WSU scientists are researching a rapidly spreading disease that causes elk to suffer deformed hooves, lameness and increasingly poor health that often can lead to death. (Photo from WSU Elk Hoof Disease Research project)
Roberta Koku, a graduate student in the lab of Dr. Susan Noh, performs DNA extractions from bacteria that will later be sent for genetic sequencing.
Study may advance control strategies for cattle killer
A parasite may initially infect cattle with multiple strains of bovine Anaplasmosis.
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Devendra Shah and Rachel Soltys examine antibiotic susceptibility plates in the laboratory.
Drug-resistant germ packs a punch for U.S. travelers
WSU study shows one salmonella type is more likely to cause disease, resist antibiotics.
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Susan Noh using a microscope.
Committed to a deadly parasite
Susan Noh looks to optimize animal health by collaborating with researchers across WSU.
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Passing the baton: Abbott to lead WSU’s Diagnostic Challenges
Once a participant in the fourth Diagnostic Challenges, 26 years later Dr. Jeffrey Abbott will lead the program.
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The new Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory facility on the WSU Pullman campus. (WSU Photo Services)
WSU’s new WADDL facility advances animal and human health
The new facility will be virtually dedicated via the College of Veterinary Medicine YouTube channel.
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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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Animal Health Lab Grows a New 'Wing'
Food security and disease diagnostics are a main focus for the WADDL lab.
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WSU and University of California professors at 2015 biennial conference of the Teaching Academy of the Consortium of West Region Colleges of Veterinary Medicine.
Making teaching matter
For Steve Hines, it was Mrs. Ellen Walters, his fifth- and sixth-grade teacher at Walter Shade Elementary School in West Carrollton, Ohio, that brought together his love for animals and science.
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Collage of all the people mentioned in the article.
Tomorrow’s Scientists: Jessica Wong
Jessica Wong describes the work of veterinary pathologists as crime scene investigation but with less crime — and, at least in her case, more bacteria and ticks.

On the left, Seth holding a crab, and on the right, hanging out with his cat.
Tomorrow’s Scientists: Seth Schneider
He once wrote a novel about a zombie apocalypse. Then there was that summer he and his brother hauled in nearly 100 Dungeness crab on Puget Sound.

Jason Park in a rowboat on a small lake.
New Faculty Spotlight: Jason Park
This is the final installment in a series of articles highlighting new faculty members from each college at Washington State University.
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Jeff Abbott, WSU alumnus
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Steve Hines receives 2020 AAVMC Distinguished Veterinary Teacher award
Washington State University Professor and veterinarian Steve Hines is the 2020 American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges’ Distinguished Veterinary Teacher.
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Bovine red blood cells infected with Babesia bovis.
Circling in on a vaccine target for Babesia bovis
For decades, researchers have tried to develop an effective vaccine for Babesia bovis, a tick-borne disease that annually kills millions of cattle worldwide.
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David Prieur memorial
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.

Two WSU faculty named AAAS Fellows
Anthony Nicola, the Engle Distinguished Professor of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, was recognized as a AAAS Fellow.
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