Articles from January 2016

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Viewpoint Molecular Targeting receives fourth consecutive SBIR

Pharmaceutical startup company Viewpoint Molecular Targeting, LLC, has received its fourth consecutive collaborative Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant, awarded by the National Institutes of Health, for $300,000.

McGehee to present at National Press Club in Washington, DC

Daniel McGehee, director of the Transportation and Vehicle Safety Research Program at the UI Public Policy Center, will deliver a lunch presentation at the Washington Press Club as part of the Washington Automotive Press Association (WAPA) meeting on Jan. 27.

Reed featured in WorldCanvass discussion on research Jan. 26

On Tuesday, Jan. 26, University of Iowa International Programs will host “Research to Real Life,” a WorldCanvass event seeking to explore what it means to be a research university and how basic research impacts the world. UI Vice President for Research and Economic Development Daniel A. Reed will open the discussion with examples of academic research that led to discoveries and technological...

New Informatics Cluster seeks proposals for faculty cluster

The University of Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3) is currently soliciting proposals for a new Informatics Faculty Cluster.
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Office of Research launches Dare to Discover campaign

Did you know that University of Iowa faculty member Jennifer Fiegel is working to help cystic fibrosis patients breathe easier, Rebekah Kowal is exploring the politics of dance throughout history, and Michael O’Hara has developed a program to help military veterans cope with postpartum depression? Their stories, and the stories of more than 40 other researchers, scholars, and creators from across...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Selects Local Startup, VIDA, for Precision Pulmonology Imaging Solution

VIDA Diagnostics, Inc., the leader in precision pulmonary imaging, recently announced an engagement to provide clinical imaging software and analysis services to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
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Creative Matters lecture series presents Margaret Wertheim on Feb. 11

The University of Iowa Office of Research and Economic Development will host a lecture on “The Poetic Enchantments of Science” by Margaret Wertheim, internationally noted science writer and exhibition curator, at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 11 as part of the Creative Matters lectures series in collaboration with the UI Arts Advancement Committee.

Large Data Analysis certificate offers multidisciplinary training to undergraduates

Last semester, the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences began offering a certificate in Large Data Analysis and Visualization to undergraduate students with support from a National Science Foundation (NSF) Big Data curriculum grant.