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Biology Major Douglas Kempthorne Chosen for Oregon Health & Science University Internship

Biology Major Douglas Kempthorne Chosen for Oregon Health & Science University Internship

Posted on June 21, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Douglas Kempthorne, a Gonzaga University biology major, is gaining hands-on laboratory experience and research skills this summer in an eight-week paid and mentor-led internship through the Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.

2016 Grad Profiles: Brett Konzek

2016 Grad Profiles: Brett Konzek

Posted on April 24, 2016

Brett Konzek, a double major in biology and environmental studies from Kennewick, Washington, is a pied piper of sorts with a huge heart.

Gonzaga Alumna Launches Nonprofit to Save India’s Bengal Tigers

Gonzaga Alumna Launches Nonprofit to Save India’s Bengal Tigers

Posted on April 18, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Sarika Ann Khanwilkar is combining her bachelor’s degree in biology from Gonzaga University with a desire to make a difference in the world. After conducting conservation research in North America, South America and Asia, the 23-year-old founded the nonprofit organization Wild Tiger a year ago to help save India’s Bengal Tigers.

Students from Gonzaga, Regionwide Present Original Research April 23

Students from Gonzaga, Regionwide Present Original Research April 23

Posted on April 3, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Undergraduate and graduate students from Gonzaga University and throughout the region will present their original, faculty-advised scholarly research at the annual Spokane Intercollegiate Research Conference at Whitworth University on Saturday, April 23. The event, which is free and open to the public, runs from 9 a.m.-4:4

National Science Medal Winner Speaks

National Science Medal Winner Speaks

Posted on March 14, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – National Medal of Science winner May Berenbaum, an expert on insects and declining bee colonies, will deliver Gonzaga University’s 30th annual O’Leary Lecture, “Apis-Pocalypse Now: Can Science Save the Honey Bee?” at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 21 in the John J. Hemmingson Center Ballroom. The lecture is free and open to the public.

UW, GU Partner in Medical Education

UW, GU Partner in Medical Education

Posted on February 24, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. — The University of Washington and Gonzaga University have signed an agreement to continue, enhance and expand medical education and research in Spokane. The agreement makes Gonzaga a partner in the University of Washington’s regional, community-based medical education program and sets in motion plans to advance health related research, entrepreneurship and interdisciplinary health sciences teaching in Spokane.

Biology Student Petros Raygoza’s Research Earns Honors at Biomedical Research Conference

Biology Student Petros Raygoza’s Research Earns Honors at Biomedical Research Conference

Posted on December 22, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Petros Raygoza, a senior biology major at Gonzaga University, earned top honors for his research in morphology and physiology at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students held Nov. 11-14 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.

Seattle Biomedical Internships Begin

Seattle Biomedical Internships Begin

Posted on October 20, 2015

SEATTLE – Nine highly qualified Gonzaga University students participated in clinical research projects and received mentoring from physicians and other medical professionals this past summer through the launch of the Seattle Summer Biomedical Internship program.

Gonzaga Receives $15,000 EPA Grant to Aid Fire-Torn Okanogan County Residents

Gonzaga Receives $15,000 EPA Grant to Aid Fire-Torn Okanogan County Residents

Posted on September 29, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Following the devastation wrought this summer by the Okanogan Complex of five wildfires, the largest in state history, Gonzaga civil engineering Professor Noel Bormann and his team of students have received a $15,000 Environmental Protection Agency grant to help minimize damage from future fires.

130 Biology Students Contribute to Scientific Research

130 Biology Students Contribute to Scientific Research

Posted on May 18, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 130 Gonzaga University biology students have made a distinctive contribution to biomedical research, discovering six new viruses known as “phages” (mycobacteriophages) and assigning them names such as “GUmbie” and “Spike509.” Their work was published recently in the scientific journal eLife.