Veena Prahlad, PhD work on the impact of mothers stress

Genetics faculty member, Veena Prahlad, PhD, research is looking at how the stress on mothers can influence the biology of future generations. Check out this great article that details Dr. Prahlad's work.

Congrats to Sara Mayer!!

Congratulations to Sara Mayer who passed her Doctoral Comprehensive Examination on Friday, October 15th!

Sara is a student in the lab of Arlene V. Drack, MD (Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences) &  Lori Wallrath, PhD (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology).

Ted Abel, PhD to Present University of Iowa's 8th Presidential Lecture

Genetics faculty member, Ted Abel, PhD, will deliver the University of Iowa's 38th Presidential Lecture on November 7th in the Iowa Memorial Union. Congrats!

Jake Schillo Named Recipient of 2021 Hawkeye Distinguished Veteran Award

Congratulations to Genetics graduate student, Jake Schillo (Adam Dupuy Lab), for being selected as a 2021 Hawkeye Distinguished Veteran Award recipient!!

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:

Congrats to Dr. Virginia Willour!

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

Schillo selected as a 2021 Tillman Foundation Scholar

Congratulations to Jake Schillo (Adam Dupuy Lab) for being selected as a 2021 Scholar of the Pat Tillman Foundation!

Genetics students meet with members of Congress

Jacob Schillo and Rebekah Peplinski (Dupuy Lab) are hosting meetings with members of congress to discuss the upcoming funding requests for the National Institute of Health ($46.11 billion) and National Cancer Institute ($7.6 billion).

Valerie Wagner publishes first author paper in Toxicological Sciences

Valerie Wagner (Kwitek Lab) published a first author paper in Toxicological Sciences' June issue titled Bisphenol F Exposure in Adolescent Heterogeneous Stock Rats Affects Growth and Adiposity. Karen Clark (Kwitek Lab) is a contributor and second author. PubMed link