Events Archive

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
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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

GDCB Winter Break Hours

Friday, December 23, 2016 - 12:00am to Monday, January 2, 2017 - 12:00am

The GDCB administrative office will be closed Friday, December 23, 2016, through Monday, January 2, 2017.

We will also be observing the following hours between semesters.

December 19 – 22   7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

January 3 – 6          7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Read more about GDCB Winter Break Hours