Stresses strengthen disease-causing yeast

Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Biologists at the University of Iowa have found that C. glabrata, after being exposed to a mild stress, becomes more resistant to hydrogen peroxide, a chemical weapon employed by the human immune system to eliminate infecting microbes.

Former biology graduate student featured in Nature Neuroscience journal

Sunday, December 10, 2023
Ukpong Eyo, an alumnus of the Biology Graduate Program (PhD in Biology, 2012), was featured in the journal Nature Neuroscience. Eyo was mentored by Michael Dailey, Associate Professor of Biology.

Biology professor featured as panelist on March of Dimes event

Thursday, December 7, 2023
University of Iowa Professor of Biology, Maurine Neiman, was featured as a panelist on a March of Dimes event, "It Starts with Mom: Protecting you and your family from Flu and RSV."

Undergraduate neuroscience student receives First-Generation Student Achievement Award

Saturday, November 11, 2023
Madeline Carlson, a senior majoring in Neuroscience, received the 2023 First-Generation Student Achievement Award. This award is given to one undergraduate first-generation student who has made great achievements during their time on campus.

Biology student selected to Homecoming Court

Thursday, October 5, 2023
Courtney Ries is a Biology major with minors in Dance and Computer Science from LaSalle, Illinois.

iBio Graduate Students Successfully Defend Theses

Sunday, August 6, 2023
The Department of Biology acknowledges Integrated Biology PhD students who have successfully defending their theses this summer.

Tenure-track assistant professor positions in biology open now

Thursday, July 27, 2023
Assistant Professor positions available in the Department of Biology.

Department of Biology's DSHB Stands Ready to Fight the Next Pandemic

Saturday, July 22, 2023
University of Iowa’s Developmental Studies Hybridoma Bank (DSHB) fights the next pandemic

Biology Researchers trace genetic agent in life-threatening fungal disease

Friday, July 7, 2023
Highlights how the Candida auris can cause life threatening infections

Three Biology Faculty Promoted to Full Professor

Saturday, July 1, 2023
Three biology faculty promoted to full professor.