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Stanley Perlman, a professor of microbiology and immunology and a professor of pediatrics, has studied coronaviruses for 38 years. He published an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine. The editorial, "Another Decade, Another Coronavirus". appears in the January, 24, 2020, online edition...
Graduate student Ryan Callahan passes his master's defense with his thesis entitled, "Using proteomics to study the Listeria monocytogenes secretome", on November 23, 2020. His mentor is Lilliana Radoshevich, PhD . For the time being, Callahan plans to work as a Clinical Lab Analyst with the Iowa...
A repurposed mouse model can develop symptoms of both severe COVID-19 (lung damage, blood clots, abnormal blood vessels, and death) and also of milder disease, including loss of the sense of smell, according to a new University of Iowa study published in Nature. Full CCOM story
Congratulations to PhD candidate Gabriela Kaus who successfully defended her thesis on November 12, 2020. Her thesis is entitled, "Lysozyme resistance in Clostridioides difficile”. Kaus worked in the Craig Ellermeier, PhD lab and will continue working in the Department as a Postdoctoral Research...
Dr. Vladimir Badovinac has been awarded the Pathology Professorship in Infection and Immunity Research. Vladimir joined the Department of Pathology in 2007 and is currently a tenured Professor and has a secondary appointment in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. Read CCOM article
Microbiology graduate students Paige Richards and Laurel Woods both received the Carver College of Medicine Dean's Award for Biomedical Graduate Studies (DABGS). Paige and Laurel are first-year students in the Microbiology Graduate Program and were a part of the Summer Research Experience for...
Patrick Schlievert, PhD was honored at the Roy J and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine inaugural group of Impact Scholars—researchers who have made a major scientific impact over the course of their careers. Impact Scholars are selected based on the Hirsch index, also known as the H-index,...
Open career panel discussion with: Al Klingelhutz, PhD , Nicki Limoli, PhD , and Wendy Maury, PhD Open discussions and Q/A with graduate students and postdocs. The faculty will give a brief self-introduction before the Q/A session.