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Oct 5, 2022

Oct 5, 2022

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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"Modulation of pain via immune cell phenotype and the ER stress sensor IRE1a/XBP1s" Presented by Edgar Romero-Sandoval, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Anesthesiology Wake Forest University School of Medicine Winston Salem, NC

Oct 5, 2022

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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 “A community ecology approach to graduate student support”      Katherine Kearns, Ph.D., Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education, Indiana University Bloomington     Dr. Kearns' faculty host is Darren Hoffmann

Oct 5, 2022

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Do you want to feel more comfortable with public speaking, teaching, and presentations? Join other graduate students and postdocs for improvisation drop-in sessions where we will use improv theatre games to help you improve your confidence in public speaking, answering questions, and communicating your research to broad audiences. Sessions will be led by Lisa Kelly, Associate Artistic Director of Theatre Cedar Rapids and the UI CIRTL Coordinator, and Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers, UI Theatre...

Oct 5, 2022

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) invites graduate and post-doctoral women and their families to join us in City Park for a fall picnic! Whether you are a current member of GWIS or not, we invite you to hang out and learn about our organization while we paint tiny pumpkins and enjoy the crisp fall weather. Pizza will be provided!  Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable acc...

Oct 6, 2022

Oct 6, 2022

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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The process of pursuing a tenure-track of teaching-track faculty position can be intimidating.  The good news is that if you're going out on the academic job market(s), there is support for you and your search here at the University of Iowa. In addition to support from faculty mentors, the Graduate College’s Grad Success Center also helps students who are going through the process of finding and applying for academic jobs at every stage from developing and drafting materials to interview an...

Oct 6, 2022

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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"Central Regulation of Energy Homeostasis by FGF21" Presented by Kristin Claflin, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Matt Potthoff's Lab "Altered sleep in mice expressing mutant tau in the dorsal raphe" Presented by Thomas James, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Catherine Marcinkiewcz's Lab

Oct 6, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The University of Iowa’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition challenges graduate students to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to nonspecialist audiences. Prizes: Each contestant who advances to the Final Round will win a $250 cash prize. There will be additional prizes for: $1,000 for 1st place (decided by judges) and the option for funding to travel to Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) 2023. $500 for honorable mention (decided by judges). $250 for the...

Oct 6, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Whatever the research you are doing, chances are, you’re working with research data. Small changes to your data management practices can make a big difference during research, and when you are ready to share the results. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to securely store and organize your data, keep track of changes to your files, create accompanying documentation, and submit your data for publication. Employing these practices will ensure that everyone, including you, can use and reuse yo...

Oct 7, 2022

Oct 7, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The University of Iowa’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition challenges graduate students to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to nonspecialist audiences. Prizes: Each contestant who advances to the Final Round will win a $250 cash prize. There will be additional prizes for: $1,000 for 1st place (decided by judges) and the option for funding to travel to Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) 2023. $500 for honorable mention (decided by judges). $250 for the...

Oct 7, 2022

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Speaker Rahul Singh Abstract Finding cures for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is one of the most complex and crucial endeavors in modern science. This class of diseases encompasses a number of infection categories including helminth infections, protozoan infections, bacterial infections, and viral infections. Cumulatively, these diseases impact a significant fraction of the world’s population and various studies have indicated NTDs to be the prime factors depriving the affected people...

Oct 7, 2022

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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The 2022 Genetics Student Retreat will be held at the UI Art Building West. On Oct. 7 there will be a Public Presentation by our keynote speaker, Dr. Abby Dernburg. Doors will open at 5 p.m., presentation will begin at 6. Dr. Dernburg is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California Berkeley. She assisted in the development of the wide-field deconvolution microscopy system that was later commercialized as DeltaVisi...

