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Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Vincent Lee, PhD

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Bowen Science Building
Contact Kerry Jones ( for the Zoom link.  Pseudomonas aeruginosa signaling, RNA degradation and device associated infections  Vincent Lee, PhD Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics University of Maryland  

Sioux City MSW Information Session

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Please join us via Zoom for an information session to learn more about earning your MSW degree at the University of Iowa. You can join in from a PC, Mac, iOS, or Android device via: We welcome everyone to register prior to the session; however, it is not necessary.  You are welcome to "drop in." Sessions take place at 5:30–6:30 p.m. (Central Time). If you have questions or requests, please contact our coordinator: Julia Kleinschmit, Clinical Professor...

Toxicologists Can Be Trusted through Integrity and Transparency

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 11:00am to 12:30pm
Toxicologists, safety scientists, and risk assessors must convey the substance and importance of their work to non-toxicologists, but often the general public is skeptical, prone to questioning a scientist’s credibility due to mistrust, biases, censorship, and perceived conflicts of interest and issue advocacy. In this three-part webinar series, which features two speakers per webinar, these topics will be addressed through the lens of emerging scientific research and toxicological concerns. The...
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Creating Scholarship Rooted in Selfhood

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
For third-year English doctoral student Thelma Trujillo, the graduate student experience at the University of Iowa has helped her rethink what it means to be a scholar.
Munachim Amah

Q&A with Munachim Amah

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Amah, a PhD student in the journalism and mass communication, is a recipient of the 2022 Stanley Graduate Award for International Research.
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Modeling Limitless Diseases Through Biostatistics

Thursday, September 15, 2022
Fifth-year biostatistics doctoral student Felix Pabon-Rodriguez is modeling infectious disease trajectories to provide insights into immunological responses to microbes.
Greg Nichols

Computer Science graduate reflects on dream job in Disney animation

Thursday, September 1, 2022
Greg Nichols' studies gave him the foundation he needed for work in animation.