Assistant Professor
Cell Biology at the Plant-Microbe Interface
Assistant Professor
Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Cardiac Aging
Diane Bassham photo
Walter E. and Helen Parke Loomis Professor of Plant Physiology
Plant Cell Biology
Senior Lecturer
Development of Bio-mechanics courses
Philip Becraft
Professor and Associate Chair
Maize endosperm development, genetics, genomics
Adjunct Assistant Professor
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Associate Professor
Regulatory networks surrounding cell migration and programmed cell death
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Professor, Dale D. Grosvenor Chair
Mathematical Models for the study of the biology of infectious diseases
Assistant Professor
Normal and Diseased Hematopoiesis
Jeffrey Essner photo
Genes required for tumor angiogenesis
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Systems Biology and Evolution
Adjunct Assistant Professor
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Assistant Professor
Microtubule dynamics and function, kinesin motor proteins
Karri Haen Whitmer, Ph.D.
Associate Teaching Professor
Scholarship of teaching and learning; evolution of the nervous system
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Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor
Stress Tolerance in Plants
Dior Kelley
Assistant Professor
Using systems integration of large-scale omics approaches to explore how auxin signaling modules control diverse developmental processes in Arabidopsis
Kent Kerby.
Assistant Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Adjunct Associate Professor
Jelena Kraft
Biology education research and plant virus translation mechanisms
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Senior Lecturer
Biology Education Research and Enzyme activators as therapeutic agents in the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease
Plant Biology, Bioinformatics, Genomics & Phenomics
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Biology education research and origins of modern placental mammal clades
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Associate Professor
Membrane physiology
Associate Professor; Chair of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Graduate Program
Cancer genetics and functional genomics in zebrafish
Thomas Peterson
Professor & Pioneer Chair in Maize Molecular Genetics
Identification of gene structures in maize
Professor and Associate Dean
Biomedical Research, Developmental Genetics, Scholarship of teaching and learning
Steven Rodermel
Distinguished Professor
Chloroplast biogenesis, intracellular communication, mechanisms of photosynthesis
D Sakaguchi
Morrill Professor
Neuroprotective and neuroregenerative strategies
Renu Srivastava
Assistant Teaching Professor
Endoplasmic reticulum stress responses and Biology Education
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Plant Development and Composition
Assistant Professor and Gregory L. and Kathleen C. Geoffroy Faculty Fellow
Transcriptional Regulation, Reproductive Biology
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Plant Developmental Mechanisms
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Assistant Professor
Biosynthetic and Regulatory Genetic networks of metabolic traits
Yanhai Yin
Professor and Chair
Understanding how plant steroid hormones Brassinosteroids (BRs) regulate plant growth and development

Affiliate and Courtesy faculty

James Colbert
Associate Professor: Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology (Courtesy Joint Faculty)
Evolution Education, Biodiversity Education, Iowa Lichen Diversity
Kristen Johansen
Professor: Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Courtesy Joint Faculty)
Regulation of nuclear organization and function
Professor: Agronomy (Courtesy Joint Faculty)
Applied Plant Molecular Genetics
Marit Nilsen-Hamilton
Professor (Courtesy Joint Faculty)
Nucleic acid, aptamer-based analytical technology; growth factor function
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
Assistant Professor (Collaborator/Affiliate Faculty)
Sanjeevi Sivasankar
Associate Professor: Department of Physics and Astronomy (Courtesy Joint Faculty)
Biophysics of cell adhesion, biophysical studies of neurodegenerative diseases, technology development for Biophysics and Nanoscience
Bing Yang
Professor (Affiliate Faculty)
Deployment of Genetic Disease Resistance Genes in Crop Plants