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We plan to admit from 1 to 3 graduate students for Fall 2020.  Learn about deadlines, assistantships, diversity commitment, recommended GRE, TOEFL, and GPAs and our admission process.  Deadline for best chances for admission is February 1 prior to the semester you wish to begin.  Fall 2020:  minimum stipend is $24,500 per academic year.

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Recent News

April 5, 2018

AMES, Iowa – For Aileen Keating, the scientific process is a mystery waiting to be unraveled.

March 26, 2018

Kevin Schalinske, food science and human nutrition, is one of four selected to receive funding in ISU’s fall 2017 Presidential Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grant Program. The awards are designed to support high-risk, high-reward projects that help researchers from different disciplines collaborate on groundbreaking research. Schalinske will be characterizing microRNAs, small nucleic acid molecules, and their effect on obesity

March 26, 2018

Experiments testing a hybrid method of disposing of animal carcasses following animal health emergencies could point the way toward safer and more efficient carcass burial, according to Jacek Koziel, agricultural and biosystems engineering. The results of the experiments were published recently in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Waste Management