Iowa-Biotech Transition States (IBTS) Student Organization

Iowa-Biotech Transition States Organization (IBTS) is the catalyst between the CBB, Faculty, undergraduates and graduates to form the synergy necessary for a successful career here at Iowa and beyond.  The goal is to take advantage of the resources of the CBB, increase campus-wide recognition of the center and to foster student biotechnology exposure, scientific mentorship, and career networking.  Please contact Shuvendu Das at if you are interested in joining.  

Student [Transition State]‡ Organization

Benefits to Students:

Provides an opportunity to learn about the Biotechnology field early in their career

Networking, both internally and externally to the University

May provide programs that assist students in future endeavors

Resume builder

Job Shadowing/Mentorship possibilities 

Attend/possibly present poster at annual CBB Conference

Expand student experiences beyond those of conventional academia

Experience of an industrial environment located here at the University

Possible funding opportunities 

 Benefits to Center:

Encourages the next young scientists to have careers in Biotechnology

Furthers Center's Academic Mission

Increase Faculty involvement with Center

Increase campus-wide knowledge of Center

Pipeline for student employment in Biotechnology