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.
AMES, IA – Iowa State University researchers for the first time have mapped the various molecular components that govern how environmentally stressed plants interrupt their normal growth pathways by tapping into an important energy recycling function.
A total of eight students will be joining BCB this fall to pursue their PhD degrees. Here are three students who will be joining from overseas:
BS and MS in Statistics
Institut Pertanian Bogor
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nop
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The Center for Communication Excellence of the Graduate College provides graduate students with advanced writing support, resources, and development opportunities. To expand the scope of their services in the upcoming academic year, they would like to train a new cohort of Graduate Peer Mentors – Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Writing Consultants.