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White matter vs. gray matter

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Faculty members from the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience discuss understanding how different brain regions influence human cognition and behavior
Nov - Native American Heritage Month 2021

November - Native American Heritage Month

Monday, November 8, 2021
This month showcases the rich culture of the native people of this land as well as honor the Native American and Indigenous People.

Student Spotlight

Katerina Sosa is PhD student in the Neuroscience Graduate Program, conducting research under the supervision of Dr. George Richerson. Sosa studies epilepsy and sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.

"Join the Neuroscience Graduate Program at the University of Iowa and become part of the bright team of scientists trying to solve the mystery of the human brain."

Iowa Neuroscience Institute

Provides collaborative support for the neuroscience community.

Outstanding Alumni 

Brittany Williams

Brittany Williams

Eric Emmons

Eric Emmons

Calvin Carter

Calvin Carter

Victoria Muller Ewald


DISSERTATION PRIZE WINNERS AWARDED BY THE GRADUATE COLLEGE. Joseph Parvizi, Michael Koenigs, and Benton Purnell (right) EARNED THE D.C. SPRIESTERSBACH DISSERTATION PRIZE. Matthew Sutterer, Arianna Rigon, Serena Gümüşoğlu, and Victoria Muller Ewald (left) WON THE REX MONTGOMERY DISSERTATION PRIZE.

Benton Purnell
Serena Gumusoglu
"The fact that I was able to perform at this level and do this work is representative of this program. The strength of the Neuroscience Program at the University of Iowa is what makes it such a destination program for people.”
Serena Gumusoglu 2020 winner, Rex Montgomery Dissertation Prize