Events Archive

'Characterization of genotypic and environmental influences on Zea mays cuticle deposition' — Travis Hattery Ph.D. Defense Seminar

Friday, July 15, 2022 - 11:00am
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Speaker: Travis Hattery, graduate student in Marna Yandeau-Nelson Lab

Title: "Characterization of genotypic and environmental influences on Zea mays cuticle deposition" Read more about 'Characterization of genotypic and environmental influences on Zea mays cuticle deposition' — Travis Hattery Ph.D. Defense Seminar

GDCB Graduate Student-Postdoc-Staff Seminar: 'A novel inflammatory mechanism triggered by the pattern recognition receptor Nod1 controls hematopoietic stem cell production'

Friday, May 6, 2022 - 4:10pm
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Speaker: Xiaoyi (Chelsey) Cheng, graduate student in Iowa State University Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Espin Palazon Lab

Title: "A novel inflammatory mechanism triggered by the pattern recognition receptor Nod1 controls hematopoietic stem cell production"

Spring 2022 GDCB Graduate Student-Postdoc-Staff Seminar series Read more about GDCB Graduate Student-Postdoc-Staff Seminar: 'A novel inflammatory mechanism triggered by the pattern recognition receptor Nod1 controls hematopoietic stem cell production'

Bioscience Work-in-Progress Seminar Series: 'The pattern recognition receptor NOD1 controls hematopoietic stem cell specification'

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Speaker: Xiaoyi Cheng, Iowa State University genetics, development and cell biology graduate student in Raquel Espin Palazon Lab

Title: "The pattern recognition receptor NOD1 controls hematopoietic stem cell specification"

April 13, 2022, Bioscience Work-in-Progress Seminar flyer Read more about Bioscience Work-in-Progress Seminar Series: 'The pattern recognition receptor NOD1 controls hematopoietic stem cell specification'

ISU Research Day 2022

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 8:45am to 3:25pm

Research Day 2022 at Iowa State University will be live and in-person for the first time since spring 2019. This year’s event, which takes place Wednesday, March 30, 2022, in the Memorial Union, has been reimagined to encourage: Read more about ISU Research Day 2022

8th annual BCB symposium: 'The future of bioinformatics'

Friday, March 25, 2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

2022 BCB SymposiumRegistration is now open for the 8th annual BCB Symposium, "The Future of Bioinformatics," which will occur on Friday, March 25, virtually on Zoom and in person in Room 3560 and 3580 of the ISU Memorial Union. The event will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. 

Graduate students and four guest speakers will deliver presentations throughout the day. 

The deadline to register is March 11. Read more about 8th annual BCB symposium: 'The future of bioinformatics'

9th R.F. Baker Plant Breeding Symposium — 'Begin with the end in mind: breeding for the farmer'

Friday, March 25, 2022 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

The 9th R.F. Baker Plant Breeding Symposium will be held on March 25th, 2022, at the Iowa State University Alumni Center. The virtual attendance registration is open until March 24. Register here (free): tinyurl.com/PBSRegistration

The symposium's title this year is "Begin with the end in mind: breeding for the farmer; Understanding crop production systems to develop targeted breeding objectives." Read more about 9th R.F. Baker Plant Breeding Symposium — 'Begin with the end in mind: breeding for the farmer'

GDCB Graduate Student-Postdoc-Staff Seminar: 'Regulation of plasmodesmata function at specific cell-cell interfaces in Arabidopsis'

Friday, February 25, 2022 - 4:10pm
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Speaker: Zhongpeng Li, postdoc in the Aung Lab in Iowa State University Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology

Title: "Regulation of plasmodesmata function (Aung Lab) at specific cell-cell interfaces in Arabidopsis"

Meeting link: https://iastate.webex.com/iastate/j.php?MTID=m24c4f96e0025377fb5ed6aed38d1ee29 Read more about GDCB Graduate Student-Postdoc-Staff Seminar: 'Regulation of plasmodesmata function at specific cell-cell interfaces in Arabidopsis'

GDCB Seminar: 'Speaking up in STEM: 'Investigating the self-advocacy and classroom experiences of undergraduates with ADHD and specific learning disorders'

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 4:10pm
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Mariel Pfeifer, University of Georgia, Athens, postdoctoral researcher

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker: Mariel Pfeifer, University of Georgia, Athens, postdoctoral researcher

Title: "Speaking up in STEM: 'Investigating the self-advocacy and classroom experiences of undergraduates with ADHD and specific learning disorders" Read more about GDCB Seminar: 'Speaking up in STEM: 'Investigating the self-advocacy and classroom experiences of undergraduates with ADHD and specific learning disorders'

GDCB Seminar: 'Tackling maize’s contribution to climate change by learning from all plant genomic diversity'

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 4:10pm
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Ed Buckler, Cornell University

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker: Edward Buckler, Cornell University Adjunct Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Title: "Tackling maize’s contribution to climate change by learning from all plant genomic diversity" Read more about GDCB Seminar: 'Tackling maize’s contribution to climate change by learning from all plant genomic diversity'

GDCB Grad Student-Postdoc-Staff Seminar Series: 'CRISPR RNA-guided Integrase system for Agrobacterium genome editing'

Friday, February 4, 2022 - 4:10pm
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“CRISPR RNA-guided Integrase system for Agrobacterium genome editing" is the title of the Friday, Feb. 4, Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology (GDCB) Graduate Student-Postdoc-Staff Seminar, which is held online at 4:10 p.m. Ephraim Aliu, a graduate student in the Department of Agronomy’s Wang Lab, will present the first seminar in the spring series. Read more about GDCB Grad Student-Postdoc-Staff Seminar Series: 'CRISPR RNA-guided Integrase system for Agrobacterium genome editing'

GDCB Grad Student-Postdoc-Staff Seminar: 'FERONIA Receptor Kinase Regulates Autophagy through TOR Kinase and SnRK1 subunit KINβ1'

Friday, December 3, 2021 - 4:10pm
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Speaker: Ping Wang, postdoc research associate (Yin Lab) in Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology at Iowa State University

Title: “FERONIA Receptor Kinase Regulates Autophagy through TOR Kinase and SnRK1 subunit KINβ1”

