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James Kent Successfully Defends Thesis

Congratulations to James Kent (Voss Lab) on a successful thesis defense. James defended his thesis "Statistical Comparison of Methods Measuring Context Dependent Functional Connectivity" on Wednesday, July 15th. Congrats James!
Banu at the scope. Photo by PhD student Katerina Sosa.

Banu Gumusoglu Received 2020 Rex Montgomery Dissertation Prize

Banu, a recent graduate from the Neuroscience PhD program was awarded the Rex Montgomery Dissertation Prize for 2020. Banu is a part of the Stevens Lab. Each year the Rex Montgomery Dissertation Prize recognizes the most meritorious dissertation by a doctoral student conducting research in prevention of disease and/or the translation of research into clinical practice. Students from a variety of...
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Dr. Stanley Perlman leads COVID-19 Research Efforts at the University of Iowa

Neuroscience Faculty member Dr. Stanley Perlman and one of only ten virologists in the world to study Coronavirus leads the University of Iowa research efforts for COVID-19. Check out the great article on Dr. Perlman's research here!

Dr. Joshua Weiner Appointed Associate Dean of CLAS

Congratulations to Neuroscience Faculty member Joshua Weiner, who has been appointed to the position of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Associate Dean for Research, effective July 1, 2020.
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Katrina Okerstrom- Jezewski Defends Thesis

Katrina Okerstrom- Jezewski (Anderson & Tranel Labs) successfully defended her thesis, titled "The impact of specific cognitive impairments on the capacity to consent to research". Congratulations Katrina!
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Banu Gümüşoğlu & Benton Purnell Receive NIH Outstanding Scholars Neuroscience Award Program (OSNAP) Recognition

Congratulations to Banu (Stevens lab) and Benton (Buchanan lab) for being selected as award recipients for the NIH Outstanding Scholars Neuroscience Award Program.
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Iowa Brain Bee Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Iowa Brain Bee! This is an event held throughout the nation and with the help of the Neuroscience PhD Students and the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, the Iowa Brain Bee is held at the University of Iowa each year.
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Lindsay Agostinelli Defends Thesis

The Neuroscience Graduate Program congratulates Lindsay Agostinelli (Bassuk Lab, Pediatrics) on her successful thesis defense on December 4th, 2019!
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Dylan Todd Defends Thesis

The Neuroscience Graduate Program congratulates Dylan Todd (Bonthius Lab, Pediatrics) on his successful thesis defense on December 2nd, 2019!

Neuroscience Research Day 2019 Schedule

Our outside guest speaker will be Matthew Colonnese, Ph.D., of George Washington University.