The mission of the Iowa Biosciences Academy (IBA) program is to identify academically talented undergraduate underrepresented students with aspirations for a research career and provide them with first-rate training that will facilitate their entry into doctoral programs in the biomedical, behavioral, and biophysical sciences.
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Did you miss out on hearing our 8 amazing IBA undergrad researchers @ the IBA/LSAMP Spring Symposium?!? No worries you can check out the presentations on our website https://iba.biology.uiowa.edu/about/news/2022-ibalsamp-spring-symposium.
2022 IBA/LSAMP Spring Symposium | Iowa Biosciences Academy | Department of Biology | The University of Iowa Eight of our IBA students presented their research to a live and virtual audience. A link of the video capture is below, please check it out!
10 students from our programs (IBA, UI-MARC, UI-LSAMP and Science Alliance) presented at ICRU's 2022 Spring Undergraduate Research Festival (SURF) on March 30th! Way to go!
Join us Sat, April 2nd to hear a series of short talks from IBA/LSAMP students! Great opportunity to hear about undergraduate research & tour a few research labs! Open to the public, live & on Zoom. See http://iba.biology.uiowa.edu for Zoom link, schedule & more!
Hey fellow scientists! Check out Michelle Krumm's IBA Capstone project - The Brain Storm; a journal club for the members of IBA/LSAMP/Science Alliance.
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IBA is a close-knit community of students, faculty and staff supporting underrepresented undergrad researchers. Looking for rising Juniors and Seniors to join us! Find out more about us at iba.biology.uiowa.edu. #IBAMARC
IBA is recruiting rising Juniors and Seniors interested in research. Underrepresented students pursuing a PhD in the biosicences can receive a competitive stipend, tuition assistance & more! See iba.biology.uiowa.edu for more info and online app! Priority deadline 2/1/22! #IBAMARC
Join us on Sat, Dec 4th to hear a series of short talks from our IBA and LSAMP students! A great opportunity to hear about the undergraduate research taking place in various fields across campus. The event is open to the public and will be live and via Zoom. See iba.biology.uiowa.edu for Zoom link, schedule and more! #ibalsampsymposium
IBA, LSAMP and the Science Alliance tested out their scavenger hunting skills at the UI - Natural History Museum @mnh.uiowa.edu! Our winning team included Halin Chung, Michelle, Krumm, Josh Peterson, Anna Ptacek and Floyd Anderson. Extra credit to Devon Dawson, Ruby Sanchez, Tommy Nguyen and Evita Woolsey for their determination to complete the puzzle! find out more about us @ iba.biology.uiowa.edu
FURF 21 - IBA and Science Alliance students at FURF on 11/10. Congrats to Cade Rahlf (IBA), Josh Peterson (IBA-MARC), Cally Tucker (SA), Emily Severino (SA) and Nicole Boodhoo (SA) on your great presentations! Science Alliance is recruiting for paid spring internships! Check out iba.biology.uiowa.edu for more information!
The IBA Program seeking underrepresented or disadvantaged students for PAID Summer 2022 opportunities. Rising Juniors and Seniors committed to pursuing a PhD or MD/PhD in a bioscience field. Competitive wages, tuition assistance and support to help you realize your goals. Check out the benefits and program details @iba.biology.uiowa.edu!
Save the date for the IBA/LSAMP Symposium!!! In-person and via Zoom on Sat, Dec 4th 10-noon (CST). Presenters will be announced soon! For more details about IBA, LSAMP and the Science Alliance check out iba.biology.uiowa.edu
Are you interested in science and research? Science Alliance has a Peer Mentoring Program that will help students exploring research to connect with an experienced undergrad researcher. Find out more Science Alliance opportunities today! https://iba.biology.uiowa.edu/undergraduate-program/sa
Iowa Biosciences Academy, LSAMP and Science Alliance kicked-off the Fall semester with 44 student researchers! At our first event, Barry Schreier from University Counseling Service led us through some fun team building activities. Our Science Alliance program is looking for freshman and sophomores interested research - check out our website for more info about our programs and how you can join our community! iba.biology.uiowa.edu
Science Alliance is recruiting Freshman and Sophomores to join our amazing community of faculty, staff, grad students, post-docs and undergrads. Find out more Science Alliance opportunities today! https://iba.biology.uiowa.edu/undergraduate-program/sa
Check out the IBA/LSAMP/Science Alliance September 2021 Newsletter:
Included in this newsletter is a list of new students who joined IBA, LSAMP, and the Science Alliance programs. Congratulations to these students!
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One of the great things about the IBA/LSAMP Summer Program is hanging out! We got together for ice cream, escape room adventures and game nights. IBA is looking to add new undergrad researchers to our amazing group of students, faculty and staff. Check out program details at https://iba.biology.uiowa.edu.
