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Africa honors young scientist for infectious disease work

PULLMAN, Wash. – The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) this week recognized Washington State University’s Thumbi Mwangi as one of 22 early career scientists selected to be affiliates through 2021. » More …

Ask Dr. Universe: How do vaccines work?

dr-universe-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – The quick, little sting of a vaccine shot can provide us with some big protection from germs that cause disease. » More …

Rabies vaccine found effective even after warm storage

By Marcia Hill Gossard, College of Veterinary Medicine

felix-lankester-webPULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University-led research team determined rabies vaccines stored at warmer temperatures still protect against the disease in dogs. » More …

Veterinary professor named to international scientific panel

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. » More …

WSU part of WHO plan for eliminating human rabies

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By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is a vital link in the framework announced today for elimination of human rabies worldwide by 2030. » More …

Aug. 1, 9: Soccer events support world health partnership

Sounders-water-carry-logoSEATTLE – A world health partnership that includes Washington State University will get support from the Seattle Sounders professional soccer team during its Aug. 1 match and Aug. 9 inaugural Rave Green Run. » More …

April 7: Nobel scientist discusses career, immunity research

beutler-brucePULLMAN, Wash. – Nobel Prize winner Bruce Beutler will talk about his journey as a scientist and his research on the immune system at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, in the CUB ballroom. » More …

Cattle killer: two parasites are better than one

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PULLMAN, WASH. – When calves are infected by two parasite species at the same time, one parasite renders the other far less deadly, according to a new study published in the journal of Science Advances. » More …

Nov. 10: Immunologist talks about vaccine development

By Peggy Perkins, Honors College

Brown-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Vaccine development to combat infections transmitted by ticks, mosquitoes and other insects will be discussed by award-winning researcher Wendy Brown, Washington State University regents professor of immunology, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, in Honors Hall 110. » More …