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Dr. Aloysius Klingelhutz , Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Director of Undergraduate Studies, has been awarded a National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging (NIH/NIA) R21 Research Grant entitled "The role of ISG15 and ISGylation in the senescence-...
Dr. Heather Allen, a microbiologist, will be one of three honorees to be recognized as a 2023 Women of Achievement by Women Lead Change (WLC) next month in Des Moines, IA. Dr. Allen earned a BS in Microbiology from the University of Iowa in 2002, a PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in...
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine leaders joined current and former faculty and staff, alumni, and friends of the college’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology on May 19, 2023, ( CCOM story) to celebrate the department’s 85th anniversary and its designation as a “Milestones in...
Sheila Gonzalez, a 2nd-year graduate student in the Microbiology Graduate Program , was awarded a Summer Sloan Mini-Grant to support her research. The University of Iowa Sloan Center and the Office of the Vice President for Research provide the award to assist graduate students in their research...
Associate Professor Dr. Mary Weber joined our Department in 2017 after completing her postdoctoral studies at the NIH Rocky Mountain Laboratory. Her research focuses on how Chlamydia trachomatis and Orientia tsutsugamushi, both of which are obligate intracellular bacteria, manipulate host cells...
Mary Weber, PhD Noah Butler, PhD We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Drs. Mary Weber and Noah Butler in our department on their well-deserved promotions to Associate Professor and Full Professor with tenure, respectively.
The American Association of Immunologists (AAI) has appointed Gail A. Bishop, PhD, DFAAI, as the incoming editor-in-chief of The Journal of Immunology (The JI). Dr. Bishop is a professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Her five-...
The ASM Student Chapter at the University of Iowa is a trainee-led organization that connects Microbiology and Immunology undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral trainees through professional and social activities to enhance the trainee experience. They host meetings, seminars, and workshops to...
Congratulations to Olivia Fortman, the recipient of the Stinski Undergraduate Research Fellowship for the 2023/2024 academic year. Established in 2013 through funds from a successful patent awarded to Professor Mark F. Stinski, the fellowship supports undergraduates conducting microbiology research...
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