Departmental Governance

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2021-2022 Fiscal Year

Executive Committee

  • Jodie Plumert, Departmental Executive Officer (DEO) and Professor
  • Bryan Phillips, Associate Chair/Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor
  • Erin Irish, Associate Chair/Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor
  • Lori Adams, Associate Professor of Instruction and Program Director of Iowa Biosciences Academy and Latham Science Engagement Initative
  • Chi-Lien Cheng, Professor (Elected Genetics Representative)
  • Andrew Forbes, Associate Professor (Elected Evolution Representative)
  • Christopher Stipp, Associate Professor (Elected Cell and Development Representative)
  • Veena Prahlad, Associate Professor (Elected Neurobiology Representative)
  • Becky Kick, Departmental Administrator

Graduate Program

  • Bryan Phillips, Associate Chair/Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor
  • Marlys Boote, Graduate Program Coordinator/Academic Services Coordinator

Graduate Recruiting and Admissions Committee (GRAC)

  • Sarit Smolikove (Chair), Associate Professor
  • Bin He, Assistant Professor
  • John Logsdon, Associate Professor
  • Anna Malkova, Professor
  • John Manak, Professor
  • Ryan Pellow, Graduate Student Representative
  • Marlys Boote, Graduate Program Coordinator/Academic Services Coordinator
  • Erin Foster-Hartley, Assistant to the DEO/Administrative Services Coordinator

Graduate Affairs Committee (GAC)

  • Bryan Phillips (Chair), Associate Chair/Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor
  • Steven Green, Professor
  • Jan Fassler, Professor
  • Maurine Neiman, Professor
  • Marlys Boote, Graduate Program Coordinator/Academic Services Coordinator

Graduate Student Steering Committee (GSSC), 2021-2022

  • Sydney Arlis
  • Ben Gansemer
  • Krishna Nukala
  • Kelley Withers

Undergraduate Program

  • Erin Irish, Associate Chair/Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor
  • Lori Adams, Associate Professor of Instruction and Program Director of Iowa Biosciences Academy and Latham Science Engagement Initiative
  • Anna Gaw, Senior Academic Advisor
  • Marlys Boote, Academic Services Coordinator

Undergraduate Enrollment Management and Curriculum Committee

  • Erin Irish (Chair), Associate Chair/Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor
  • Albert Erives, Associate Professor
  • Andrew Forbes, Associate Professor
  • Alan Kay, Professor
  • Ana Llopart, Associate Professor
  • David Rehard, Lecturer
  • Marlys Boote, Academic Services Coordinator
  • Anna Gaw, Senior Academic Advisor
  • Lori Adams, Associate Professor of Instruction and Program Director of Iowa Biosciences Academy and Latham Science Engagement Initiative

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee

  • Lori Adams (Chair), Associate Professor of Instruction and Program Director of Iowa Biosciences Academy and Latham Science Engagement Initiative
  • Josep Comeron, Professor
  • Ana Llopart, Associate Professor
  • Erin Irish, Associate Chair/Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor
  • Amr El Zawily, Lecturer
  • Andrew Forbes, Associate Professor
  • John Manak, Professor
  • Anna Gaw, Senior Academic Advisor
  • Erin Foster-Hartley, Assistant to the DEO/Administrative Services Coordinator
  • Marlys Boote, Academic Services Coordinator
  • Steve Kehoe, Administrative Services Coordinator
  • Angela Cordle, Instructional Services Specialist
  • Cindy Toll, CCG Manager
  • Ryan Pellow, Graduate Student
  • Wren Renquist, Graduate Student
  • Angela Cai, Undergraduate Student
  • Samyukta Karthik, Undergraduate Student
  • Saul Ocampo Landa, Undergraduate Student
  • Ryan Staub, Undergraduate Student
  • Sydney Stork (alumnae)

Promotion & Tenure Committee

  • Alan Kay (Chair), Professor
  • Jan Fassler, Professor
  • Maurine Neiman, Professor

Seminar Committee

  • Steven Green (Chair), Professor
  • John Logsdon, Associate Professor
  • Anna Malkova, Professor
  • Erin Foster-Hartley, Assistant to the DEO/Administrative Services Coordinator

Strategic Planning Committee

  • John Manak, Professor
  • Andrew Forbes, Associate Professor
  • Lori Adams, Associate Professor of Instruction and Program Director of Iowa Biosciences Academy and Latham Science Engagement Initiative

Linda & Rick Maxson Fellowship Review Committee

  • Bryant McAllister (Chair), Associate Professor
  • Erin Irish, Associate Chair/Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor
  • Lori Adams, Associate Professor of Instruction and Program Director of Iowa Biosciences Academy and Latham Science Engagement Initiative
  • Anna Gaw, Senior Academic Advisor

Roy J. Carver Center for Genomics (CCG) Advisory Committee

  • Josep Comeron, Professor
  • Albert Erives, Associate Professor
  • Anna Malkova, Professor
  • Sarit Smolikove, Associate Professor
  • Becky Kick, Departmental Administrator
  • Cindy Toll, CCG Manager

Faculty Assembly Unit Representative

  • Bryan Phillips, Associate Chair/Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor