Link: University of Iowa

Juanita Limas Featured on UNC Webpage

Juanita Limas, University of Iowa Biochemistry Undergraduate alumni, is currently featured on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) homepage. The article entitled, “Inspiring the Next Generation-Women in STEM” describes the research that women are doing at UNC and how they are inspiring the next generation of researchers. Juanita is featured in an associated video and she specifically thanks her University of Iowa TRiO counselor, Nancy Humbles, for supporting her goal of being a scientist.

Juanita graduated from the University of Iowa Biochemistry undergraduate program in 1999 and performed research in the laboratory of Dr. Lori Wallrath. At the University of North Carolina, she is researching cell cycle control in cancer in the laboratory of Dr. Jean Cook. She was also recently awarded a prestigious HHMI Gilliam Fellowship.

Congrats Juanita!

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