Articles from May 2022

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Welsh wins 2022 Shaw Prize in Life Sciences and Medicine

University of Iowa professor Michael J. Welsh, MD, has won the 2022 Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine together with Paul A. Negulescu, senior vice president and site head for San Diego research with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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Nominations are open for downtown banner campaign

It’s not too early to nominate a University of Iowa (UI) student or postdoctoral researcher who is on campus this summer for the next downtown banner campaign.

Registration is open for Writing Winning Grant Proposals seminar

A long-respected program that helps faculty and research team members develop competitive grant proposals, the Write Winning Grant Proposals seminar (Phase I), will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2022. The seminar is appropriate for faculty members, postdoctoral researchers and administrative staff who have had some exposure to writing grant applications, either through training / mentoring or...
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Kristy Nabhan-Warren and Aliasger Salem named as new associate vice presidents for research

Vice President for Research Marty Scholtz has selected Kristy Nabhan-Warren and Aliasger Salem as the associate vice presidents for research. They will begin their new part-time roles on July 1. “I am looking forward to Professor Nabhan-Warren and Professor Salem joining the senior leadership team in the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR),” said Scholtz. “They each bring a unique...

NIH releases a new policy for data management and sharing

The new policy announced by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) places a strong emphasis on the sharing of scientific data in an effort to expedite the translation of research results into knowledge, products, and procedures to improve human health. It will go into effect in January 2023. The new guidelines apply to all awards that generate scientific data regardless of funding mechanism. This...