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.
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
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.