External funding breaks half-billion dollars
Research Funding - 2nd highest year
By Mike Krapfl, ISU News Service
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:
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.
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:
The Center for Communication Excellence of the Graduate College provides graduate students with advanced writing support, resources, and development opportunities.
The Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate program will welcome 8 new students in Fall 2017. Below are five of the 8 students joining the program. Three others who are joining are featured here.
New Book has been published
AMES, Iowa – The Confocal and Multiphoton Facility, Image Analysis Facility, Microscopy and NanoImaging Facility, and the Roy J. Carver Laboratory for Ultrahigh Resolution Biological Microscopy (part of the Institute for Combinatorial Discovery) are merging into a new Roy J.
The BCBGSO will be hosting our 3rd annual BCB Symposium on Friday, March 31, 2017 at Reiman Gardens.
ISU scientist receives NSF grant to study origins and functions of orphan genes in corn and other crops
by Fred Love, ISU News Service
BCB Student and Mentor Form New Business
AAAS honors six Iowa State researchers for distinguished work advancing science - Two are BCB faculty members...
Congratulations to Sweta Roy-Carson who won the university-wide 3MT, Three Minute Thesis competition sponsored by the Graduate College.
Dan Nettleton has been named director of the Laurence H. Baker Center for Bioinformatics and Biological Statistics at Iowa State University. Nettleton will lead the L.H.
Fellowship/Assistantship available for
Spring, 2017 admission to
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB) at Iowa State University
AMES, Iowa – David Grewell, professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering; Paul Plummer, associate professor of veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine; and Nicole Valenzuela, associate professor of ecology, evolution, and organismal biology,
Iowa State cyber-security playground named finalist for R&D 100 Award
Posted Aug 30, 2016 11:45 am
Federal STEM Graduate Seminar Series -- How to Successfully Apply for Federal Fellowships
By Mike Krapfl, News Service
The third round of funding from a presidential initiative will build four research teams that will use big data to benefit human and animal health, improve cities and build new tools for researchers.
A new, exciting series of events called Knowledge on Tap is beginning Wednesday, September 14 at 7 p.m. at Torrent Brewing Company in Ames.
The Graduate College will hold its first
Three-Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition
2 – 5 p.m. Tuesday, November 15, 2016 – 1213 Hoover Hall
Offered Fall 2016 - 2 credits
The basics of protein computations, protein mechanisms, and computations to infer mechanisms.
Course includes a project to help you learn about the mechanism of a protein of interest to you
Purpose of Math/ComS/CprE 424 & 525: The purpose of 424 and 525 is to train students to be able to effectively use on-campus High Performance Computing (HPC) machines. Students without Fortran or C programming experience should take 424 and then 525.