2017 Participants

FUTURE 2017 Class

2017 Participants

Coe College Cornell College  |  Drake UniversitySimpson College  |  Waldorf University  |  University of Northern Iowa

Coe College

FUTURE in BiomedicineSM Senior Fellow: Michael Leonardo, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Biology2017 FUTURE Coe College

UI Faculty Host: Linda McCarter, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Project: Cooperation and Communication Among Bacteria: Vibrio-Shewanella

 


 

Cornell College

FUTURE in BiomedicineSM Senior Fellow: Barbara Christie-Pope, PhD, Professor of Biology2017 FUTURE Cornell College

Student Research Assistant: Nina Kahn

UI Faculty Host: Robert Cornell, PhD, Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology

Project: The Ultrastructural Effect and Cytotoxicity of Manipulation of Vesicular Proteins in Dopaminergic Neurons

 


 

Drake University

FUTURE in BiomedicineSM Senior Fellow: Adina Kilpatrick, PhD, Assistant Professor of Physics2017 FUTURE Drake University-Kilpatrick

Student Research Assistant: TBA

UI Faculty Host: Madeline Shea, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry

Project: Calcium-Mediated Regulation of Ion Channels

 


 

Drake University

FUTURE of BiomedicineSM Fellow: Meredith Luttrell, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology2017 FUTURE Drake University-Luttrell

Student Research Assistant: Benjamin Mardis

UI Faculty Host: Darren Casey, PhD, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Project: Effect of age on angiogenic potential in response to an acute bout of dynamic exercise

 


 

Simpson College

FUTURE in BiomedicineSM Fellow: Amy Doling, Professor and Chair, Department of Biology2017 FUTURE Simpson College

Student Research Assistant: Carley Irlmeier, Microbiology NSF REU program

UI Faculty Host: Tim Yahr, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Project: Regulation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa virulence factors

 


 

Waldorf University

FUTURE in BiomedicineSM Senior Fellow: Gary Coombs, PhD, Associate Professor of Biology2017 FUTURE Waldorf University

Student Research Assistant: Grace Engelman

UI Faculty Host: Lori Wallrath, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry

Project: Pathological mechanisms of rare types of muscular dystrophy

 


 

University of Northern Iowa

FUTURE in BiomedicineSM Senior Fellow: Marek Sliwinski, PhD, Associate Professor of Biology2017 FUTURE University of Northern Iowa-Sliwinski

UI Faculty Host: Al Klingelhutz, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Project: Ebola Virus Infection and Transmission in Skin

 


 

University of Northern Iowa

FUTURE in BiomedicineSM Fellow: Ali Tabei, PhD, Assistant Professor of Physics2017 FUTURE University of Northern Iowa-Tabei

Student Research Assistant: Joseph Tibbs

UI Faculty Host: Maria Spies, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry

Project: Single-molecule analysis of homologous recombination