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Biotechnology Center


Larry Alice, Biology
Noah Ashley, Biology
Ken Crawford, Biology
Rajalingam Dakshinamurthy, Chemistry
Cheryl Davis, Biology
Fred DeGraves, Agriculture
Chandrakanth Emani, Biology
Sanju Gupta, Physics
Sigrid Jacobshagen, Biology
Jarrett Johnson, Biology
Moon-Soo Kim, Chemistry
Rodney King, Biology
Jill Maples, Exercise Physiology
Keith Philips, Biology
Nancy Rice, Biology
Claire Rinehart, Biology
Shivendra Sahi, Biology
Bruce Schulte, Biology
Nilesh Sharma, Biology
Cangliang Shen, Biology
Michael Smith, Biology
Ajay Srivastava, Biology
Martin Stone, Agriculture
Kevin Williams, Chemistry

Welcome to the Biotechnology Center

biotech center

The Biotechnology Center at Western Kentucky University was established to facilitate hands-on educational opportunities for Biology students and to provide technical and educational services and faculty research. The Biotechnology Center is a part of Western's Applied Research and Technology Program (ARTP).  The center is now housed in the Complex for Engineering and Biological Science (CEBS), which is a state-of-the-art building used for life science research.

The goals of the Biotechnology Center

* To expand student research and training opportunities.

* To provide support for faculty research.

* To provide or implement new technologies as they become available or needed.

* To develop interdisciplinary activities which utilize biotechnology, including the integration of mathematics, statistics, computer science, and engineering.

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ARTP Report Form

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