"Unlocking the Power of Radiochemistry" Symposium: From Medical Imaging to Nuclear Energy

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You are invited to join your colleagues in the discovery and exploration of radiochemistry education and research related to medicine, nuclear energy, and the environment and public health. Participants will learn about campus research activities, foster interdisciplinary collaborations, and shape the future of radiochemistry at the University of Iowa through seed grants for groundbreaking interdisciplinary projects.


The Research Development Office (RDO) is hosting a half-day symposium surrounding radiochemistry research at the University of Iowa on Thursday, Feb. 29 from 1 to 5:15 p.m. in the Iowa Memorial Union.

The goal of this symposium is to raise awareness of the breadth of radiochemistry research happening on campus and connect researchers to spur innovative interdisciplinary research, supported by a one-time interdisciplinary seed grant program.

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  • 1-1:15 p.m. Welcome and Introduction
  • 1:15-2 p.m. Radiochemistry in Medicine Lightning Talks
  • 2-2:30 p.m. Break and Networking
  • 2:30-3:15 p.m. Radiochemistry in Energy Lightning Talks
  • 3:15-3:45 p.m. Break and Networking
  • 3:45-4:30 p.m. Radiochemistry in the Environment and Public Health Lightning Talks
  • 4:30-5:15 p.m. Radiochemistry at the University of Iowa Structured Discussion/Networking

Seed Funding

We invite collaborative research proposals to support projects which integrate radiochemistry with other disciplines while promoting advancements in scientific knowledge, technology, and applications. Successful proposals may receive awards up to $45,000 for 18 months as part of the Seeding Excellence Initiative. Letters of Interest (LOIs) are due April 12 with full applications due June 14. 

Click here to apply for a grant. The LOI deadline is Friday, April 12, 2024.

Steering Committee


Register here by Wednesday, Feb. 28. A calendar invitation will be provided upon registration.

Target Audience

University of Iowa faculty, staff, postdocs, graduate, and undergraduate students.

Potential Funding Sources

Click below to view potential funding sources from Pivot (must be connected to UI network):


Please email vpr-rdo@uiowa.edu with any questions. Sign up for the RDO Monthly Newsletter to stay up-to-date on this panel session here!

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Research Development Office

Thursday, February 29, 2024 1:00pm to 5:15pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
125 North Madison Street, Iowa City, IA 52245
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Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Research Development Office in advance at 319-335-0303 or vpr-rdo@uiowa.edu.