Now Accepting Applications for Summer and Academic Year Fellowships. 

Summer Deadline:  Fri, Mar 29th
Summer Academic Year:  Friday, April 19th
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2024 Spring Undergraduate Research Festival (SURF)

Wednesday, April 3rd 3:30pm-6:30pm 
2nd Floor Old Capitol Town Center (201 S. Clinton St.)
Deadline:  Friday, March 22nd

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Register your Research

Thursday, January 18, 2024
Are you involved in a research or creative project with a faculty or staff member? Want to have it recognized on your transcript? Having your involvement on your transcript is valuable when you apply to graduate or professional school or hit the job market.

ICARE Post-Baccalaureate Fellows Program

Monday, February 26, 2024
The Iowa Cancer Research Experience (ICARE) is currently seeking recent college graduates (fall 2023 or spring 2024) who are looking for more research experience and are interested in working in doctoral cancer research. Apply by March 17, 2024.

Undergraduate Certificate in Clinical and Translational Science

Monday, February 26, 2024
CCTS provides educational enrichment and an increased awareness of expanding opportunities in translational science, a discipline focused on moving biomedical discovery into application in the healthcare arena.

ICARE Postbac Program Deadline Extended to March 17

Monday, February 26, 2024
The Iowa Cancer Research Experience (ICARE) is a one-to-two-year full-time fellowship (beginning August 2024) provided by HCCC to prepare recent college graduates for doctoral degree programs in the cancer field. The deadline for the ICARE Postbaccalaureate Fellowship Program has been extended to March 17th.

Introducing the 2024 DMA Winners

Friday, February 23, 2024
Each year, OUR recognizes two faculty/staff members who have been nominated by their student mentee(s). We are proud to introduce Distinguished Mentor Awards Winners as Bob McMurray and Caroline Clay! Learn about their works and contributions here.

Upcoming Events

2024 Research in the Capitol

Monday, March 25, 2024
Iowa State House, Des Moines

2024 Spring Undergraduate Research Festival

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2024
2nd Floor Old Capitol Mall (201 S. Clinton St.)