Dordt College News

U of I neuroscience professor will lecture here Friday

October 20, 2009


Dr. Michael Dailey, Professor of Biology at the University of Iowa, will present a lecture at Dordt’s science building lecture hall S101 on Friday, Oct. 23, at 3:30 p.m.

His topic will be “Brain Cells on the Move: Exploring Cell Behaviors in Developing and Injured Mammalian Brain Tissues.”

Dailey is part of the Department of Biological Sciences and Neuroscience Program at the University of Iowa, with an emphasis on the dynamics of neurons and glia in developing mammalian brain tissues. He is also director of the Carver Bio-Imaging Facility there.

He earned his B.S. in biology frm Geneva College and a Ph.D. in neural science at Washington University School of Medicine. Dailey was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University Medical School before accepting a faculty position at the U of I in 1996.

This speaker is sponsored by Dordt's biology department and will coincide with a campus visit day that focuses on biology.

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