Recent Awards, Grants and Publications received by Faculty, Staff and Students of Bioinformatics Computational Biology – Fall 2018
Robert Jernigan - Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
AMES – Teaching a machine to finish a complex task can save humans a lot of time, effort and money. But first, the machine has to learn how, and that comes with plenty of its own challenges.
Iowa State University to host federally funded center of excellence for swine genomics
Posted Jun 13, 2018 9:00 am on the ISU Website
A large number of BCB students from the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Program at Iowa State University will be presenting at an international conference to be held in Chicago, IL, July 6 through 10th. The conference entitled, Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (IS
Julie Dickerson, a BCB faculty member in ECPE, was P.I. and Gaurav Kandoi, a PhD BCB student in her lab, was coP.I.
Several BCB students took part in the GPSS Conference held April 11 in the Memorial Union at Iowa State. More information about the conference is below.
Toth named 2019 Fulbright Scholar
March 26, 2018
Wendel named 2019 Fulbright Scholar
March 26, 2018
Two BCB PhD students presented at the 60th Annual Maize Genetics Conference in Palais du Grand Large, Saint-Malo, France which took place March 22 to March 25, 2018. Gokul Wimalanathan and Keting Chen presented their research and their abstracts are below.
The EPA recently awarded $760,000 to Iowa State Researchers to study blue-green algae, known as cyanobacteria, a microscopic organism that lives in lakes and streams, usually in low numbers. Cyanobacteria has the ability to produce toxic byproducts, and can grow quickly and form blooms that
The BCB Graduate Student Organization (BCBGSO) will once again participate in the Girl's in Science event in Des Moines on February 10th: http://www.sciowa.org/engage/girls-in-science/ . BCB students have been participating in thi
Iowa State University Animal Science Researcher Honored for Genetic Discoveries
AMES, Iowa — An Iowa State University animal geneticist was honored today for discoveries in swine genetics that have saved pork producers and processors money and increased meat quality for consumers.
Alicia Carriquiry, Distinguished Professor of statistics, and a BCB faculty member, received a 2017 Women of Innovation Award for research innovation and leadership from the Technology Association of Iowa.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Engineering emeritus Peter Reilly will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11 (11 a.m., St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 2210 Lincoln Way). A visitation will be held Nov. 10 (4-6 p.m., also at the church). Reilly died Nov.
Michael Zeller, a BCB student, working with Phillip Gauger, VDPAM, and Amy Vincent, USDA, has won the Oral Presentation award at a national conference, AAVLD, the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. The conference was
Cyclone Career Strategy Workshop Series
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Gaurav Kandoi, a BCB Ph.D.
Ruolin Liu presented his dissertation research entitled "Transcript assembly, quantification and differential alternative splicing detection from RNA-Seq" at a BCB Seminar on August 7, 2017. Ruolin's home department is Electrical and Computer Engineering. His Major professors are Juli
Jennifer Chang presented her research at a BCB Seminar on June 26, 2017 entitled, "Developing an integrated system for biological network exploration". Jennifer's home department is Genetics, Development and Cell Biology (GDCB) and her Major Professors are Patrick
BCB Thesis Seminar
June 15, 2017
Membrane trafficking in resistance gene-mediated defense against the barley powdery mildew fungus
BCB Thesis Seminar
March 9, 2017
Swine Blood Transcriptomics: Application and Advancement
Home Department: Animal Science
Two Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) faculty were recognized on Sept. 7 at the College of Engineering Convocation.
BCB Faculty Excellence Recognized
More than 50 ISU faculty and staff were honored during an annual awards ceremony on Monday, Sept. 25, in ISU's Memorial Union Great Hall.
Outreach opportunity for BCB students: Road Less Traveled
Computational Protein Design Scientist