Dylan Mittauer

ICRU Ambassador

I study how diabetes alters mitochondrial calcium uptake and cell proliferation signaling in the vascular smooth muscle, and how this contributes to the development of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease.  I joined ICRU because it allows me to make connections with the diverse community of undergraduate researchers at Iowa. Helping other students interested in research find a lab that aligns with their interests is my favorite part. Outside of the lab, I love cycling, fantasy football, watching the New England Patriots, playing Spikeball, and spending time with my dog, Gracie.