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The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, honored six University of Iowa faculty members, including Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD , for his exceptional contributions and sustained record of excellence. Each recipient received $1,000 and will be honored at a special awards celebration. IowaNow article
Scientific experts from major colleges and universities across the country are hosting a series of live town hall meetings to answer your questions about COVID-19 vaccination. Wendy Maury, PhD , and Theresa Ho, PhD hosted a COVID-19 Vaccination Information Town Hall on April 6th. They will host...
Congratulations to Mary Weber, PhD, and Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD, each are recognized as stand out investigators and mentors from the UI Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR). Read the story Mary Weber, PhD , assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, was named...
Congratulations to Craig Ellermeier, Ph.D. for his new NIH award entitled, "Regulation of the C. difficile cell envelope by two-component systems". Project Summary: Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile infections strike close to 500,000 people a year in the United States, leading to nearly 30,000...
Students Micaila Kurtz ( Maury Lab ) and Miranda Sturtz ( Manicasssamy Lab ) were each awarded the Stinski Undergraduate Research Fellowship . The fellowship supports undergraduates in pursuit of research in the field of microbiology. The fellowship provides an annual stipend and full tuition...
Please join us in congratulating three faculty members in our Department on receiving three distinguished College Awards in 2021. We are extremely proud of our faculty’s accomplishments. Dr. Rich Roller received the Collegiate Teaching Award - This award is to annually acknowledge members of the...
A new book by faculty member Patrick Schlievert, Ph.D. , entitled "What Was I Thinking? Toxic Shock Syndrome" , was recently published. Dr. Patrick M. Schlievert received his bachelor’s (geology/general science) and Ph.D. (microbiology studying the first defensin) degrees from the University of...
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Angela Pack, PhD has been named on the Cell Press News list of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists in America. Pack is one of twelve scientists recognized who work at the Carver College of Medicine. Read the story
Twelve University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine faculty have received pilot grants from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust as part of a new COVID-19 research program. The pilot grants will fund eight research projects that aim to advance the novel coronavirus's fundamental aspects and biology...