School of Molecular Biosciences

Q&A with microbiology student Alison Dockery

Microbiology major Alison Dockery dreams of one day becoming a small animal veterinarian, and she will be one step closer to that goal when she graduates from WSU this spring. Dockery moved from Dublin, Ireland, to the United States in 2011 and later graduated high school from Sammamish, Washington. She is majoring microbiology and is on the pre-veterinary track.

Q&A with genetics and cell biology student Nina Ly

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.

Q&A with genetics and cell biology student Bayley McDonald

Bayley McDonald is a genetics and cell biology major in the School of Molecular Bioscience and is a member of the college’s prestigious accelerated degree program, Students Targeted toward Advanced Research Studies (STARS), in which students can earn a PhD in as little as seven years after graduating high school.

Genetic discovery could lead to better treatments for common tumor in dogs

Newly discovered genetic commonalities and differences among prevalent types of canine soft tissue sarcomas, a potentially deadly tumor, could pave the way for better diagnosis and treatments.