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Biology Graduate Program Ranked in U.S. News & World Report

The Biology graduate program is ranked among the best in the U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings.

Biomedical Sciences student receives Hawkeye Excellence Award

Nicole Boodhoo, a recent graduate with a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences, was selected as the 2023-2024 recipient of the Tom Rocklin Meet the Challenge Award in the category of Excel.

Three Undergraduate Students Named INI Summer Scholars

Congratulations to these three undergraduate students at the University of Iowa who have been selected as the 2024 Iowa Neuroscience Institute Summer Scholars!

New Faculty to join Biology

Thursday, May 16, 2024
We are excited to announce that two new faculty will be joining our department!

Congratulations to our Spring 2024 PhD and MS Graduates

Friday, May 10, 2024
Congratulations to our PhD and MS students who graduated this spring!

Recipients of Department of Biology Undergraduate Awards and Fellowships for 2023-2024

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Congratulations to the recipients of the Department of Biology's Undergraduate Awards and Fellowships for 2023-2024!

Biomedical Sciences student will give keynote address at commencement ceremony

More than 2,300 undergraduate students will receive their degrees from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences this spring. During commencement ceremonies at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, graduates will hear an address from a peer who will reflect on their shared experience as Hawkeyes while also looking toward the future.

Biology Visiting Instructor position

Monday, May 6, 2024
The Department of Biology at the University of Iowa invites applications for a non-tenure, 75% visiting instructor position beginning August 21, 2024.

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.