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UI professor Minnetta Gardinier will be racing in an all-women’s airplane race this coming summer. At the Iowa City Municipal Airport, Minnetta Gardinier houses her unique hobby: a white and sky blue Cessna Cardinal airplane. “I tell people it was my midlife crisis craziness,” said Gardinier, a...
Rachel Minerath has completed her PhD work in the lab of Dr. Chad Grueter . Her thesis focused on understanding the role of Mediator kinase activity in regulating pathological cardiac transcriptional remodeling. Members of her thesis committee were chair, Dr. Chad Grueter from the Department of...
Office of the Provost funds five innovative, interdisciplinary initiatives The University of Iowa Office of the Provost has selected the inaugural recipients of the annual Provost Investment Fund (PIF). The fund allocates up to $300,000 over the course of three years to support and incentivize...
Ted Abel is mobilizing an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Iowa who are committed to improving the lives of individuals with psychiatric and neurological disorders. For him, the mission is personal. Link: https://nyti.ms/2Ufh2Ld
Jordan Kohlmeyer, PhD student, Molecular Medicine Graduate Progream, Dawn Quelle Laboratory Fights cancer Jordan is one of 42 outstanding University of Iowa undergraduate and graduate students featured in the Dare to Discover banner campaign, launching today in downtown Iowa City. The campaign...
A U.S. patent was issued on Dec 18, 2018 to Rory A. Fisher, Adele Stewart, Biswanath Maity, Christopher Bodle and David Roman entitled “Treating Alcohol-mediated Disorders by Inhibition of RGS6.” This patent includes a method for ameliorating or alleviating the effects of ethanol consumption in an...
Graduate program: Pharmacology Undergraduate Institution: Wright State University, Ohio (MS), NET Pharmacy College, India (BPharm) Hometown: Lalitpur, Nepal Why did you choose the University of Iowa to pursue your graduate degree? Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa is one...
Ted Abel, director of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute and Interim Chair and DEO of the Department of Pharmacology, has received a Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) award to continue his research into autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The project, “Translating Drug Discovery in...
Erica Cole is proof of the old adage that necessity is the mother of invention. A senior at the University of Iowa, Cole, 22, came back to Iowa City different for the fall semester. The chemistry major had lost her leg in a car accident in May while visiting Colorado. Months later, with the support...
Guorui Deng, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Grobe’s laboratory, has been awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship (19POST34380239) from the American heart Association for his project entitled “Mechanisms of angiotensin AT1A signal transduction in AgRP neurons for metabolic rate control”. The objective of...