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June 13, 2018
A high school student, Merrina Lan, working in Professor Jeffrey Essner's zebrafish research lab is featured in an Ames Tribune article, "Already a Scientist." In the article, Essner said, “These kinds of programs really serve to help students develop profound interests in...
June 08, 2018
Bing Yang Diane Bassham Two genetics, development and cell biology faculty are recipients of 2018 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences awards. Diane Bassham received an Excellence in Graduate Mentoring Award. Bassham is the Walter E. and Helen Parke Loomis Professor...
May 31, 2018
Distinguished Professor Stephen Howell, genetics, development and cell biology, was the senior author of a "large-scale biology" paper in the academic journal The Plant Cell. For more information, read the Iowa State University News Service article, "Plant scientists use big data to map stress...
May 30, 2018
Genetics, development and cell biology student Emmanuel Nsamba and two other Iowa State University students won the worldwide 2018 Food Solutions Challenge. For additional information, read the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences article, "Iowa State team wins worldwide 2018 Food...
May 25, 2018
Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Professor Yanhai Yin and 11 other Iowa State University faculty were recently recognized for their service as mentors with the Exemplary Faculty Mentor awards. Read the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost article, "Exemplary Faculty Mentor...
May 25, 2018
The move-in process has begun for one of the three departments that will be housed in the Advanced Teaching and Research Building (ATRB). Although genetics, development and cell biology faculty and entomology faculty will move in to the ATRB later in the summer, plant pathology and microbiology...
May 16, 2018
Professor Thomas Peterson Professor Donald Sakaguchi Two genetics, development and cell biology faculty members will be recognized during the university's annual awards ceremony on Friday, Sept. 14, in the Memorial Union Great Hall. Professor Donald Sakaguchi will receive...
May 02, 2018
Two genetics, development and cell biology faculty members received congratulations letters in April from the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, in recognition of their awards of tenure and promotion. For the 2018-2019 academic year, the Board of Regents approved awards of tenure and promotion...
May 02, 2018
Summer office hours for the administrative office of the Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology are from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
April 05, 2018
Three Iowa State University students, including a genetics, development and cell biology graduate student, are competing as a semifinalist team in the 2018 Food Solutions Challenge in Oakland, Calif., at the 2018 Net Impact Accelerator through April 7. Competing on the ISU team in the three...
March 30, 2018
Six Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology graduate students received GDCB Travel Awards in late 2017. Recipients either received a GDCB Travel Award, a Sui Tong Chan Fung Fund Travel Award or a Dale W. Young and W.E. Loomis Fund Travel Award. In front, from left, are...
March 01, 2018
Scarlett Eagle, a genetics undergraduate, discusses living with a rare disease: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, hypermobility type.
February 06, 2018
January 29, 2018
Majd Abdulghani, a graduate student in genetics, development and cell biology, recently won the 2017 Best Documentary: Silver Award at the Third Coast International Audio Festival in Chicago. Abdulghani is in GDCB Assistant Professor Geetu Tuteja's lab.
January 23, 2018
Lauren Laboissonniere, a Ph.D. student in Dr. Jeff Trimarchi's lab in the Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, and her research were featured in the Iowa State Daily on Jan. 18.
January 09, 2018
An article written by the Iowa State University News Service about a device built by Professor Eric Henderson and Associate Professor Mike McCloskey, both of genetics, development and cell biology, and Curtis Mosher, ISU associate scientist, was featured in the 2017 Year in Review. The device...
January 04, 2018
The professional and personal lives of Marna Yandeau-Nelson, assistant professor in the Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, and her husband, Scott Nelson, associate professor in the Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, are featured in the...
December 21, 2017
Biology Senior Teaching Lab Coordinator Linda Westgate (right) congratulates Sweta Roy-Carson (left) on receiving an Iowa State University Graduate College Fall 2017 Teaching Excellence Award. Sweta Roy-Carson, a genetics, development and cell biology graduate student, received a Fall...
December 08, 2017
Two Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology graduate students display their 3MT final round certificates. From left are Lauren Laboissonniere and Carla Mann. Two Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology graduate students, Lauren Laboissonniere and...
December 04, 2017
Don Sakaguchi, professor in genetics, development and cell biology, is featured in an article in LAS News: "Sakaguchi lab a welcome environment for undergraduates."
November 09, 2017
The Fall 2017 edition of BioCY News is now available. BioCY News is the newsletter of the Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology.

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