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Biochemistry @ Iowa

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Welcome to the home page of one of the fastest growing departments of biochemistry in the U.S., where our faculty have developed superb educational and research programs. Learn more about our department

Kris DeMali, PhD
Professor and Interim Chair and Departmental Executive Officer


A wide array of educational opportunities are available in the department's undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral programs.


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Structural Biology Interest Group with Dr. Sandipan Chowdhury

Thursday, February 10, 2022, 9:00am to 10:00am

The Structural Biology Interest Group meetings are biweekly at 9:00am. Currently the group meets via Zoom.  The faculty director of the group is Dr. Todd Washington.  To join the mailing list or request the Zoom link, please contact Sonya Housholder in the CCOM Office of Research.  Presentation by Dr. Sandipan Chowdhury, Assistant Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Akiko Iwasaki, PhD

Thursday, February 17, 2022, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Dr. Akiko Iwasaki will present a lecture on February 17 at 4:00pm. Dr. Iwasaki is the Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Immunobiology and Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) at Yale University, and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator.  Presentation details will be updated closer to the event date and may be held via Zoom instead of in-person. ...