John Peters, director of WSU’s Institute of Biological Chemistry, will take the reins of the university’s NIH Protein Biotechnology Training Program from Michael Kahn.
New WSU research predicts how and where the invasive newcomer to the Pacific Northwest, dubbed the “murder hornet,” could spread.
Julianna Brutman plans to use the funding from her NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to investigate new aspects of how the brain controls energy homeostasis.
It was a gray June afternoon when graphic designer Megan Asche stumbled upon the tiny insect that would change the course of her career.
Scientists are one step closer to understanding how the cancer-fighting drug Taxol is produced by trees, according to a new paper led by WSU researchers.
The study shows students taking introductory biology coupled with a service-learning project, performed better academically and had improved first-year retention rates compared with students who did not participate in service-learning.
The four-year bachelor of arts degree program offered on the WSU Pullman and Vancouver campuses consists primarily of courses in anthropology and biological sciences, with additional courses of the student’s choosing.
The exercise takes students far beyond traditional lessons by giving them access to detailed 3D cell models, demonstrating the true complexity of cells that can’t be depicted in textbooks.
Genetics and cell biology major Sean Thompson is one of eight new Goldwater Scholars attending college in Washington. More than 1,300 students from across the U.S. applied for the award in 2020.
A research team led by a Washington State University professor has developed a new tool to study how lipids interact with proteins in plants to help understand how photosynthesis happens.