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 - Dana Carroll, PhD

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Dr. Dana Carroll will visit campus on February 6, 2020 to present a lecture on "Genome Editing: A View from the Edge" at 4:00pm in the Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110A MERF). Dr. Carroll is a Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Utah School of Medicine and a member of the Nuclear Control of Cell Growth and Differentiation Program at the Huntsman Cancer Institute.     ...

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.   

2020 Health Sciences Research Day

Thursday, March 12, 2020, 2:30pm to 6:30pm

The 2020 Health Sciences Research Day will take place on Thursday, March 12, 2020 and will include a poster session, mini-symposia of trainee talks, and a keynote lecture.