Oct 10, 2022

Oct 10, 2022

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

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Are you a first-year or second-year undergraduate student interested in pursuing a career in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or public health? The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a FREE program to help you achieve your dreams! SHPEP is a FREE six-week enrichment program that runs from June 11 to July 22, 2023. It will be held in-person on the University of Iowa campus, but students are accepted nationwide and community college students are also encouraged to apply. R...

Oct 11, 2022

Oct 11, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Not sure what REDCap is? Want to find out if REDCap is suitable for your research project? The REDCap Overview session will cover the basics of REDCap’s functionality and capability. No previous experience is needed. We cover the basic capabilities and the latest software enhancements. NOTE: This is not a hands-on course. After this training you will have a basic understanding of  REDCap’s capability.

Oct 11, 2022

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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"Altered sphingolipid metabolism and signaling contribute to cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease" Presented by Annarita Di Lorenzo, PhD Associate Professor Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Graduate School of Medical Sciences Weil Cornell Medicine

Oct 11, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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EndNote Basic is a web-based citation management software that is freely available to all UI affiliates. It allows you to import, organize and format citations for papers, articles, etc. EndNote Basic is not the same as the desktop software, Endnote. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.

Oct 11, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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This training will provide an in-depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies.

Oct 11, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Evolution of antibiotic responses in complex dynamic settings Daniel Schultz, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology Dartmouth College - Geisel School of Medicine  

Oct 12, 2022

Oct 12, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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This training is a basic overview of REDCap. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. After this training, you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.

Oct 12, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Both databases are multidisciplinary and allow you to measure scholarly impact. This hands-on session will show you • how to quickly find the articles you need for you research or systematic review in each database • how to track an article’s cited and citing references in each database • how to find journal ‘Impact Factors’ using the Journal Citation Reports of Web of Science • how to determine an author’s h-index • how to identify a researcher and her/his publication track with Scopus...

Oct 13, 2022

Oct 13, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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This training is a basic overview of REDCap that is hands-off/lecture. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. You will follow along with the instructor visually. After this training you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.

Oct 13, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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EMBASE is a biomedical and pharmaceutical database containing bibliographic records with abstracts. Although there is overlap with records from PubMed, there are also many unique records. This hands-on session will show you how to conduct basic searches using EMBASE’s quick search box, how to conduct searches using EMTREE subject headings, and how to use subheadings for drug and disease topics. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be...

Oct 13, 2022

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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The process of pursuing a tenure-track of teaching-track faculty position can be intimidating.  The good news is that if you're going out on the academic job market(s), there is support for you and your search here at the University of Iowa. In addition to support from faculty mentors, the Graduate College’s Grad Success Center also helps students who are going through the process of finding and applying for academic jobs at every stage from developing and drafting materials to interview an...

Oct 13, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Resident Memory T Cell Immunosurveillance of the Oral Mucosa and Periodontium Michael Stolley, PhD Postdoctoral Associate University of Minnesota  

Oct 13, 2022

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110A MERF)

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Dr. Amy Arnsten, PhD will present a lecture on Oct. 13 at 4 p.m. Dr. Arnsten is the Albert E. Kent Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Psychology and Member of the Kavli Institute of Neuroscience at Yale University. Presentation details will be updated closer to the event date and will be held in-person as well as by Zoom. Title: Unique Molecular Regulation of Prefrontal Cortex Confers Vulnerability to Cognitive Disorders This lecture is co-sponsored by the Iowa Neuroscience Institu...

Oct 14, 2022

Oct 14, 2022

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Guest Speaker: Joseph Demer, MD  Arthur L. Rosenbaum Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Division Director, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Faculty Host: Lindsay De Andrade, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Register here: https://bit.ly/3S2545H The series of clinical conferences sponsored by the Department of Ophthalmology presents updated information on a broad spectrum of clinical iss...

Oct 18, 2022

Oct 18, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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This training will cover REDCap surveys and logic. From enabling surveys to automatic survey invitations, we'll demonstrate the full survey functionality in REDCap. In addition, we'll cover hiding/showing fields with branching logic, calculating the difference between two dates with a calculated field, and other logical functions available in REDCap. After this training, you will have the ability to create and send surveys in a variety of ways as well as creating more complex projects using ...

