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Thirteen UI faculty, staff, students receive 2016 Iowa Women of Innovation Awards

On Nov. 9, 13 University of Iowa leaders will be honored at The Technology Association of Iowa’s 9th annual Des Moines Area Community College Iowa Women of Innovation Awards in Des Moines. The awards recognize and celebrate Iowa women in business, government or academia who are leaders in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. Kristi Thiel, research scientist at the Carver...

UI spinoff Immortagen completes Series A financing

Immortagen, Inc., a University of Iowa spinoff venture, announced it has completed its Series A equity financing. Led by John Pappajohn of Des Moines, Iowa, Immortagen has already hired its initial scientists and begun increasing its industry presence, while pushing forward with several product platforms. Launched in 2014 by UI researchers Donghai Dai, M.D., Ph.D., MS; Kristina Thiel, Ph.D.; Baoli...