Webex Link: https://iastate.webex.com/iastate/j.php?MTID=m4ccf329b3fc906659356f2871fdaa865 Read more about GDCB Grad Student-Postdoc-Staff Seminar: 'FERONIA Receptor Kinase Regulates Autophagy through TOR Kinase and SnRK1 subunit KINβ1'

GDCB Seminar: 'Interspecies transfer of RAMOSA1 orthologs and cis regulation of grass inflorescence architecture'

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 4:10pm
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Speaker: Erik Vollbrecht, professor of genetics, development and cell biology at Iowa State University

Title: “Interspecies transfer of RAMOSA1 orthologs and cis regulation of grass inflorescence architecture” Read more about GDCB Seminar: 'Interspecies transfer of RAMOSA1 orthologs and cis regulation of grass inflorescence architecture'

University holidays

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 12:00am to Friday, November 26, 2021 - 11:59pm

GDCB Grad Student-Postdoc-Staff Seminar: 'Developing zebrafish fyn kinase model of neurodegeneration'

Friday, November 19, 2021 - 4:10pm
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Speaker: Fang Liu, postdoc research associate (McGrail Lab), Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology at Iowa State University

Title: "Developing zebrafish fyn kinase model of neurodegeneration"

Webex Link: https://iastate.webex.com/iastate/j.php?MTID=m4ccf329b3fc906659356f2871f... Read more about GDCB Grad Student-Postdoc-Staff Seminar: 'Developing zebrafish fyn kinase model of neurodegeneration'

GDCB Graduate Student-Postdoc-Staff Seminar Series: “Investigating the molecular mechanism of Mmp9 mediated trophoblast invasion in the placenta”

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 4:10pm
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Speaker: Ashwini Rangaraj, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology graduate student in the Tuteja Lab, Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology at Iowa State University

Title: “Investigating the molecular mechanism of Mmp9 mediated trophoblast invasion in the placenta” 

Webex link: https://iastate.webex.com/iastate/j.php?MTID=m4ccf329b3fc906659356f2871fdaa865 Read more about GDCB Graduate Student-Postdoc-Staff Seminar Series: “Investigating the molecular mechanism of Mmp9 mediated trophoblast invasion in the placenta”

"Nanovaccine Institute Seminar Series: Hua Bai — 'Mechanisms of aging: from inter-organ communication to inter-organelle cross-talk'

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 3:00pm
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Hua Bai, assistant professor in genetics, development and cell biologyHua Bai, genetics, development and cell biology assistant professor, will present “Mechanisms of aging: from inter-organ communication to inter-organelle cross-talk” as part of the Nanovaccine Institute Seminar Series on Thursday, Sept. 30, at 3 p.m. Link is below for the virtual seminar. Read more about "Nanovaccine Institute Seminar Series: Hua Bai — 'Mechanisms of aging: from inter-organ communication to inter-organelle cross-talk'

GDCB Promising Scientist Seminar (virtual): 'Evolution and development of a special type of astrocytes in mammals: Interlaminar Astrocytes'

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 4:00pm
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Carmen Falcone, University of California, Davis, postdoctoral scholar

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker: Carmen Falcone, University of California, Davis, postdoctoral researcher in Verónica Martínez Cerdeño lab 

Title: "Evolution and development of a special type of astrocytes in mammals: Interlaminar Astrocytes" Read more about GDCB Promising Scientist Seminar (virtual): 'Evolution and development of a special type of astrocytes in mammals: Interlaminar Astrocytes'

GDCB Grad Student-Postdoc-Staff Seminar: 'Plant organelle dynamics during immune responses'

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 4:10pm
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Speaker: Yani Chen, research scientist (Aung Lab), Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology at Iowa State University

Title: "Plant organelle dynamics during immune responses"

Webex link: https://iastate.webex.com/iastate/j.php?MTID=m4ccf329b3fc906659356f2871fdaa865 Read more about GDCB Grad Student-Postdoc-Staff Seminar: 'Plant organelle dynamics during immune responses'

Urminder Singh Ph.D. defense seminar — 'Pan-tissue pan-cancer characterization of novel human orphan genes via analysis of RNA-sequencing data'

Friday, July 2, 2021 - 10:00am
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Urminder Singh, GDCB graduate student

 

 

 

 

 

Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Ph.D. candidate: Urminder Singh

Major: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Major Professor: Eve Wurtle, GDCB professor Read more about Urminder Singh Ph.D. defense seminar — 'Pan-tissue pan-cancer characterization of novel human orphan genes via analysis of RNA-sequencing data'

'Deciphering the role of an Arabidopsis myosin in the control of cell proliferation in the root meristem via TOR-dependent pathway'

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 4:10pm
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GDCB Graduate Student and Postdoc Seminar Series

Speaker: Damilola Olatunji, genetics, development and cell biology postdoc in Kelley Lab

Title: “Deciphering the role of an Arabidopsis myosin in the control of cell proliferation in the root meristem via
TOR-dependent pathway”

Meeting link: https://iastate.webex.com/iastate/j.php?MTID=m3cc9c1e3d2e41bebecb1b3b0555fbdfa Read more about 'Deciphering the role of an Arabidopsis myosin in the control of cell proliferation in the root meristem via TOR-dependent pathway'

Undergraduate Commencement (multiple events)

Saturday, May 8, 2021 - 9:00am

Iowa State University will be holding multiple in-person spring graduation events on May 7-8, as long as COVID-19 cases remain in check. Six undergraduate events are being planned for Saturday, May 8, in Jack Trice Stadium with staggered start times. The first event begins at 9 a.m., and the final one begins at 4:30 p.m. For additional information, please visit the Graduation and Commencement webpage.  Read more about Undergraduate Commencement (multiple events)

GDCB Promising Scientist Research Series: Mechanics of leaf growth and cell division patterns in plants

Monday, April 26, 2021 - 4:00pm
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Speaker: Dr. Pablo Martinez, Hannah Gray Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles

Title: Mechanics of leaf growth and cell division patterns in plants

Abstract: The construction of elaborate organs during the development of both plants and animals relies on

the summative properties of individual cells across space and developmental time. In plants the

cell walls also can impose physical constraints at both the cell and supracellular level as cells Read more about GDCB Promising Scientist Research Series: Mechanics of leaf growth and cell division patterns in plants

