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Boise State Researcher Awarded NSF Grant to Demystify Metabolic Processes in Cells

Lisa Warner, an assistant research professor with Boise State’s Biomolecular Research Center, is fascinated by the metabolic pathways found in living systems. These complex networks of chemical reactions convert small molecules – metabolites – into fundamental energy and chemical building blocks, … (Read More) Boise State Researcher Awarded NSF Grant to Demystify Metabolic Processes in Cells

Boise State Team Earns $1 Million Grant to Work Toward Cure for Heart Disease

Coronary artery disease (CAD), more commonly called heart disease, affects 16 million Americans. It’s often caused by a hardening and narrowing of the arterial walls, a process known as atherosclerosis, which prevents oxygen and nutrients from reaching the heart. CAD … (Read More) Boise State Team Earns $1 Million Grant to Work Toward Cure for Heart Disease

$1.5 Million Grant Will Bolster Underrepresented Student Populations in Biomedical Sciences

An intercollegiate team led by Boise State University has been awarded a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to bolster the number of underrepresented community college students who are transferring to Boise State to pursue research careers in … (Read More) $1.5 Million Grant Will Bolster Underrepresented Student Populations in Biomedical Sciences

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