Congratulations to new EWU McNair Scholar Malek Chreiki! Malek has been selected to receive the 2022 Schwalm Scholarship through the EWU Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics. The committee was impressed with Malek’s academic achievements, dedication to interdisciplinary research and community service work.
This upcoming summer, Malek will be researching Design and delivery of Gamma-Retroviral CRISPR Plasmids with faculty mentor Dr. Jason Ashley. Malek presented his research proposal poster for this project at EWU’s 2022 Student Research and Creative Works Symposium.
Malek is double majoring in Biology with Biotech Option and Physics along with a minor in Organic Chemistry at Eastern Washington University. His goal is to earn a PhD in molecular biology to research and develop novo genetic engineering biotech products.