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Jun 17, 2019

Jun 17, 2019

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.

Jun 17, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Kathleen Markan, PhD Research Assistant Professor, Pharmacology University of Iowa | Department of Pharmacology Presentation:  A Novel Role for TBX1 in Adipose Tissue Function

Jun 18, 2019

Jun 18, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Connect (or reconnect) with your sense of wonder at the Museum of Natural History this summer. A free, drop-in welcome, fam-friendly, summer-fun program designed with elementary and jr. high students in mind, but suitable for all-ages! We know summers are long when your kiddos aren't in school–we've got your back, parents! Mornings @ The Museum are a perfect way to keep busy (with the TV off), learn cool stuff, and stay cool! Each event will feature a different theme with an activity. "Co...

Jun 18, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Twitter is more than just a social media tool. It has developed into a vibrant real-time information network used by health care providers, scholars, and scientists. Come to this hands-on session to learn the basics of twitter, advanced techniques such as searching, and examples of its use in the Health Sciences.

Jun 19, 2019

Jun 19, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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This class will focus on tips and techniques for carrying out a successful literature search in support of a systematic review. Topics will include techniques for developing search strategies, deciding which databases to search and how to seek out grey literature for a given topic. There will also be discussion on selecting journals for hand searching, documenting search strategies, and saving and organizing references. NOTE: We suggest that “Nuts and Bolts of a Systematic Review” be take...

Jun 19, 2019

12:00 PM

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The objective of the course is to provide persons familiar with genetics a broad overview of gene identification, molecular genetics, complex disease, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and the role of personalized genomic medicine in medical care in the 21st century.  Each session will include a 45 minute lecture and 15 minutes for discussion and questions.    The course is open to individuals wishing to learn more about current topics in Human Genetics who meet the following cr...

Jun 24, 2019

Jun 24, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Renata Pereira Alambert, PhD Research Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - Endocrinology & Metabolism University of Iowa | Department of Internal Medicine Presentation:  Metabolic adaptations to mitochondrial stress in adipose tissue

Jun 25, 2019

Jun 25, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the medical literature and includes over 26 million bibliographic citations in life sciences. This one-hour session will show you how to improve your search results by using subject headings (MeSH) and advanced keyword searching techniques.

Jun 26, 2019

Jun 26, 2019

12:00 PM

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The objective of the course is to provide persons familiar with genetics a broad overview of gene identification, molecular genetics, complex disease, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and the role of personalized genomic medicine in medical care in the 21st century.  Each session will include a 45 minute lecture and 15 minutes for discussion and questions.    The course is open to individuals wishing to learn more about current topics in Human Genetics who meet the following cr...

Jun 26, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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This class will teach participants how to use tools such as Ulrich’s, Journal Citation Reports, Web of Science, and Scopus to determine the impact that journals, articles, and authors have had on a particular field. Topics such as impact factors, Eigenfactors, and H-indices will also be discussed. Students must bring their own laptops.

Jun 28, 2019

Jun 28, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Elementary school students will visit UI Health Care to explore STEM and healthcare careers. This is a private event.

Jul 8, 2019

Jul 8, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Joel C. Geerling, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Neurology University of Iowa | Department of Neurology Presentation: Title Forthcoming

Jul 9, 2019

Jul 9, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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For those already using Endnote, this class teaches you to maximize the tool. You’ll learn about the Endnote options for sharing so that you can collaborate effectively. From exporting and importing to syncing and sharing, this class will help you manage your information seamlessly on the desktop, on the web, and on mobile device.

Jul 10, 2019

Jul 10, 2019

12:00 PM

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The objective of the course is to provide persons familiar with genetics a broad overview of gene identification, molecular genetics, complex disease, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and the role of personalized genomic medicine in medical care in the 21st century.  Each session will include a 45 minute lecture and 15 minutes for discussion and questions.    The course is open to individuals wishing to learn more about current topics in Human Genetics who meet the following cr...

Jul 10, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 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.

Jul 11, 2019

Jul 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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 S...

Jul 16, 2019

Jul 16, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 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.

Jul 17, 2019

Jul 17, 2019

12:00 PM

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The objective of the course is to provide persons familiar with genetics a broad overview of gene identification, molecular genetics, complex disease, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and the role of personalized genomic medicine in medical care in the 21st century.  Each session will include a 45 minute lecture and 15 minutes for discussion and questions.    The course is open to individuals wishing to learn more about current topics in Human Genetics who meet the following cr...

Jul 17, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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The NIH Public Access Policy, which assures that all articles arising from NIH-sponsored research are freely available within a year after publication, is the tip of the iceberg when it comes to changes in the scholarly publishing. Participants will learn more about these trends and to discuss experiences with publishing.

Jul 19, 2019

Jul 19, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Connect (or reconnect) with your sense of wonder at the Museum of Natural History this summer. A free, drop-in welcome, fam-friendly, summer-fun program designed with elementary and jr. high students in mind, but suitable for all-ages! We know summers are long when your kiddos aren't in school–we've got your back, parents! Mornings @ The Museum are a perfect way to keep busy (with the TV off), learn cool stuff, and stay cool! Each event will feature a different theme with an activity. "Co...

