People

Principal Investigator


Chad Grueter, Ph.D.

Chad Grueter, Ph.D.

Educational Background:
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Molecular Physiology, Vanderbilt University
M.S. Biology, University of Illinois at Springfield
B.S. Biology, Illinois College

chad-grueter@uiowa.edu

Affiliations:
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center
Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Center
Papajohn Biomedical Institute
Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics

Undergraduate Students


Rachel Minerath

Nick Abouassaly

Undergraduate Research Assistant

nicholas-abouassaly@uiowa.edu

Jessica Ponce

Eva Scheibe

Undergraduate Research Assistant

evangeline-scheibe@uiowa.edu

Jessica Ponce

Cole Pennock

Undergraduate Research Assistant

cole-pennock@uiowa.edu

Traveling Scholar


Ines Martins

Vânia M Ceccatto, PhD

One Year Term, Fall 2019
Ceará State University
Vice Director of the Higher Institute of Biomedical Sciences

Educational Background:
Ph.D., Federal State University - UFC
M.S. Nuclear Energy, University of São Paulo - USP
B.S. Biology, State University of São Paulo – UNESP

Affiliations:
Brazilian Society of Genetics
American Association of Sports Medicine

vania-ceccatto@uiowa.edu

Technical Staff


Ines Martins

Ines Martins

Research Area:
I perform cardiovascular surgeries (TAB and MIR) in murine models. My experience includes gene transfer, intracranial surgeries in murine models, and molecular biology techniques.

Educational Background:
B.S. Microbiology, University of Iowa

About Me:
When I am not spending time with mice, I enjoy sewing, gardening, watching sports, and cooking gourmet dinners for family and friends.

ines-martins@uiowa.edu

Alumni


Katie Spitler ,Ph.D.

Colleen M. Dewey, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Currently: Research Scientist at IDT

Katie Spitler ,Ph.D.

Rachel Minerath

Graduate Student
Currently: Fellow at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics

Katie Spitler ,Ph.D.

Jessica Ponce

Graduate Student
Currently: Genetic Counseling Program at The University of Utah

Katie Spitler ,Ph.D.

Nikola Dragisic

Currently: Pediatric Cardiac Fellow at The University of Iowa

Katie Spitler ,Ph.D.

Katie Spitler, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Currently: Postdoctoral - University of Iowa

Adrianne Alexia

Adrianne Alexia

Research Assistant
Currently: Law Student - Drake University

Undergraduate Alumni

Grace Coen
Allison Vaske
Tammy Tram