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  • 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.

  • Plant biologist receives worldwide, ISU honors

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) named an Iowa State University (ISU)
    plant biologist to its 2021 AAAS Fellow cohort. In addition to the AAAS Fellow honor, the ISU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) honored the plant biologist, Diane Bassham, with a Distinguished Professor title. Bassham is professosr in genetics, development and cell biology professor and is the Walter E. and Helen Parke Loomis Professor of Plant Physiology. 

    Learn more about Bassham's awards and more in BioCY News.

  • Two genetics, development and cell biology (GDCB) graduate students received Teaching Excellence (TEX) and Research Excellence (REX) awards from the Graduate College in spring 2022 for “outstanding” and “phenomenal” work. Keting Chen received a TEX award for work as a teaching assistant in BCBio 322, while Ting Miao received a REX for her work as a research assistant in GDCB Associate Professor Hua Bai’s lab.  

    Keting Chen
    A spring 2022 graduate, Chen is currently a postdoctoral research associate in GDCB Associate Professor Marna Yandeau-Nelson’s lab. Yandeau-Nelson was her major professor.

    GDCB Professor Xun Gu nominated Chen for the TEX award. “She did a great job,” Gu said. He added Chen helped students adjust back to in-person classes.  

  • Fall 2022 GDCB Seminar flyer

    The Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology's Fall 2022 GDCB Seminar flyer is available.

    Fall 2022 GDCB Seminar series flyer PDF

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