Date: Aug 05, 2013 Source: (
click here to go to the source)
Oklahoma Christian University (OC) was one of only two research universities approved for large grants from the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology’s Intern Partnership program.
With the $60,000 OCAST grant, OC assistant professor of biology Eric Phelps will work with Charlesson LLC and principal investigator Rafal Farjo to develop new training resources for undergraduate educational programs.
Phelps’ proposal was based on the idea that faculty members need additional exposure to industry-based biotechnology research to prepare students adequately for future careers in the field.
Charlesson LLC, the pharmaceutical company Phelps works for, will match the OCAST grant to help fund the research.