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Wenjie Yu successfully passed his Ph.D. examination on Friday, October 6, 2017 in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology. His thesis title was "A Pitx2-Irx1 regulatory network controls dental epithelial stem cell differentiation during tooth development". Members of his thesis committee were...
2017 Deeded Body Memorial Service The University of Iowa, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Deeded Body Program, held its annual memorial service for those individuals whose bodies we utilized for educational and research purposes at the UI during the past year, at 1:30 p.m. on Friday,...
Graduate student, Anurag Kakkerla Balaraju, successfully passed his comprehensive examination on Thursday, June 15, 2017 in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology. The title of his proposal was "Role of Glypican-4 in early endoderm morphogenesis". Anurag received his B.S. from Osmania...
Graduate student, Yan Yan, successfully passed her comprehensive examination on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology. The title of her proposal was "The Function of Six2 in Palatogenesis". Yan received her B.S. from Shanghai Normal University and her M.S. from East...
The M1/PA1 Teacher of the Year award is awarded annually to a faculty member chosen by the first year medical/physician assistant class. This year, the four faculty nominees were Darren Hoffmann, Marc Pizzimenti, Justin Sipla and Nathan Swailes. Justin Sipla was chosen as the winner of the award...
Cora Claypool W.R. Ingram Award for Superior Achievement in Functional Neuroanatomy This award is presented annually in recognition of outstanding performance by a student in the Functional Neuroanatomy Course. Dr. Walter R. Ingram served as Head of the Department of Anatomy from 1940-1966 and was...
Peterson (Kariuki) Maina (left) successfully passed his Ph.D. examination on Friday, April 14, 2017 in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology. His thesis title was "Novel Oncogenic Roles and Regulations of Histone Demethylase PHF8 in Prostate Cancer". Members of his thesis committee were chair...
Tina Tootle was recognized for her Diversity Catalyst Award at the annual Faculty Awards Banquet held in March 2017. Congratulations Tina!
Darren Hoffmann was recognized for his CCOM Collegiate Teaching Award at the annual Faculty Awards Banquet held in March 2017. Congratulations Darren!
On December 20th, 2016, the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology held its annual Years of Service Recognition Ceremony, honoring faculty and staff who have reached a landmark year in their service to the Department and University. This year’s honorees were as follows: 5 years Zehua Feng Hank Qi...