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Kira Kistner

External Services Economic Development Core Facility
1805 Collaboration Place, Suite 2300
Ames, IA  50010 


BS, Chemistry, Iowa State University


Kira Kistner joined the CIRAS team after 20 years of experience with chemical manufacturing companies. She has a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Iowa State University and spent seven years as quality control manager for BASF in Ames. Before that, she worked as an environmental health and safety specialist at POET Biorefining and as a quality and safety coordinator for Colorbiotics. Her role at CIRAS is external services project manager.
Serving CIRAS from 2021.