NW Bio-Educators Get $1.3.M From NSF
The Northwest Association for Biomedical Research, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization that supports science education, has been awarded a three-year grant for $1.3 million from the National Science Foundation. The grant, called Bio-ITEST, will be used to help secondary school teachers and students understand how IT is used in biomedical research. “This grant will help make sure that our students are educated and qualified to meet the demands for the economy of the 21st century,” Gov. Chris Gregoire said in a statement.