Articles from October 2012

Genetics: from Frankenstein to the future

The field of genetics research received a boost at the University of Iowa when the provost announced in 2010 the hiring of a cluster of new faculty across campus to pursue genetics research. Jeff Murray, professor of neonatology and genetics in the UI Carver College of Medicine, directs the genetics...

UI lab gets $1.12 million grant to study glaucoma over three years

A University of Iowa research lab has received a three-year, $1.12 million grant from the National Eye Institute for continued research in glaucoma. Markus Kuehn, Ph.D., associate professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, and his colleagues were awarded the grant to investigate whether...

New Iowa Institute of Human Genetics approved

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, recently approved plans to establish the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IIHG) as a statewide resource to promote personalized genomic clinical medicine, research, and education focused on medical and scientific advances around the human genome. The director of...

New Iowa Institute of Human Genetics approved

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, recently approved plans to establish the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IIHG) as a statewide resource to promote personalized genomic clinical medicine, research, and education focused on medical and scientific advances around the human genome.

Genetics - From Frankenstein to the Future

“Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature” is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) traveling exhibit that explores not only the original novel but its many adaptations and cultural uses. It is on display at the second floor south entrance of the Old Capitol Center through November 2, 2012.