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  • Memorial Scholarship established for Jessica Brooks

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  • Rabies Kills 189 People Every Day. Here’s Why You Never Hear About It.

      Huffington Post
  • Toward Elimination of Dog-Mediated Human Rabies

      Frontiers in Veterinary Science
  • Mining the microbial dark matter

    Nature
  • Darrel Nelson Recognized with President's Employee Excellence Award

    IPN's Darrel Nelson has earned one of the 2016-2017 President's Employee Excellence Awards. To read more about this honor, view the story in the WSU News: Five earn annual President's Employee Excellence Awards
  • WSU looks for practices to thwart antimicrobial resistance

    PULLMAN, Wash. – The death last year of a woman in Reno, Nev., from an infection resistant to every type of antibiotic available in the U.S. highlights how serious the threat of antimicrobial resistance has become.
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  • Zach Howard to Deliver Undergraduate Research Presentation at Drosophila 2017

    School of Molecular Biosciences undergraduate researcher Zach Howard was selected as one of five presenters during the “Spotlight on Undergraduate Research” segment of the Genetics Society of America’s Drosophila 2017 conference (http://www.genetics-gsa.org/drosophila/2017/pages/sessionlisting/Workshops.shtml#sess301). The March 2017 event in San Diego, CA will gather researchers who employ this model system to study biological systems. Zach has been working in the laboratory of Dr. Alan Goodman (http://goodmanlab.com), identifying genes associated with the innate immune responses. Zach’s laboratory research is part of the School’s Students Targeted towards Research Studies (STARS) program (http://www.smb.wsu.edu/academic-training/undergraduate-studies/stars-program). Congratulations Zach!

  • WSU professor to join National Academy of Inventors

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  • Dr. Sid Gustafson (DVM '77, ’79) New book "Swift Dam"

    Gustafson-SidDr. Sid Gustafson (DVM '77, ’79) New book "Swift Dam"
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  • Congratulations to Laura Ahlers

    Laura Ahlers, a School of Molecular Biosciences doctoral candidate in the laboratory of Dr. Alan Goodman, has been awarded a Russ and Anne Fuller Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Research/Scholarship from the WSU Graduate School.  Laura studies the innate immune response to viruses employing a fruit fly model system, yielding two first-author publications in 2016.

     

    More information on the Goodman Lab is available here: http://smb.wsu.edu/faculty-trainees-and-staff/faculty/alan-g-goodman/lab

  • Darin Weed was selected to receive the Richard R. and Constance M. Albrecht Scholarship

    Darin Weed was selected to receive the Richard R. and Constance M. Albrecht Scholarship for the 2017/18 academic year.  Darin is a PhD student in the laboratory of Dr Anthony Nicola.
  • IPN Postdoc Awarded Grass Fellowship

    Dr. Ben Richardson, a postdoc in the lab of Dr. David Rossi, was awarded a Grass Fellowship to study genetic predilections to alcohol abuse in Woods Hole. 
  • Neuroscience Graduate Student Awarded Chateaubriand STEM Fellowship

    Semra Sahin has been awarded a Chateaubriand STEM Fellowship to study abroad in France for several months. 
  • Inside the global campaign to get rid of rabies

    Science
  • Professional Science Master’s (PSM) alumna to receive the AAFS 2017 Outstanding Early Career Achievement Award

    Kristina Hoffman, a Forensic Scientist with the Washington State Patrol Crime Laboratory Division in Marysville, WA and a 2015 PSM graduate is the recipient of the 2017 American Academy of Forensic Sciences Outstanding Early Achievement Award.   One of the criteria for receiving the award is  ‘the recipient shall have demonstrated both leadership and outstanding achievement through contributions that have served to advance forensic science and its application to the legal system in a manner that promotes professionalism, integrity, competency, education, research, practice, and collaboration’https://news.aafs.org/aafs-news/kristina-hoffman-honored-with-aafs-outstanding-early-career-achievement-in-forensic-science-award/   Kristina acknowledges the training she received in the PSM degree and in particular her PSM internship work in her success in being nominated and ultimately receiving the award.  Read More
  • SMB faculty researchers Mike Konkel and Rey Carabeo have garnered new grants to fuel their work on infectious bacterial pathogens.

    SMB faculty researchers Mike Konkel and Rey Carabeo have garnered new grants to fuel their work on infectious bacterial pathogens.  Dr. Konkel secured a new R21 grant for two years investigating Campylobacter jejuni, a leading global cause of bacterial foodborne disease.  Dr. Konkel’s grant supports work using a unique pig model of human disease that was developed in his SMB lab.  Dr. Carabeo was funded through a new RO1 grant for almost $2 million over 5 years focused on characterizing the effects of Chlamydia’s protein TarP on human cells during infection.  Congratulations to Drs. Konkel and Carabeo!
  • School of Molecular Biosciences Professor Margaret Black delivers plenary address

    School of Molecular Biosciences Professor Margaret Black delivers plenary address entitled “From Benchtop to Tumor: How Basic Research Can Lead to Cancer Therapy” for a session focused on “When research-based ideas leave campus” during the Biotechnology Symposium at California State University-Santa Clara, January 5-7, 2017.

    http://www.csuperb.org/symposium/2017-speaker-evaluator-mentors/
  • RepeatAnalyzer Demonstrated at SciTech Northwest '16

    Dr. Kelly Brayton of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology and Dr. Assefaw Gebremedhin of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at WSU, demonstrated RepeatAnalyzer at SciTech Northwest ’16 in Seattle. RepeatAnalyzer, a program developed to catalog and analyze repeat sequences was published in BMC Genomics, and featured in WSU News
  • Dr. Bert Tanner Awarded AHA Research Grant

    Dr. Bert Tanner has been awarded a research grant from the American Heart Association titled: "Effects of myosin phosphorylation on length-dependent cross-bridge kinetics".
  • Dr. Samantha Gizerian Named Community Engagement Faculty Fellow

    Neuroscience undergraduate advisor Dr. Samantha Gizerian has been named a Community Engagement Faculty Fellow. Read more about this in the WSU News: Community engagement faculty fellows announced

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