral

April 21, 2015

Creative Commuications Workshop Project Discussion (Group 4) - Margaret Fuller, Tina Arkee, Kelly Falls, Sheps King-McAlpin, Ryan Kelley

April 28, 2015

M3Gs-Discussion of USMLE, Summer Clerkships, Transition to Grad School

May 5, 2015

Creative Communications Workshop-Presentation Skills Session

June 25, 2015

Creative Communications Workshop-Final Presentations