Sept. 21: Supercomputing and biomedical research

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Economic Development PULLMAN, Wash. – Supercomputing’s roles in biomedical research and policy making will be discussed by U.S. Department of Energy chief scientist Dimitri Kusnezov at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the CUB junior ballroom at Washington State University.

Participate in master plan workshops for updates on campus plans

SPOKANE – The community is invited to participate in three master plan workshops in March, April and June for an update of the Riverpoint Campus plan. The planning process, led by WSU, includes representatives of Riverpoint Campus partners Eastern Washington University and Sirti. Workshop schedule: Tuesday, March 17, 3-5 p.m., Riverpoint Campus Academic Center Auditorium […]

Pioneer of systems medicine to deliver Stier Lecture

SPOKANE  – “The Future of Healthcare: Prediction, Prevention and Personalized Care” is the topic of this year’s Washington State University Spokane Robert F.E. Stier Memorial Lecture in Medicine presented by LeRoy Hood, MD, PhD, president and co-founder of the Institute for Systems Biology. The Eastern Washington Area Health Education Center, WSU Extension and the Northwest […]

Gregoire seeks $350 million for biomedical research fund

Gov. Christine Gregoire, in her first major initiative to boost Washington’s economy, is pushing to create a $350 million Life Sciences Discovery Fund to bankroll biomedical research in the state, according to a Jan. 2 article in the Seattle Times, by Luke Timmerman. For the full article, go to

WSU research leadership joins biomed board

SPOKANE, Wash.——Two leaders of Washington State University’s research efforts have been named to the board of the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research:* Jim Petersen, vice provost for research at WSU, and * Dennis Dyck, professor of psychology, associate dean for research at WSU Spokane, director of the Health Research and Education Center, and coordinator of […]