Q&A: WSU infectious disease expert discusses COVID-19
Guy Palmer is regents professor of pathology and infectious diseases at Washington State University, and senior director of global health at WSU’s Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health.
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WSU veterinary college consistently an NIH top-funded school
The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine ranked No. 6 among veterinary colleges nationally for National Institutes of Health research funding last year.
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Remembering Dr. David Prieur
Dr. David Prieur, professor and long-time chair of the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, passed away peacefully at his home in Pullman on Saturday, December 19.

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Veterinarians: Keep your pets out of the smoke
Dr. Bell said keeping animals out of the smoke as much as possible is best case, but if they must be outside, pet owners should limit that time if possible.
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The NIH Launches a Global Hunt for Animal-to-Human Diseases
It’s a reversal for an administration that’s been loath to prepare for pandemics or cooperate with China, where Covid-19 jumped from wildlife to people.

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USAID-funded Regional Feed the Future Animal Health Innovation Lab to be based in Nairobi, Kenya
Leading the new regional animal health lab and program will be Washington State University’s Paul G. Allen School for Global Health.

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USAID Feed the Future awards WSU $6 million for Animal Health Innovation Lab
A new $6 million grant from USAID will enable Washington State University’s Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health to tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges in agriculture and food security.
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Tracking a Pandemic—Through Words
Text analysis software developed at PNNL helps the nation track global biothreats, such as COVID-19.
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Gene-edited livestock ‘surrogate sires’ successfully made fertile
For the first time, scientists have created pigs, goats and cattle that can serve as viable “surrogate sires,” male animals that produce sperm carrying only the genetic traits of donor animals.
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Julianna Brutman
Neuroscience grad student lands National Science Foundation fellowship
Julianna Brutman, a graduate student in the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Neuroscience Graduate Program receives prestigious award.
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New WSU research center in Kenya will provide diagnostic testing, vaccines
WSU launched a new Center for Research in Emerging Infectious Diseases in Nairobi, Kenya, which will speed the development of diagnostic testing and vaccines for various diseases in eastern and central Africa.
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Distinguished Kenyan scientist given Sh1.8bn for research centre
Virology professor Kariuki Njenga will establish the Centre for Research in Emerging Infectious Diseases-East and Central Africa (Creid-Eca).
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Global animal health experts testing for MERS CoV in Marsabit, Kenya
WSU launches new Center for Research in Emerging Infectious Diseases in Nairobi, Kenya
The new research center, part of WSU’s Global Health - Kenya program, will have the capacity to address infectious disease outbreaks in eastern and central Africa (ECA) and have an immediate impact to save lives.
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WSU White Coat Ceremony goes virtual
The College of Veterinary Medicine’s will move the annual ceremony to a virtual platform for the first time in its history. The event will be streamed on the college's YouTube channel starting at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 20.
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Bats must be studied more to understand transmission of viruses, researchers say
COVID-19 disease likely came from bats; other coronaviruses could threaten human health, according to a literature review
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WSU faculty host free international seminar examining vector‑borne disease
Two Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine faculty members have organized the second wave of a free, virtual seminar series centering on vector‑borne disease.
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Dori Borjesson
Giving women in veterinary medicine ‘true role models’
This morning, when Dori Borjesson walked into Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine as dean, it was a first for women. Until today, no woman had ever led the college in its more than 120-year history.
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