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 !

May 28, 2015

Photo of Drena DobbaCongratulations to BCB faculty member, Drena Dobbs, from the GDCB Department, who has been

May 27, 2015

Congratulations to BCB faculty member, Dan Nettleton, from the Statistics Department, who has been awarded a Distinguished Professor award in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

May 25, 2015

AMES, Iowa - Research teams led by Edward Yu of Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory have described the structures of two proteins they believe pump antibiotics from bacteria, allowing the bacteria to resist medications.

May 24, 2015

“Coming of age: orphan genes in plants”, by Zebulon Arendsee, Ling Li and Eve Wurtele, was chosen by the Trends in Plant Science editorial board as one of the 10 most exciting TIPS articles of 2014. 

May 23, 2015

Iowa State University's Plant Sciences Institute (PSI) has awarded funding to investigators in three colleges in an effort to stimulate high-risk, high-reward research in the plant sciences.

May 22, 2015

The Early Achievement Research Award was presented to Amy Toth, an assistant professor in ecology, evolution and organismal biology. Since 2011, Toth has published 14 scientific articles, many in top-ranked journals. She also has received four major federal grants totaling $1.6 million.

May 21, 2015

The Outstanding Research Award was presented to Fredric Janzen, a professor in ecology, evolution and organismal biology. Janzen is recognized worldwide as an authority in reptile evolutionary ecology and the consequences of environmental change on aspects of reptilian biology.


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