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ISU is Idaho’s leader in Health Sciences Education

The L.S. and Aline W. Skaggs Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories is a 18,000 square foot complex of laboratories supporting health sciences education, research, and practice in Idaho and the surrounding regions.

  • Bioskills Learning Center – A training, research, and continuing education facility for healthcare professionals.
  • Anatomy Learning Lab – A studio that provides access to health and science education via broadband Internet connection.
  • Gross Anatomy Laboratory – A facility for the classical study of human anatomy using dissection.
  • Virtual Laboratory – A center for the study of anatomy using virtual 3D technologies.
  • Exercise Science Laboratory - A teaching resource for health professions students studying physiology, human performance, and rehabilitation.
  • Applied Behavioral Research Laboratory - A facility for observational research and data processing.


  • 2013 Idaho State Legislation allocated $1million to ISU-Meridian
  • 2014 Idaho State Legislation allocated $2million to ISU-Meridian
  • June 4, 2014 – Groundbreaking Ceremony, first phase of construction began
  • May 11, 2015 –Lab manager hired July, 2015 – Occupancy permit issued
  • August 24, 2015 – Lab specialist hired
  • August 26, 2015 - First class of 42 Physician Assistant students begin using the lab
  • September 24, 2015 - Grand opening celebration
  • October 25, 2015 – Two temporary lab technicians hired
  • November, 2015 - Second Phase Construction began
L. S. and Aline W. Skaggs Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories
Idaho State University-Meridian | 1311 E. Central Drive | Meridian, ID 83642