Articles from January 2022

Screenshot of Flu's Clues Virtual Game

Past and Current IBA students help create Virtual Flu's Clues Game!

Maurine Neiman and the Iowa City Science Boosters Club teamed up with the Virginia-based non-profit organization Families Fighting Flu to create a virtual game to raise flu awareness!
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Current and Former IBA Students Co-Author Publications

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Congrats to Josh Peterson (Current IBA-MARC Scholar) and Renato Jensen (IBA Alumni) for co-authoring two publications! Josh Peterson is a current IBA-MARC Scholar studying Biology and Biochemistry and RenatoJensen is a former IBA Scholar who graduated in May 2021 with a BS in Biochemistry. Renato entered the UI-Iowa MSTP Program this Summer!

Cristina Garcia Graduates December 2021

Sunday, January 16, 2022
Cristina Garcia, IBA Scholar August 2020-December 2021 graduated with this Fall 2021 with a BS in Pre-Medicine. Some of Christina's accomplishments include University of Iowa President's List (Spring 2021, Fall 2021), Dean's List (Fall 2020 to Fall 2021, ICRU (Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates) Summer Fellowship 2020, Iowa Advantage Iowa Award, Advantage Iowa Grant, National Scholars Award, Minority American Science Award (UICA), and a Research Development Scholarship. She began working in the Green Lab in January 2020 and the Hansen Lab in March 2021.

IBA is recruiting for Summer 2022

Friday, January 7, 2022
IBA Program is looking for Rising Juniors and Seniors interested in a career in research! If you are an underrepresented student committed to pursuing a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. check out this amazing opportunity.