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Feb 20, 2019

Feb 20, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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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.

Feb 20, 2019

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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This workshop will provide a basic introduction to graphics in R. Topics for this workshop primarily covers creating and editing presentation-quality graphics (e.g. bar graphs, box plots, scatterplots) using the base, lattice, and ggplot plotting engines. This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with only basic familiarity with R. Example code will be provided. Please register here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3rUP3Hee2GNOyLr For complete list of Spring 2019 I...

Feb 21, 2019

Feb 21, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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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.

Feb 21, 2019

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.

Feb 21, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

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Analytical Chemistry Seminar Department of Biochemistry, University of Iowa

Feb 21, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

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The workshop will provide a brief introduction to spatial analysis, focusing on spatial regression using GeoDa, a free software package. Participants will learn to identify spatial dependency in the spatial datasets, visualize spatial autocorrelation and run spatial regression models.  Participants are highly recommended to take 'ISRC Workshop: Introduction to ArcMap' as a prerequisite for some familiarity with spatial datasets and ArcMap, but no prior knowledge of GeoDa is required. Part...

Feb 22, 2019

Feb 22, 2019

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Iowa City Darwin Day is a grand celebration of science and its many contributions to humanity! As in previous years, this year we welcome a slate of world-renowned scientists who will share their research in a series of professional seminars and public talks over two days.  All events are free and open to the public. DAY 1: Friday, February 22, Kollros Auditorium, Biology Building East 2:30 pm   Reception 3:00 pm  "Health and Survival in the Context of Medieval Mortality Crises...

Feb 22, 2019

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Iowa City Darwin Day is a grand celebration of science and its many contributions to humanity! As in previous years, this year we welcome a slate of world-renowned scientists who will share their research in a series of professional seminars and public talks over two days.  All events are free and open to the public. DAY 2: Saturday, February 23 Macbride Hall Auditorium   9:00 am   Coffee and pastries   9:30 am  “Odd Animal Eyes: Insights into Evolution and Biotechnology." Jean...

Feb 22, 2019

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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Department of Chemistry Open House

Feb 25, 2019

Feb 25, 2019

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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This workshop will provide a basic introduction to graphics in Stata. Topics for this workshop primarily covers creating and editing presentation-quality graphics (e.g. bar graphs, box plots, scatterplots) using stata code. This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with only basic familiarity with Stata. Example code will be provided. Please register here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dpoTIONcfWJ1y85 For complete list of Spring 2019 ISRC Workshops, click here.

Feb 28, 2019

Feb 28, 2019

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The NINDS Clinical Trials Methodology Course (CTMC) is accepting applications for the 2019 cohort. The goal of CTMC is to help investigators develop scientifically rigorous, yet practical clinical trial protocols. The focus is on investigators who have not previously designed their own prospective, interventional clinical trials. The residential part of course will be help from July 22 to 25 in Iowa City, IA. Funding for travel (within the U.S.) and accommodations will be provided for pa...

Feb 28, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

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Analytical Chemistry Seminar Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa

Feb 28, 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.

Feb 28, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

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Title: A Path towards Innovative Flow Field Imaging Presented by Dr. Jiarong Hong, Ph.D. Benjamin Mayhugh Associate Professor & McKnight Land-Grant Professor University of Minnesota Abstract: Scientific discoveries in the modern era have been largely driven by the advancement of observation and measurement tools. In this presentation, I will illustrate the implementation of such tool-driven methodology in the context of fluid mechanics with three examples. As the first example, I...

Feb 28, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Stanley Cafe

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Television shows like CSI and Silent Witness have created an exaggerated, rapid-fire perception of laboratory science. In reality, identifying the source of harmful exposures involves a network of specialists, advanced analytical methodology, and time. It is critical to accurately characterize the source of exposure in order to reduce the prevalence of acute and chronic illness.  Using case studies of pathogenic and chemical exposures, State Hygienic Laboratory Disease Control Director Wa...

Mar 1, 2019

Mar 1, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Want to know as soon as an exciting new article is published? Tired of skimming the websites or paper copies of multiple journals to see what is in the new issue? This hands-on session will show you how to create a single destination for information from your favorite journals, databases, websites and blogs using RSS feeds and auto-alerts.

Mar 1, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Chemistry Colloquium Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University Host:  Profs. Scott Shaw and Amanda Haes  

Mar 5, 2019

Mar 5, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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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.

Mar 5, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The program will include remarks by President Bruce Harreld, Provost Sue Curry, and VP for Medical Affairs and Dean Brooks Jackson.  The wall will highlight papers from our faculty that are distinguished by being cited over 1,000 times by at least two of three academic citation indices.  Such a distinction testifies to the importance and impact of these scientific works. The faculty to be honored at this inaugural event are:   François Abboud (Internal Medicine) Michael Abramoff (Oph...

