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Jun 17, 2019

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 19, 2019

Jun 19, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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“The what, when, where and how of new DNA modifications in the brain” Timothy Bredy, PhD Associate Professor NHMRC Senior Research Fellow Queensland Brain Institute The University of Queensland

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 20, 2019

Jun 20, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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These quarterly short-talk seminars, hosted by Dr. Brooks Jackson, Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the Carver College of Medicine, will feature a small number of presentations by CCOM investigators invited by Dr. Jackson to share research ideas, discoveries and a discussion of their current work and future plans for realizing their research aims.  A reception will follow to provide the opportunity for discussion and collaboration.  FEATURING:  ...

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 26, 2019

Jun 26, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics in the College of Pharmacy will host Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry PhD candidate, Arturo Aguirre, as he defends his thesis titled, "Investigating Quinazoline-2,4-Dione and Fluoroquinolone Scaffolds For Antibiotic Activity and Metabolic Stability". All are welcome to attend. 

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 28, 2019

Jun 28, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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"Huxley’s Science Fiction:  Ion Channels, Pain Genes, and Pain Resilience Genes" Stephen G. Waxman, MD,PhD Bridget Marie Flaherty Professor of Neurology, Neurobiology, and Pharmacology Director, Center for Neuroscience & Regeneration/ Neurorehabilitation Research Yale University School of Medicine and VA Connecticut

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 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 15, 2019

Jul 15, 2019

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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• Open to:  social work undergraduate students (Selected Aspects of Social Work Course SSW:3799) graduate students from health, education, law and social work practicing social workers and other professionals from the community (CEUs available for a fee)   • This 2-day intensive course allows participants to understand refugee and immigrant needs and strengths on micro, mezzo, and macro levels, with a focus on increasing participants’ competence and skill in practical day-t...

Jul 16, 2019

Jul 16, 2019

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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• Open to:  social work undergraduate students (Selected Aspects of Social Work Course SSW:3799) graduate students from health, education, law and social work practicing social workers and other professionals from the community (CEUs available for a fee)   • This 2-day intensive course allows participants to understand refugee and immigrant needs and strengths on micro, mezzo, and macro levels, with a focus on increasing participants’ competence and skill in practical day-t...

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 18, 2019

Jul 18, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Kinnick Stadium Mediacom Outdoor Club Room

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Join UI Health Care Sports Medicine experts for a conversation about what parents and student athletes need to know about concussion and safe return to play. Experts will share information regarding diagnosing and treating concussion and getting athletes back into the game safely. Schedule: 5:30-6:30pm Check-in and light refreshments 6:30-8:00pm Educational programming Program Presenters:  Andrew Peterson, Sports Medicine Specialist Lisa Jacobson, Occupational Therapist ...

Jul 24, 2019

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 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 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

Aug 27, 2019

Aug 27, 2019

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics in the College of Pharmacy will host a special seminar with faculty member, Dave Roman, PhD. Roman is an associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics at the University of Iowa. Refreshments will be served at 11:20 am. All are welcome to attend. 

Sep 3, 2019

Sep 3, 2019

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics in the College of Pharmacy will host a special seminar with faculty member, Lewis Stevens, PhD. Stevens is an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics at the University of Iowa. Refreshments will be served at 11:20 am. All are welcome to attend. 

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 10, 2019

Sep 10, 2019

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics in the College of Pharmacy will host a special seminar with guest speaker, Samir Mitragotri, PhD. Mitragotri is a Hiller Professor of Bioengineering and Hansjorg Wyss Professor of Biologically Inspired Engineering in the School of Engineering at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Refreshments will be served at 11:20 am. All are welcome to attend. 

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 17, 2019

Sep 17, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Presented by J. Thomas Cunningham, PhD Professor Department of Physiology and Anatomy University of North Texas Health Sciences Center Fort Worth, TX

Sep 17, 2019

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics in the College of Pharmacy will host a special seminar with faculty member, Nicole Brogden, PhD. Brogden is an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics at the University of Iowa. Refreshments will be served at 11:20 am. All are welcome to attend. 

Sep 19, 2019

Sep 19, 2019

All Day

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In this opening conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help frame the larger scope of a yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” Speakers include the following: Arlene Da´vila is Professor of Anthropology and American Studies at New York University. Her research spans urban ethnography, the political economy of culture and media, consumption, immigration, and geographies of inequality and race. Valerie Martinez...

