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August 1, 2017

Welcome to Carolyn Lawrence-Dill, GDCB, as chair of BCB !  Carolyn is featured in a recent Iowa State publication forward .  Read about her research on page 3.

Thank you for chairing the BCB Program, Carolyn !

And, many thanks to Dennis Lavrov, EEOB, for his past efforts as BCB Chair !! 

July 20, 2017

External funding breaks half-billion dollars

Research Funding - 2nd highest year

By Mike Krapfl, ISU News Service

Iowa State broke another record in fiscal year 2017, receiving more than $500 million in external funding.

June 26, 2017

BCB has admitted several new faculty to BCB faculty membership in the recent past. Find all faculty for the BCB program on the people page.  These three faculty were most recently admitted to BCB faculty membership:

Nick V.L. Serão, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Animal Breeding & Genetics

Research Interests:

May 30, 2017

Jim Reecy, professor of animal science and director of the office of biotechnology, and a BCB faculty member, has been named an associate vice president for research in the office of the vice president for research (OVPR), effective June 1. Reecy takes over the position from Wolfgang Kliemann, who will return to the mathematics department in August. Kliemann had served in the role since 2014.

Reecy will work with faculty and the OVPR leadership team to develop opportunities for interdisciplinary research and to support faculty in successfully pursuing their research goals.


To see the scholarly work done by the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology program: