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Researchers at Iowa State, including BBMB Professor Marit Nilsen-Hamilton are developing a portable sensor platform capable of detecting numerous biothreats, such as the coronavirus and other toxic agents. The research team has entered a collaborative agreement with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security worth as much as $2.5 million over five years to develop the technology. More 

Warren Rouse, a Biochemistry Ph.D. student in Professor Walter Moss’ research group has been awarded a five-year Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F31).  This award is to enable promising predoctoral students with potential to develop into a productive, independent research scientist while conducting graduate research.  More

Ryan Andrews

Ryan Andrews, a Ph.D. candidate in Biochemistry in the lab of Professor Walter Moss, was among four exceptional students recently awarded a Graduate Student Research Impact Award “for important discoveries in the functional annotation of the SARS-CoV-2 genome”. Inside Iowa State News Announcement