'Modulation of shoot architecture and sex determination via brassinosteroid biosynthesis in maize'

Friday, March 26, 2021 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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GDCB Graduate Student and Postdoc Seminar Series

Speaker: Brian Zebosi, graduate student in Vollbrecht Lab

Title: “Modulation of shoot architecture and sex determination via brassinosteroid biosynthesis in maize”

Meeting link: https://iastate.webex.com/iastate/j.php?MTID=m3cc9c1e3d2e41bebecb1b3b0555fbdfa Read more about 'Modulation of shoot architecture and sex determination via brassinosteroid biosynthesis in maize'

Stem Cells and Bioengineering for Brain Repair Strategies: LAS Dean’s Distinguished Lecture

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 6:00pm
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Morrill Professor Don Sakaguchi will present "Stem Cells and Bioengineering for Brain Repair Strategies" virtually in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 2021 Spring LAS Dean's Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday, March 23 at 6 p.m.

https://events.las.iastate.edu/2021/02/25/stem-cells-and-bioengineering-... Read more about Stem Cells and Bioengineering for Brain Repair Strategies: LAS Dean’s Distinguished Lecture

ISU Research Days

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 8:00am to Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 5:00pm

After a one-year pandemic-related hiatus, Iowa State University’s annual Research Day event will return in spring 2021 as Research Days, a multi-day, multi-platform virtual program. Read more about ISU Research Days

GDCB Seminar: 'Bridging the gap: Connecting biology and engineering to develop strategies for brain rescue and repair'

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Don Sakaguchi, Morrill Professor in genetics, development and cell biology

Speaker: Don Sakaguchi, Iowa State University Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Morrill Professor

Title: “Bridging the gap: Connecting biology and engineering to develop strategies for brain rescue and repair” Read more about GDCB Seminar: 'Bridging the gap: Connecting biology and engineering to develop strategies for brain rescue and repair'

GDCB Seminar: 'Mechanisms and network for plant steroid hormone signaling in plant growth and stress responses'

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Yanhai Yin, Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology chair and professor

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker: Yanhai Yin, Iowa State University Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology chair and professor

Title: “Mechanisms and network for plant steroid hormone signaling in plant growth and stress responses”  Read more about GDCB Seminar: 'Mechanisms and network for plant steroid hormone signaling in plant growth and stress responses'

'The relationship of Heat stress-Alternative splicing- Nonsense-mediated mRNA Decay in plants'

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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GDCB Graduate Student and Postdoc Seminar Series

Speaker: Zhaoxia Li, postdoc in Howell Lab

Title: "The relationship of Heat stress-Alternative splicing- Nonsense-mediated mRNA Decay in plants"

Meeting link: https://iastate.webex.com/meet/hguo

Spring 2021 GDCB Graduate Student and Postdoc Seminar Series flyer Read more about 'The relationship of Heat stress-Alternative splicing- Nonsense-mediated mRNA Decay in plants'

GDCB Promising Scientist Research Series: 'APC-PAR1 confers anti-apoptotic protection through the β-arrestin-2-Sphk1-S1PR1-Akt axis in endothelial cells'

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 4:00pm
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GDCB Promising Scientist Research Series

Dr. Olivia Molinar-Inglis, UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow at UC San Diego Speaker: Dr. Olivia Molinar-Inglis, UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of California, San Diego in Dr. JoAnn Trejo’s Laboratory Read more about GDCB Promising Scientist Research Series: 'APC-PAR1 confers anti-apoptotic protection through the β-arrestin-2-Sphk1-S1PR1-Akt axis in endothelial cells'

'PTTH regulates lifespan and tissue aging through innate immunity pathway in Drosophila'

Friday, January 29, 2021 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Graduate Student/Postdoc Seminar Series 

Speaker: Ping Kang, GDCB graduate student

Title: "PTTH regulates lifespan and tissue aging through innate immunity pathwayin Drosophila"

Meeting link: https://iastate.webex.com/meet/hguo

Spring 2021 GDCB Graduate Student and Postdoc Seminar Series flyer Read more about 'PTTH regulates lifespan and tissue aging through innate immunity pathway in Drosophila'

University holidays

Thursday, December 24, 2020 - 12:00am to Friday, December 25, 2020 - 11:59pm

University holidays

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 12:00am to Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 11:59pm

University holidays

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 12:00am to Friday, November 27, 2020 - 11:59pm

GDCB Seminar: “Inflammation as a natural phenomenon that orchestrates Hematopoietic Stem Cell formation”

Friday, October 30, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Raquel Espin Palazon, GDCB assistant professorSpeaker: Raquel Espin Palazon, assistant professor in Iowa State University Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology

Title: “Inflammation as a natural phenomenon that orchestrates Hematopoietic Stem Cell formation” Read more about GDCB Seminar: “Inflammation as a natural phenomenon that orchestrates Hematopoietic Stem Cell formation”

GDCB Seminar — 'Understanding of peroxisomal stress response'; 'The crosstalk between TOR and BR signaling'

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Speakers:

  • Jinoh Kim, postdoc in the Bai Lab at Iowa State University Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
  • Ching-Yi Liao, graduate student in the Bassham Lab at Iowa State University's Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology

Titles: Read more about GDCB Seminar — 'Understanding of peroxisomal stress response'; 'The crosstalk between TOR and BR signaling'

GDCB Seminar — "A zebrafish model of Granulin deficiency reveals essential roles in myeloid cell differentiation"

Friday, October 2, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Clyde Campbell, GDCB adjunct assistant professor

 

 

 

 

Speaker: Clyde Campbell, adjunct assistant professor in Iowa State University's Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology

Title: "A zebrafish model of Granulin deficiency reveals essential roles in myeloid cell differentiation" Read more about GDCB Seminar — "A zebrafish model of Granulin deficiency reveals essential roles in myeloid cell differentiation"

GDCB Seminar — "A zebrafish model of Granulin deficiency reveals essential roles in myeloid cell differentiation"

Friday, October 2, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Clyde Campbell, GDCB adjunct assistant professor

 

 

 

 

Speaker: Clyde Campbell, adjunct assistant professor in Iowa State University's Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology

Title: "A zebrafish model of Granulin deficiency reveals essential roles in myeloid cell differentiation" Read more about GDCB Seminar — "A zebrafish model of Granulin deficiency reveals essential roles in myeloid cell differentiation"

