The BCB Graduate Student Organization (BCBGSO) will once again participate in the Girl's in Science event in Des Moines on February 10th: http://www.sciowa.org/engage/girls-in-science/ . BCB students have been participating in this outreach event for a number of years.
Please contact Valeria Velasquez Zapata if you are interested in taking part in this exciting outreach activity to introduce STEM to younger audiences.
Iowa State University Animal Science Researcher Honored for Genetic Discoveries
AMES, Iowa — An Iowa State University animal geneticist was honored today for discoveries in swine genetics that have saved pork producers and processors money and increased meat quality for consumers.
Max Rothschild, a C.F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Ensminger Endowed Chair of International Agriculture, was one of several scientists named a Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors.
Alicia Carriquiry, Distinguished Professor of statistics, and a BCB faculty member, received a 2017 Women of Innovation Award for research innovation and leadership from the Technology Association of Iowa. Winners were selected based on their professional experience, history of innovation, ability to think creatively and solve problems, and demonstration of leadership.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Engineering emeritus Peter Reilly will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11 (11 a.m., St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 2210 Lincoln Way). A visitation will be held Nov. 10 (4-6 p.m., also at the church). Reilly died Nov. 2 of cancer at age 78. He was a member of the chemical engineering faculty from 1974 until his retirement in 2014.
Michael Zeller, a BCB student, working with Phillip Gauger, VDPAM, and Amy Vincent, USDA, has won the Oral Presentation award at a national conference, AAVLD, the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. The conference was held in San Diego in mid-October.