Connie Henderson, laboratory manager at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, will serve as the ambassador to the State Hygienic Laboratory (SHL) in 2019 and 2020.
Eleven years ago, the SHL launched the ambassador program. The annual initiative seeks to raise awareness about lab-related issues and strengthen partnerships with people and organizations that share SHL’s commitment to improving public health, environmental health, and education in Iowa.
A representative with Ximbio, the world’s largest non-profit dedicated to broadening access to life science research tools, will be available at the University of Iowa Research Foundation (UIRF) table during the Research Services Fair Oct. 10.
A University of Iowa (UI) spin-out company developing a drug-delivering mechanism to prevent the onset of post-traumatic osteoarthritis recently earned second place—and $25,000—in the 2019 John Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition.