Biochemistry @ Iowa

Charles Brenner, PhD


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Charles Brenner, PhD
Chair and DEO, Department of Biochemistry


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


Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Douglas Lowy, MD

Thursday, October 18, 2018, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Dr. Douglas Lowy, MD, will visit campus on October 18, 2018 to present a lecture on "Global Control of HPV-associated Cancers by Vaccination and Screening" at 4:00pm in the Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110A MERF). Dr. Lowy is an NIH Distinguished Investigator in the Laboratory of Cellular Oncology and Deputy Director of the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. ...

Biochemistry Workshop: Ryan Sheldon and Kelli Sylvers

Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Hepatic mitrochondrial citrate carrier disruption reroutes glucose from lipogenesis into glutamine" Ryan Sheldon Post Doc Taylor Lab Department of Biochemistry University of Iowa "Lipase regulation by ANGPTL3" Kelli Sylvers Grad Student Davies Lab Department of Biochemistry  University of Iowa