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  • This award honors an individual or a research team that has significantly contributed to the scholarship of learning communities.

    Scholarship may include publications that are technical papers, conference proceedings, journal articles, capstones, theses, or dissertations that have been published, accepted for publication, or submitted and in review during the past two years.  

  • This fall, Interdepartmental Microbiology will welcome eight new graduate students:

  • Dr. Nancy Boury, assistant professor in microbiology, has been selected as the Co-Chair (2019) and Chair (2020) of the American Society for Microbiology Conference of Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE). Join Dr. Boury and others at the 2019 ASMCUE in Tysons Corner, VA!

  • Read this article, published in the Huron Mountain Wildlife Foundation Newsletter, to learn about the research being conducted by IM faculty member Elizabeth Swanner and her student Nick Lambrecht.

  • This fall, Interdepartmental Microbiology will welcome eight new graduate students:

  • Gregory PhillipsElizabeth Whitley, and Michael Wannemuehler in the College of Veterinary Medicine, have received the Margaret B. Barry Cancer Research Award. This award will further the understanding of gastrointestinal tract microbiota and their influence on health and on the prevention or promotion of colorectal cancer.

  • Congratulations to IM graduate student Wayne Muraoka on being named a recipient of an Iowa State University Research Excellence Award.  This award honors students whose research accomplishments are among the top 10% at ISU in overall quality.  Wayne’s thesis entitled “Campylobacter jejuni: metabolic diversity leading to competitive fitness” was conducted under the direction Qijing Zhang, Frank Ramsey Endowed Chair in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine.Wayne defended his dissertation this fall semester and has accepted a post-doctoral fellowship at the Trudeau Institute, an independent nonprofit medical research organization located in Saranac Lake, NY.

  • In the two years since Interdepartmental Microbiology faculty member, along with student Matthew Moscou, published their groundbreaking research in the cover story of the journal Science, researchers around the world have built on those findings to explore further breakthroughs. Now Bogdanove updates the scientific community in another Science article on where the research has been since 2009 and where it is heading. Find more on the ISU News site.

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