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Licensing deal will help Genus combat deadly cattle disease
July 27, 2016

srikumaran-s-2010-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A gene editing technology developed at Washington State University is being licensed to Genus plc, a global animal genetics company, to develop cattle that are more resistant to bovine respiratory disease (BRD).

Animal science prof wins national research honor
July 13, 2015

mcnamara-johnPULLMAN, Wash. – John McNamara, emeritus professor in animal sciences at Washington State University, has been awarded the 2015 Zoetis Physiology Award recognizing outstanding research in dairy cattle physiology from the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA).

Brucellosis microbe infects, performs like giant
September 16, 2013

Jean Celli, WSU microbiologist

WSU microbiologist Jean Celli probes the secrets of how brucella bacteria spread inside the body. (Photo by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services)

PULLMAN – Brucellosis, Malta fever, Bang’s disease, undulant fever – all names for one infectious disease that stalks animals and humans worldwide, and yet it’s been understudied.
But that may be about to change.