ISU Office of the Vice President for Research

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Initiatives & Opportunities

Presidential Interdisciplinary Research Initiative (PIRI) — Building research teams that cross disciplines and institutional boundaries to tackle grand challenges. MORE»

Presidential Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants (PIRS) Supporting the initial stages of innovative, high-risk and high-reward projects. MORE»

Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative — Combining Iowa State’s longtime strengths – agriculture, biosciences, data science – to find solutions to antimicrobial resistance. MORE»

Nanovaccine Institute — Developing nanovaccines and nanotherapeutics for respiratory infections, neural disorders, tropical diseases, cancer, and veterinary diseases. MORE»

Crop Bioengineering Center — Addressing the urgent, grand challenge of providing sufficient food, feed, biofuels and biorenewable chemicals for the world's growing population. MORE»

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