Faculty

Dr. Carolyn J Lawrence-Dill photo
Professor
Gene Function, Crop Genetics
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Professor
Evolutionary Biology, Morphometrics, Biostatistics
Tavis Anderson
Research Biologist at the National Animal Disease Center, USDA-ARS, Affiliate Assistant Professor
VMPM; evolutionary biology; epidemiology; influenza A virus
Affiliate Assistant Professor
Departments:
Genetics/Development, Cell Biology -AGLS
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Professor
Magnetic Resonance, Macromolecular Structure
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Professor, Major/Co-Major Professor
Departments:
Operations Research and Genetic Improvement
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Professor
Departments:
Plant Genomics
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Associate Professor
Comparative Biology of Aging
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Collaborator Associate Professor
Departments:
Comparative Genomics
Michael Cho photo
Professor
Departments:
Structure Function of viral envelope glycoproteins
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Professor, Lanh & Oanh Nguyen Endowed Chair of Software Engineering
Departments:
Software Engineering, Computer Science
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C.F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor, Section Leader of Animal Breeding and Genetics
Departments:
Quantitative Genetics and Genomics
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Professor, Supervisory Committee - ex officio for the P3 program
Metabolomics, Image Processing, Machine Learning
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University Professor
Departments:
Biostatistics
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Professor, Supervisory Committee - 2017 - 2020
Comparative Genomics, Statistical Bioinformatics, Mathematical Biology
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Professor
Departments:
Computational Biology, Phylogenomics, Phylogenetics
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Professor
Departments:
Combinatorial Algorithms
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Professor
Departments:
Animal Breeding and Genetics
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BCB Chair and Director of Graduate Education (DOGE) - 2019 - 2021, Associate Professor
Deep Learning, Computational Genomics, Evolutionary Genomics
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Associate Professor
Biological Data Mining modeling and analytics
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Professor
Computational Biology
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Professor
Protein structure and function; Heme proteins; X-ray crystallography
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Assistant Professor
Phylogenetics
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Professor
Nanotechnology
Kai-Ming Ho photo
Distinguished Professor
Departments:
Condensed Matter
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Professor
Departments:
Data Visualization
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Professor
Crystallography
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Assistant Professor
biological data mining, modeling and analytics
Associate Professor
Predictive Plant Phenomics, Data Analytics, Decision Support Systems
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Professor
Departments:
Genome Assembly
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Associate Professor
Crop Genetics
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Professor
Comparative Genomics, Evolutionary Genomics, Biological/Ecological Modeling and Simulation
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Associate Professor
Metabolic Engineering
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Professor
proteomics, Structural Bioinformatics, Machine Learning
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Professor
Departments:
host-pathogen relationship of Leishmania amazonensis infection
Claus Kadelka photo
Assistant Professor
Departments:
Data Science, Discrete Mathematics, Mathematical Biology
Assistant Professor
Using systems integration of large-scale omics approaches to explore how auxin signaling modules control diverse developmental processes in Arabidopsis
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Professor
Software systems; software safety and security; software analysis and verification; high performance computing
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Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor
Departments:
Functional Genomics
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Associate Professor
Phylogenetics, Molecular Evolution, Mitochondrial Biology
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Associate Professor
Departments:
Statistics, Transcriptomics, Predictive Plant Phenomics
Dr. Chaoqun (Crystal) Lu photo
Assistant Professor
Macro-systems Ecology, Ecosystem Modeling, Global Biogeochemistry
Professor
Computational Complexity
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Professor
Departments:
Computational Biology
Professor
Metabolomics; Genomics, Transcriptomics
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Anson Marston Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Carol Vohs Johnson Chair, Associate Vice President for Research, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research, Scientist, Ames Laboratory, Division of Materials Science and Engineering
Smart Polymers for Delivery of Genetic Material, Polymers for Vaccine Delivery, Bioinspired Nanocomposites
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Professor
plant virology, Translation, RNA structure
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Professor, Major/Co-Major Professor
Functional Genomics
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Associate Professor of Pharmacology, European Veterinary Specialist in Pharmacology and Toxicology
Departments:
Pharmacology, Toxicology
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Assistant Professor
Noncoding RNA discovery, RNA structure and function
Dr. John Nason
Professor and Chair
Evolutionary Genomics
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Distinguished Professor
Departments:
Statistics
Associate Professor
Departments:
Data Science, Imaging and Signal Processing
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Frances M. Craig Professor
Metabolism, Metabolomics; Genomics
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Professor
Structural Bioinformatics
Professor
Biosynthesis and physiological function of diterpenoid natural products.
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Professor
Comparative Genomics
Professor
Microbial Genomics
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Assistant Professor
Departments:
Theoretical Chemistry & Biophysics
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Professor
Departments:
Bioinformatic Tools, Livestock Genetics
Assistant Professor
Protein folding, design, Evolution
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Distinguished Professor
Chloroplast biogenesis; intracellular communication;mechanisms of photosynthesis
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Professor
Departments:
Animal Breeding and Genetics; Large Animals; Companion Species
Don Sakaguchi
Professor
Developmental Neurobiology, stem cell biology
Pat Schnable
Distinguished Professor, Iowa Corn Endowed Chair of Genetics
Structural Bioinformatics
Assistant Professor
Departments:
Animal Breeding and Genetics
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Associate Professor
Evolution and Development; Molecular Evolution; Evolutionary Biology
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Adjunct Assistant Professor
Bioinformatics, Aquaculture, Evolution
Manley Hoppe Professor
Metabolic Engineering for Biorenewable Chemicals; Phytochemical Engineering; Metabolic Flux Maps in Plants
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Professor
Departments:
proteomics, Structural Bioinformatics, Comparative Genomics
Professor
Departments:
Biological/Ecological Modeling and Simulation, Biological Data Science
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Associate Professor
Departments:
Structural Bioinformatics
Professor
Departments:
Solvation dynamics in protein environments and inhomogeneous models of proteins' dielectric response
Assistant Professor
Comparative Genomics, Evolutionary Genomics
Alex Travesset
Associate Professor
Departments:
Bioinformatics
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Professor
Departments:
Comparative Genomics, Transcriptomics
Assistant Professor
genomics, functional prediction, Computational Systems and Network Biology
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Assistant Professor
Structural Bioinformatics
Professor
Comparative Genomics. Evolutionary Genomics. Ecological Genomics. Epigenomics. Transcriptomics.
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Research Veterinary Medical Officer, USDA-ARS-National Animal Disease Center, Affiliate Associate Professor
Biological Data Mining modeling and analytics
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Associate Professor
understanding molecular mechanisns in plant development and their evolution, transposons and genome dynamics
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Assistant Professor, Associate Chair - 2019 - 2021
proteomics
Associate Professor
mathematical modeling, computational optimization
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Professor
Departments:
Bioinformatics
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Professor
Comparative Genomics
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Professor
Departments:
Systems Biology
Professor
plant virology, soybean functional genomics
Auriel Willette
Assistant Professor
Neurological Disorders (Alzheimer’s disease)
Research Geneticist, USDA-ARS, Affiliate Professor
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, Plant Genetics & Genomics, Transcriptomics
Professor
Departments:
optimization and game theory, protein modeling, evolutionary dynamics
Professor
Metabolomics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Plant Biology
Assistant Professor, Supervisory Committee - 2017 - 2020
Functional Genomics, Metabolomics