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Software improves ability to catalog bacterial pathogens
June 27, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a new software tool that will improve scientists’ ability to identify and understand bacterial strains and accelerate vaccine development.

Research finds some gut bacteria resist malaria parasite
February 17, 2016

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

Nicolas-VillarinoPULLMAN, Wash. – Microorganisms living in a person’s gut play a key role in how that individual may be affected by the malaria parasite, according to studies led by a Washington State University researcher.

Three students earn national minority research awards
February 15, 2016

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Three undergraduate researchers at Washington State University recently won national awards for presentations at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Seattle.

Canine Influenza confirmed as H3N2
January 22, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL) advises that the two dogs previously screened positive for influenza A have been confirmed as infected with H3N2.

Oct. 30: ‘Disease detective’ recounts Ebola outbreak
October 20, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Emily-Pieracci-webRICHLAND, Wash. – Emily Pieracci returns to her hometown to talk about her work “Stalking Ebola: A Disease Detective’s Journey through Sierra Leone” at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, in the East Auditorium at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

WSU lab confirms bluetongue virus killing deer, livestock
September 30, 2015

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory located in the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine has confirmed bluetongue virus (BTV) in 42 animals submitted from Washington and Idaho this fall.