When Ryan Reis isn’t in class pursuing an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences, you might find him conducting research on tumors in Dr. David Soll’s lab in the Department of Biology, volunteering in the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, job shadowing an oncology doctor, or engaging with one of two student organizations, Medicus and Best Buddies.
Starting in January, more than 40 undergraduate and graduate students will be recognized for their important contributions to research, scholarship, and discovery at the University of Iowa.
The students will be featured on large Dare to Discover banners that will be displayed throughout downtown Iowa City and in the University Capitol Centre through March 2019. The campaign is sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research.
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named University of Iowa neurosurgeon and entrepreneur Matthew Howard, M.D., a 2018 fellow.
The University of Iowa Obermann Center for Advanced Studies in the Office of the Vice President for Research will host two grants totaling nearly $1.6 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation starting Oct. 1.