Drew presented a poster about his research entitled "Characterization of the LITAF-like gene family in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae" at the McNair Research Symposium on April 13th, 2016. Good job Drew!
Ryan received the 2016 Faculty Mentor of the Year Award for his role as Drew's mentor in the McNair Program. Thanks for the nomination Drew! Now I have some fancy hardware to decorate my office!
A little late in posting this, but Ryan was interviewed for an article for the Des Moines Register regarding the integration of Zika virus and its respective outbreak in the Americas into the classroom curriculum. It's actually been quite fun talking about Zika in ENT 374 as new knowledge about the virus continues to emerge.
Rebekah gave a great oral presentation of her research entitled "Effects of Insect Hormones on the Mosquito Immune Response" at the 3rd Annual Graduate & Professional Students' Research Conference held at Iowa State University on April 12th, 2016. Great job Rebekah! Read more about Rebekah presents at the 3rd Annual Graduate & Professional Students' Research Conference
We are proud to announce that our lab and other colleagues at Iowa State University will take part in the Upper Midwest Regional Center of Excellence in Vector-borne Disease. Based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the project also includes collaborators at the University of Illinois, Michigan State University and the Minnesota Department of Health. Read more about Iowa State part of the Upper Midwest Regional Center of Excellence in Vector-borne Disease
Congratulations to Rebekah on her National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
She was among the 2,000 awardees out of 13,000 applications, and one of 6 from Iowa State. Great job! Read more about Rebekah awarded prestigious NSF GFRP!!