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Read the Carver College of Medicine (CCOM) article discussing the new Nature paper from Drs. Perlman and McCray labs.
On April 5, 2022, Shiloh Lueschow successfully defended her thesis titled, "Prevention and Treatment of Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis and Sepsis Using Antimicrobial Peptides and Probiotics”. She is pictured with her mentor Steven McElroy, MD. Background Shiloh was born and raised in the Peoria...
Congratulations Dr, David Weiss for this honor. The Microbiology Endowed Professorship was established in 2022 to recognize excellence in research and teaching by a primary faculty member in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. CCOM story
Shea Lowery and Hannah Van Ert each received the inaugural Pulvermacher Graduate Student Teaching Award after the Pulvermacher Graduate Student Seminar on March 8th. This seminar is organized every year by microbiology graduate students. (Pictured L-R Hannah Van Ert, Joel and Neal Pulvermacher,...
On February 2, 2022, Jodi Corley successfully defended her thesis titled, "A Post-transcriptional control of Pseudomonas aeruginosa virulence genes by global regulatory networks”. She is pictured with her mentor Tim Yahr, PhD. Research Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a bacterium that can cause...
On November 22, 2021, Bridget Moricz successfully defended her thesis titled, "Adhesins of Streptococcus sanguinis that promote infective endocarditis through interactions with platelets”. She is pictured with her mentor Bradley Jones, PhD. Research The human microbiome provides nutrients and...
Noah Butler, PhD, associate professor of microbiology and immunology in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, has been appointed to the Mark Stinski Professorship in Immunology. Read CCOM article
Phuong Tran successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled, “Investigations into Staphylococcus aureus β-Toxin Pathogenesis” on Thursday, November 18. 2021. Phuong (left) is pictured with her mentor, Dr. Wilmara Salgado-Pabón, PhD (right). Research Staphylococcus aureus is the leading causative...
A new discovery showing that measles virus hitches a ride inside a protective raft of airway cells when it leaves a host, may help explain why this virus is so highly contagious. CCOM article Daily Iowan article Read the paper