Dr. Lois Gehring Graduate Student Scholarship

Congratulations to Nicholas Hammons, Rebecca Splitt, and Grace Ciampa for receiving the Dr. Lois Gehring Graduate Student Scholarship! This scholarship is given to the most meritorious second year Biochemistry graduate students based on academic and research achievements.

The prize is named in honor of Lois Bigger Gehring, an extremely talented biochemist and graduate of the University of Iowa. Lois is a native of Mt. Vernon, Iowa. She attended Cornell College and majored in biology and chemistry. Lois earned her M.S. in bacteriology from the University of Iowa in 1949 and a PhD in biochemistry from Cambridge University in 1952. Her scientific achievements include a Fullbright Scholarship, a Public Health Service Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, a Carlisle Fellowship, and an Ernst Post-Doctoral Fellowship.


Wednesday, September 8, 2021