Articles from May 2018

Ben De Corte awarded Kwak-Ferguson Fellowship

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
University of Iowa Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience student, Benjamin De Corte, has won the Kwak-Ferguson Fellowship, a $10,000 award from the Iowa Neuroscience Institute for an upper level graduate student working in the area of neurodegenerative diseases. His research in the lab of Nandakumar Narayanan, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, focuses on the cognitive...

Josh Weiner honored with Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
The University of Iowa Graduate College recognizes Joshua Weiner for his extraordinary contribution to graduate education through mentoring graduate students.Weiner, professor of biology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is the winner of the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award in Biological and Life Sciences.Read the full story here.

Max Liu awarded Kwak-Ferguson Fellowship

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
A fellowship for future discoveries Alzheimer’s disease is one of the fastest growing threats to Americans’ health, but University of Iowa researchers like Guanghao “Max” Liu—a Neuroscience graduate student within the Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)—are determined to discover the mechanism that causes this debilitating neurodegenerative disease.In collaboration with Gloria Lee, MD, a...