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Dr. Ashutosh Mangalam , Assistant Professor for Pathology, received grant funding from US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health. The title of this project is "Linking diet, gut microbiota and autoimmune disease: Bacteria induced phytoestrogen metabolites impact...
In January 2016, the Office of Research and Economic Development launched a Dare to Discover campaign showcasing researchers, scholars, and creators from across the University of Iowa, including a series of banners throughout downtown Iowa City. Sharon Idiga , Rey Franqui Machin , Katherine...
Please join us in congratulating Reinaldo Franqui Machin to have been selected as a fellow to the prestigious and highly competitive program at the Yale Ciencia Academy. He will attend the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Austin, TX in February. http://...
Dr. Dale Abel, Director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center and chair of the Department of Internal Medicine in the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, will deliver the 35th annual UI Presidential Lecture, “Overfeeding the Heart: Diabetes and...
Congratulations to Michael Hayes for successfully defending his Ph.D thesis on December 14th 2017! His thesis title was: "Investigating the Organization and Regulation of Aggregated Proteins Within Sub-Nuclear Organelles". Pictured below are his mentor Dr. Daniel Weeks (right) and Michael Hayes (...
Congratulations to Lucas Bon Durant for successfully defending his Ph.D thesis on December 8th 2017! His thesis title was: "Regulation of Glucose Homeostasis by FGF21". Pictured below are his mentor Dr. Matthew Potthoff (left) and Lucas Bon Durant (right)
Some recent achievements and publications from Graduate Student Gabriel Velez from Dr. Vinit Mahajan's lab : - Invited speaker at 2019 FASEB Calpains in Health & Disease Conference - Received an F30 grant award from the NIH/National Eye Institute (NEI) - Structure and function of Calpain-5 in...
Miles A. Pufall, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, is the recipient of the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center Dorfman research award for his publication: “Suppression of B-cell development genes is key to glucocorticoid efficacy in treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia.” Blood. 2017 Jun...
Congratulations! Dr. Gail Bishop , Professor for Microbiology and Immunology, et al have a new paper accepted for publication in Blood Advances: Bangalore-Prakash, P., Stunz, L., Mambetsariev, N., Whillock, A., Hostager, B., and Bishop, G. "The oncogenic membrane protein LMP1 sequesters TRAF3 in B...
Addison Woll publishes a review article in Physiol Genomics. He recently defended his MS thesis and a graduate student from Dr. Curt Sigmund's lab. Title: PPARγ and retinol binding protein 7 form a regulatory hub promoting antioxidant properties of the endothelium https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/...