GDCB Seminar — Chromosome segregation; protein acetylation and lipid metabolism in Drosophila development

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Speakers:

  • Angela Bunning, Iowa State University Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology graduate student in the Gupta Lab
  • Ting Miao, Iowa State University Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology graduate student in the Bai Lab

Topics: Read more about GDCB Seminar — Chromosome segregation; protein acetylation and lipid metabolism in Drosophila development

Final exams

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 12:00am to Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 11:59pm

GDCB Seminar — 'Novel insights into the mechanism of secondary plasmodesmata formation revealed by studies with plant viruses'

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Tessa Burch-Smith, associate professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Speaker: Tessa Burch-Smith, associate professor in Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville Read more about GDCB Seminar — 'Novel insights into the mechanism of secondary plasmodesmata formation revealed by studies with plant viruses'

CCE Developing Successful Job Application Materials: Part III

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 3:10pm to 4:30pm
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The Center for Communication Excellence is hosting a seminar series on Developing Successful Job Application Materials this spring. Part III: Drafting your Diversity Statement will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 3:10-4:30 p.m. in Pearson 2115. Register by visiting https://pd.grad-college.iastate.edu/event/view/814.

  Read more about CCE Developing Successful Job Application Materials: Part III

Final exams

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 12:00am to Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 5:00pm

Dissertation/Thesis Boot Camp

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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The Graduate College and the Center for Communication Excellence invite you to a boot camp on Friday, Nov. 15, in Parks Library Room 32 (basement computer lab) to guide you through the final formatting of your thesis or dissertation. Graduate students often struggle with this final step of preparing this document for submission to ProQuest, so let CCE help you. CCE writing consultants specialized in thesis/dissertation formatting will be at the boot camp sessions to assist you in modifying your document to meet the submission requirements for the Graduate College. Read more about Dissertation/Thesis Boot Camp

Research Writing Seminar Series: Part VI

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 2:10pm to 3:30pm
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The Center for Communication Excellence, Graduate College, is offering a Fall 2019 Research Writing Seminar Series for graduate students and postdoctoral research associates with Part VI: Revising with the Research Writing Tutor being held on Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 2:10-3:30 p.m. in Agronomy 2050. This is the final seminar in the fall series. Read more about Research Writing Seminar Series: Part VI

IGG: "Translating Scientific Training into a Career in Policy"

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 11:00am
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The Interdepartmental Genetics and Genomics Graduate Program is offering a day of training in scientific communication policy and advocacy ("Translating scientific training into a career in policy") on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The day will be split into a morning workshop, an afternoon workshop and a panel discussion. See the event flyer for additional information.  Read more about IGG: "Translating Scientific Training into a Career in Policy"

Dissertation/Thesis Information Session

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm
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It is helpful to attend a Dissertation/Thesis Information Session when starting to work on a dissertation or thesis, the semester before you graduate, or in the semester you are graduating (if you have not yet attended). Deadlines, formatting guidelines and other helpful hints for working on your dissertation/thesis will be presented in the PowerPoint for Dissertation/Thesis Submission Guidelines Seminar, which will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 12:10-1 p.m. in 305 Carver Hall. Register for the Oct. Read more about Dissertation/Thesis Information Session

GDCB Special Friday Seminar: 'Integrating multi-dimensional genomics data to build regulatory maps of placental development'

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Dr. Geetu Tuteja

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker: Geetu Tuteja, assistant professor in the Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology at Iowa State University

Title: Integrating multi-dimensional genomics data to build regulatory maps of placental development Read more about GDCB Special Friday Seminar: 'Integrating multi-dimensional genomics data to build regulatory maps of placental development'

GDCB Special Friday Seminar — 'Microtubule Dynamics and Function: Exploiting a simple cell to investigate complex processes'

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Dr. Mohan Gupta

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker: Mohan Gupta, assistant professor in the Iowa State University Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology

Title: Microtubule Dynamics and Function: Exploiting a simple cell to investigate complex processes Read more about GDCB Special Friday Seminar — 'Microtubule Dynamics and Function: Exploiting a simple cell to investigate complex processes'

PowerPoint for Dissertation/Thesis Submission Guidelines Seminar

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:50am
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The Graduate College will host a PowerPoint for Dissertation/Thesis Submission Guidelines Seminar on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 11-11:50 a.m. in 205 Carver Hall.

According to the Graduate College, it is helpful to attend a Dissertation/Thesis Information Session when you first start working on your dissertation or thesis, the semester before you graduate, or in the semester you are graduating (if you have not yet attended). The seminar will cover deadlines, formatting guidelines, and other helpful hints for working on your dissertation/thesis. Read more about PowerPoint for Dissertation/Thesis Submission Guidelines Seminar

CALS Study Abroad Fair

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Study Abroad Fair will be held on Thursday, Oct. 3, from 4-6 p.m. in Kildee Hall of the Iowa Farm Bureau Pavilion. The event is a great resource for students to find out more about studying abroad through CALS. Program directors will be in attendance with all the information concerning their respective programs, as well as other resources such as student travel consultants, financial aid and more! There will be dairy science ice cream! Read more about CALS Study Abroad Fair

GDCB Seminar — 'Using the fern Ceratopteris richardii to investigate growth and reproduction: Meristem and alternation of generations'

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Chi-Lien Cheng

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker: Chi-Lien Cheng, professor in genetics and plant biology, University of Iowa

Title: Using the fern Ceratopteris richardii to investigate growth and reproduction: meristem and alternation of generations Read more about GDCB Seminar — 'Using the fern Ceratopteris richardii to investigate growth and reproduction: Meristem and alternation of generations'

Fall 2019 Graduate and Professional Student Orientation

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

The Graduate College and the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) invite incoming graduate and professional students to the Fall 2019 Graduate and Professional Student Orientation. Registration is available online:  https://iastate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4TospDONKgFH0vb  

Agenda

5:00 p.m. Food and refreshments will be served. Representatives from student service offices will be available to provide information and answer questions.    Read more about Fall 2019 Graduate and Professional Student Orientation

Optimizing your resume for the industry job market

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

The Graduate College Career Services will host "Optimizing your resume for the industry job market" as part of the Summer Graduate College Career Workshop Series on Wednesday, June 19, from 2-3:30 p.m. in 3043 Coover Hall.

