Articles from December 2019

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New resource available to support international research

Friday, December 13, 2019
The administrative and regulatory challenges related to university research and scholarship are vast—and grow even more daunting when the work involves international partners. To help answer questions related to international research collaboration—from travel and disclosure requirements to invention reporting and federal regulations—the University of Iowa Division of Sponsored Programs has...

UI Research Foundation calls first post-doc hire win-win

Thursday, December 12, 2019
In a joint venture with the Graduate College, the University of Iowa Research Foundation (UIRF), which helps campus inventors and creators protect and commercially license intellectual property (IP), has hired its first-ever post-doctoral student to support the office while acquiring first-hand experience of a potential and unique career path for new scientists. Sarah Sapouckey, who has a Ph.D. in...

Engelhardt named 2019 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Thursday, December 5, 2019
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named University of Iowa cystic fibrosis and gene therapy researcher John Engelhardt, PhD, a 2019 Fellow. Engelhardt, who is professor and head of anatomy and cell biology in the UI Carver College of Medicine and director of the UI Center for Gene Therapy, is recognized for his work in developing gene therapies to treat cystic fibrosis (CF). The...