Recent News

September 20, 2021

Dr. Nancy Boury was recently chosen as the recipient of the 2022 Carski Award for Undergraduate Education from the American Society of Microbiology! This award recognizes an educator for outstanding teaching of microbiology to undergraduate students and for encouraging them to subsequent achievement. 

September 6, 2021


The Iowa Soybean Research Center hosted its inaugural SoyFest on August 25, 2021. This fun and educational event was held on ISU’s central campus to coincide with August as "Soybean Month" in Iowa and the start of fall semester.

Meals from the Heartland

In a kick-off event to SoyFest, the ISRC hosted Meals from the Heartland. ISU students, faculty and staff packaged 20,000 meals in which the main ingredient was soy protein.

August 23, 2021

On August 18th the Department of Entomology and Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology held a picnic for Dr. Steven Harris to welcome him as Chair of both departments.

Upcoming Events


A seminar by Abbie Stack (Bayer Crop Sciences) titled: Lessons from an Early Career Professional in Industry. This seminar is a part of the Iowa State University Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology Fall 2021 Seminar Series located in the Advanced Teaching and Research Building (ATRB) conference room 1330.

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