Logo for University of Iowa Health Care This logo represents the University of Iowa Health Care

18th Annual Gene F. Lata Undergraduate Research Symposium

Four students presented at this year’s Undergraduate Honors Program. This year marks the eighteenth year of the Gene F. Lata Undergraduate Research Symposium.

(L to R: Spenser Johnson, Isabella Perales, Lanchi Nguyen, Cade Rahlf)

The speakers this year were:

Spenser Johnson – The Inhibition of Thioredoxin Reductase in a Mouse Xenograft Model with Auranofin, Mentor: Douglas Spitz
Lanchi Nguyen – Isolation and Analysis of Functional Mitochondria in Mice Models, Mentor: Donna Hammond
Isabella Perales – Structural changes in centrosomes correlate with activation of a checkpoint that triggers germline stem cell loss, Mentor: Pamela Geyer
Cade Rahlf – Defining an Interaction Between A-type Fibroblast Growth Factor Homologous Factors and Calmodulin, Mentor: Madeline Shea

Please join Professor Marc Wold, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Honors Advisor, in congratulating these 2022 graduates and their research mentors for a job well done.

Friday, May 6, 2022