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September 2014
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The Motor Control Lab: The Who, the What, and the Why?

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  Join the Des Moines University research community for a series of presentations highlighting the research that is being done on campus and in the local area. This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Physical Therapy program. All DMU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. Purpose Presented by the Physical Therapy Department, this Friday’s seminar features three accomplished DMU Researchers: Drs. Kristin Lowry, Kathy Mercuris and Katie Stevermer. Dr. Lowry joined DMU in October…

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Friday Research Seminar Series: Grapes, Red Wine and Prostate Cancer

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  Join the Des Moines University research community for a series of presentations highlighting the research that is being done on campus and in the local area. This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Microbiology and Immunology department. All DMU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. Grapes, Red Wine and Prostate Cancer Speaker Yujiang Fang, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Des Moines University Yujiang Fang joined the DMU department of microbiology…

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May 2014
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Friday Research Seminar Series

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Training Walking Skill: A Task Oriented Motor Learning Approach PLEASE JOIN US for our final Friday Research Seminar of the Semester!! We will have sandwiches, beverages, and a sweet treat for all those who attend. Please come join us to enjoy refreshments and learn about one of our new faculty members, and what she brings to Des Moines University! This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Doctor of Physical Therapy program.  All faculty members and students are invited to…

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April 2014

Friday Research Seminar Series

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the biochemistry and nutrition department. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Disclosure Des Moines University (DMU) prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend…

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March 2014
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Friday Research Seminar Series

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 281,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50322 United States
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  This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Master of Science in Public Health program. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Disclosure Des Moines University (DMU) prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged…

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Friday Research Seminar Series

March 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series has been canceled. Please join us on Friday, March 28 at noon in SEC #115. Additional information can be found here. 

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February 2014
Free

Friday Research Seminar Series

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the microbiology and immunology department. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Bacterial Poison Tipped Daggers: The Acinetobacter Type VI Secretion System Objectives Summarize the nosocomial risk factors, treatment and pathogenesis of Acinetobacter spp. infection. Describe the structure and function of bacterial type VI secretion systems. Describe the role that the type VI secretion plays in Acinetobacter spp. biology. Speaker Michael Carruthers, Ph.D. Assistant Professor – Microbiology and Immunology, Des Moines University…

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Friday Research Seminar Series

February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. “Exploring The Mechanism of Combination Therapy on Aggressive Natural Killer Cell Leukemia” General knowledge of natural killer cells and the malignancies they can develop. Potential effects of Statins and Verapamil in combination with chemotherapeutic agents on proliferation, the cell cycle, and cytoxicity of Natural Killer Cells. Understanding the role that P-glycoprotein plays in multi-drug resistance and…

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Friday Research Seminar Series

February 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Investigation of Statin Actions on Signal Transduction Pathways in an Aggressive Natural Killer Cell Leukemia Cell Lines Differentiate between cases of natural killer cell leukemia, their symptoms, and prognosis when compared to other lymphomas. Describe previous research involving statins as a tool in cancer treatment. Analyze and question the mechanisms by which statins act on signal…

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December 2013
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Friday Research Seminar Series

December 6, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 281,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50322 United States
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This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Master of Public Health program. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Assessing the Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences in Iowa Speakers Clinton Gudmunson, Ph.D. Assistant professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Iowa State University  Becoming an adult almost inevitably comes with growing pains, often including economic pressure. Understanding people’s beliefs, attitudes, and capabilities regarding money – the evidences of socialization – informs the illusive quest to predict financial behavior,…

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November 2013
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Friday Research Seminar Series

November 22, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 281,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50322 United States
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This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Master of Health Care Administration program. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Lean In / Lean Out: The Evidence and Myths of Gender and Leadership Speakers Fritz Nordengren, MPH Assistant professor – Master of Health Care Administration My research is in learning preferences and the needs and differences of solitary learners and social learners. It begins with Myers Briggs Type Indicator® preferences and expands to explore how to best assist health care…

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Friday Research Seminar Series

November 8, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 281,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50322 United States
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  This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Sympathetic Mechanisms of Thermoregulatory Reflex Cutaneous Vasoconstriction Objectives Describe how skin blood flow is controlled and how this can serve as a model for microvascular function. Explain how the cutaneous vasoconstriction response is altered with primary aging. Identify future experimental directions designed to further elucidate how the cutaneous microvasculature respond to thermal stress.    Speaker James Lang, Ph.D.…

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