Oct 18, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Anticipating arterivirus emergence in humans Adam Bailey, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health  

Oct 18, 2022

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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This talk begins with a brief survey of the history of scientific discourse on mental health, then focuses on the intellectual and professional dilemma faced by early modern physicians: either repeat Greek psychology and suppress one’s own originality or challenge the giants of Greek medicine along with their scientific and cultural weight. The lecture tells the story of how some authors in the John Martin Rare Book Room collection grappled with the authority of the past against the backdrop...

Oct 19, 2022

Oct 19, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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This course assumes participants have a basic understanding of building instruments and surveys in REDCap. This training will cover the different ways to view and manage data in REDCap including data quality rules, custom record status dashboards, and creating reports as well as importing and exporting data. After this training, you will be able to create complex reports for viewing and exporting, import data from external sources, and check for discrepancies in your data.

Oct 19, 2022

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Join Arborist Andy Dahl for a tree talk and tour at the Sciences Library! This program will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. The tree talk will begin at 2 p.m. on the 3rd floor of the Sciences Library. The walking tour of campus trees will begin at 3 p.m. at the Sciences Library. This program is free and open to the public. The Sciences Library is located at 120 Iowa Ave.  Tree Talk & Tour at the Sciences Library 120 Iowa Ave, Iowa City Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022 • 2 p.m: Tree talk loc...

Oct 19, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  The host-virus showdown: Changing course on viral disruption of host gene expression Aaron Mendez, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow University of California - Berkeley  

Oct 19, 2022

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Do you want to feel more comfortable with public speaking, teaching, and presentations? Join other graduate students and postdocs for improvisation drop-in sessions where we will use improv theatre games to help you improve your confidence in public speaking, answering questions, and communicating your research to broad audiences. Sessions will be led by Lisa Kelly, Associate Artistic Director of Theatre Cedar Rapids and the UI CIRTL Coordinator, and Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers, UI Theatre...

Oct 20, 2022

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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"The Role of a Drug Discovery Support Team in the Pharmaceutical Industry Focus on Pharmacokinetic Screening" Presented by Dr. Lisa Aimone Director of in vivo Models Translational Medicine AskBio

Oct 20, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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NIH will begin requiring a Data Management and Sharing Plan (DMSP) all NIH funding proposals starting Jan. 23, 2023. This session will help you create a useful and well-written plan that meets the requirements and can be put into practice in your project. We’ll dig into each section of a plan, including: describing the types of data for your proposed project; standards for data and metadata; selecting a repository; addressing preservation and access requirements; and considerations for acces...

Oct 23, 2022

Oct 23, 2022

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Hubbard Park

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(Hot)Dogs with the Dean is a new event for Homecoming 2022. This campus cookout will serve as the kickoff to Homecoming week event and will immediately follow the Hawks Run Home 5k. Food, live music, games, and Deans will be available in Hubbard park for students to enjoy as we prepare for all of the events throughout the week. 

Oct 25, 2022

Oct 25, 2022

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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"Epigenetic molecular memory of a previous experience: Is ACVR1C the link?" Presented by Marcelo Wood, PhD Professor & Chair Department of Neurobiology & Behavior School of Biological Sciences University of California, Irvine

Oct 25, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Determinants of SHIV Replication in Macaque Lymphocytes Amit Sharma, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Biosciences College of Veterinary Medicine, Ohio State University   

Oct 26, 2022

Oct 26, 2022

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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"Intro to Linux (using Argon)" is a two-hour general purpose introductory session intended for anyone who plans to use the Linux environment for research. The following lessons are featured:  Basics of Linux using an HPC Cluster Shell and some basic commands Files, data and process management and utilities/helper programs This session will be taught by Sai Ramadugu from Research Services, and will include both lecture and hands-on training.  Please register here, and let us know if you c...

