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2024 Spring Undergraduate Research Festival (SURF)

20th Annual SURF
Wednesday, April 3rd 3:30pm-6:30pm 
2nd Floor Old Capitol Town Center (201 S. Clinton St.)

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Mouse Behavioral Experiments for Neuroscience Research

Thursday, May 16, 2024
This position offers the opportunity to learn and apply cutting edge systems and circuit-level neuroscience tools to study the neural basis of behavior in a mouse model. Duties include: Performing behavioral experiments in mice; keeping detailed written and organized records of experimental design, protocols, computer data analysis, and raw data; maintaining laboratory and experimental records; cleaning lab equipment. Duties may also include helping maintain mouse colony.

How do SSRIs interact with maternal physiology and offspring neurodevelopment?

Monday, April 29, 2024
We are looking for an undergraduate or post-graduate volunteer laboratory intern to help complete projects related to the prenatal and gestational impacts of SSRI use. Students will have opportunities for data analysis, manuscript writing, and presenting. The Gumusoglu Lab is a welcoming, positive environment that encourages creativity, teamwork, and scientific development! Past lab members have gone on to graduate school, medical school, nursing school, dental school, and related training programs.

Anatomy and Physiology Instructor Position

Monday, April 29, 2024
The Department of Health & Human Physiology (HHP) is seeking an Instructor with a focus on Anatomy and Physiology. This is a full-time, non-tenure track appointment for one academic year beginning August 2024 and is renewable. Duties of this position include teaching a variety of introductory and advanced human physiology and anatomy laboratory courses within the Health and Human Physiology curriculum, with a primary focus on anatomy labs and physiology labs for majors and non-majors.

Visiting Chemistry Instructor Position

Monday, April 29, 2024
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Iowa invites applications for visiting instructor (VI) positions beginning August 2024.

Biology Instructor Position

Monday, April 29, 2024
The Department of Biology at the University of Iowa invites applications for a non-tenure, 75% visiting instructor position beginning August 21, 2024. This position will primarily contribute to instruction in the introductory biology curriculum lab sections for the life sciences, specifically Foundations of Biology and Diversity of Form and Function.

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.)