Hua Bai photo
Assistant Professor
Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Cardiac Aging
Diane Bassham photo
Walter E. and Helen Parke Loomis Professor of Plant Physiology
Biogenesis and Functions of the Plant Vacuole
Senior Lecturer
Development of Bio-mechanics courses
Phillip Becraft photo
Maize endosperm development, genetics, genomics
Hui-Hsien Chou image
Associate Professor
Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
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Associate Professor
Regulatory networks surrounding cell migration and programmed cell death
James Colbert
Associate Professor: Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology (Courtesy Joint Faculty)
Evolution Education, Biodiversity Education, Iowa Lichen Diversity
Drena Dobbs photo
University Professor
Understanding how proteins and nucleic acids achieve their functional three-dimensional structures
Karin Dorman image
Professor, Dale D. Grosvenor Chair
Mathematical Models for the study of the biology of infectious diseases
Associate Professor (Adjunct Faculty)
Identification of fumonisin-degrading microbes in maize
Jeffrey Essner photo
Associate Professor
Genes required for tumor angiogenesis
Xun Gu photo
Systems Biology and Evolution
Mohan Gupta photo
Assistant Professor
Microtubule Dynamics
Karri Whitmer
Teaching research and Metazoan mitochondrial genomes
Eric Henderson photo
Harry Horner photo
University Professor
Cellular and developmental biology of male sterility in crop plants
Stephen Howell photo
Distinguished Professor
Stress Tolerance in Plants
Kristen Johansen
Professor: Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Courtesy Joint Faculty)
Regulation of nuclear organization and function
Dior Kelley
Assistant Professor (Adjunct Faculty)
Using systems integration of large-scale omics approaches to explore how auxin signaling modules control diverse developmental processes in Arabidopsis
Johanna Kowalko
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Genetic basis of behavioral variation in natural populations using zebra and cave fish model systems
Julie Kuhlman photo
Assistant Professor
Formation of the Enteric Nervous System
Sayali Kukday photo
Evidence-based teaching strategies
Carolyn Lawrence-Dill photo
Associate Professor
Maize Genomics and Phenotype Prediction, Crop Improvement
Professor: Agronomy (Courtesy Joint Faculty)
Applied Plant Molecular Genetics
Ling Li photo
Assistant Professor (Adjunct Faculty)
Plant Metabolism and Composition
Mike McCloskey photo
Associate Professor
Membrane physiology, immune-nervous system communication
Maura McGrail
Assistant Professor
Cancer genetics and genomics in zebrafish
Marit Nilsen-Hamilton
Professor (Courtesy Joint Faculty)
Nucleic acid, aptamer-based analytical technology; growth factor function
Professor: Agronomy (Courtesy Joint Faculty)
Plant breeding, corn genome research
Thomas Peterson
Professor & Pioneer Chair in Maize Molecular Genetics
Identification of gene structures in maize
Jo-Anne Powell Coffman photo
Professor and Chair
Animal Stress Mechanisms and Sensory Systems
Steven Rodermel
Distinguished Professor
Chloroplast biogenesis, intracellular communication, mechanisms of photosynthesis
Don Sakaguchi picture
Neuroprotective and neuroregenerative strategies
Patrick Schnable
C.F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor (Courtesy Joint Faculty)
Crop Development though plant genomics
Ian Schneider
Professor: Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (Courtesy Joint Faculty)
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Stephan Schneider
Assistant Professor
Gene regulatory networks, asymmetric cell division in animal development and evolution
Assistant Professor (Collaborator/Affiliate Faculty)
Eve Wurtele photo
Plant Development and Composition
Jeffrey Trimarchi photo
Assistant Professor
Development and Degeneration of Neurons
Geetu Tuteja
Assistant Professor and Gregory L. and Kathleen C. Geoffroy Faculty Fellow
Transcriptional Regulation
Erik Vollbrecht photo
Associate Professor
Plant Developmental Mechanisms
Marna Yandeau-Nelson
Assistant Professor
Biosynthetic and Regulatory Genetic networks of metabolic traits
Bing Yang
Associate Professor
Deployment of Genetic Disease Resistance Genes in Crop Plants
Yanhai Yin
Understanding how plant steroid hormones Brassinosteroids (BRs) regulate plant growth and development

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