Sep 20, 2019

Sep 20, 2019

All Day

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In this opening conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help frame the larger scope of a yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” Speakers include the following: Arlene Da´vila is Professor of Anthropology and American Studies at New York University. Her research spans urban ethnography, the political economy of culture and media, consumption, immigration, and geographies of inequality and race. Valerie Martinez...

Sep 20, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Jeffrey Diamond, PhD Senior Investigator, NINDS Title: TBD

Sep 20, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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David M. Lovinger PhD, Chief National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Title: TBD

Sep 21, 2019

Sep 21, 2019

All Day

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In this opening conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help frame the larger scope of a yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” Speakers include the following: Arlene Da´vila is Professor of Anthropology and American Studies at New York University. Her research spans urban ethnography, the political economy of culture and media, consumption, immigration, and geographies of inequality and race. Valerie Martinez...

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 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 8, 2019

Oct 8, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Presented by James Granneman, PhD Professor Department of Molecular Medicine and Genetics Director Center for Integrative Metabolic and Endocrine Research Wayne State University Detroit, MI

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

Oct 25, 2019

Oct 25, 2019

All Day

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In this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three invited speakers will explore questions related to migration and national belonging. Each speaker will deliver a plenary address, which will be followed by Q&A. Speakers include the following: Karma Cha´vez is Associate Professor and Chair of Mexican American & Latina/o Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a rhet...

Oct 29, 2019

Oct 29, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Presented by Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Neurobiology Northwestern University Evanston, IL Co-sponsored by the Iowa Neuroscience Institute

Nov 5, 2019

Nov 5, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Presented by Maribel Rios, PhD Associate Professor Department of Neuroscience Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences Tufts University Boston, MA Co-sponsored by the Iowa Neuroscience Institute

Nov 8, 2019

Nov 8, 2019

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For this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three speakers will address the ways Latina/o/x communities are integrated into and respond to dominant U.S. political and cultural social practices. Speakers will provide a strong historical foundation, attend to political processes, and draw out some of the less formal ways in which citizenship is imagined and practiced in Latina/o/x ...

Jan 28, 2020

Jan 28, 2020

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Presented by Frederic "Woody" Hopf, PhD Associate Professor Department of Neurology University of California San Francisco San Francisco, CA

Jan 31, 2020

Jan 31, 2020

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In this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three speakers will examine the potentials and pitfalls of imagining Latinidades in the Midwestern U.S. Building off the past success of the Latina/o Midwest Symposium, this kickoff event for the spring semester will draw attention to the ways in which Latina/o/x space and identity might be imagined and practiced outside of traditionally...

Feb 25, 2020

Feb 25, 2020

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Presented by Jerrel “Jerry” L. Yakel, PhD Chief, Neurobiology Laboratory and Principal Investigator Ion Channel Physiology Group NIEHS Durham, NC Co-sponsored by the Office of Cultural Affairs and Diversity Initiatives

Mar 24, 2020

Mar 24, 2020

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Presented by Fan Wang, PhD Morris N. Broad Distinguished Professor Department of Neurobiology Faculty Network Member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences Affiliate of the Regeneration Next Initiative Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC

Mar 27, 2020

Mar 27, 2020

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After having addressed issues surrounding formal citizenship and national belonging in the previous semester, this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- will bring subject area experts to discuss modalities of popular belonging (television, sports, music, literature, and more) in Latina/o/x contexts in the U.S. Speakers include the following: Frederick Luis Aldama is Arts and Hum...

Apr 14, 2020

Apr 14, 2020

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Presented by Elena H. Chartoff PhD Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry Director, Neurobiology of Motivated Behavior Laboratory, McLean Hospital McLean Harvard Medical School Boston, MA

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

Apr 21, 2020

Apr 21, 2020

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Presented by Ulrich G. Steidl, MD, PhD Professor Department of Cell Biology and Medicine Albert Einstein Cancer Center Bronx, NY

Apr 30, 2020

Apr 30, 2020

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

May 2, 2020

May 2, 2020

All Day

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

May 5, 2020

May 5, 2020

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Presented by Suzanne M. Appleyard, PhD Associate Professor Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience Washington State University Pullman, WA

May 12, 2020

May 12, 2020

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Presented by Lisa M. Monteggia, PhD Barlow Family Director Vanderbilt Brain Institute Professor Department of Pharmacology Vanderbilt School of Medicine Nashville, TN Co-sponsored by the Iowa Neuroscience Institute