Oct 27, 2022

Oct 27, 2022

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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This training will provide an in-depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies.

Oct 27, 2022

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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The University of Iowa provides a High Performance Computing (HPC) environment with the Argon cluster. This HPC system is dedicated to open science and features 612 compute nodes with ~17800 processing cores and more than 300 graphics processing units (including GPUs and nodes that were purchased by investors). "Intro to HPC (using Argon)" is a two-hour introductory session intended for anyone who plans to use Argon for their research, and features the following lessons: How to make the mo...

Oct 27, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Cellular crosstalk enables metabolic control of bacterial lung infection Xin Liu, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania  

Oct 29, 2022

Oct 29, 2022

All Day

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We hope you and your family are able to join us for this year's homecoming medicine alumni tailgate. It will be a wonderful chance to reconnect with your classmates, current students, and old friends, as well as cheer on the Hawkeyes! 3 hours before kick-off Registration/ Check-in opens. Carver College of Medicine and Friends tailgate in the MERF courtyard with STEM activities and Carver College of Medicine tours offered during the tailgate. Kickoff time TBD vs. Northwestern.  Parking: A...

Oct 29, 2022

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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Grab the family and join us for this year's Carver College of Medicine alumni and friends Homecoming tailgate in the MERF atrium and courtyard at 375 Newton Road on Saturday, Oct. 29 before the game. We do ask for you to register by by Monday, Oct. 24. 

Nov 1, 2022

Nov 1, 2022

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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In-person at 2766 University Campus Centre (UCC) above CVS in the Center for Inclusive Academic Excellence (CIAE). Pizza will be served! RSVP by emailing monique-galpin@uiowa.edu Are you a first-year or second-year undergraduate student interested in pursuing a career in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or public health? The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a FREE program to help you achieve your dreams! SHPEP is a FREE six-week enrichment program that runs from June ...

Nov 2, 2022

Nov 2, 2022

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Do you want to feel more comfortable with public speaking, teaching, and presentations? Join other graduate students and postdocs for improvisation drop-in sessions where we will use improv theatre games to help you improve your confidence in public speaking, answering questions, and communicating your research to broad audiences. Sessions will be led by Lisa Kelly, Associate Artistic Director of Theatre Cedar Rapids and the UI CIRTL Coordinator, and Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers, UI Theatre...

Nov 3, 2022

Nov 3, 2022

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Virtual Event

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The session will offer a framework for conducting a quality health sciences literature review for scholarly projects or publication. Learn tips about how to identify sources, use appropriate search techniques, organize results, and synthesize the body of literature to successfully prepare a review. Key differences in search methodology for reviews in the health sciences will be described, with examples provided. Although introductory material regarding systematic and scoping reviews will be ...

Nov 3, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Virus-host arms race: Translational regulation in the antiviral responses and during SARS-CoV-2 infection Chun-Chieh (Jack) Hsu, PhD Postdoctoral Researcher Yale University School of Medicine  

Nov 4, 2022

Nov 4, 2022

10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

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To continue our year-long Mellon Sawyer Seminar devoted to “Racial Reckoning Through Comics,” we turn to critical and creative approaches to representing historical as well as potential futures of racial trauma, testimony, possibility, and expanded narrative. How have comics neglected as well as addressed racialized histories or imagined racialized futures? In addition to presentations from our dynamic speakers, this event will include a guided archival tour of rare comics artifacts from the...

Nov 4, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The University of Iowa’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition challenges graduate students to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to nonspecialist audiences. Prizes: Each contestant who advances to the Final Round will win a $250 cash prize. There will be additional prizes for: $1,000 for 1st place (decided by judges) and the option for funding to travel to Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) 2023. $500 for honorable mention (decided by judges). $250 for the...

