A big congratulations to Mary Sánchez Lanier in the School of Molecular Biosciences and Samantha Gizerian in the Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience department, program directors and co-principal investigators for a new five-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant of more than $700,000 that will fund a “motivating innovation and research achievement” (MIRA) program for WSU underrepresented student researchers in biomedical science and engineering fields.  This grant not only reflects collaborations across WSU, but also across our college.

Of the 30 training faculty university-wide, 19 come from the College of Veterinary Medicine, representing two departments and two schools in our college.

  • Suzanne Appleyard, Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience department
  • Santanu Bose, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology department
  • Jean Celli, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health
  • Allison Coffin, Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience department
  • Rita Fuchs, Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience department
  • Alan Goodman, School of Molecular Biosciences
  • Tom Kawula, Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience department
  • Leigh Knodler, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health
  • Mike Konkel, School of Molecular Biosciences
  • Erick Lofgren, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health
  • Ryan McLaughlin, Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience department
  • Anthony Nicola, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology department
  • Roberta O’Connor, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology department
  • Anders Omsland, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health
  • Steven Roberts, School of Molecular Biosciences
  • Dana Shaw, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology department
  • Viveka Vadyvaloo, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health
  • Gary Wayman, Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience department
  • John Wyrick, School of Molecular Biosciences