Professional Staff

Bob Kirby

Bob Kirby

Director

bob-kirby@uiowa.edu

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Melinda Licht

Program Coordinator

melinda-smits@uiowa.edu

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Laura Kowalski-Bliss

Administrative Service Coordinator

laura-kowalski-bliss@uiowa.edu

Student Staff

Brandon Lajiness

Brandon Lajiness

brandon-lajiness@uiowa.edu

BSE (Cellular) Biomedical Engineering, Fall 2022
Mentor: Dr. Kevin Legge (Immunology and Pathology)

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Haley Lightfoot

Haley Lightfoot

haley-lightfoot@uiowa.edu

BS Chemistry; BS Environmental Sciences (Chemical). Spring 2023
University Honors
Mentor: Tori Forbes (Chemistry)

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Samantha Thompson

Samantha Thompson

samantha-g-thompson@uiowa.edu

BS Biochemistry, Spring 2025
Spanish Minor
University Honors
Mentor: Dr. Rory Fisher (Neuroscience and Pharmacology)

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