Thursday, 03 Feb 2022
In this session you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the IRB. A member of IRB staff will walk through key sections of the IRB application and explain what the IRB looks for during the review process.
Tuesday, 08 Feb 2022
Seminar: Tackling maize's contribution to climate change by learning from all plant genomic diversity
Join this Genetics, Development and Cell Biology department seminar to hear about research helping maize agriculture adapt to climate change and become a key element in carbon sequestration.
Friday, 11 Feb 2022
Join this seminar to hear about research looking at the plasmodesmata pathway regulation in plant cells. The many techniques and tolls used to study these pathways will be discussed, as well as where the future research may go.
Monday, 14 Feb 2022
Seminar: ISU's Tracing Race Initiative: Black students at Iowa State College and their housing experiences to 1940
Join this Department of Horticulture seminar where Erin Ridnour will introduce the Parks Library Tracing Race at ISU initiative and Dr. Gloria Betcher will discuss the ways her teams project, "Mapping the Black ISC Student Housing Experience to 1940," has led to surprising narratives of African American students who attended Iowa State College.
Tuesday, 15 Feb 2022
Seminar: Speaking up in STEM: Investigating the self advocacy and classroom experiences of undergraduates with ADHD and specific learning disorders
Several systemic barriers contribute to the underrepresentation of students with disabilities in STEM. Hear from postdoc researcher Mariel Pfeifer from the University of Georgia discuss her research into self-advocacy experiences of students with disabilities.
Monday, 21 Feb 2022
Join this session to learn about a garden that truly rocks! Hear Jeff Epping, Director of Horticulture at the Olbrich Botanical Gardens in Madison, Wi, discuss integrating Earth-friendly gravel gardens into a landscape. These gardens require less water, mulch, energy, chemical or labor than traditional rock gardens yet provide many benefits.
Wednesday, 23 Feb 2022
In this session, you will learn how to determine whether IRB oversight is required for your project. We'll also examine the various levels of IRB review (Exempt, Expedited, Full Committee).
Thursday, 24 Feb 2022
If you have a PI leaving before the next school year, this training is for you. OSPA, OIPTT, and SPA will present on tips and tricks to make your life as a research administrator as easy as possible during this chaotic time.
Monday, 28 Feb 2022
Join this seminar to hear from Mark Dwyer, Horticulturist from Landscape Prescriptions by MD in Janesvill, Wi. Mark will discuss specific enabling features to accommodate specific user, encourage engagement and provide a welcoming garden space for all visitors and users. Gain some insight into the use of materials and layouts to promote active programmatic use for physical therapy, horticulture therapy, and more.