Retired zoologist Herbert Eastlick dies

Herbert L. Eastlick, professor emeritus of zoology at Washington State University, died June 20 at Pullman, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 94. During his 33 years at WSU, Eastlick was devoted to preparing students for professional careers in medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine. He once described himself as a “taskmaster and autocrat in […]

‘Gut reaction’ emphasis of mosquito research

“Mosquitoes are by far the world’s most medically significant insects.” So says David Moffett, a professor in the School of Biological Sciences, who, with his wife Stacia Moffett, an associate professor, has been studying structure and functions of the mosquito stomach tract for the past four years. The species, Aedes aegypti, a yellow fever carrier, […]