Articles from October 2009

UI computational biologist gets Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation grant

Yi Xing, Ph.D., a computational biologist with appointments in both the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and the UI College of Engineering, has received a junior faculty award from the Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation. The one-year $60,000 grant was effective Oct. 1, and Xing is...

Aiming For A Cure Foundation funds UI cancer research

Adam Dupuy, Ph.D., assistant professor of anatomy and cell biology, received a two-year, $50,000 award to study, at the genetic level, how the immune system detects and eliminates some tumors but cannot control the growth of other tumors.

Genetics Retreat Oral Presentations and Poster Session Winners

Genetics Retreat 2009 Oral and Poster presentation evaluation results: Oral Presentation Awards: 1st Place: Pamela Pretorius (Slusarski/Sheffield) 2nd Place: Erin Burnight (McCray) 3rd Place: Amber Hohl (Geyer) Poster Presentation Awards: 1st Place: Di Xu (Sigmund) 2nd Place: Garrett Kaas (Kitamoto)...

American Heart Association honors UI's Sigmund

Curt D. Sigmund, Ph.D., University of Iowa professor of internal medicine and molecular physiology and biophysics, received the 2009 Novartis Award for Hypertension Research. The American Heart Association's Council for High Blood Pressure Research sponsors the award. The award is the highest honor...