Researchers examine pathogen abilities

PULLMAN – Researchers at WSU have shown that the ability of some pathogens to “superinfect” animals that were already infected is the driving force behind greater genetic diversity in those pathogens. Their results shed light on the evolution of some of the most debilitating pathogens of humans and animals, including those that cause malaria, sleeping sickness […]

Asking the good, focused question

Once a Coug, always a Coug. Guy Palmer, professor of veterinary microbiology and pathology, completed his Ph.D. at WSU and left to work for the University of Florida. But when a job opened in 1988, Palmer returned to WSU.  “I wanted to live in the Northwest for recreational purposes and I knew there was strong […]

WSU veterinarian elected to Institute of Medicine

PULLMAN– Dr. Guy Palmer, a veterinary pathologist at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Science’s Institute of Medicine (IOM). Election to this prestigious body is one of the highest honors for those in biomedical research and human health care. The institute announced the election […]