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Boise State, College of Idaho Researchers Awarded Grant to Create, Test New Giardia Drugs

The microscopic parasite Giardia can be found within Idaho, every region of the U.S. and around the world. While Giardia is not considered fatal, anyone who has suffered from the diarrheal disease knows how uncomfortable it can be. In developing … (Read More) Boise State, College of Idaho Researchers Awarded Grant to Create, Test New Giardia Drugs

CLIMBING THE FUNDING LADDER IN RESEARCH AND DRUG DEVELOPMENT

In 2013, Kenneth Cornell, PhD, an associate professor of biochemistry at Boise State University, received an ITHS small pilot award of $10,000 in order to research novel antibiotics to treat Giardia intestinalis infections. This past spring, Dr. Cornell was awarded additional funding … (Read More) CLIMBING THE FUNDING LADDER IN RESEARCH AND DRUG DEVELOPMENT

$1 Million in Grants Allow Boise State Researchers to Manufacture Flexible Sensors

David Estrada and Harish Subbaraman, co-directors of the Advanced Nanomaterials and Manufacturing Laboratory (ANML) at Boise State University, recently were awarded two national grants related to additive manufacturing for extreme environments – including nuclear reactors and space. A one-year, $295,392 … (Read More) $1 Million in Grants Allow Boise State Researchers to Manufacture Flexible Sensors

Boise State Biophysicist Awarded NIH Grant to Study How the Genome Works

It’s rare for a faculty member in any physics department to earn a federal grant administered by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), but that is exactly what Boise State assistant professor and biophysicist Matt Ferguson has done. On July … (Read More) Boise State Biophysicist Awarded NIH Grant to Study How the Genome Works

Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research Flourishes at Boise State

Boise State University held the fourth annual Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research (ICUR) on July 26-27 that drew hundreds of students, faculty and members of the community. The conference showcases the leading edge of undergraduate research across the state in … (Read More) Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research Flourishes at Boise State

Boise State Researchers Use NASA Grant to Study Bone Loss in Space

Our slim body of knowledge of the universe is vastly overshadowed by what we do not know – whether there is sentient life on other planets, whether there are other planets that can sustain human life, even how long-term space … (Read More) Boise State Researchers Use NASA Grant to Study Bone Loss in Space

Boise State Researchers Awarded IGEM Grant to Combat Potato Rot

In Idaho, potatoes are both a humble stereotype and a half-billion dollar crop. According to the Idaho Farm Bureau Federation, every spring farmers plant more than 320,000 acres of potatoes valued at between $550-$700 million. Yet unbeknownst to most consumers, roughly … (Read More) Boise State Researchers Awarded IGEM Grant to Combat Potato Rot

Biology Students Represent Boise State at National Conference!

April 22-23, two Boise State biology students, Travis Wertz and Brian Hoettels, presented their research at Experimental Biology 2017, a conference held in Chicago. It included six major scientific societies and over 50 guest societies, with an estimated attendance of … (Read More) Biology Students Represent Boise State at National Conference!

Ken Cornell Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will spend three weeks in the Philippines.

Ken Cornell Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Ken Cornell will spend much of January 2017 as a visiting professor at the University of San Agustin in the Philippines, sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). After … (Read More) Ken Cornell Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will spend three weeks in the Philippines.

International Award Recognizes Boise State Leadership in Advanced Materials

David Estrada of the Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering recently was named a recipient of the International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) Medal for 2016. The award recognizes “notable and outstanding research in Materials Science and Technology which … (Read More) International Award Recognizes Boise State Leadership in Advanced Materials