Mar 8, 2019

Mar 8, 2019

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Across the country, leaders of PhD programs in the humanities face a conundrum. How can a department honor the subjects, methods, and practices of their disciplines while also preparing graduates for diverse careers? To inspire our thinking, we have invited directors of some of the most imaginative programs across the country for an Obermann Working Symposium as part of the Andrew W. Mellon–funded Humanities for the Public Good initiative. The daylong program will be held Friday, March 8 ...

Mar 8, 2019

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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?Welcome books, films, art, and music from 1923 into the public domain during the Public Domain Celebration! Stop by to learn more about what the public domain is and make a button to publicize what it means to enjoy and use copyright-free content.

Mar 8, 2019

12:30 PM - 2:20 PM

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In this workshop, we will talk about different ways of web data retrieval using Python. In the first part, we will retrieve data using well-written application programming interfaces (APIs). We will go through the common procedure of applying for API keys, finding well-written related packages, and parse JSON/XML outputs. In the second part, we will manually scrape data given a webpage. If there's enough time, we will also cover scraping data from webpages where javascript is used for dynami...

Mar 8, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Match male and female birds with their eggs and nests in this OER puzzle game for primary school students. When trying to figure out which birds go with which eggs and nests, remember that male and female birds look different (sexual dimorphism) and that the appearance of eggs and nests reflect where their owners live (habitat). If you feel ambitious, try to remember the birds' common and Latin (scientific) names or even learn what the Latin names mean!  ? Egghead is supported by the Univ...

Mar 8, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Chemistry Colloquium Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Lehigh University Host:  Prof. Sara Mason

Mar 11, 2019

Mar 11, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 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.

Mar 11, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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What is community engaged research and why should you consider community engagement as you design and carry out your research? Why are national funding agencies encouraging—and sometimes requiring—community engagement plans in research studies? Discuss the benefits of engaging communities in health research at our first Community Engagement Lecture. Speaker Dr. Edith Parker, MPH, DrPH, Dean of the College of Public Health A nationally recognized expert on Community-Based Particip...

Mar 14, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

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Title: TBD  - Area: Controls & Biomechanics Presented by: Juan Ren Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Iowa State University   Individuals with disabilities are encourages to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events.  If you have a disability which requires accommodation to participate, please contact the department prior to the event at 319-335-5939.

Mar 15, 2019

Mar 15, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Chemistry Colloquium Department of Chemistry, School of Science and Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University Host:  Prof. Lei Geng and Pittcon

Mar 20, 2019

Mar 20, 2019

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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This workshop will provide a tutorial on multilevel models (also known as hierarchical linear models). This workshop will cover how to conduct multilevel analyses using both R and Stata with continuous and binary dependent variables. We assume that participants have no prior knowledge of multilevel modeling and only basic familiarity with R and Stata. Example code will be provided. Please register here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a3mw1HVIZQKMH41 For complete list of Spring...

Mar 25, 2019

Mar 25, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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This class will provide a framework for developing a literature search for a systematic review. Topics will include the following: standards and criteria to consider, establishing a plan, registering a protocol, developing a research question, determining where to search, identifying search terms, reporting search strategies, and managing references.  

Mar 26, 2019

Mar 26, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources with Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh], a free, easy-to-use web browser tool. Learn more at our hands on session and start gathering your materials in Zotero right away.

Mar 27, 2019

Mar 27, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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In this Obermann Conversation, we’ll hear from activists representing various organizations about current projects that support, amplify, and advocate for people with disabilities. Tammy Nyden gives an overview of the work of the Johnson County Children’s Colation, a project of our local NAMI; Michael Hoenig shares the disability training offered to UI health sciences students; Andrew Tubbs describes the work of Combined Efforts’ multi-arts projects; Sujit Singh will talk about a local telev...

Mar 28, 2019

Mar 28, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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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.

Mar 28, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

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Title: TBD  - Area: Environmental Fluids Presented by: Dr. Corey Markfort, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering University of Iowa   Individuals with disabilities are encourages to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events.  If you have a disability which requires accommodation to participate, please contact the department prior to the event at 319-335-5939.

Mar 29, 2019

Mar 29, 2019

12:30 PM - 2:20 PM

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In this workshop, we will have a brief introduction to social network analysis in Python using NetworkX. We will start by comparing different packages in Python for network data analysis. We then use one or more real work datasets to familiarize ourselves with the functions in NetworkX, including network statistics, visualization, clustering, etc. If time permits, we would also play with some state-of-the-art network embedding algorithms. Please bring your own laptop for hands-on exercise an...

Mar 29, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Chemistry Colloquium Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arizona Host:  Prof. Nicole Becker

Apr 1, 2019

Apr 1, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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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...

