Graduate Studies

MBioS PSM Degree - Internship Mentors

Responsibilities of the PSM internship mentor

The PSM mentor will be expected to provide guidance to ensure that the internship is structured and productive and meets accountability standards by fulfilling the following:

  1. Outline an 8 week long internship.
  2. Assist the student in writing an internship proposal.
  3. Hold weekly meetings with the student to discuss the internship progress.
  4. Ensure that the student keeps an internship log of weekly activities.
  5. Provide feedback on the internship report.
  6. Provide an evaluation of the student's performance which may be shared with the student.

Possible Internship Mentors:

Douglas R. Cobos, PhD
Research Scientist
Decagon Devices
2365 NE Hopkins Ct.
Pullman, WA 99163

Phone: 509-332-2756

Tyson Koepke, PhD
Director of Operations
Phytelligence, Inc.
1615 NE Eastgate Blvd.
Section D, Suite 3
Pullman, WA 99163

Phone: 509-350-8525

Email:Tyson@phytelligence.com
URL: www.phytelligence.com

Shane Needham, PhD
Laboratory Director
Alturas Analytics, Inc.
1324 Alturas Drive
Moscow, ID 83843

Phone: 208-883-3400
Fax: 208-882-9246

URL: www.alturasanalytics.com

Michael Carleton, PhD
Senior Director, Biology
Presage Biosciences, Inc.
530 Fairview Ave. N.
Suite 1000
Seattle, WA 98109

Email: michael.carleton@presagebio.com
URL: presagebio.com

E. & J. Gallo Winery
Modesto, California

Email: chandra.richter@ejgallo.com
URL: gallo.com/family/OurFamily.html

Catherine Kashork
Principal
ProvenOps Consulting LLC
McKinstry Innovation Center
850 E. Spokane Fall Blvd.
Suite 134
Spokane, WA 99201

Phone: 509-731-4191

URL: www.provenops.com

Lisa G Shaffer, PhD, FACMG
Founder & CEO, Paw Print Genetics
850 E Spokane Falls Blvd, Suite 200
Spokane, WA 99202

Office: 509-483-5950
Direct: 509-483-5963
Mobile: 509-723-7879

Email: lshaffer@pawprintgenetics.com
URL: www.pawprintgenetics.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/PawPrintGenetics
Twitter: @LisaGShaffer

Dr. Brian Kraft
Washington State University
Assistant Director
CAS Business Development
Office of Commercialization
Morrill 0208
Pullman, WA 99164-2630

Phone: 509-335-3959

Email: bkraft@wsu.edu
URL: cas.wsu.edu/skild

Leen Kawas, PhD
CEO/President
M3 Biotechnology, Inc.
4000 Mason Rd.
Suite 300, Box 352141
Seattle, WA 98195-2141

Phone: 509-339-5620

Email: leen.kawas@m3bio.com
URL: www.m3bio.com