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Okeoma research highlighted in Microbe Post

Cheoma Okeoma's research was highlighted in the Society for General Microbiology's blog, Microbe Post, on August 6, 2014.

SSTP student in Okeoma lab wins Best Imagery Award

On July 25, 2014, Aidan Wang of Mercer Island High School in Mercer Island, WA, was awarded the Belin-Blank Center, Secondary Student Training Program (SSTP) Best Imagery Award for his research poster...

UI Immunology Community Featured in Immunologic Research

The University of Iowa Immunology community was featured in the August 2014 issue of Immunologic Research. This demonstrates the strength and interdisciplinary nature of Immunology at Iowa.

Summer programs offer research experience to undergraduates

The Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is welcoming 150 undergraduate students this summer to participate in the college’s many research programs. These summer programs offer participant...

Moller-Tank successfully defends PhD thesis

Sven Moller-Tank successfully defended his PhD thesis, "The Role of TIM-1 in Enveloped Virus Entry," on Friday, July 11, 2014.  Sven is pictured here with his mentor, Wendy Maury, PhD.

Jorgenson successfully defends PhD thesis

Matthew Jorgenson, a student in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics, successfully defended his PhD thesis, "Breaking down walls: studies of RlpA from Pseudomonas aeruginosa," on Monday,...

Susanna Harris named 2014 Allen J. Markovetz Award winner

Susanna Harris received the 2014 Allen J. Markovetz Award for the best undergraduate student poster presentation. Susanna's poster will be displayed in the Department of Microbiology through Summer 20...

Peter Intile named Usha Balakrishnan Prize winner

Peter Intile is the winner of the Usha Balakrishnan Prize for best Microbiology student poster presentation at Carver College of Medicine Research Week 2014. Peter's poster will be displayed in the De...

Wilson honored for excellence - Regents awards recognize contributions to public higher education

Mary E. Wilson, MD, is one of six University of Iowa faculty members to receive the 2014 Regents Award for Faculty  Excellence.

UI Scientists Working to Understand MERS - KCRG-TV9

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Centers for Disease Control identified the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, or MERS, in the United States on May 2nd. The virus was found in a person i...

UI Middle East Respiratory Syndrome expert available to comment

The University of Iowa has an expert available to comment on the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).

Louisa Muscatine High School students visit Klingelhutz lab

Students from Louisa Muscatine High School's Comp 2 class attended a University of Iowa Health Care STEM educational experience on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. During their visit, they met with Al Kling...

The Immortal HeLa at Iowa

What does Henrietta Lacks, a woman who died in 1951 from cervical cancer in Baltimore, have to do with the University of Iowa? Much more than you might think.