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Henry J. Prentiss Award for Superior Achievement in Medical Gross Anatomy Nicholas Jensen with Dr. Marc Pizzimenti The Henry J. Prentiss Award is given to the first-year medical student whose performance is judged outstanding by members of the faculty teaching Medical Gross Anatomy. The students...
Happy Graduate Student Appreciation Week to our students in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology! Our graduate students gathered for lunch and a science trivia led by Dr. Hoffmann !
Charlotte Feddersen successfully passed her Ph.D. thesis on Monday, December 17, 2018, in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology. Her thesis title was, " Utilization of forward genetic approaches to elucidate mechanisms of cancer initiation and drug resistance ". Members of her thesis committee...
Dr. Justin Sipla is a neuroanatomist in the Carver College of Medicine who teaches extensively about the organization and function of the human brain in Iowa’s MD, PA, DPT, neuroscience Ph.D, and Neurology Residency programs. This short lecture is intended for a general audience and will look at...
Daniel Kelpsch successfully defended this PhD thesis entitled: Defining the nuclear localization and functions of actin in Drosophila oogenesis . These studies have established Drosophila follicle development as the first multicellular, developmental system to explore the regulation and functions...
Allerton Park and Retreat Center in Illinois Emily Fox received the Best Poster Award (left) and Nicole Green received 2nd Place for Talk Award (right)
2018 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,...
Bertha Martin is one of our current graduate students the recently participated in the National Scientific Mentoring and Diversity Program (SMDP) Biotech. SMDP is a one year career mentoring program that pairs ethnically diverse students and early career research with industry mentors. These...
ACB Student Awards 2018 Katherine Helmlinger ​ 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...
Hannah Seberg successfully defended her thesis on April 5th, 2018! Title : " Transcription factor AP2 paralogs in melanocytes and melanoma ”. CONGRATULATIONS! In the picture: Hannah (left) and Mentor Robert Cornell, PhD (right)