Spokane CityLab partners with SCC, EWU, in grant

SPOKANE — Washington State University Spokane CityLab will benefit from a $900,000 grant awarded last month to Spokane Community College by the National Science Foundation.  Given through NSF’s Advanced Technology Education program, the grant was awarded to Principal Investigator Clay Malinak of SCC and co-researchers Don Lightfoot of Eastern Washington University and Sylvia Oliver of […]

House budget omits biotechnology building

WSU’s top legislative priority, a request for authorization to fund and build a $63 million Biotechnology/Life Sciences Building at its Pullman campus, was excluded from the House Capital Budget Committee’s proposed budget which was released on Tuesday.The House’s operating budget, however, proposes funding for numerous items, including high-demand enrollment, increasing energy costs and development of […]

‘Innovators’ series heralds research achievements

Diabetes. Genetics. Infectious disease. Cancer. These timely topics of today’s health headlines also are the subjects of innovative research ongoing at Washington State University. But the quality and scope of achievement by WSU faculty has not been fully appreciated, especially among influential business and civic leaders on the west side of the state. WSU set […]

Seattle luncheon to showcase WSU biotechnology research

Washington State University will present an informative luncheon Sept. 14 to highlight the university’s biotechnology research and to discuss its potential economic and health benefits to Washingtonians and individuals worldwide. The luncheon will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel and Towers, located at 1400 6th Ave., Cirrus Room, 35th floor. […]

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 […]