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Julie Nealson is a 2021 recipient of The University of Iowa Outstanding Staff Award . Since 1985, the University of Iowa has presented awards to recognize current University staff for outstanding accomplishments and contributions that significantly benefited or brought honor or recognition to the...
Dr. Theresa Ho is the recipient of the 2021 University of Iowa Staff Award for Distinguished Leadership in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The award was established by the UI Staff Council to shine a light on staff members who work toward who achieve a welcoming, supportive and inclusive working...
Microbiology undergraduate senior Caro Icardi, has been selected as an Iowa Biosciences Academy (IBA) Scholar! Caro is in the Mary Weber lab. She also serves as treasurer for the Microbiology Undergraduate Student Association (MUSA).
Abstract Pathogen-specific, functionally distinct subsets of CD4 helper T cells, including T follicular helper (Tfh) and T helper type 1 (Th1) subsets, are critical for orchestrating the induction and maturation of innate and adaptive immune responses. Proper genetic programming of Tfh and Th1...
Wendy Maury, PhD , professor of microbiology and immunology in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, has been appointed to the Mark Stinski Chair in Virology. Maury, who joined the Carver College of Medicine faculty in 1999, is an internationally recognized leader in virology research...
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Kelsie Nauta successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled, "Dissection of β-lactam resistance in Bacillus anthracis, cereus , and thuringiensis ," on Wednesday, July 14. 2021. Kelsie is pictured with her mentor, Dr. Craig Ellermeier. Research β-lactam antibiotics, such as penicillin, have been...
PhD candidate Ellen Kiser passes her thesis entitled, “A “Meta” Analysis: The Proper Usage of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics in Infectious Disease Research” on July 8, 2021. Her mentor is Mary Wilson, MD . Following graduation, she will be working at Epic, a healthcare software company...
Gail Bishop, PhD , professor of microbiology and immunology in the UI Carver College of Medicine, has been selected as a member of the Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation Research Committee of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of...
Inhaled COVID-19 vaccine prevents disease and transmission in animals In a new study assessing the potential of a single-dose, intranasal COVID-19 vaccine, a team from the University of Iowa and the University of Georgia found that the vaccine fully protects mice against lethal COVID-19 infection...