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Unraveling a curious killer
August 7, 2018

In the ghoulish world of infectious disease agents, prions might well be the zombies. Unlike bacteria and viruses, prions have no DNA, yet still manage to replicate.

The secrets in a tick’s gut
February 5, 2018

Greater understanding of bacteria could lead to more environmentally friendly methods of disease control.

WSU researchers find plague bacterium endures in soil
May 10, 2017

By Laura Lockard, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – The bacterium that causes bubonic plague has been found to survive in the common amoeba, the microorganism most children often see first in a grade school microscope.

Researcher finds possible link between cattle, human disease
November 4, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University professor William C. Davis and colleagues published a case report last month that provides more evidence that two gastrointestinal diseases, one in cattle the other in people, may be linked.

Veterinary professor named to international scientific panel
October 7, 2016

don-knowlesPULLMAN, Wash. – Don Knowles, a U.S. Department of Agriculture research veterinary medical officer and professor in Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, is one of 16 people named to an international scientific advisory panel.

Board of Global Animal Health-Tanzania to meet in Pullman
September 20, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Board of Directors of Global Animal Health – Tanzania (GAH-T), a non-profit corporation affiliated with Washington State University, will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, September 21, at 3:00 pm. The meeting will be held in Room 201 of the Paul G. Allen Center for Global Animal Health at Washington State University in Pullman.