ISU Office of the Vice President for Research

Research by Bradley Blitvich and Jeanne Serb has one thing in common—finding genetic
tools that could lead to breakthroughs in the treatment of human disease. More»

Iowa State research teams in the College of Engineering are developing a computing toolbox
to help scientists manage DNA sequencing data. More»

Amy Toth and several other ISU researchers are trying to understand big declines in
populations of pollinating insects. More »

Meta!Blast won the People's Choice Award—games and apps—in the 2013 Science &
Engineering Visualization Challenge. See a game demo»

Professor Stephen Howell: this may pave the way for the development of crop varieties that can stand up to weather extremes. More»

ISU researchers are using the pilot-scale algal facility at the BioCentury Research Farm to study production of algae for food, feed and fuel purposes. More»

Initiatives & Opportunities

Presidential Initiative for Interdisciplinary Research—Awards Announced »

ISU Health Research Initiative to address the grand challenges in the health sciences, animals, human health, plants, and the environment.—Awards Announced »

Innovate Iowa Proof of Concept
—A streamlined process for funding innovative research. MORE »

Iowa EPSCoR—Improving Iowa's research capacity. MORE »



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