Breadcrumb Home Info for Alumni & Friends Current News Current News News Geneticist discovers crucial role of gene in transcription Friday, January 8, 2021 Written by Anders Frieberg Juan Santana's dissertation research is the first to establish Myb's regulator role in transcription and its implications in gene expression. IowaNow Fun Facts Feature: Paul Meintel Wednesday, January 6, 2021 Meintel (81BA), administrative services coordinator for the Graduate College, is a fraternal triplet born in 1955. Classics student nominated for MAGS Teaching Award Wednesday, December 30, 2020 Written by Anders Frieberg PhD candidate Ryan Tribble is being acknowledged for his dynamic approach and dedication to teaching. Biostatistician develops model to improve clinical trials process Wednesday, December 30, 2020 Written by Anders Frieberg Alexandra Curtis is interested in making the development process for new treatments and drugs more efficient. Exploring urban predator distributions in the Corn Belt Tuesday, December 29, 2020 Written by Cale Stelken Graduate College fellow Brandon MacDougall conducts his research using geographic information systems (GIS) coupled with data collected from camera traps. An unconventional approach to learning foreign languages Tuesday, December 29, 2020 Written by Anders Frieberg Mengtian Chen is researching ways to improve speaking fluency in a second language more efficiently. Sculptor makes magic out of everyday objects Tuesday, December 22, 2020 Written by John Riehl Kelly Clare's artwork titled, "Bread Net" received the Jurors Choice Award at the 2020 MFA Online Exhibition, "RAW", sponsored by the University of Montana. Alumna is game-changer in diabetes research Thursday, December 10, 2020 Written by John Riehl Biochemistry PhD graduate Debbie Thurmond, director of the City of Hope’s Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute, studies the inner workings of how beta cells in the pancreas release insulin. Grad students pursue wide range of initiatives in IISC partnership Monday, November 30, 2020 Written by Anders Frieberg Iowa students and faculty are partnering with the City of Waterloo to advance a wide range of initiatives supporting local sustainability. Doctoral studies recognized with Montgomery Dissertation Prize Monday, November 30, 2020 Written by Katie McKibben Montgomery Prize winner Serena (Banu) Gumusoglu's research determined that inflammation and dysfunction during pregnancy shapes offspring brain development.