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Alumni advice

Ralph Hazlewood, who earned his PhD in 2015, talks about why he chose to attend the Genetics Program at the University of Iowa. Hazlewood currently is a research program manager at Regeneron.

"I chose the University of Iowa mainly because of the Genetic Program. The faculty within the Genetics Program really do some nice genetics."

Genetics alum Megan Ealy with program director Dan Eberl

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DISSERTATION PRIZE WINNERS AWARDED BY THE GRADUATE COLLEGE. DARLY SCOTT AND MEGAN EALY (Left) EARNED THE D.C. SPRIESTERSBACH DISSERTATION PRIZE IN 1999 AND 2011, RESPECTIVELY. ALLISON COX (right) WON THE REX MONTGOMERY DISSERTATION PRIZE IN 2017.

Genetics alum Allison Cox with her mentors.

Diversity

UI Non-Discrimination Statement

The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. For additional information contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, (319) 335-0705. Questions? Contact Us.

50 years of pride

News and events

Fall 2021 Investiture Celebrates Two Genetics Faculty Members

Genetics faculty members, Drs. Jake Michaelson and Matthew Potthoff, will be honored this week in the Carver College of Medicine fall 2021 investiture ceremony which celebrates endowed faculty members. For more information about this event and how to watch it live click the link here: https://bit.ly...

Congrats to Dr. Virginia Willour!

Congratulations to Dr. Virginia Willour for being promoted to full Professor!