The Molecular Biology Building houses two of the eighteen departments which participate in the BCB Graduate Program at Iowa State University.
The BCB Graduate Program
The BCB Graduate Program provides an interdisciplinary research environment where successful collaborations between life science researchers and computational scientists have developed over its 12 year history.
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Choose PhD study in ISU's BCB Graduate program and enter a vibrant learning community supported by world class resources. Entering students enjoy full tuition and health insurance credits, as well as a yearly stipend which can range up to $26,000 depending on the fellowship received. Apply by Jan. 15. FAQs to apply.
Outstanding BCB Faculty
Interdisciplinary research is possible at Iowa State in bioinformatics and computational biology because of the many collaborations among outstanding BCB faculty members.
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News & Updates
BCB faculty selected for Plant Sciences Institute Center
Steve Whitham has been named director of the Center for Plant Responses to Environmental Stresses (CPRES). He has served as interim director of the center for the past year.
Whitham is a professor in plant pathology and microbiology and his research areas include soybean defense gene networks, plant-virus interactions, soybean-soybean rust interaction, and developing tools for analysis of gene function in crop plants.
CPRES is a Plant Sciences Institute center dedicated to fundamental research on how plants detect and respond to biotic and abiotic stresses in their environment.
Congratulations to Recent Graduates
Congratulations to recent graduates:
-- Yao (Al) Fu, mentors, Laura Jarboe, CBE, and Julie Dickerson, ECPE;