Welcome to Inside Industry with IREO, the premier podcast series about working with industry to fund research. This podcast is brought to you by the Innovation and Research Engagement Office (IREO) team located at Washington State University.
Inside Industry with IREO is joined by Joe Harding. Joe is a professor of physiology and neuroscience at WSU, and co-founder of Athira Pharma. His work focuses on treatment for neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
Inside Industry with IREO is joined by Amit Dhingra. Amit is the leader of the Entrepreneurial Faculty Ambassadors and the interim chair for the Horticulture Department at WSU.
Inside Industry with IREO is joined by Maria Gartstein a psychology professor and Head of the Gartstein Temperament Lab here at WSU. Maria was recently featured in the Netflix documentary “Babies” for her studies in infant temperament studies.
Inside Industry with IREO brings a special episode with WSU faculty David Makin and Lois James. Listen to how their research is being used to improve policing and fight racism.
David Makin is the co-founder and Director of the Complex Social Interactions Lab and an associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology. His work examines the relationship between technology and criminal justice practice, with an emphasis on police interactions.
Lois James is an assistant professor in the Washington State University (WSU) College of Nursing. Dr. James’s simulation-based research on the impact of bias on police decision making has significantly advanced what is known about how suspect race and ethnicity influences police officers during critical encounters with the public.