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.
Receive Stipend and Tuition Credits
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 $25,000 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
New BCB leadership for the Fall
Every two years, BCB faculty elect a new associate chair, and the current associate chair becomes chair.
Karin Dorman, a Statistics faculty member, and Dennis Lavrov, faculty from Ecology, Environment and Organismal Biology will become chair and associate chair this August.
Karin teaches one of the four core courses in the curriculum and is chair of the curriculum committee. Dennis is an adviser for a BCB student and is a member of the Supervisory Committee.
Congratulations and thanks !
NSF Dissertation Award
Ali Berens has won a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement grant which can be used to participate in scientific meetings, to conduct research in specialized facilities or field settings and to expand an existing body of dissertation research.
Ali is in the lab of BCB faculty member, Amy Toth who is in the EEOB Department. Congratulations, Ali !