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Juan Santana

Geneticist discovers crucial role of gene in transcription

Juan Santana's dissertation research is the first to establish Myb's regulator role in transcription and its implications in gene expression.
Paul Meintel

IowaNow Fun Facts Feature: Paul Meintel

Meintel (81BA), administrative services coordinator for the Graduate College, is a fraternal triplet born in 1955.
Ryan Tribble

Classics student nominated for MAGS Teaching Award

PhD candidate Ryan Tribble is being acknowledged for his dynamic approach and dedication to teaching.
Alexandra Curtis

Biostatistician develops model to improve clinical trials process

Alexandra Curtis is interested in making the development process for new treatments and drugs more efficient.
Brandon MacDougall

Exploring urban predator distributions in the Corn Belt

Graduate College fellow Brandon MacDougall conducts his research using geographic information systems (GIS) coupled with data collected from camera traps.
Mengtian Chen

An unconventional approach to learning foreign languages

Mengtian Chen is researching ways to improve speaking fluency in a second language more efficiently.
University of Iowa MFA student Kelly Clare.

Sculptor makes magic out of everyday objects

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.
Debbie Thurmond

Alumna is game-changer in diabetes research

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.
Adrienne Miller, planner and economic development specialist for the City of Waterloo, leads the University of Iowa visitors on the bike tour through the Church Row neighborhood.

Grad students pursue wide range of initiatives in IISC partnership

Iowa students and faculty are partnering with the City of Waterloo to advance a wide range of initiatives supporting local sustainability.
Banu Gumusoglu

Doctoral studies recognized with Montgomery Dissertation Prize

Montgomery Prize winner Serena (Banu) Gumusoglu's research determined that inflammation and dysfunction during pregnancy shapes offspring brain development.