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Review process added for seed grant proposals
February 2, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Based on feedback, a preliminary review process has been added to the proposal process for Student Success Seed Grants and Grand Challenges Seed Grants.

Food-energy-water seed grants awarded to 14 faculty
November 16, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – Fourteen faculty in three projects have been awarded seed and planning grants for their promising food, energy and water research from Washington State University and the state.

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria: Who is winning the battle?
January 7, 2005

Physicians and clinicians face an ongoing challenge: to keep up with increasingly stubborn, resistant bacteria that cause significant infections. The more exposure bacteria have to our available antibiotics, the higher their chances of evolution into a resistant form, with serious effects on medical care.The heavy use of antibiotics, from hand soap ingredients to prescriptions, for conditions that won’t even respond to an antibiotic is fostering the proliferation of these heavy-duty bugs. Over the past 10 years, the number of resistant bacteria has proliferated at an alarming rate.One mechanism of response is to reduce the overuse of antibiotics in general — something we can all help … » More …

Spokane seed grant strategy aims at stronger funding
September 23, 2002

Six Washington State University faculty will research issues in genetics, cancer, nutrition, autism, and pediatric health, funded by a new seed grant system created by WSU Spokane.The seed grant program encourages faculty to develop research programs in Spokane that have the potential for extramural support, particularly from the National Institutes of Health. Their research will provide the preliminary data that researchers say is critical to support applications for competitive funding. “The NIH and other federal funding sources conduct highly competitive proposal processes,” said Dennis Dyck, associate dean for research at WSU Spokane and co-chair of the seed grant program. “We used the same scoring method … » More …