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September 23, 2021
Iowa State scientists Olga Zabotina (left), professor of biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology, and Dior Kelley, assistant professor of genetics, development and cell biology, in the lab with seedlings of Arabidopsis, often used in their research to identify fundamental mechanisms...
September 20, 2021
Raquel Espin Palazon, genetics, development and cell biology assistant professor, will receive $381,385 over three years from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust of Muscatine, Iowa, to support research that could contribute to fundamental knowledge and treatment of blood disorders, including...
September 17, 2021
Yanhai Yin, genetics, development and cell biology chair and professor   Yanhai Yin, Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology chair, and other Iowa State University researchers challenged 20 high school STEM teachers from Iowa and around the country to reimagine their...
September 09, 2021
Philip Becraft, Professor Emeritus in Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Stephen Howell, Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor Emeritus After dedicating a total of 45 years of service to Iowa State University (ISU), two genetics, development and cell biology (GDCB) faculty...
August 27, 2021
The Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology (GDCB) announces its Fall 2021 Graduate Student-Postdoc-Staff Seminar Series and its Promising Scientist Seminar Series, which will be held virtually on Fridays beginning at 4:10 p.m. Kicking off the GDCB Promising Scientist Seminar Series on...
August 23, 2021
The Fall 2021 GDCB Seminar Schedule is now available. Flyers with more information about the speakers, titles and abstracts will be distributed weekly.
August 02, 2021
Four genetics, development and cell biology (GDCB) students received Sui-Tong Chan Fung Fund Travel awards in fall 2020 and spring 2021. The recipients are Mark Bouska, Emmanuel Nsamba, Pallavi Sinha-Roy and Vaishali Todi. The Fung award recognizes excellence in the pursuit of genetics research...
July 23, 2021
  Geetu Tuteja, genetics, development and cell biology professor Eric Henderson, genetics, development and cell biology professor  Eric Henderson, genetics, development and cell biology (GDCB) professor, and Geetu Tuteja, GDCB associate professor, received 2021...
July 06, 2021
Jelena Kraft, assistant teaching professor in genetics, development and cell biology Carly Manz, associate teaching professor in genetics, development and cell biology Like other faculty at Iowa State University, Jelena Kraft and Carly Manz from genetics, development and cell biology...
June 17, 2021
Hua Bai, genetics, development and cell biology assistant professor Iowa State University research faculty member Hua Bai received a $1.2 million National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award to continue the development of interventions for...
May 20, 2021
Urminder Singh Urminder Singh, genetics, development and cell biology (GDCB) graduate student, is the recipient of an Iowa State University COVID-19 Exceptional Effort Award for Graduate Student Research Impact. Singh also received an honorable mention for the 2021 Zaffarano Prize from the...
May 20, 2021
Alison Esser, genetics advisor, joined the Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology in 2020. Learn more about Esser in the College of Agriculture and LIfe Sciences' article by Whitney Baxter, "Molding Medical Careers." (Photo by Christopher Gannon, ISU photographer)  
May 20, 2021
Geetu Tuteja, GDCB associate professor Geetu Tuteja, genetics, development and cell biology (GDCB) associate professor, is one of 12 Iowa State University women honored in the 2021 Women Impacting ISU calendar. Women honored are those “whose leadership has made a difference at Iowa State...
April 21, 2021
The pandemic may have turned the world upside down last year, but several Iowa State University (ISU) genetics, development and cell biology (GDCB) students and two students affiliated with GDCB overcame obstacles and advanced their careers with aplomb. The Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer...
April 08, 2021
Three genetics, development and cell biology (GDCB) students received Sui-Tong Chan Fung Fund Travel awards in fall 2020. Vaishali Todi Pallavi Sinha Roy Emmanuel Nsamba The award recipients are Emmanuel Nsamba, Pallavi Sinha Roy and Vaishali Todi. They presented...
March 10, 2021
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) recognized two genetics, development and cell biology (GDCB) faculty with awards at the virtual Fall 2020 LAS Convocation and Awards: Dr. Karin Dorman and Dr. Carly Manz. Carly Manz, assistant teaching professor in genetics, development and cell...
March 10, 2021
  Clark Coffman, genetics, development and cell biology associate professor, displays the plaques recognizing his five years of service and the Learning Community Scholarship Award.  Clark Coffman, associate professor in genetics, development and cell biology, received two...
March 10, 2021
Jeff Essner, professor in genetics, development and cell biology (GDCB), received an Exemplary Faculty Mentor Award from the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost in 2020. According to Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost information, the award recognizes “mentors...
February 24, 2021
Morrill Professor Don Sakaguchi in genetics, development and cell biology recently became the new director of Iowa State University's Biology and Genetics Undergraduate Programs. Learn more about Sakaguchi and his new role in the February issue of BioCY News.
February 15, 2021
Angela Bunning, recipient of a Spring 2020 Graduate College Teaching Excellence Award Anilisa Biswas, recipient of a Fall 2020 Graduate College Teaching Excellence Award Two Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology (GDCB) graduate students received Graduate College...
February 01, 2021
Ten Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology (GDCB) professors and four faculty from outside Iowa State University will discuss their research in the Spring 2021 GDCB Seminar series. All seminars will be held online on Tuesdays at 4:10 p.m. The meeting link can be found below....
January 29, 2021
Five Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology graduate students and postdocs will lead the presentations in the Spring 2021 GDCB Graduate Student and Postdoc Seminar series, which will be held virtually on Fridays at 4 p.m.  The dates and speakers are: January 29: Ping...
January 21, 2021
Emmanuel Nsamba, leadership award recipient Ashish Jain, GPSS research award recipient  Two Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology (GDCB) students received awards in 2020 from the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS). Emmanuel Nsamba received a GPSS...
November 06, 2020
  What do a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award recipient, a Pew Fellow, and an Iowa State University (ISU) Early Achievement in Teaching Award recipient have in common?  Not only are these three researchers faculty members in the...
October 29, 2020
Distinguished Professor Steve Howell The research of Steve Howell, Distinguished Professor of the Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, and additional Iowa State University (ISU) scientists shows how two seemingly unrelated responses in corn plants interact to help the crop...

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