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Spider Silk Lab

USU Spider Silk Lab uses CRISPR to Advance Synthetic Spider Silk Manufacture

07/25/2019

USU Biology researchers, under the direction of USU USTAR Professor Randy Lewis, are using emerging CRISPR technology to harness the spinning power and efficiency of silkworms. Their results demonstrate promise for use of transgenic silkworms as natural s...

Dr. Bonnie Waring Receives DOE Grant to Study Soil's Role in Carbon Cycle

Dr. Bonnie Waring Receives DOE Grant to Study Soil's Role in Carbon Cycle

07/19/2019

Dr. Bonnie Waring Waring has received a two-year, $295,967 award to fund her project, “Leveraging synthetic root-soil systems to quantify relationships between plant traits and the formation of soil organic carbon.”

Greg Podgorski

Greg Podgorski Named USU College of Science Associate Dean

07/17/2019

Greg Podgorski has been named the USU College of Science's associate dean for undergraduate programs and services. He assumes his new post July 1.