Finding New Therapies in Unexpected Places: Wine and Flowers

Being a nimble, independent research organization has its benefits. And being able to seize unexpected opportunities as they emerge is high on the list.

While exploring an unrelated science question, members of the Dudley Lab at the Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI) noticed an interesting response of the pathogenic yeast, Candida albicans . A naturally occurring chemical found in wine and flowers made the cells – which

Meet PNRI Scientist: Aimée Dudley

A Lifelong Drive to Find New Answers

Aimée Dudley doesn’t just want to be a scientist, she has to be a scientist. At least that is what her lab colleagues at PNRI say.

“I’ve wanted to be a scientist since I was three years old,” says Aimée. “I like challenges and the thrill of discovering something no one knew before – especially answers to questions

Meet PNRI Scientist: Rick McLaughlin

Rick McLaughlin, PhD spent his childhood observing nature. As an adult, he turned that love of nature into an exciting research career at PNRI

We Are Redefining Genetics

At the Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI), we believe genetic research holds untapped potential to improve human health

Do I Have an Exact Duplicate?

Although it is fun to imagine finding your doppelganger, genetic variation is the foundation of evolution and is essentially what keeps the human race thriving

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