Articles from June 2010

Diane Slusarkski, UI faculty members receive Collegiate Teaching Awards

Eighteen University of Iowa faculty members have received Collegiate Teaching Awards for the 2009-10 academic year. The awards represent the highest honor a college bestows on its faculty for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. The recipients of the 2009-10 Collegiate Teaching Awards...

Sigmund to lead UI Department of Pharmacology

University of Iowa Health Care leaders have announced the appointment of Curt Sigmund, Ph.D., as professor and head of the Department of Pharmacology in the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. Sigmund, who is currently a faculty member in the departments of internal...

UI dentistry students, faculty honored

Ten students and three faculty members from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry were recognized by Omicron Kappa Upsilon, a national honor dental society. The faculty inductees are Richard Burke, clinical assistant professor of pediatric dentistry, and Justine Kolker, Ph.D., assistant...

Tan received NIH grant to develop computational tool for epigenomics

Kai Tan, assistant professor of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, has received a two-year $412,500 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a novel computational tool for epigenomics data analysis. Regulatory DNA elements called enhancers play an essential role in setting...