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  • Biology Information Technology (BIT)

    Biology Information Technology

    For an overview and answers to common questions of what Biology Information Technology does, please visit the BIT Presented IT Overview for Grad Student Orientation web page ( and click on the BIT Overview Presentation link at the bottom of the page.

  • Reserve a conference room

    GDCB faculty, staff and students are currently housed in four buildings on campus: Bessey Hall, Molecular Biology Building, Roy J. Carver Co-Lab and Science Hall II.

  • GDCB Department Forms for Faculty, Staff and Students

    Links to forms and information for purchasing, travel reimbursement and absence reporting. Most forms are fillable.

  • Brenton Center

    Brenton Center for Agricultural Instruction and Technology Transfer

    The Brenton Center delivers quality credit and non-credit educational offerings, provides reliable services, and ensures exemplary support for technology use and distance education efforts of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

  • CELT – Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

    CELT – Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

    Established in 1993, the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching provides resources for faculty, staff, graduate students and postdocs interested in teaching. Its mission is to support, promote and enhance teaching effectiveness and student learning at Iowa State University.

  • Engineering - LAS Online Learning

    Engineering - LAS Online Learning

    Engineering-LAS Online Learning (ELO) is responsible for online education for the Colleges of Engineering and Liberal Arts and Sciences.  We offer a number of online graduate and undergraduate degree programs and certificates as well as professional development opportunities.

  • Maize GDB


    MaizeGDB is a community-oriented, long-term, federally funded informatics service to researchers focused on the crop plant and model organism Zea mays.

  • Meta!Blast


    A 3D Game for Learning Cellular and Metabolic Biology.

  • Protein-RNA Interface Database (PRIDB)

    Protein-RNA Interface Database (PRIDB)

    RPISeq is a family of machine learning classifiers for predicting RNA-protein interactions using only sequence information. The Protein-RNA Interface Database (PRIDB) is a comprehensive collection of all protein-RNA complexes from the Protein Data Bank (PDB).

  • Center for Biorenewable Chemicals

    The Center for Biorenewable Chemicals

    CBiRC is enabling the growth of the nascent biobased chemical industry by integrating biological and chemical catalysis systems to produce biorenewable chemicals.

  • Plant/Eukaryotic and Microbial Systems Resource

    Plant/Eukaryotic and Microbial Systems Resource

    We provide a public database for metabolomics data from plants and eukaryotic microorganisms.

  • Undergraduate Research at ISU

    Undergraduate Research at ISU

    Student research opportunities can be found across the university, in laboratories and libraries, in the field or at a computer, and in a variety of disciplines.