Impossible – it’s just an opinion.

Maggie Peng became a Harvard University Freshmen!!! For a moment, let's dive into the life of a senior year high school student. Beyond working, interning, volunteering, and studying, and searching for colleges, they are facing the challenge of balancing their responsibilities as hardworking students while putting in their best effort as members of the research … Continue reading Impossible – it’s just an opinion.

Congratulations Nikki Chang for Being Selected as a 2022 Prism Foundation Scholarship Recipient!

IPG Lab is proud to have students who, with their work, make a positive impact in the LGBTQ2S+ community! Nikki is in their fourth year studying Human Physiology on the pre-med track & minoring in Sociology. They joined the IPG Laboratory this summer as a research assistant. Nikki was chosen to be one of the … Continue reading Congratulations Nikki Chang for Being Selected as a 2022 Prism Foundation Scholarship Recipient!

Dr. Bates Took The 2nd Place in UI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center’s Summer Incubator

Congratulations to Associate Professor Melissa Bates who spent the summer participating in the UI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) summer entrepreneurship incubator program for faculty and staff startups. Dr. Bates is developing a new device to improve the monitoring of chronic lung disease. At the end, Dr. Bates had to pitch her idea to investors … Continue reading Dr. Bates Took The 2nd Place in UI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center’s Summer Incubator

The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is proud to have graduate students across the University of Iowa

Graduate Student Spotlight    As a native of Shijiazhuang city, Hebei province in China, Zishan Zhang’s undergraduate studies took her to Hebei University of Science and Technology, where she graduated in 2014 with a BS in Biological Science. Having lost both grandparents to cancer, Zishan began to develop an interest in cancer research.      … Continue reading The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is proud to have graduate students across the University of Iowa

Hardik Kalra Dares to Discover

Breaking into the new year with awe-inspiring news! Hardik Kalra became 1 out of 82 of the University of Iowa’s rising stars of The Dare to Discover campaign! The University of Iowa undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers and scholars in the Dare to Discover banner campaign are rocking the foundations in fields ranging from … Continue reading Hardik Kalra Dares to Discover

Caylie Sheridan received a scholarship from CoBGRTE

Caylie Sheridan is IPG Laboratory alumnus who received a scholarship from CoBGRTE, an organization that serves to increase the graduation rate from respiratory care programs! "I have always had an interest in human physiology and, more specifically, respiratory physiology. I graduated from The University of Iowa in May 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in … Continue reading Caylie Sheridan received a scholarship from CoBGRTE

Joseph McDonell is Ready For a Challenge

Chris Gardner from "The Pursuit of Happyness" stated: "You got a dream, you gotta protect it… If you want something, go get it. Period." This is basically the definition of perseverance: steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement. Goosebumps on the skin when … Continue reading Joseph McDonell is Ready For a Challenge

Anthony Pamatmat and Hardik Kalra Won the Impact Award at the Hawkeye Startup Accelerator

With the coronavirus pandemic that was continuing to disturb the usual course of life on the campus, the 2020-21 academic year was a challenge. This has been one of the most difficult periods in all of our lives and we have for the most part persevered. Nevertheless, IPG Laboratory members were continuing making major steps … Continue reading Anthony Pamatmat and Hardik Kalra Won the Impact Award at the Hawkeye Startup Accelerator

Welcoming Dr. Dodd’s Laboratory

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Dodd Laboratory has joined the MERF's 5th floor alliance this summer! The Dodd lab studies soft-tissue sarcomas, a type of cancer that develops in connective tissue such as muscle, nerves, fat, or tendons. Their research program designs and utilizes powerful in vivo model systems to directly address critical … Continue reading Welcoming Dr. Dodd’s Laboratory