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Research

We have created an environment that encourages our researchers to discover, inspire, and innovate.

We invite you to explore the opportunities awaiting you as a partner in research excellence. Building on our past and present successes, our research agenda is launching the Carver College of Medicine to bold, new heights.

$232.2 Million

External funding for FY2019

#41

Ranking in NIH Funding for FY2018

#34

Overall ranking by the 2021 U.S. News & World Report

News

The Iowa Neuroscience Institute has awarded two grants to support early-career faculty members pursuing research in Alzheimer’s disease and in in traumatic brain injury. Marco Hefti, MD, assistant professor of pathology, and Elizabeth Newell, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, will each receive $300,000 over two years to support their research.
In our ongoing series about the UI Health Care Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force, we spoke with Kanya Ferguson, MD, clinical associate professor of dermatology, and co-chair of the DEI Recruitment and Retention Committee.
How does the immune system function? When and how does the body respond to infections and diseases? Angela Pack, PhD, post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology is passionate about finding answers to immunology questions.

Events

Structural Biology Interest Group

Thursday, February 25, 2021, 9:00am to 10:00am

The Structural Biology Interest Group meetings are biweekly at 9:00am. Currently the group meets via Zoom.  The faculty director of the group is Dr. Todd Washington.  To join the mailing list or request the Zoom link, please contact Sonya Housholder in the CCOM Office of Research.  Title TBD

Virtual Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Cheryl Stucky

Thursday, February 25, 2021, 10:30am to 11:30am

Virtual Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Cheryl Stucky Professor Director of Neuroscience Doctoral Program, Medical College of Wisconsin Host: Dr. Sheila Baker Contact abby-t-johnson@uiowa.edu for ZOOM link

Hardin Open Workshops - Finding the Right Journal for your Manuscript

Thursday, February 25, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

There are an overwhelming number of health sciences journals, but how do you know which ones are best to target for submitting your work? This session will provide a demonstration of tools to use to create a list of appropriate journals to consider. Resources to help you evaluate the quality of health sciences journals will be reviewed. Time for guided practice using the resources will also be provided.