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Jeremiah Athmer successfully defended his PhD thesis, "New Insights into NSP15 protein and RNA elements during mouse hepatitis virus infection" on Friday, October 20, 2017. Jeremiah appears with his mentor, Dr. Stanley Perlman. About Jeremiah Jeremiah grew up in Dixon, a small town in rural...
CANCELLED-Microbiology Seminar: Imtiaz A. Khan, PhD. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Prostaglandin EI inhibits leukemia stem cells and targeting leukemia stem cells in combination with standard chemotherapy may improve treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia. Read more about the research from The Loop . Xue was featured on a KGAN CBS 2 news story .
Professor Gail Bishop is part of a team of UI faculty and members that will continue research on the Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant. In collaboration with the Mayo Clinic both institutions are working on innovative lymphoma research. The grant is funded through the...
Department faculty Al Klingelhutz, Hai-Hui Xue and David Weiss have all been promoted to full professorship. The faculty were recognized on their achievements at a Carver College of Medicine event along with other professors who were recently promoted. Congratulations to all of our newly appointed...
Seminar Series Full Schedule Every semester we are proud to host outstanding seminar speakers. These seminars are held Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m. in Watzke Auditorium (Aud 3) in the Bowen Science Building (unless otherwise noted). All are encouraged to attend free of charge. If you are interested in...
Scientific Careers Retreat on Monday, May 22nd registration information: The University of Iowa (UI) Carver College of Medicine and the Department of Microbiology, announce the Scientific Careers Retreat in the Urmila Sahai Seminar Room (MERF 2117) on Monday, May 22, 2017, from 1-5 pm with a...
Nine undergraduate students presented in the 2017 Undergraduate Microbiology Research poster session on April 20, 2017, they include the following: Aissa Kergna (Okeoma lab) Evan Lamb (McCarter lab) Gabriela Lozano Flores (McCarter lab) Juan P. Munoz (Maury lab) Shondra Olson (Roller lab) Vishal...
Department of Microbiology graduate students, postdocs and research scientists along with graduate students affiliated with Microbiology professors presented posters during the 2017 Health Sciences Research Week. Five microbiology graduate students presented on Tuesday, April 18th including Tiffany...
Lauren Kinkead successfully defended her PhD thesis, "Mechanisms of human neutrophil apoptosis inhibition by Francisella" on Monday, April 17, 2017. She is pictured here with her mentor, Dr. Lee-Ann H. Allen. Research Francisella tularensis is a Gram-negative, facultative intracellular bacterium...