Research

  • Distinguished Biomedical Scholars Lecture Series

    The Distinguished Biomedical Scholars Lecture Series features top-tier scientists and physicians performing high-impact research in a variety of areas.

    Most Lectures, with few exceptions, will be held on the third Thursday of each month beginning in September. The seminars will be of broad interest and are open to all University of Iowa faculty, staff, students and the public. A list of previous speakers is located here.  A printer-friendly seminar schedule for 2015-2016 is here. Most seminars are recorded and can be viewed by University of Iowa faculty, staff and students online. 

    2015-2016 Schedule

    Roth, Alvin

    Market Design and Medical Marketplaces

    Alvin Roth, PhD
    2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics
    Craig and Susan McCaw Professor of Economics, Stanford University
    Gund Professor of Economics and Business Administration Emeritus, Harvard University
    Co-Sponsored by the UI Carver College of Medicine and the Tippie College of Business Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professorship

    Thursday, September 17, 2015
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF) 

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    The Ida Cordelia Beam Lecture, "Who Gets What and Why - Market Design and Marketplaces," is scheduled for Friday, September 18, 2015, 3:00-4:00 pm in the Pappajohn Business Building, Room S401.

    Mandel, Gail

    Title TBA

    Gail Mandel, PhD 
    Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    Senior Scientist, Vollum Institute
    Oregon Health and Science University
    Co-Sponsored by the Department of Pharmacology Michael J. Brody Memorial Lecture

    Thursday, October 15, 2015
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)

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    Snyder, Solomon 

    Novel Neural Messengers in Huntington's Disease

    Solomon Snyder, MD, DSc, DPhil
    University Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Psychiatry
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Co-Sponsored by the Medical Scientist Training Program

    Thursday, November 19, 2015
    4:00-5:00pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)

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    Thursday, February 18, 2016
    4:00-5:00pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)

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    June, Carl

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    Carl June, MD
    Director, Translational Research Program
    Richard W. Vague Professor in Immunotherapy
    Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute
    University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
    Co-Sponsored by the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Thursday, March 10, 2016
    4:00-5:00pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)

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    Amon, Angelika

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    Angelika Amon, PhD
    Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    Kathleen and Curtis Marble Professor of Cancer Research
    Massachussetts Institute of Technology
    Co-Sponsored by the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

    Thursday, May 5, 2016
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)