Jul 24, 2019

Jul 24, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the medical literature and includes over 26 million bibliographic citations in life sciences. This one-hour session will show you how to improve your search results by using subject headings (MeSH) and advanced keyword searching techniques.

Jul 24, 2019

12:00 PM

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The objective of the course is to provide persons familiar with genetics a broad overview of gene identification, molecular genetics, complex disease, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and the role of personalized genomic medicine in medical care in the 21st century.  Each session will include a 45 minute lecture and 15 minutes for discussion and questions.    The course is open to individuals wishing to learn more about current topics in Human Genetics who meet the following cr...

Aug 1, 2019

Aug 1, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Overwhelmed by the number of databases offered on nucleotide sequences, genes and proteins? Wondering which database you should start with? Learn essential databases and some tips in this session that is designed for anyone who needs information about genes and proteins. To gather fast and reliable information about both, we will focus on databases such as those from NCBI and EBI, or, eg, Uniprot.

Aug 5, 2019

Aug 5, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 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.

Aug 6, 2019

Aug 6, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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This course will cover how to search for Hardin Library resources including books and journals and how to request materials not owned by the libraries. Participants will also be introduced to our available databases, subject guides, and services. Optional tour of library spaces after session. This course can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular group.

Aug 8, 2019

Aug 8, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Connect (or reconnect) with your sense of wonder at the Museum of Natural History this summer. A free, drop-in welcome, fam-friendly, summer-fun program designed with elementary and jr. high students in mind, but suitable for all-ages! We know summers are long when your kiddos aren't in school–we've got your back, parents! Mornings @ The Museum are a perfect way to keep busy (with the TV off), learn cool stuff, and stay cool! Each event will feature a different theme with an activity. "Co...

Aug 12, 2019

Aug 12, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Jay D. Horton, MD Professor & Director Center for Human Nutrition | Internal Medicine | Molecular Genetics Director's Endowed Chair; Scott Grundy Director's Chair The Dr. Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Chair in Obesity & Diabetes Research Distinguished Chair in Human Nutrition Division of Digestive & Liver Diseases UT Southwestern Medical Center Presentation: Role of Lipogenesis in Health and Disease

Aug 14, 2019

Aug 14, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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OpenRefine (formerly known as Google Refine) is a free tool for working with messy tabular data. Save yourself a lot of time by using OpenRefine when working with datasets that need to be transformed, cleaned, or otherwise processed before use. OpenRefine's facet and filter functions facilitate exploration of large datasets. Automated functions easily and quickly handle common problems with data, such as splitting cells that contain multiple data values, detecting duplicates, standardizing d...

Aug 26, 2019

Aug 26, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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P. Darrell Neufer, PhD Director | East Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Institute Professor | Departments of Physiology and Kinesiology East Carolina University | North Carolina Presentation: Viewing Metabolism from a Thermodynamics Perspective

Sep 9, 2019

Sep 9, 2019

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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Chad Grueter, PhD Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine Carver College of Medicine | University of Iowa Presentation: Pilot & Feasibility Project Update

Sep 9, 2019

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

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Julien Sebag, PhD Assistant Professor, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Carver College of Medicine | University of Iowa Presentation: Pilot & Feasibility Project Update

Sep 16, 2019

Sep 16, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Sue C. Bodine, PhD Professor, Internal Medicine - Endocrinology and Metabolism Carver College of Medicine | University of Iowa Presentation: Title Forthcoming

Sep 23, 2019

Sep 23, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Gary Schwartz, PhD Professor of Medicine | Neuroscience| Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Albert Einstein College of Medicine| New York Presentation: Title Forthcoming

Sep 30, 2019

Sep 30, 2019

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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Long-Sheng Song, MD, MS Professor, Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine Carver College of Medicine | University of Iowa Presentation: Pilot & Feasibility Project Update

Oct 4, 2019

Oct 4, 2019

4:30 PM

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To celebrate our 60th anniversary, the OSA is hosting an open house on October 4, 2019, in honor of 60 years of archaeological exploration and preservation in Iowa. The event, to be held our headquarters on the University of Iowa campus, will include ancient technology demonstrations, self-guided tours of the facility, artifact displays, traditional pioneer and Native American toys and games, refreshments, and more. The public 60th anniversary event is timed to coincide with the office’s ...

Oct 7, 2019

Oct 7, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Allyn L. Mark, MD Co-Founding Director, UI Obesity Research and Education Initiative Professor, Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine Carver College of Medicine | University of Iowa Presentation: Title Forthcoming

Oct 14, 2019

Oct 14, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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David Wasserman, PhD Professor, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics AM Lyle Chair in Biomedical Sciences Director, Vanderbilt NIH Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Presentation: Title Forthcoming

Apr 20, 2020

Apr 20, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Evan Rosen, MD Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Professor of Medicine Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center | Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital Presentation: Title Forthcoming