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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

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


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Neuroscience & Pharmacology Graduate Student Workshop - Emily Lavering and Erica Gansemer

Thursday, February 25, 2021, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Presented by Emily Lavering Graduate Student in Dr. Dan Week's lab Presented by Erica Gansemer Graduate Student in Dr. Tom Rutkowski's lab

Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Pascale Cossart, PhD

Thursday, March 25, 2021, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Dr. Pascale Cossart will present a lecture (title TBA) on March 25 at 4:00pm. Dr. Cossart is Mootha is te Secrétaire Perpétuel de l’Académie des Sciences and Emeritus Professor at the Pasteur Institute. Presentation details will be updated closer to the event date and may be held via Zoom instead of in-person. ...