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STEM Celebration of the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This year's annual STEM Celebration of the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will take place Friday, January 28th. Our special guest this year will be Tracy Jon Sargeant of the Multicultural Development Center of Iowa. The presentation and discussion will be 4:30-5:30 in 3630 SC (Seaman's Center...
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2022 Dare to Discover Campaign Recognizes Current and Past Students

The Dare to Discover campaign showcases researchers, scholars, and creators from across the University of Iowa. The campaign is sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research. Current Neuroscience Program student, Alejandra Gomez (Blumberg Lab), is highlighted and shares her research on...
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Summer 2022 Biomedical Scholars Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Are you an undergrad looking to gain some lab experience before applying to programs like ours? Check out our Biomedical Scholars Summer Undergraduate Research Program to learn more! The application opened today, December 1st and closes on February 1st, 2022. Learn more and apply here!
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Destress with Grad-DEI | December 3

Destress with Grad-DEI! Join us for a fun evening of activities to destress before finals week, featuring mindfulness and meditation with Barry Schreier, Director of University Counseling Service; yoga with Caroline Woods of Campus Recreation & Wellness Center, plus crafts, DIYs, and more! To attend...

Kelsey Heslin Successfully Defends Her Thesis

Congratulations to Kelsey Heslin (Parker Lab, Psychiatry) on her successful thesis defense on Friday!
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White matter vs. gray matter

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

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

Congratulations to the 2021 Kwak-Ferguson Fellowship Winner Ryan Betters

Congrats to Neuroscience Graduate Student, Ryan Betters! Ryan won the 2020 Kwak-Ferguson fellowship award for his research regarding neurodegenerative diseases. Read more about his work in the article attached! Read more here!
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Rachel Schroeder Successfully Defends Thesis

Congratulations to Rachel Schroeder (Stevens & Pieper Labs) on her successful thesis defense today, April 7th, 2021!