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The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IIHG) is dedicated to promoting clinical care, research and education focused on the medical and scientific significance of variation in the human genome. The IIHG serves as a statewide resource for outreach about issues related to understanding the extent and meaning of human DNA sequence variation. Learn more...


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Quality control during sexual reproduction - lessons from the nematode C. elegans

Friday, October 7, 2022, 5:00pm to 7:00pm

The 2022 Genetics Student Retreat will be held at the UI Art Building West. On Oct. 7 there will be a Public Presentation by our keynote speaker, Dr. Abby Dernburg. Doors will open at 5 p.m., presentation will begin at 6....

Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Amy Arnsten, PhD

Thursday, October 13, 2022, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Dr. Amy Arnsten, PhD will present a lecture on Oct. 13 at 4 p.m. Dr. Arnsten is the Albert E. Kent Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Psychology and Member of the Kavli Institute of Neuroscience at Yale University. Presentation details will be updated closer to the event date and will be held in-person as well as by Zoom....

Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Paul Bieniasz, PhD

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

Title: TBD...