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.
By Mike Krapfl, News Service
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
Programmable DNA Nanosystem for Molecular Interrogation published in Nature
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
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.
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.
Divita Mathur will present for her dissertation defense on March 21 at 9 a.m.
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.
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.
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.
Lee Altenberg will visit next week as a part of the BCB faculty cluster hire the College of LAS has granted to our program.
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.
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
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.
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.
Spring 2016 Courses to Consider
EEOB 590B-TH Macroevolution & Lineage Diversification, 2 credit seminar
Instructor: Tracy Heath, EEOB, 243 Bessey Hall; email: email@example.com
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.
What it could mean for human health...
Story by Fred Love, ISU News Service
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).
BCB's new Predictive Plant Phenomics Specialization
Dan Nettleton, Statistics
Dan, a BCB faculty member in the Statistics Department, received the Distinguished Professor award ...
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 !