Nov 4, 2022

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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The Computer Science (CS) department welcomes prospective students interested in our graduate programs to our annual Prospective Student Visit Day on Fri, Nov 4. We are looking for strong students with diverse backgrounds to join our MCS and PhD programs. A wide variety of research areas is represented by our world-class faculty including algorithms, computational epidemiology, distributed computing, human-computer interaction, machine learning, massive data algorithms and technology, mobile...

Nov 4, 2022

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Keynote Speaker: Bijaya Adhikari Title: Risk Aware Temporal Cascade Reconstruction To Detect Asymptotic Cases  Abstract: For many infections, asymptomatic cases present a major obstacle to obtaining a precise understanding of infection-spread. We show that the key to detecting asymptomatic cases well is taking into account both individual risk as well as the likelihood of disease-flow along edges. Most related research has ignored the interplay between these dual aspects influencing dise...

Nov 8, 2022

Nov 8, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual Event

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Not sure what REDCap is? Want to find out if REDCap is suitable for your research project? The REDCap Overview session will cover the basics of REDCap’s functionality and capability. No previous experience is needed. We cover the basic capabilities and the latest software enhancements. NOTE: This is not a hands-on course. After this training you will have a basic understanding of REDCap’s capability.

Nov 8, 2022

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Virtual Event

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Presented by Ubadah Sabbagh, PhD Postdoctoral Associate & NIH K00 Fellow McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT Broad Institutes of MIT and Harvard

Nov 8, 2022

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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EndNote is a reference management tool that helps you to easily gather together your references in one place, organize them, and then insert them into papers and format them in a style of your choosing. This session will walk you through the basics of using EndNote to collect and format your citations. The class will be hands-on, and there will be time for questions at the end.

Nov 8, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Virtual Event

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This training will provide an in-depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies.

Nov 9, 2022

Nov 9, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Virtual Event

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This training is a basic overview of REDCap. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. After this training, you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.

Nov 9, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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NIH will begin requiring a Data Management and Sharing Plan (DMSP) all NIH funding proposals starting Jan. 23, 2023. This session will help you create a useful and well-written plan that meets the requirements and can be put into practice in your project. We’ll dig into each section of a plan, including: describing the types of data for your proposed project; standards for data and metadata; selecting a repository; addressing preservation and access requirements; and considerations for acces...

Nov 10, 2022

Nov 10, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual Event

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This training is a basic overview of REDCap that is hands-off/lecture. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. You will follow along with the instructor visually. After this training you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.

Nov 11, 2022

Nov 11, 2022

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Virtual Event

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More information coming soon. The series of clinical conferences sponsored by the Department of Ophthalmology presents updated information on a broad spectrum of clinical issues and approaches that are of value and interest to the practicing ophthalmologist. General Information Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program,...

Nov 13, 2022

Nov 13, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual Event

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This training will cover REDCap surveys and logic. From enabling surveys to automatic survey invitations, we'll demonstrate the full survey functionality in REDCap. In addition, we'll cover hiding/showing fields with branching logic, calculating the difference between two dates with a calculated field, and other logical functions available in REDCap. After this training, you will have the ability to create and send surveys in a variety of ways as well as creating more complex projects using ...

Nov 14, 2022

Nov 14, 2022

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Virtual Event

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Explore the John Martin Rare Book Room’s rich collection of rare and historical medical materials! This session will introduce you to the JMRBR collection — over 6,400 items which span the of breadth of Western medical scholarship. We will also discuss how to search for, request, and use items from the collection. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.

Nov 14, 2022

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Virtual Event

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Are you a first-year or second-year undergraduate student interested in pursuing a career in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or public health? The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a FREE program to help you achieve your dreams! SHPEP is a FREE six-week enrichment program that runs from June 11-July 22, 2023. It will be held in-person on the University of Iowa campus, but students are accepted nationwide and community college students are also encouraged to apply. REGI...

