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  • 3 GDCB, other ISU faculty receive Miller undergrad education grant

    An Iowa State University (ISU) student-focused research project led by three Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology (GDCB) faculty and other ISU faculty received $19,191 in funding from the F. Wendell Miller Faculty Fellowship Awards program for the 2022-23 academic year. This project is one of 13 ISU projects that received funding this year.

    The faculty team includes Clark Coffman, Mohan Gupta and Hua Bai, GDCB; Corinna Most and John Pleasants, EEOB; Mollie Appelgate, School of Education; and Tom Neppl, landscape architecture.

  • Nine Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology (GDCB) graduate students received GDCB travel awards in spring 2022. The awards help to partially offset the student’s cost of attending virtual or in-person conferences.

    Recipients of the Sui-Tong Chan Fung Travel Awards are Angela Bunning, Ankur Kumar and Ha Vu. Dale W. Young and W.E. Loomis Award recipients are Zakayo Kazibwe, Ching-Yi Liao and Brian Zebosi. Abesh Bera, Xiaoyi Cheng and Vaishali Todi are recipients of GDCB Travel Awards.

  • Dan Fulton, infectious disease physician at McFarland Clinic and Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, will receive the Citation of Merit Award from the Iowa State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at its alumni awards ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 3. The award is given to LAS alumni who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and received national or international recognition.

    Fulton received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Iowa State in 2004 before earning his medical degrees. Specialty care for the sickest patients, infection prevention efforts, and antibiotic stewardship have been the focus of Fulton’s career.

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