In the workshop, students will:

1) Learn to describe your skills on a polished resume.

2) Discuss the process of applying for industry positions.

3) Receive a one-on-one review of your resume.

Registration is limited to 40. Read more about Optimizing your resume for the industry job market

Final exams

Monday, May 6, 2019 - 7:00am to Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 11:59pm

GDCB Seminar — 'Ubiquitination meets phosphorylation to regulate programmed cell death and innate immunity in rice'

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 

Guo-Liang Wang

Speaker — Guo-Liang Wang, Associate Chair and Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at The Ohio State University

Title — Ubiquitination meets phosphorylation to regulate programmed cell death and innate immunity in rice Read more about GDCB Seminar — 'Ubiquitination meets phosphorylation to regulate programmed cell death and innate immunity in rice'

GDCB Seminar — 'Biosynthesis, Structure, and Biological Functions of Plant Lipid Barriers'

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Isabel MolinaSpeaker — Isabel Molina, Associate Professor in the Department of Biology and Environmental Science at Algoma University in Ontario, Canada, and Tier II Canada Research Chair in Plant Lipid Metabolism

Title — Biosynthesis, Structure, and Biological Functions of Plant Lipid Barriers Read more about GDCB Seminar — 'Biosynthesis, Structure, and Biological Functions of Plant Lipid Barriers'

GDCB Special Seminar: 'Leaf patterning in maize: establishment and maintenance during development and growth'

Monday, April 15, 2019 - 4:10pm
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Josh StrableTitle: Leaf patterning in maize: establishment and maintenance during development and growth

Speaker: Josh Strable, NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Integrative Plant Science, Plant Biology Section, Cornell University Read more about GDCB Special Seminar: 'Leaf patterning in maize: establishment and maintenance during development and growth'

GDCB Special Seminar: 'Genome engineering for enhancing plant resilience and understanding epidermal cell function'

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 4:10pm
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Satya Swathi NadakudutiSpeaker: Satya Swathi Nadakuduti, Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences at Michigan State University

Title: Genome engineering for enhancing plant resilience and understanding epidermal cell function Read more about GDCB Special Seminar: 'Genome engineering for enhancing plant resilience and understanding epidermal cell function'

GDCB Special Seminar: 'Cytokinin modulates context-dependent chromatin accessibility through the type-B response regulators'

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 4:10pm
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Kevin PotterSpeaker: Kevin Potter, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, NSF Plant Genome Postdoc Fellow in the Kieber Lab

Title: Cytokinin modulates context-dependent chromatin accessibility through the type-B response regulators Read more about GDCB Special Seminar: 'Cytokinin modulates context-dependent chromatin accessibility through the type-B response regulators'

GDCB Special Seminar: 'Nature’s genome engineers: understanding the contribution of transposable elements to maize diversity'

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:10pm
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Sarah AndersonSpeaker: Sarah Anderson, Postdoctoral Associate in the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Title: Nature’s genome engineers: understanding the contribution of transposable elements to maize diversity Read more about GDCB Special Seminar: 'Nature’s genome engineers: understanding the contribution of transposable elements to maize diversity'

2019 ISU PIRS Mini-Symposium

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 8:00am to Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 5:00pm

Maura McGrail, genetics, development and cell biology (GDCB) associate professor, and Ian Braun, GDCB student, are two of the speakers who will be presenting at the 2019 ISU PIRS Mini Symposium, Novel Candidate Gene Discovery by Computing on Phenotypes." The symposium will be held on April 3 and 4 in the Iowa State University Alumni Center. Read more about 2019 ISU PIRS Mini-Symposium

BCB Defense Seminar: Sweta Roy-Carson

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 9:00am
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Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Ph.D. candidate — Sweta Roy-Carson

Major— Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Major Professors— Drena Dobbs, University Professor; and Matthew Hufford, Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology assistant professor

Title — Understanding the development of enteric nervous system using transcriptomics Read more about BCB Defense Seminar: Sweta Roy-Carson

GDCB Seminar — 'Phase transitioning ARF transcription factors to regulate hormone response'

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Lucia Strader

Speaker — Lucia Strader, Associate Professor of Biology and the Center for Engineering MechanoBiology at Washington University in St. Louis

Title —  Phase transitioning ARF transcription factors to regulate hormone response Read more about GDCB Seminar — 'Phase transitioning ARF transcription factors to regulate hormone response'

GDCB Special Seminar: 'Understanding hematopoietic cell-fate specification using both top-down and bottom-up modeling approaches'

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 4:10pm
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ManuSpeaker — Manu, Assistant Professor in the University of North Dakota Department of Biology

Title — Understanding hematopoietic cell-fate specification using both top-down and bottom-up modeling approaches Read more about GDCB Special Seminar: 'Understanding hematopoietic cell-fate specification using both top-down and bottom-up modeling approaches'

GDCB Special Seminar: 'Human stem cells as a cell-based platform to study drug-induced developmental cardiotoxicity'

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 4:10pm
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Qing LiuSpeaker — Qing Liu, Instructor, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif.

Title — Human stem cells as a cell-based platform to study drug-induced developmental cardiotoxicity Read more about GDCB Special Seminar: 'Human stem cells as a cell-based platform to study drug-induced developmental cardiotoxicity'

GDCB Special Seminar: 'Transposable element contributions to programming novel expression variation'

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:10pm
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Sarah AndersonSpeaker — Sarah Anderson, Postdoctoral Associate in the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Title — Transposable element contributions to programming novel expression variation Read more about GDCB Special Seminar: 'Transposable element contributions to programming novel expression variation'

GDCB Seminar: 'Investigation and manipulation of tension as a mechanical signal during cell division'

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 4:10pm
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Melissa Gardner

Speaker — Melissa Gardner, Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development at the University of Minnesota

Title — Investigation and manipulation of tension as a mechanical signal during cell division Read more about GDCB Seminar: 'Investigation and manipulation of tension as a mechanical signal during cell division'

GDCB Seminar: 'Turtle genomic insights into the evolution of sex chromosomes and their dosage compensation'

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Nicole Valenzuela

Speaker — Nicole Valenzuela, Associate Professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology at Iowa State University 