Nov 15, 2022

Nov 15, 2022

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Virtual Event

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Open Access to scientific literature is one of the most hotly debated topics in scholarly publishing. This workshop will provide an overview of what scientists need to know when making their research open access. We will cover the basics of what we mean by open access, how open access relates to the NIH Public Access policy, open access journals in the biomedical sciences, predatory publishing scams, and best practices for evaluating your open access options. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taug...

Nov 16, 2022

Nov 16, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual Event

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Data Handling covers the basic "must know" items for transforming your data using Excel and Sublime. Basic understanding of Excel is recommended prior to taking this course. Excel Topics Covered Bringing Data into Excel Making it easier to view & understand your data Categorizing raw data Creating a basic calculation? Vlookup Totals Tables Pivot tables Sublime Topics Covered Finding data Editing multiple rows of data at once Cleaning Data

Nov 16, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Virtual Event

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EndNote is a reference management tool that helps you to easily gather together your references in one place, organize them, and then insert them into papers and format them in a style of your choosing. This session will walk you through the basics of using EndNote to collect and format your citations. The class will be hands-on, and there will be time for questions at the end. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom...

Nov 16, 2022

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Do you want to feel more comfortable with public speaking, teaching, and presentations? Join other graduate students and postdocs for improvisation drop-in sessions where we will use improv theatre games to help you improve your confidence in public speaking, answering questions, and communicating your research to broad audiences. Sessions will be led by Lisa Kelly, Associate Artistic Director of Theatre Cedar Rapids and the UI CIRTL Coordinator, and Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers, UI Theatre...

Nov 16, 2022

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Virtual Event

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Quality childcare is an elemental need. It allows parents to work at paid jobs, which in turn helps to support the economic well-being of our communities. Equally as crucial, it provides early childhood development for the next generation. Anyone who has tried to find quality childcare, however, knows that it is not easy to find—or very affordable. In the past five years, Iowa has lost more than a third of its childcare providers, and the cost of child care amounts to 15.3% of the average I...

Nov 17, 2022

Nov 17, 2022

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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The University of Iowa College of Public Health has selected David R. Williams, the Florence and Laura Norman Professor of Public Health and chair of social and behavioral sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, as the 2022 recipient of the Richard and Barbara Hansen Leadership Award. Williams will speak on "Understanding and Effectively Addressing Inequities in Health."  Williams, also a professor of African and African American studies and sociology at Harvard Universi...

Nov 17, 2022

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Title: TBD This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. The Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture Series features top-tier scientists and physicians performing high-impact research in a variety of areas. Most lectures, with few exceptions, will be held on the third Thursday of each month during the academic year. The seminars will be of broad interest and are open to the public and all University faculty, staff and students. The schedule of current spea...

Nov 29, 2022

Nov 29, 2022

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Presented by Elizabeth A. Heller, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Pharmacology Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

Nov 29, 2022

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Presented by Linda Rinaman, PhD Professor Department of Psychology Florida State University Tallahassee, FL

Nov 29, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Nearly everyone works with data in spreadsheets or tables. This workshop will provide you with hands-on experience in using a free tool, called OpenRefine, to check data in spreadsheets, and fix some common issues, from typos to splitting columns. OpenRefine is easy to use, will save you a lot of time, and it keeps track of the changes you’ve made so you can reuse them or roll them back. This workshop can be tailored for specific groups and disciplines. Follow-up sessions and individual con...

Nov 30, 2022

Nov 30, 2022

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Do you want to feel more comfortable with public speaking, teaching, and presentations? Join other graduate students and postdocs for improvisation drop-in sessions where we will use improv theatre games to help you improve your confidence in public speaking, answering questions, and communicating your research to broad audiences. Sessions will be led by Lisa Kelly, Associate Artistic Director of Theatre Cedar Rapids and the UI CIRTL Coordinator, and Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers, UI Theatre...

