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September 22, 2017

Outreach opportunity for BCB students:  Road Less Traveled

Valeria Velasquez Zapata directs the Outreach Division of the BCB-GSO.  She sent an invitation to the BCB Graduate Students to participate in the upcoming Oct. 19 and Nov. 2nd  Road Less Traveled events. It is a program put on by the University for 6th-8th graders to let them explore science. More information can be found here :

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

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