Title — Turtle genomic insights into the evolution of sex chromosomes and their dosage compensation Read more about GDCB Seminar: 'Turtle genomic insights into the evolution of sex chromosomes and their dosage compensation'

Final exams

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 7:00am to Friday, December 14, 2018 - 11:59pm

GDCB Seminar: 'Molecular and cellular aspects of gene regulation through coarse grained computer simulations'

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Davit Potoyan, Caldwell Assistant Professor of Theoretical Chemistry in the Iowa State University Department of Chemistry, will be the featured speaker at the Tuesday, Nov. 27 GDCB Seminar. Titled "Molecular and cellular aspects of gene regulations through coarse grained computer simulations," the seminar will be held in 1414 Molecular Biology Building at 4:10 p.m. Read more about GDCB Seminar: 'Molecular and cellular aspects of gene regulation through coarse grained computer simulations'

GDCB Seminar: 'Modeling the major disorders of pregnancy, preeclampsia and gestational diabetes'

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Laura Schulz

Speaker: Laura Schulz, associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health at the University of Missouri, School of Medicine 

Title: Modeling the major disorders of pregnancy, preeclampsia and gestational diabetes Read more about GDCB Seminar: 'Modeling the major disorders of pregnancy, preeclampsia and gestational diabetes'

BCB Defense Seminar: Mingze He

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Ph.D. candidate — Mingze He

Major — Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Major Professor — Carolyn Lawrence-Dill

Title — Analysis of G-quadruplexes as environmental sensors: Novel statistical models and computational algorithms enable interpretation of complex gene expression patterns for maize under salt stress conditions Read more about BCB Defense Seminar: Mingze He

3MT Competition preliminary heats set

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

The preliminary heats of the 3MT® Competition will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Rooms will be announced later. For complete information on the competition, view the Three-Minute Thesis Competition flyer.  

The application deadline for the competition is Monday, Sept. 24. 

Apply on the Graduate College website: https://www.grad-college.iastate.edu/three-minute-thesis/ Read more about 3MT Competition preliminary heats set

Research Writing Seminar Series: Part II

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 3:40pm to 5:00pm
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Part II of the free Center for Communication Excellence Research Writing Seminar Series will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 3:40-5 p.m. in Pearon 2115. Part II's title is Writing the Literature Review.

For complete information and to register for this free seminar series, please visit https://cce.grad-college.iastate.edu/acp/seminars. Read more about Research Writing Seminar Series: Part II

Research Writing Seminar Series: Part I

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 4:10pm to 5:40pm
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The free Center for Communication Excellence Research Writing Seminar Series begins on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 4:10 p.m. in Ross 0124 with Part I: Beginning a Scientific Argument in the Introduction Section.

For complete information and to register for this free seminar series, please visit https://cce.grad-college.iastate.edu/acp/seminars. Read more about Research Writing Seminar Series: Part I

Biological Ontologies Fall Seminar Series: Xun Gu

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm
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Xun GuXun Gu, professor of genetics, development and cell biology, will be the speaker at the Oct. 15 Biological Ontologies Fall Seminar.

Faculty who build and use ontologies as well as those in the biological sciences and other areas who wish to use ontologies to compute their own data are encouraged to attend the Biological Ontologies Fall Seminar. Read more about Biological Ontologies Fall Seminar Series: Xun Gu

Dissertation/Thesis Seminar

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm
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Dissertation/Thesis Seminars are offered every semester to clarify Iowa State University's publishing requirements, submission procedures, and common problems for graduate theses and dissertations. It is helpful to attend a Dissertation / Thesis Seminar when you first start working on your dissertation or thesis, the semester before you graduate, or in the semester you are graduating (if you have not yet attended). Read more about Dissertation/Thesis Seminar

CALS Career Day

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

AMES, Iowa — Hundreds of job recruiters will be looking for employees Oct. 9 when the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University holds its fall career fair.

This event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lied Recreation Center, 518 Beach Road in Ames. It is open to the public as well as Iowa State students and alumni.

For complete information, read the complete CALS article.  Read more about CALS Career Day

Dissertation/Thesis Seminar

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm
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Dissertation/Thesis Seminars are offered every semester to clarify Iowa State University's publishing requirements, submission procedures, and common problems for graduate theses and dissertations. It is helpful to attend a Dissertation / Thesis Seminar when you first start working on your dissertation or thesis, the semester before you graduate, or in the semester you are graduating (if you have not yet attended). Read more about Dissertation/Thesis Seminar

CALS Book Sale

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

The CALS Book Sale will be held on Thursday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Ground Floor Rotunda of Curtiss Hall and in the Molecular Biology Building Atrium and on Friday, Oct. 5, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Curtiss Hall on the Ground Floor Rotunda. Proceeds will benefit the 2018 ISU/United Way Campaign.  Read more about CALS Book Sale

Dissertation/Thesis Seminar

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm
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Dissertation/Thesis Seminars are offered every semester to clarify Iowa State University's publishing requirements, submission procedures, and common problems for graduate theses and dissertations. It is helpful to attend a Dissertation / Thesis Seminar when you first start working on your dissertation or thesis, the semester before you graduate, or in the semester you are graduating (if you have not yet attended). Read more about Dissertation/Thesis Seminar

Dissertation/Thesis Seminar

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 2:10pm to 3:00pm
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Dissertation/Thesis Seminars are offered every semester to clarify Iowa State University's publishing requirements, submission procedures, and common problems for graduate theses and dissertations. It is helpful to attend a Dissertation / Thesis Seminar when you first start working on your dissertation or thesis, the semester before you graduate, or in the semester you are graduating (if you have not yet attended). Read more about Dissertation/Thesis Seminar

GDCB Special Seminar: 'Computing on biological data in plants: From genome to phenome (and beyond)'

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Carolyn Lawrence-DillSpeaker — Carolyn Lawrence-Dill: Iowa State University associate professor of genetics, development and cell biology with expertise in maize genomics and phenotype prediction, crop improvement

Title — Computing on biological data in plants: From genome to phenome (and beyond) Read more about GDCB Special Seminar: 'Computing on biological data in plants: From genome to phenome (and beyond)'

CCE Dissertation/Thesis Boot Camp

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

A Center for Communication Excellence Dissertation/Thesis Boot Camp will provide individual help to students formatting their dissertation or thesis. Students can use a computer in the lab setting or bring their own laptop and dissertation/thesis file to work specifically on their manuscript and get individual help from dissertation/thesis consultants. Registration for the CCE Dissertation/Thesis Boot Camp can be found at https://pd.grad-college.iastate.edu/event/view/548.