Dec 2, 2022

Dec 2, 2022

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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The Research Development Office, CLAS Grant Support Office, and College of Engineering are hosting a 3-part virtual NSF CAREER Award grant writing seminar, Planning and Writing Successful NSF CAREER Proposals that will be held on Friday, Dec. 2 and Friday, Jan. 6 at 9 a.m.–11 a.m. and Friday, Jan. 13 at 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (8 total hours). The seminar is presented by Dr. Peg AtKisson (AtKisson Training Group). An NSF CAREER award application is more than an NSF Standard Grant with an education pl...

Dec 2, 2022

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Title TBD Rui Chang, PhD, Assistant Professor in Neuroscience; Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and of Cellular and Molecular Physiology https://medicine.yale.edu/profile/rui_chang/

Dec 6, 2022

Dec 6, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Not sure what REDCap is? Want to find out if REDCap is suitable for your research project? The REDCap Overview session will cover the basics of REDCap’s functionality and capability. No previous experience is needed. We cover the basic capabilities and the latest software enhancements. NOTE: This is not a hands-on course. After this training you will have a basic understanding of REDCap’s capability.

Dec 6, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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This training will provide an in-depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies.

Dec 6, 2022

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

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Are you a first-year or second-year undergraduate student interested in pursuing a career in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or public health? The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a FREE program to help you achieve your dreams! SHPEP is a FREE six-week enrichment program that runs from June 11-July 22, 2023. It will be held in-person on the University of Iowa campus, but students are accepted nationwide and community college students are also encouraged to apply. REGI...

Dec 7, 2022

Dec 7, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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This training is a basic overview of REDCap. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. After this training, you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.

Dec 8, 2022

Dec 8, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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This training is a basic overview of REDCap that is hands-off/lecture. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. You will follow along with the instructor visually. After this training you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.

Dec 8, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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EndNote is a reference management tool that helps you to easily gather together your references in one place, organize them, and then insert them into papers and format them in a style of your choosing. This session will walk you through the basics of using EndNote to collect and format your citations. The class will be hands-on, and there will be time for questions at the end. PLEASE NOTE: Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoo...

Dec 13, 2022

Dec 13, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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This training will cover REDCap surveys and logic. From enabling surveys to automatic survey invitations, we'll demonstrate the full survey functionality in REDCap. In addition, we'll cover hiding/showing fields with branching logic, calculating the difference between two dates with a calculated field, and other logical functions available in REDCap. After this training, you will have the ability to create and send surveys in a variety of ways as well as creating more complex projects using ...

Dec 14, 2022

Dec 14, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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MyCap makes it easy for researchers to capture participant/patient reported outcomes using mobile devices. We will demonstrate a how a participant interacts with MyCap, how the REDCap Team constructs instruments and tasks and how a research study team can enroll participants, message participants, view and interact with participant data. After this training you will have an understanding of how to use REDCap MyCap.

Dec 14, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

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Using images can add interest to your assignments and presentations, but do you know where to find good images and how to ensure that you use those images ethically? This workshop will help you understand copyright, creative common licenses, and public domain. You will also learn where to search for stock and health sciences images and how to cite your images appropriately. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom lin...

Dec 14, 2022

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Do you want to feel more comfortable with public speaking, teaching, and presentations? Join other graduate students and postdocs for improvisation drop-in sessions where we will use improv theatre games to help you improve your confidence in public speaking, answering questions, and communicating your research to broad audiences. Sessions will be led by Lisa Kelly, Associate Artistic Director of Theatre Cedar Rapids and the UI CIRTL Coordinator, and Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers, UI Theatre...

Dec 15, 2022

Dec 15, 2022

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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This training will provide an in-depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies.

Dec 15, 2022

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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This hands-on session will help you improve your searching through best practices for basic and advanced searching and show you features for saving or exporting citations. The session will also help you understand medical subject headings (MeSH) and how they improve your search as well as the benefits of a MyNCBI account. PLEASE NOTE: Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.

