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Ryan Andrews and Daniel Kramer Ryan Andrews and Daniel Kramer, Ph.D. candidates in Biochemistry, have each been awarded a Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology Graduate Student Award for 2019.  This award is to recognize meritorious performance by a...
The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust of Muscatine, Iowa, has committed more than $3.5 million to transform biomolecular research at Iowa State University (ISU) to advance the second phase of the ISU Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology’s Initiative in...
Daniel Kramer, a Ph.D. candidate in Biochemistry, has been awarded the 2019-2020 Brown Graduate Fellowship in the amount of $10,000.  The purpose of the fellowship program, administered by the Office of the Vice President of Research of Iowa State University, is to assist ...
The BBMB Graduate Learning Community monthly lunch meeting included an ugly holiday sweater contest.  A photo of the winner can be found at the Graduate Learning Community website.
The BBMB scholarship committee is proud to announce the 2019-2020 Stupka Scholars:  Spydel Nardy (nominated by Dipa Sashital), Kayla Uthe (nominated by Olga Zabotina) and Sarah Zelle (nominated by Eric Underbakke). The Rob Stupka Scholarship is the most prestigious award...
Kristen Johansen, Department Chair of BBMB, is among seven ISU researchers who are being honored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for their work in agriculture, biological sciences, chemistry and engineering.  The seven are among 416 researchers...
Stories of thanks for unforgettable faculty and staff from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Dr. Daniel Robison, from West Virginia University-Morgantown, is the new endowed dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, as well as the director of the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station.
      Lauren Kueffer, a Ph.D. student in Biochemistry in Professor Andreotti’s research group, was the first graduate student in several years to invite and host a BBMB department seminar speaker.  Lauren invited Professor Thomas Smithgall to speak ...
The weather forecast for Ames on August 30th was sunny with a high of 80, a perfect day for a picnic at Emma McCarthy Lee Park for the 2018 BBMB Department Annual Picnic.  Bocce ball was added to this year's game agenda.  Fortunately, it didn't look like anyone was keeping...
Iowa State University and the University of Iowa new seed grant program has awarded seed grants to help investigators build teams, collect data, grow projects and win grants.  The new seed grant is one of 15 internal funding programs offered by the Office of Research and Economic...
For the past 10 years, Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids have received a great deal of research attention as a nutritional food supplement because of their many demonstrated and putative benefits for human health.  A task force has been created to understand how each member of...
Amy Andreotti Raji Joseph   Over 60 Iowa State faculty and staff will be honored during the university's annual awards ceremony on Friday, September 14, that will be held in the Memorial Union Great Hall.  Included in the awards are two BBMB members, Amy...
Natalie Whitis           Natalie Whitis, an Iowa State alumna, was recently awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, which provides three years of full financial support during a five-year fellowship period.  The goal of the program is to...
For 20176, 64 employees reached 25 consecutive years of service at Iowa State University. For more than 100 years, the 25 Year Club has recognized faculty and staff who have worked at Iowa State a quarter century or more.  A honoree, Donald Beitz, started working at Iowa State in 1967 and is...
[Photo left to right:  Basil Nikolau, Naazneen Sofeo and Liza Alexander] Liza Alexander, a Ph.D. candidate in MCDB, and Naazneen Sofeo, a Ph.D. candidate in Biochemistry, both graduate students in Professor Basil Nikolau’s research group, are headed off to internships in industry for...
The Iowa State Daily takes a look at the wearing of the hijab by women of the Muslim faith.
Bailey Mooney   Every year the Division of Student Affairs celebrates the accomplishments of students who serve the community with their gifts of leadership.  For 2018, Bailey Mooney, a Biochemistry and Genetics student in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences from Middle,...
Iowa State University researchers gain new insight into the human immune system by studying the material left over after blood donations.  The results published in a peer-reviewed journal, Journal of Biological Chemistry, illuminates the process of how the human body fights off...
Daniel Kramer Daniel Kramer, a second year Ph.D. student in Professor Stone Chen’s research group, has been awarded the Print and Grace Powers Hudson Scholarship in Agriculture by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for the 2018-19 academic year.  This scholarship of $1,000 is...
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Spring Awards Program, honoring faculty and staff achievements, was held on March 8, 2018, in the Memorial Union Sun Room.  The list of award recipients can be viewed on the CALS On-line website.
Please join us for a special event celebrating the dedication of the Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology on Friday, March 30th at 3 p.m. to be held in the Molecular Biology Building Atrium.
 The Bailey award is given to faculty whose research is innovative and not only increases fundamental knowledge, but also has practical       applications. This year, Thomas Bobik, professor of microbiology, received a three-year, $137,697 award to explore the use of...
Faculty chosen for 2018 Dean's Emerging Faculty Leaders Awards are Adam Barb, Nell Gabiam, and Grant Arndt in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  These members were chosen based on their excellent research.  The awards are funded by donations from members of the LAS Dean's...

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