September 06, 2016

The Graduate College will hold its first

Three-Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition

2 – 5 p.m. Tuesday, November 15, 2016 – 1213 Hoover Hall


August 06, 2016

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

August 06, 2016

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.

July 21, 2016

By Mike Krapfl, News Service

Eliot Winer

July 19, 2016

The poster Evolutionary Origin of Orphan Genes by Zebulon Arendsee (BCB/GDCB/CMB), Andrew Wilkey (ISU undergrad in BCBio), Priyanka  Bhandary (BCB/GDCB/CMB), and Eve Sykin Wurtele (BCB/GDCB/CMB), was awarded an F1000 Poster Award at the 2016 conference of the I

June 09, 2016

Programmable DNA Nanosystem for Molecular Interrogation published in Nature

May 18, 2016

While one adventure ends by graduating from Iowa State University, another begins as the Iowa State Economic Development and Industry Relations (EDIR) team prepares to launch a new avenue for students, faculty, and staff to create businesses with the StartUp Factory: a 52-week intensive program t

May 03, 2016

Xin Yin presented his BCB Dissertation Seminar on April 29.  His mentors are Karin Dorman, Statistics and Greg Phillips, VMPM.  The title of his dissertation is Probabilistic methods for quality improvement in high-throughput sequencing data.

March 28, 2016

The Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Student Organization (BCBGSO) hosted their Second Annual BCB Symposium, “Current Topics in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology” on March 25 at Reiman Gardens. 

March 10, 2016

Divita Mathur will present for her dissertation defense on March 21 at 9 a.m.

February 06, 2016

The Graduate College will be offering four, one-hour workshops that will allow you to develop your Career Plan. They will be introducing the Cyclone Strategy.

January 31, 2016

The second round of awards in the Presidential Initiative for Interdisciplinary Research will help build four big data research teams and launch major projects in digital agriculture and intelligent text analysis.

January 25, 2016

A new working group, the Efficient Computing Workflow group, is forming in the Statistics Department.  If you want to improve the efficiency of your code, this may be the workgroup for you !  A lightweight text editor, Vim, will be presented.


January 16, 2016

Lee Altenberg will visit next week as a part of the BCB faculty cluster hire the College of LAS has granted to our program.

January 16, 2016

The Program for Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) was founded in 1986 by a group of ISU faculty and staff concerned about the underrepresentation and underutilization of women in science and engineering.

January 12, 2016

Both of the Conference Chairs for this year's ISMB conference in Orlando, July 8-12, have taken part in BCB sponsored symposia at Iowa State.  Also, the overseer of the poster session is Iddo Friedberg, new BCB faculty member in VMPM

December 22, 2015

AMES, Iowa — A recent study about the college experience by the American Institute for Economic Research named Ames as the top-ranked college town in the United States, with Iowa City following in third place.

December 15, 2015

Every year the Iowa Energy Center selects four leaders in energy research and innovation, one for each of our main focus areas: bioenergy, education and outreach, energy efficiency and renewable energy. Two of the 2015 winners are members of Iowa State’s College of Engineering  faculty.

November 06, 2015

Spring 2016 Courses to Consider


EEOB 590B-TH Macroevolution & Lineage Diversification, 2 credit seminar

Instructor: Tracy Heath, EEOB, 243 Bessey Hall; email:

November 02, 2015

Sweta Roy, a BCB student in Julie Kuhlman's lab, was recently awarded a one year AAUW International Fellowship. Julie is a BCB faculty member in the GDCB Department.

November 02, 2015

What it could mean for human health...

Story by Fred Love, ISU News Service

November 02, 2015

Iddo Friedberg, BCB faculty member in the VMPM department, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the International Society of Computational Biology (ISCB).

November 02, 2015

BCB's new Predictive Plant Phenomics Specialization

September 17, 2015

Dan Nettleton, Statistics

Dan, a BCB faculty member in the Statistics Department, received the Distinguished Professor award ...

July 14, 2015

Krishna Rajan, BCB faculty member in the Materials Science and Engineering Department, is moving to the State University of New York in Buffalo to accept a position as Department Chair of a new BCB-related department.  Pictured in the news piece, are Krishna and Drena Dobbs, BCB faculty member in GDCB, interacting at a BCB Poster Presentation.  Congratulations, Krishna.  We will miss you !

Dan Nettleton, BCB faculty member in the Statistics Department has received the LAS Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research.  Congratulations, Dan !


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