Laboratory for Applied Science & Research (LASR)
Welcome to LASR
LASR allows University of Idaho and private sector scientists and staff to work collaboratively, addressing the scientific challenges identified as industry priorities. The laboratory is housed at the Jacklin Science and Technology Center in Post Falls and offers state-of-the-art laboratory space, both wet and dry.
What is LASR?
LASR is a not-for-profit corporation (501(c)(3)), established as a separate legal entity for the purpose of supporting research outreach of the University of Idaho.
- LASR will foster applied research and technology transfer in its geographical area, including short term, milestone-driven research and development projects with commercial partners.
- LASR will create additional opportunities for faculty and student participation in research and opportunities for technology transfer into the private sector to support economic growth in the state of Idaho.
- LASR will be an economic driver in the region, creating researcher and technician jobs.
News and Events
Posted Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:13:00 -0700On the surface, the Idaho giant salamander and the coastal giant salamander look almost identical. But their genes prove they’re actually distinct species — a phenomenon biologists call “cryptic species.”