Biosciences Program

  • Summer Events 2014

    May 2014

     Date, Time & Place Event/Information  Speaker/Attendees
    Thursday, May 29
    4:30-5:30 p.m.
    EMRB Atrium and Patio 
    Welcome Reception
    All students participating in a biomedical summer undergraduate research program

    June 2014

    Wednesday, June 4
     9:30-11:45 a.m.
    MERF 2117
    Survival Skills Workshop for Young Researchers
    (Registration Required)
    All undergraduates conducting biomedical research with a UI faculty member this summer
    Thursday, June 5
    12:00-1:00 p.m.
    ML 2114 
    Seminar Series
    Using Drosophila to Study Human Diseases 
    Tina Tootle, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology 
    Thursday, June 12
    12:00-1:00 p.m.
    ML 2114 
    Seminar Series
    Elements of Design: How Statistics Can Help You Optimize Your Research Efforts 
    Deborah Dawson, PhD
    Professor of Pediatric Dentistry 
    Thursday, June 19
    12:00-1:00 p.m.
    ML 2114 
    Seminar Series
    Xenobiotics Alter the Human Microbiome 
    John Kirby, PhD
    Associate Professor of Microbiology 
    Thursday, June 26
    12:00-1:00 p.m.
    ML 2114 
    Seminar Series
    Cancer immunotherapy research: A journey taken from the lab to the bedside

    David Lubaroff, PhD
    Professor of Urology 

    July 2014

    Thursday, July 3
    12:00-1:00 p.m.
    ML 2114 
    Seminar Series
    Identification of novel diagnostics and therapeutic targets for the late-pregnancy cardiovascular disorder, preeclampsia
    Justin Grobe, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Pharmacology 
    Thursday, July 10
    12:00-1:00 p.m.
    ML 2114 
    Seminar Series
    Regulation and Role of the Neuropeptide CGRP in Migraine 
    Andy Russo, PhD
    Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics 
    Thursday, July 17
    12:00-1:00 p.m.
    ML 2114 
    Seminar Series
    The Role of Fak in T Cell Activation: How Being Wrong is Sometimes a Good Thing 
    Jon Houtman, PhD
    Associate Professor of Microbiology 
    Thursday, July 24
    12:00-1:00 p.m.
    ML 2114 
    Seminar Series
    Metabolic Control of Gene Expression 
    Charles Brenner, PhD
    Professor, Chair and DEO
    Department of Biochemistry 
    Thursday, July 31
    12:00-1:00 p.m.
    ML 2114 
    Seminar Series
    Transcriptional regulation of T Cell development by Tcf1 and Lef1 
    Howard Xue, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor of Microbiology