Apr 2, 2019

Apr 2, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Have you ever accidently lost or deleted your old files? Have you ever had trouble locating the current version among multiple versions of your paper? Come and learn best practices on file naming conventions. File naming conventions are a set of rules that help you name your files in a consistent, logical, predictable way, allowing you to distinguish similar files from one another at a glance. With good file naming conventions, you will be able to access files without rethinking the process ...

Apr 3, 2019

Apr 3, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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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.

Apr 4, 2019

Apr 4, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

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Analytical Chemistry Seminar Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa

Apr 4, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

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Title: TBD  - Area: Controls & Robotics Presented by: Chau Ton Air Force Research Lab   Individuals with disabilities are encourages to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events.  If you have a disability which requires accommodation to participate, please contact the department prior to the event at 319-335-5939.

Apr 5, 2019

Apr 5, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Wawzonek Lecture Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Baylor University Host:  Prof. Chris Pigge

Apr 11, 2019

Apr 11, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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The  annual Research Open House showcases the research activities and accomplishments of the College of Engineering's graduate and undergraduate students in this large poster fair open to the public.

Apr 11, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

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Analytical Chemistry Seminar Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa

Apr 11, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

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Analytical Chemistry Seminar Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa

Apr 11, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 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.

Apr 12, 2019

Apr 12, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Chemistry Colloquium Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa Host:  Prof. Jim Gloer

Apr 15, 2019

Apr 15, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 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...

Apr 16, 2019

Apr 16, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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This class will provide a framework for developing a literature search for a systematic review. Topics will include the following: standards and criteria to consider, establishing a plan, registering a protocol, developing a research question, determining where to search, identifying search terms, reporting search strategies, and managing references.  

Apr 17, 2019

Apr 17, 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.

Apr 18, 2019

Apr 18, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

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Analytical Chemistry Seminar Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa

Apr 18, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

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Dr. Wang is an assistant professor in the Management Sciences department at the Tippie College of Business.

Apr 19, 2019

Apr 19, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Chemistry Colloquium Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Windsor Host:  Prof. Len MacGillivray

Apr 23, 2019

Apr 23, 2019

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Every spring, the Department of Biochemistry holds the Lata Symposium.  This symposium celebrates the research accomplishments of Biochemistry undergraduates and provides graduating seniors an opportunity to present their research results to the Department and interested members of the public.

Apr 23, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 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...

Apr 24, 2019

Apr 24, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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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.

Apr 24, 2019

4:00 PM

Voxman Music Building, VOX 5 (Choral Room)

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Presentation by Dr. Timothy Stalter and Nikki White

Apr 25, 2019

Apr 25, 2019

12:30 AM - 1:20 PM

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Analytical Chemistry Seminar Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa

Apr 25, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

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Title: TBD  - Area: Fluids Presented by: Dr. Yin Lu Young, Ph.D. Professor of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, College of Engineering University of Michigan Individuals with disabilities are encourages to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events.  If you have a disability which requires accommodation to participate, please contact the department prior to the event at 319-335-5939.

Apr 26, 2019

Apr 26, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Chemistry Colloquium Department of Chemistry, University of Utah Host:  Prof. M. Lei Geng

Apr 30, 2019

Apr 30, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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This workshop introduces you to the Gene Ontology (GO) framework. Publications in molecular biology mostly lack a unified language to describe their hypotheses and findings; written in ‘natural’ language, they may be easier to read but are often difficult to compare. GO, in contrast, is a controlled language that enables describing molecular functions, cellular components, and biological processes across species. Thus, it highlights similarities between observations, avoids ambiguity, and fa...

Apr 30, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Presented by Satya Tadinada Graduate Student in Dr. Dale Abel's Lab

May 1, 2019

May 1, 2019

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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This workshop will introduce participants to additional techniques of network analysis. Specific focus is given to calculating network statistics (e.g. transitivity, dyad and triad census), community detection, hypothesis testing, basic network regression, and exponential random graph models (ERGMs). This is a more advanced workshop appropriate for those with both basic familiarity of network analysis and R. Example code will be provided. Please register here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/...

May 2, 2019

May 2, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

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Analytical Chemistry Seminar Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa

May 3, 2019

May 3, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Chemistry Colloquium Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh Host:  Prof. Christopher Cheatum

Jul 22, 2019

Jul 22, 2019

All Day

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The NINDS Clinical Trials Methodology Course (CTMC) is accepting applications for the 2019 cohort. The goal of CTMC is to help investigators develop scientifically rigorous, yet practical clinical trial protocols. The focus is on investigators who have not previously designed their own prospective, interventional clinical trials. The residential part of course will be help from July 22 to 25 in Iowa City, IA. Funding for travel (within the U.S.) and accommodations will be provided for pa...