  Read more about CCE Dissertation/Thesis Boot Camp

Final exams

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 12:00am to Friday, May 4, 2018 - 11:59pm

5th Graduate and Professional Student Research Conference

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 8:00am to 7:30pm

Iowa State University's C.F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor Patrick Schnable, GDCB courtesy joint faculty, and Dr. Joel Best, University of Delaware, will be the keynote speakers for the 5th Annual Graduate and Professional Student Research Conference 2018. The event is hosted by the Graduate and Professional Student Senate. Read more about 5th Graduate and Professional Student Research Conference

AAU's Toby Smith to present talk

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 4:10pm

The Office of the Vice President for Research will welcome the Association of American Universities' Vice President for Policy Toby Smith to Iowa State University. On Tuesday, April 3, at 4:10 p.m., Smith will give a talk ("The Lion in the Path: U.S. Science Policy in an Era of Political Polarization and Alternative Facts") in the Cardinal Room of the Memorial Union. Read more about AAU's Toby Smith to present talk

Iowa State Research Day

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 4:00pm

The Iowa State Research Day 2018 is an event that celebrates the work of campus researchers and scholars of all disciplines. "Discover. Create. Together." is this year's theme.

The keynote speaker for the event will be Gregory Petsko, who will discuss "Science and the Arts/Humanities: A Marriage Made in Heaven." Petsko is the chair of the Department of Biochemistry at Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass. Read more about Iowa State Research Day

Thesis Seminar

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 2:10pm to 3:00pm
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Thesis Seminars are offered every semester to clarify Iowa State University's publishing requirements, submission procedures, and common problems for graduate theses and dissertations. It is helpful to attend a Thesis Seminar when you first start working on your thesis or dissertation, the semester before you graduate, or in the semester you are graduating (if you have not yet attended). We will cover deadlines, formatting guidelines, and other helpful hints for working on your thesis/dissertation. Read more about Thesis Seminar

'Biophysics of cell adhesion: How cells sense and respond to force'

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Sanjeevi Sivasankar.

The Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology Seminar for Thursday, Feb. 8, will feature Sanjeevi Sivasankar. Sivasankar is an associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and courtesy joint faculty in the Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology.   Read more about 'Biophysics of cell adhesion: How cells sense and respond to force'

'Developing the enviratron, an automated plant phenotyping facility'

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 3:10pm to 4:00pm
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The Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology Seminar will feature Dr. Carolyn Lawrence-Dill (genetics, development and cell biology associate professor), Dr. Steve Whitham (plant pathology and microbiology) and Dr. Lie Tang (agricultural and biosystems engineering) as speakers. Read more about 'Developing the enviratron, an automated plant phenotyping facility'

'Mechanisms of Cardiac Aging: A Tale of Two mTOR Complexes'

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Hua Bai, assistant professor in genetics, development and cell biology, will be the guest speaker at the Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology Seminar on Thursday, Feb. 1. The title of his seminar is "Mechanisms of Cardiac Aging: A Tale of Two mTOR Complexes." BBMB Chair Kristen Johansen is hosting the seminar.

Title: "Mechanisms of Cardiac Aging: A Tale of Two mTOR Complexes" Read more about 'Mechanisms of Cardiac Aging: A Tale of Two mTOR Complexes'

'Control of Bemisia tabaci and virus transmission by plant-mediated RNA interference'

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 3:10pm to 4:00pm
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The Plant Pathology and Microbiology Department Seminar for Tuesday, Jan. 23, will feature Dr. Surupathrudu Kanakala. The presentation, "Control of Bemisia tabaci and virus transmission by plant-mediated RNA interference," will be held in Room 152 Science I from 3:10 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Read more about 'Control of Bemisia tabaci and virus transmission by plant-mediated RNA interference'

'Research mentoring: Providing the opportunity to learn from mistakes'

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 12:10pm to 1:30pm

Basil Nikolau, professor of Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology and Margaret Ellen White Graduate Faculty Awardee, will present "Research mentoring: Providing the opportunity to learn from mistakes," on Tuesday, Jan. 23, from 12:10-1:30 p.m. in 2030 Morrill Hall. 

Nikolau will share how the Center for Biorenewable Chemicals diverse interdisciplinary team inspires curiosity, drive and flexibility in graduate students helping them overcome fear, take on responsibility and communicate effectively. Read more about 'Research mentoring: Providing the opportunity to learn from mistakes'

Graduate Student Information Session

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

The Graduate College and the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) are sponsoring an orientation for new and current graduate students at the ISU Memorial Union in the Pioneer Room on Thursday, Jan. 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Representatives from GPSS, the Graduate College, the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT), Graduate Career Services and Parks Library will welcome the graduate students to ISU and will be available to answer questions and distribute handouts. Food and beverages will be served.  Read more about Graduate Student Information Session

'Role of nanotechnology in plant nutrition and disease management'

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 3:10pm
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The Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology Seminar for Tuesday, Jan. 9, will feature Sadaf Anwaar from Islamic International University in Islamabad, Pakistan. Anwaar's presentation title is "Role of nanotechnology in plant nutrition and disease management." The seminar will be held in Room 152 Science I from 3:10 to 4 p.m. Read more about 'Role of nanotechnology in plant nutrition and disease management'

Final exams

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 12:00am to Friday, December 15, 2017 - 11:59pm

'Warming tolerance explains rapid upslope range shifts and extinctions of Andean dung beetles'

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 3:45pm
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Trond Larsen from Conservation International will present "Warming tolerance explains rapid upslope range shifts and extinctions of Andean dung beetles" in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology Seminar on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 3:45 p.m. in 210 Bessey Hall.  Read more about 'Warming tolerance explains rapid upslope range shifts and extinctions of Andean dung beetles'

Thesis Boot Camp

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Thesis boot camps will provide individual help to students formatting their thesis or dissertation.  Students can use a computer in the lab setting or bring their own laptop and thesis file to work specifically on their manuscript and get individual help from thesis consultants.   Read more about Thesis Boot Camp

