2024.01.31 Dare to Discover Banu Gunusoglu

Banu Gumusoglu, Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology & Assistant Professor, Psychiatry; Neuroscience PhD program alumna, featured in 2024 Dare to Discover

Dr. Banu Gumusoglu was a postdoc when nominated for the Dare to Discover series and now she’s an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as the Department of Psychiatry! Dr. Gumusoglu directs the Molecular Investigation of Neuroscience, Development, and Obstetrics Lab (MINDFOL). We are excited to watch Banu Gumusoglu launch her own lab studying pregnancy and brain health!
2024.01.05 Dare to Discover Avery Van De Water

Avery Van De Water, PhD program student in Dorit Kliemann's lab, featured in 2024 Dare to Discover

Avery wants to understand how the brain integrates multisensory info to make sense of the social world & how this process may be altered in autism spectrum disorder

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Serena Gumusoglu conducts research in her mentor's lab.

Banu Gumusoglu, PhD, a University of Iowa postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Iowa Neuroscience Institute, has won a 2023 Young Investigator Award from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.

Wednesday, November 1, 2023
Dr. Gumusoglu, a 2020 graduate of the UI Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience, is currently a postdoctoral scholar in the laboratories of Mark Santillan, MD, PhD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and Donna Santillan, PhD, research associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology.
20231101Aislinn Williams James N Murray Faculty Award

Congratulations to Aislinn Williams, Md, PhD, who is the recipient of the James N. Murray Faculty Award

Saturday, October 28, 2023
This award honors an untenured faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding rapport with students and creates an exemplary classroom atmosphere.
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University of Iowa neuroscientist and Neuroscience PhD alumnus Calvin Carter wins NIH Director’s New Innovator Award for exceptional research

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Calvin Carter, PhD, assistant professor of Neuroscience and Pharmacology in the University of Iowa Roy J and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and a member of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, is one of 58 early-career scientists from across the nation to receive a 2023 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award.
2021_09_24-Pharmacy - Gaine Lab

Iowa Researcher Examines the Link Between Sleep and Neurodegeneration

Monday, September 25, 2023
Marie Gaine, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology is featured in Iowa Magazine.