M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust funds new professor of biology at Linfield

Associate Professor of Biology Chad Tillberg and a few students perform summer research.M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust continues investment in science education, research with new professor of biology at Linfield College

The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust continued its decades-long investment in scientific education and research in the Pacific Northwest with the approval of six grants totaling $180,000 from its “New Faculty Start-up Grants” program to help fund new science faculty positions at five universities in Oregon and Washington – including $30,000 for a new biology professor at Linfield College. Continue reading

E. L. Wiegand Foundation boosts research at Linfield College 

Linfield scienceState-of-the-art laboratory equipment will soon be installed at Linfield College, thanks to a grant from the E. L. Wiegand Foundation of Reno, Nevada.

The grant of $53,500 will fund equipment needed for year-round research in molecular genetics by three Linfield faculty in collaboration with undergraduates. The purchase will include a new fluorescence microscope system, microcentrifuge, thermocycler and incubator.   Continue reading