'Revealing the structure and function of membrane proteins through nanotechnology'

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 4:10pm
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The featured speaker for The Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology (BBMB) 2017 Fall Seminar Series for Thursday, Oct. 19, will be Dr. Stephen (Steve) Sligar, Swanland Endowed Chair, University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign. His seminar topic, “Revealing the Structure and Function of Membrane Proteins Through Nanotechnology”, will be presented at 4:10 p.m. in Room 1414 Molecular Biology Building.   Read more about 'Revealing the structure and function of membrane proteins through nanotechnology'

'Asexual breeding in crops: Molecular evolutionary approaches to revolutionizing agriculture'

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 3:45pm
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The Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology seminar will feature Tim Sharbel, University of Saskatchewan. He will present "Asexual breeding in crops: Molecular evolutionary approaches to revolutionizing agriculture. Refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m. in 240 Bessey Hall. 

Contact Matt Hufford (mhufford@iastate.edu) for additional information.

  Read more about 'Asexual breeding in crops: Molecular evolutionary approaches to revolutionizing agriculture'

Thesis Boot Camp

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Thesis boot camps will provide individual help to students formatting their thesis or dissertation.  Students can use a computer in the lab setting or bring their own laptop and thesis file to work specifically on their manuscript and get individual help from thesis consultants.   Read more about Thesis Boot Camp

'Participation of fumonism B1 as pathogenicity factor in the interaction of maize and Fusarium verticillioides'

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 10:47am
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The Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology Seminar on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 3:10 p.m. in Room 152 Science I will feature Dr. Silvina Arias, who will present "Participation of fumonism B1 as pathogenicity factor in the interaction of maize and Fusarium verticillioides." Read more about 'Participation of fumonism B1 as pathogenicity factor in the interaction of maize and Fusarium verticillioides'

Thesis Seminar

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

Thesis seminars are offered every semester to clarify Iowa State University's publishing requirements, graduation deadlines, submission procedures and common problems for graduate theses and dissertations. It is helpful to attend a Thesis Seminar when you first start working on your thesis or dissertation, the semester before you graduate, or in the semester you are graduating (if you have not yet attended). Read more about Thesis Seminar

Getting started with Zotero

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Zotero is a great free tool for managing citations and documents, ideal for tracking sources used in you research. This workshop will show you the basics so you can:

  • Collect and organize articles and citations - add notes and personalized tags
  • Sync data - add references even when away from your own computer
  • Add references to Word documents and reformat citations to meet any journal's style
  • Share citations and documents through a Group Library
Read more about Getting started with Zotero

Thesis Seminar

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Thesis seminars are offered every semester to clarify Iowa State University's publishing requirements, graduation deadlines, submission procedures and common problems for graduate theses and dissertations. It is helpful to attend a Thesis Seminar when you first start working on your thesis or dissertation, the semester before you graduate, or in the semester you are graduating (if you have not yet attended). Read more about Thesis Seminar

ISU Career Fairs

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

The Colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Business and Human Sciences will partner to host a variety of employers at two career fairs, which will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, from noon to 6 p.m. Events set for Sept. 20 include People to People Career Fair in the Scheman Building and Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair in the Hilton Coliseum. Read more about ISU Career Fairs

Thesis Boot Camp

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Thesis boot camps will provide individual help to students formatting their thesis or dissertation.  Students can use a computer in the lab setting or bring their own laptop and thesis file to work specifically on their manuscript and get individual help from thesis consultants.   Read more about Thesis Boot Camp

GEM Field Day

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 8:30am to 3:30pm

Everyone interested in corn breeding, genetic diversity, and genetic research is invited to attend the annual GEM Field Day at Ames on Sept. 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Read more about GEM Field Day

'Phenotypic and genotypic variability in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum' seminar

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 3:10pm
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The Tuesday, Sept. 12, Plant Pathology and Microbiology Department Seminar will be held in Room 152 of Science I with Dr. Sydney Everhart from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, speaking. The title of her presentation is "Phenotypic and genotypic variability in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum: what does it tell us and how does it get there?

  Read more about 'Phenotypic and genotypic variability in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum' seminar

Fall 2017 New Graduate Student Orientation

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

The Graduate College and Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) invite incoming graduate and professional students to the Fall 2017 Graduate and Professional Student Orientation. To register, students will need their NetID (first part of their e-mail address before @iastate.edu) and password, and sign in as they would when they login into their e-mail.  Registration is available online: https://pd.grad-college.iastate.edu/event/view/277.   

Agenda Read more about Fall 2017 New Graduate Student Orientation

Rebecca Chowdhury, Ph.D. Defense Seminar

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

The Ph.D. Defense Seminar of Ph.D. candidate Rebecca Chowdhury will be held on Wednesday, June 14, at 10 a.m. in the first floor conference room of Roy J. Carver Co-Lab. Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Assistant Professor Dr. Jeff Trimarchi is Chowdhury's major professor. Chowdhury is a GDCB graduate student whose major is Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology.

Title: Insights into retinal cell fate determination in vertebrates using transcriptomic profiling and genome editing Read more about Rebecca Chowdhury, Ph.D. Defense Seminar

Final Exams

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 12:00am to Friday, May 5, 2017 - 11:59pm

ISU Faculty Research Day

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 1:00pm to 7:00pm

Come to ISU Faculty Research Day in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union to celebrate our outstanding research accomplishments, exchange ideas, discover connections, and help create the future of Iowa State’s interdisciplinary grand challenge research areas. We invite scholars from all disciplines to present a poster, deliver a talk, display an exhibit, and meet new colleagues, as you showcase your achievements and explore new opportunities that embody Iowa State’s far reaching research portfolio. Read more about ISU Faculty Research Day

Unraveling Developmental and Immune Networks Using Integrated Omic Profiling

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Justin WalleyIntegrated molecular atlases make possible systems biology approaches aimed at understanding biological phenomena. Justin Walley will discuss the generation and analysis of a large-scale atlas quantifying mRNA levels, protein abundance and phosphorylation state in maize, which is unparalleled in its depth and scope. Read more about Unraveling Developmental and Immune Networks Using Integrated Omic Profiling