WSU researcher targets metastatic cancer

PULLMAN – “Has it spread?”   That has been one of the questions cancer patients most fear to ask—and one their doctors find most difficult to answer. It can be very hard to tell whether cancerous cells have spread from a tumor into other tissues; and once a cancer spreads from its original site, the […]

Crews on schedule

The skeletal frame of the new Biotechnology Life Science building continues to grow skyward this week as construction crews continue working on schedule for the June 2009 completion date. “The research building is expected to be 100 percent occupied and operational in fall 2009,” said Virgil Hanson, project manager for the biotech facility. Construction on […]

Is private research objective? Study tackles question

A WSU researcher is gleaning preliminary results from a project that took seed about five years ago in an Oregon conference on sustainable agriculture in western states. At that time, said WSU’s Leland Glenna, farmers and other participants expressed to two academics — who would become members of the project team — their reluctance to […]

High-demand programs nab $1.9 million in state funding

The Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved more than $1.9 million in funding for high-demand programs at Washington State University for the 2004-2005 academic year. The state budget allocated $3.56 million to increase enrollment in high-demand fields at Washington’s four-year colleges and universities during the upcoming academic year. WSU programs in management information systems, […]

Biotech on front burner

The formation of a Center for Integrated Biotechnology has moved to the front burner, and faculty researcher Michael Skinner not only is feeling the heat but stirring the pot. Skinner, director of the Center for Reproductive Biology, was given the nod this summer to become the biotechnology center’s director and to work with faculty and […]