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Professor receives reproduction society’s highest award
July 22, 2013

GriswoldPULLMAN, Wash. – Michael D. Griswold, Regents professor of molecular biosciences at Washington State University, is the 2013 recipient of the Carl G. Hartman Award from the Society for the Study of Reproduction.

He received the award today (July 22) at SSR’s annual international conference in Montreal. The society’s highest award recognizes an extraordinary research career and scholarly activities in the field of reproductive biology.

“Dr. Griswold exemplifies the best in research, teaching and educational mentoring at WSU and within the reproductive sciences,” said Bryan Slinker, dean of the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine, which includes the School for Molecular … » More …

WSU Spokane hosts research conference
May 3, 2007

Washington State University’s Riverpoint Campus in Spokane will be the site of a conference titled “Chromosomes, Reproduction, and the Environment,” on May 18 and 19. Hosted by WSU researchers Patricia Hunt, Terry Hassold and Lisa Shaffer, the meeting will address the causes of chromosomal abnormalities that lead to birth defects, miscarriages and infertility.Participants include nearly 20 researchers and clinicians from institutions in the United States, Canada and Europe who research areas such as the role of a parent’s age or exposure to environmental contaminants in producing chromosomal abnormalities, infertility as a result of chromosome damage and diagnosis of fetal chromosome problems.Conference organizer Smith Lutu said … » More …

Vaccine could help control reproduction in livestock, pets
March 30, 2007

Stepping through the doors into Clark Annex, you get the sense of a well-run farming operation. The dark green and aluminum interior comes complete with a grain bin rising through the ceiling. Jerry Reeves – one of eight research scientists housed here – spends his days appropriately studying ways to improve the ranching industry. Though primarily focused on cattle, his findings may benefit the lives of people and animals worldwide.Reeves, professor and Baxter endowed chair in the Department of Animal Sciences, is also an associate in the Center for Reproductive Biology. After nearly 20 years of dedicated team effort, he has recently finalized a vaccine … » More …

Mule deer nutrition and reproduction studied
June 29, 2006

PULLMAN — Is poor nutrition contributing to a decrease in the number of mule deer in the Pacific Northwest? That is a question researchers at Washington State University are working to answer using deer hand-raised on the Pullman campus. Lisa Shipley, associate professor in natural resources and a scientist in the WSU Agricultural Research Center, is part of a team led by wildlife biologist Woody Myers of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife working to determine why the number of mule deer in the state has steadily declined over the past 20 years. She says the captive herd makes it easier to determine exactly … » More …