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I’d like to personally invite you to attend the 16th annual meeting of the Iowa Physiological Society, to be held on Saturday, September 29th at Des Moines University. The mission of the Iowa Physiological Society (IPS) is to unite physiologists in enhancing, networking and advancing physiology throughout the State of Iowa. This is at the molecular, cellular, organ and whole body levels. Both basic and applied research as well as teaching are included.
As such, the program will include a combination of oral and poster presentations on both Research and Education in Physiology. The Keynote Address in Physiological Research will be delivered by Michael Sturek, Ph.D., Indiana University School of Medicine. The Keynote Address in Physiological Education will be delivered by Dee Silverthorn, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
This year there will be group activities that discuss on current challenges in physiological research and education in the many different environments. These discussions will hopefully provide the ground for further communication, and mutual learning and collaboration among participants in both research and teaching. The discussions will be facilitated by a panel of experts, but are expected to bring everyone together in meeting the challenges we face in research and teaching today.
We invite abstract submission from faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students. Abstracts can be in either physiological research or education. We are happy to announce that there will be poster competition for graduate and undergraduate students, with $200, $100, and $50 awards to first, second and third place winners in each category.
Below you will find a preliminary program and link to submit your abstracts as well as abstract judgment criteria. We look forward to your participation in the program and a successful meeting!
Kim Tran President, Iowa Physiological Society
Scientists, physician scientists, educators, undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Exchange the latest progresses in the field of physiological research and education. 2. Exchange best approaches to meet the current challenges in physiological education at different environments. 3. Discuss challenges to doing research at different environments in the current climate of funding and ways to meet those challenges. 4. Enhance communication, interaction and collaboration among scientists, educators and students via the above activities.
This agenda is subject to change.
Group B: Location: Student Education Center 115 Theme: Current challenges of teaching physiology at the levels of community colleges, undergraduate environment, medical school and graduate school levels and how to adapt your teaching tool kits to meet those challenges.
Michael Sturek, Ph.D. Professor and chair, Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, Indiana University School of Medicine Biography
Dee Silverthorn, Ph.D. Senior Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin
We are excited to announce the IPS Meeting will be offering a poster session and all students and faculty attending are invited to participate.
Faculty, students and trainees are encouraged to submit abstracts. There is no limit on the number of abstracts a person can submit. Prizes of $200, $100 and $50 will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners in both the undergraduate and graduate poster competition categories. Competing posters will be judged on the following criteria:
Deadline to register your poster and submit your abstract is: September 23, 2012.
Posters should be no more than 5? wide and 4? high. Materials to hang your poster will be available onsite. On the day of the program, posters must be displayed in the Olson Medical Education Center by 9:00 a.m. and removed at the end of the meeting.
Iowa Chapter of the American Physiological Society website
Kim Tran, M.D., Ph.D. Des Moines University Department of Physiology and Pharmacology Des Moines, IA 50312 firstname.lastname@example.org
Julia A. Moffitt, Ph.D. Des Moines University Department of Physiology and Pharmacology Des Moines, IA 50312 email@example.com
Josh Selsby, Ph.D. Department of Animal Sciences, Iowa State University Ames, IA 50011 firstname.lastname@example.org
Harald M. Stauss, M.D., Ph.D. Department of Integrative Physiology University of Iowa Iowa City, IA 52242 email@example.com
Mike Lyons, Ph.D. Grandview University Des Moines, IA 50316 firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration will include continental breakfast, lunch, afternoon refreshment, and program syllabus. Registration will close on September 27, 2012.
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Vanessa Ross, CMP Manager, Continuing Medical Education Des Moines University 3200 Grand Avenue Des Moines, IA 50312 515-271-1541 email@example.com www.dmu.edu/cme
Kim Tran, M.D., Ph.D. President, Iowa Physiological Society Assistant Professor, Physiology & Pharmacology Des Moines University 3200 Grand Avenue Des Moines, IA 50312 515-271-7849 firstname.lastname@example.org
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