Now in her second year of the Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience’s doctorate program in neuroscience, Kyra Parker is working on identifying neuronal signaling pathways that are involved in neurodevelopment and how exercise can influence the pathways.
Thea Leigh Lara is a nationally certified pharmacy technician at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. She and our pharmacy team work closely with our veterinarians and staff to provide safe and effective drug therapy to our animal patients.
When genetics and cell biology major Nora Zander graduates from WSU in May, the Toledo, Washington, native hopes to either pursue a career as a forensic DNA analyst or remain in school to earn a master’s degree and eventually teach middle or high school science.
Educator, veterinarian, and leader, Richard DeBowes (’82 MS) has transformed traditional veterinary medicine education. A professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s department of clinical sciences, he has pioneered programs in practice management, financial literacy, and communications that help students achieve their personal and professional goals
Nina Ly plans on pursuing a graduate degree in genetic counseling when she graduates from WSU in December. From University Place, Washington, the Curtis Senior High School is minoring in pre-genetic counseling and majoring in genetics and cell biology in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s School of Molecular Biosciences.