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Posted July 21, 2016

STEM

Careers University of Iowa Health Care faculty and staff will host siblings of future UI students attending orientation today to help them explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) at the UI. This evening, UI Carver College of Medicine students will offer interactive STEM activities at Downtown Thursdays in Tipton, Iowa.

Preventing Infections

A study at the Iowa City Veterans Administration led by a UI physician found that an infection control program can reduce the transmission of the gut bacteria that carry the new “superbug” known as MCR by more than 40 percent.

OR Tours

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will host an open house and tours of four new and larger main operating rooms and two new bigger pediatric catheterization labs from 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, July 22.

Genetic Applications

The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics will hold an educational session to help undergraduate students in their application process to genetic counseling master programs on Wednesday, July 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Eckstein Medical Research Building at the University of Iowa.

Brain Study

UI Health Care researchers are enrolling children between the ages of 3 and 5 in a study of early-childhood brain structure and function that uses new technology called a near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) cap, which measures blood flow in the brain.

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