In Memory of James S. Balloun

March 2, 2023 – James S. Balloun, 84, passed away unexpectedly on February 25, 2023.

Born in Iowa and an Iowa State University alum, Balloun was an ardent supporter of the mission and vision of Iowa State University, especially interdisciplinary research initiatives that have the potential to make global impacts.

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2023 MAC Aging Research Symposium, Join Us in Ames, IA

December 20, 2022 – Ames, IA – The 2023 MAC Aging Research Symposium, will be held in-person on May 1-2, 2023, in Ames, Iowa. Please save the date and join the Annual MAC Symposium to share your exciting work, build new collaborations, and spark new ideas. Generous travel and poster awards will be given to outstanding students and postdocs selected from submitted abstracts.

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ISU Researcher Douglas Jones Awarded Contract from Merck for Altrenogest Delivery Technology in Swine

September 1, 2022 – Ames, IA – Dr. Douglas Jones, Professor in Veterinary Pathology in the College of Veterinary Medicine was recently awarded a contract from Merck to study the efficacy of a biodegradable polyanhydride-based implant for Altrenogest delivery in swine.

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New Faculty Member at ISU joins the Nanovaccine Institute Consortium

August 23, 2022 – Ames, Iowa – The Nanovaccine Institute is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Jing Wang to the Nanovaccine Institute consortium. Wang is the third researcher to join the Institute in August.

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Call for Postdoctoral Fellows at the Mayo Clinic

August 19, 2022 – Rochester, MN – The Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group has several positions open for Postdoctoral Fellows committed to developing an academic career in immunology and vaccinology.

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ISU Researcher Awarded Funds from Merck to Advance Nanoparticle Avian Flu Vaccine Research

Aug. 15, 2022 – Ames, IA – Dr. David Verhoeven, Assistant Professor in Vet Microbiology & Preventative Medicine, was recently awarded a contract from Merck Animal Health to develop nanoparticle-based mRNA technology to improve animal health outcomes for the Avian Flu. Read more.

Two New Researchers Join the Nanovaccine Institute

August 4, 2022 – Ames, Iowa – The Nanovaccine Institute is pleased to announce the addition of researchers Dr. Ratul Chowdhury and Dr. Molly Kozminsky to the Nanovaccine Institute. Read more.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

July 25, 2022 – Ames, Iowa – The Nanovaccine Institute will celebrate National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) throughout the month of August. NIAM is an annual month-long observance to educate on the importance of vaccines for public health. Read more.

Nanovaccine Staff and Faculty Members selected for Iowa State’s Emerging Leaders Academy

July 15, 2022 – Ames, IA – Nanovaccine Institute research member Dr. Bryan Bellaire and Research Administrator Hanna Bates were selected for the 2022-2023 Emerging Leaders Academy at Iowa State University. Read more.

The Nanovaccine Institute launches New Website

May 3, 2022 – Ames, IA – The Nanovaccine Institute, housed at Iowa State University, is proud to announce a new website that will be published in May 2022. The new website will offer a modern layout with easy navigation and useful tools for the public and researchers to connect with Nanovaccine Institute partners… Read more.