Join us to support our IBA, LSAMP and SA students as they present their research at the Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, sponsored by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Wed, 7/28 1:30-4:30pm at MERF. See our website for student poster #'s and presentation times. https://iba.biology.uiowa.edu. We hope to see you there!
Ruby Sanchez (LSAMP Intern) and Josie Bliss (IBA Scholar) working in the Neiman Lab this summer researching Potamopyrgus antipodarum. If you are a Junior or Senior interested in undergraduate research - IBA has paid opportunities for this Fall. For more information and to apply see https://iba.biology.uiowa.edu!
Find out more about the IBA program https://iba.biology.uiowa.edu.
We are looking for undergrads to join our close knit community of students, faculty and staff with common goals. Applications accepted through July 30th! https://iba.biology.uiowa.edu/apply
IBA is looking for Junior and Seniors interested in a career in research to consider applying for our program! Application deadline extended to July 30th! For more information please see our web-site https://iba.biology.uiowa.edu.
The IBA/LSAMP Summer Program welcomed several of our amazing alumni to share their experiences and insights about undergraduate research, being a part of IBA and transitioning to graduate school.
A big THANK YOU to Vanessa Alizo (PhD in Neuroscience at UC – Irvine), Anamar Blanes (PhD in Chemistry at Georgetown), Camille Jaime (PhD in Immunology at John Hopkins), Rikki Laser (PhD in Neuroscience at Cornell), Elissa Monteiro (PhD in School Psychology at UC – Riverside) and Ashley Segura-Roman (PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology at UC– Berkeley). We are so lucky to have such amazing students.!
For more information about IBA – check out our website https://iba.biology.uiowa.edu.
Iowa Biosciences Academy | Department of Biology | The University of Iowa The IBA is a grant-funded program that supports the academic and personal success of University of Iowa students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in the Biosciences. IBA students have access to hands-on research opportunities that earn competitive wages, a faculty mentor, professional development work...
IBA is a program supporting underrepresented University of Iowa (UI) students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in the biosciences. The program is housed in the University of Iowa Department of Biology and is directed by Dr. Lori Adams-Phillips.
IBA is currently recruiting for paid research positions! UI underrepresented juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in the biosciences are encouraged to apply! The application deadline for Fall 2021 is July 30, 2021.
For more information, visit https://iba.biology.uiowa.edu/undergraduate-program/qualifications
Congratulations to all of the University of Iowa undergraduate students who were named to the Dean's and President's Lists for the Spring 2021 semester! Great job on their outstanding academic achievements!
Dean's List: https://bit.ly/3gnNRlG
President's List: https://bit.ly/3zg9m0l
UI students named to president’s list for spring 2021 semester More than 1,000 undergraduate students at the University of Iowa were named to the president’s list for the 2020 fall semester.
Congratulations to IBA Scholar and University of Iowa Biology student, Jia Zhao, for being accepted into the Biology Graduate Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)! Jia is an undergrad researcher in the lab of Dr. Bin He in the University of Iowa Department of Biology.
Congratulations to IBA alumna, Rikki Serafina Laser, for receiving a 2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP)! "The NSF GRFP is a prestigious fellowship program that recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions. As the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, the GRFP has a long history of selecting recipients who achieve high levels of success in their future academic and professional careers. The reputation of the GRFP follows recipients and often helps them become lifelong leaders that contribute significantly to both scientific innovation and teaching."
Laser graduated from the University of Iowa in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience. While at Iowa, she was an IBA Scholar and a Latham Fellow. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Psychology at Cornell University.
Congratulations to all of the IBA & LSAMP 2021 Graduates! Learn about these students' future plans: https://iba.biology.uiowa.edu/about/news/iba-and-lsamp-2021-graduates
The IBA and LSAMP programs are housed in the University of Iowa Department of Biology and directed by Dr. Lori Adams-Phillips, Associate Professor of Instruction, Department of Biology. To learn about these programs, visit https://iba.biology.uiowa.edu/ and https://ui-lsamp.sites.uiowa.edu/
IBA and LSAMP 2021 Graduates | Iowa Biosciences Academy | Department of Biology | The University of Iowa IBA and LSAMP had 17 students graduating this Spring! This group of students showed their resiliancy weathering the challenges of conducting undergraduate research during a pandemic. We will miss all of these amazing students and we can't wait to see what they will accomplish as the move through the...
In case you missed it, check out the May 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at The University of Iowa Research Resource – Undergraduate and Graduate Research Edition: https://issuu.com/uiowaclas/docs/clas-research-newsletter-student-research-edition
Lots of great information & highlighted stories on faculty, staff, & students at the University of Iowa including IBA Director Dr. Lori Adams-Phillips and former IBA student, Rikki Laser!
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