Biosciences Program

  •  Date, Time & Place Event/Information  Speaker/Attendees

    May 2013

    Friday, May 31
    9:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
    2117 MERF  
    Survival Skills Workshop for Young Researchers
    You must register to participate
    All undergraduates conducting biomedical research with a faculty mentor this summer

    June 2013  

    Tuesday, June 4th
    4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
    EMRB Atrium & Patio
    Welcome Reception  All Students Participating in Biomedical Summer Research Programs
    Thursday, June 6
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    2126 MERF  
    Seminar Series
    Using Drosophila to study human disease
    Tina Tootle, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Anatomy & Cell Biology
    Thursday, June 13
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    2126 MERF
    Seminar Series
    How Fak and Pyk2 control human T cell activation
    Jon Houtman, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Microbiology
    Thursday, June 20
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    2126 MERF
    Seminar Series
    Regulation of  T cell responses by the surface molecule Tim-3
    John Colgan, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Internal Medicine
    * Thursday, June 27
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    2114 ML 
    Seminar Series
    Elements of Study Design: How Statistics Can Help You Optimize Your Research Efforts
    Deborah Dawson, PhD
    Professor
    Dows Institute for Dental Research

    July 2013  

    Thursday, July 11
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    2126 MERF
    Seminar Series
    Soluble Flt1, implicated in pre-eclampsia, originates in the placenta in multiple ways.
    Christie Thomas, MBBS
    Professor
    Internal Medicine
    Thursday, July 18
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    2126 MERF
    Seminar Series
    Anti-Cancer Monoclonal Antibodies
    George Weiner, MD
    Professor
    Internal Medicine
    Thursday, July 25
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    2126 MERF
    Seminar Series
    The Super Secret Shadow Organ that Facilitates Fat Metabolism
    Brandon Davies, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Biochemistry
    Tuesday, July 30th
    4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
    EMRB Atrium & Patio
    Farewell Reception   All Students Participating in Biomedical Summer Research Programs  
    Wednesday, July 31st
    1:30 - 5:00 p.m.
    Iowa Memorial Union
    Main Lounge
    Summer Undergraduate Research Conference
    sponsored by the UI Graduate College
    Contact Paul Meintel (335-2147) with questions
    All Students Participating in Summer Research Programs

    August 2013

    Thursday, August 1
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    2126 MERF
    Seminar Series
    From Clocks to Behavior: Neural Output in the Drosophila Circadian Pacemaker
    Bridget Lear, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Biology