Graduate Student

Rachel Dahl

Department of Pathology
​1080 Medical Laboratories
500 Newton Road
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1109

Lab: 319-335-6514


Associate of Occupational Studies in Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY
Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Winona State University, Winona, MN


In Simons-Burnett lab, I work on targeting pro-inflammatory signaling to overcome tumor drug resistance. I also will study human papilloma virus and inflammation in head and neck cancers.


  1. Wilson, Ted; Dahl, Rachel; Temple, Norman. Beverage Trends Affect Future Nutritional Health Impact. In: Beverage Impacts on Health and Nutrition, 2ed. Editors: Ted Wilson, Norman Temple. Springer Link, 2016, pp. 351-358.
  2. Holden, J.; Slivicki, R.; Dahl, R.; Dong, X.; Dwyer, M.; Holley, W.; Knott, C. Behavioral effects of mefloquine in tail suspension and light/dark tests. Springerplus, 2015, 4: 702.