Jan 23, 2023

Jan 23, 2023

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

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Are you a first-year or second-year undergraduate student interested in pursuing a career in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or public health? The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a FREE program to help you achieve your dreams! SHPEP is a FREE six-week enrichment program that runs from June 11-July 22, 2023. It will be held in-person on the University of Iowa campus, but students are accepted nationwide and community college students are also encouraged to apply. REGI...

Jan 24, 2023

Jan 24, 2023

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Presented by Roswitha Wiltschko, PhD Professor Emeritus Institute of Ecology, Evolution, and Diversity Goethe-Universitat Frankfurt am Main Germany

Feb 3, 2023

Feb 3, 2023

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Title TBD Mario Penzo, PhD, Chief, Unit on the Neurobiology of Affective Memory, National Institute of Mental Health https://www.nimh.nih.gov/research/research-conducted-at-nimh/principal-i...

Mar 3, 2023

Mar 3, 2023

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Title TBD Michael Burton, PhD, Eugene McDermott Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, University of Texas--Dallas https://profiles.utdallas.edu/michael.burton

Mar 24, 2023

Mar 24, 2023

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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This event will take place in a hybrid format. Guest Speaker: Mae Gordon, PhD  Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences John F. Hardesty, MD Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - Washington University School of Medicine Faculty Host: John Fingert, MD, PhD Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences The series of clinical conferences sponsored by the Department of Ophthalmology presents updated information on a broad spectrum of clinical issues and approaches that are of ...

Mar 24, 2023

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Title TBD Jennifer Stone, PhD, research professor, otolaryngology—head and neck surgery, University of Washington https://otolaryngology.uw.edu/our-people/faculty/jennifer-stone-phd

Mar 28, 2023

Mar 28, 2023

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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  Presented by Paul M. Titchenell, PhD Assistant Professor of Physiology Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania Smilow Center for Translational Research Philadelphia, PA

Apr 20, 2023

Apr 20, 2023

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Dr. Beth Stevens, PhD will present a lecture on April 20 at 4 p.m. Dr. Stevens is an Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, the FM Kirby Neurobiology Center at Boston Childrens' Hospital and an Investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Presentation details will be updated closer to the event date and may be held via Zoom instead of in-person.  Title TBD This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology and the Michael J. Brody...

May 5, 2023

May 5, 2023

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Title TBD Elizabeth McCone Byrnes, PhD, associate chair of biomedical sciences and professor of comparative pathobiology, Tufts University, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine https://vetprofiles.tufts.edu/profile/elizabeth-mccone-byrnes/

May 12, 2023

May 12, 2023

6:30 PM

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Doctor of Medicine and Masters in Medical Education Degree Candidates. Doors open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony.

May 13, 2023

May 13, 2023

2:00 PM

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Doors open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony. Graduates from the following programs of study (majors) will be recognized: Master of Clinical Anatomy Master of Clinical Nutrition Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Medicine Technology Bachelor of Science in Radiation Sciences

May 10, 2024

May 10, 2024

6:30 PM

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Doctor of Medicine and Masters in Medical Education Degree Candidates. Date and Time and subject to change; the venue and location will be published the session prior. Doors open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony.

May 11, 2024

May 11, 2024

2:00 PM

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Date and Time and subject to change; the venue and location will be published the session prior. Doors open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony. Graduates from the following programs of study (majors) will be recognized: Master of Clinical Anatomy Master of Clinical Nutrition Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Medicine Technology Bachelor of Science in Radiation Sciences

May 16, 2025

May 16, 2025

6:30 PM

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Doctor of Medicine and Masters in Medical Education Degree Candidates. Date and Time and subject to change; the venue and location will be published the session prior. Doors open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony.

May 17, 2025

May 17, 2025

2:00 PM

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Date and Time and subject to change; the venue and location will be published the session prior. Doors open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony. Graduates from the following programs of study (majors) will be recognized: Master of Clinical Anatomy Master of Clinical Nutrition Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Medicine Technology Bachelor of Science in Radiation Sciences