A Statewide Resource

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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Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Dr. Jeffrey Friedman

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Dr. Jeffrey Friedman, MD, PhD will visit campus on November 14, 2019 to present a lecture on "Leptin and the Homeostatic Control of Food Intake and Body Weight" at 3:00pm in the Urmila Sahai Seminar Room (2117 MERF). Dr. Friedman is the Marilyn M. Simpson Professor in the Laboratory of Molecular Genetics at The Rockefeller University and an Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute.     ...

INI Seminar: Zhaolan (Joe) Zhou, PhD

Friday, December 6, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Lecture title: TBD Zhaolan (Joe) Zhou, PhD Associate Professor of Genetics University of Pennsylvania

Wall of Scholarship - Spring 2020

Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The Wall of Scholarship highlights papers from UI Carver College of Medicine faculty that are distinguished by being cited over 1,000 times by at least two of three academic citation indices.  Such a distinction testifies to the importance and impact of these scientific works. More information will be provided closer to the event.