WSU virologist Hanu Pappu has dedicated his life to lessening the negative impacts of plant viruses. His contributions in phytomedicine have resulted in a prestigious Humboldt Research Award.
PULLMAN, Wash. – M. Kariuki Njenga, a Washington State University professor in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health and a leader in the effort to address emerging zoonotic diseases, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Medicine.
Brassfield, left, and Mixter. (Photo Henry Moore Jr., WSU Biomedical
PULLMAN, Wash. – For 16 years, Alberta (Bert) Brassfield, a WSU instructor, taught the immunology and virology lab to seniors, a course now known as Molecular Biosciences 430. The class was a favorite of many students because of its small size and lots of instructor-student interaction and individual attention. Alumni have described Bert’s class as pivotal in “putting it all together” and “clarifying my career path.”
So when Phil Mixter took over the lab last fall, it was no small … » More …
PROSSER– Naidu Rayapati, a virologist at Washington State University’s Prosser Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, will help train Indian scientists as part of the U.S.-India Agricultural Knowledge Initiative.The AKI is a public-private partnership intended to facilitate technology transfer; bolster agricultural research, education and extension; and strengthen trade and regulatory capacity building. Both nations are providing funding.WSU, as part of a proposal submitted by Penn State University, has received funding to improve the capacity of Indian counterparts for integrated pest management of insect-borne viral diseases in major vegetable crops grown in India.Rayapati will train visiting Indian scientists in his lab on various aspects of plant virology … » More …