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John Peters named an American Academy of Microbiology Fellow
January 22, 2018

PULLMAN, Wash. – John Peters, director of Washington State University’s Institute of Biological Chemistry, has been named a Fellow in the American Academy of Microbiology.

Epigenetics study helps focus search for autism risk factors
January 16, 2018

By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane Office of Research

SPOKANE, Wash. – Scientists have long tried to pin down the causes of autism spectrum disorder. Recent studies have expanded the search for genetic links from identifying genes toward epigenetics, the study of factors that control gene expression and looks at chemical modifications of DNA and the proteins associated with it.

WSU online business programs receive U.S. News & World Report honors 
January 9, 2018

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

U.S. News Online Program BadgePULLMAN, Wash. – U.S. News & World Report ranked online MBA and executive MBA programs from Washington State University’s Carson College of Business as No. 12 out of a field of 267 online MBA programs in the nation.

Nutrition, exercise physiology adds master’s, doctorate degrees
January 8, 2018

By Christina Verheul, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Elson S Floyd College of Medicine logoSPOKANE, Wash. – Opportunities in nutrition and exercise research will expand in the fall when the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine will launch two new advanced degree programs at Washington State University Spokane.

More than a machine: Veterinary MRI is a life saver
January 2, 2018

dog upsidedown in mriPULLMAN, Wash. – After noticing an odd lump on his dog’s head in the spring of 2013, Joel Greenhalgh of British Columbia, Canada took Mr. Bear, a then 11-year-old Australian Shepherd-Rottweiler mix, to his local veterinarian.