Lucas Bon Durant

New Hope in Diabetes Medication

Lucas Bon Durant is a Ph.D. student in the Molecular and Cellular Biology Department. He chose to attend the University of Iowa for his doctoral training because of their tradition of great mentorship and scientific training. He is a Sloan Scholar, which is also a vital component in helping his scientific development. His future goals consist of applying to scientific discovery positions within pharmaceutical companies where he hopes to play an important role in developing future therapeutics for patients. When he is not working in the lab, Lucas enjoys reading (particularly spy novels) and has recently got back into playing video games.