07.16.2019 WSAS announces 24 new Academy members The Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) is pleased to announce 24 new members,
recognizing their outstanding record of scientific and technical achievement and their willingness to
work on behalf of the Academy to bring the best available science to bear on issues within the state of
07.11.2019 Vaccinations - a win-win for both wildlife and people As wilderness areas become ever more fragmented the probability that infectious diseases will be transmitted between domestic animals and wildlife increases. Global Animal Health Tanzania (GAHT) works to reduce the likelihood and impact of these events in the buffer zones around the Serengeti ecosystem where people, their dogs and livestock mix with numerous wildlife species.
05.21.2019 'It's not going away': WSU researchers warn of antibiotic resistance A group of researchers at Washington State University are studying bacteria that can't be stopped with antibiotics, in hopes of solving a worldwide problem.
Hospitals are starting to see some patients with infections even the strongest antibiotics can't conquer. Researchers said we should be very concerned of the global problem.
“It is global and it's not going away," said Dr. Douglas Call, a researcher at WSU who studies antibiotic resistance.
05.17.2019 WSU’s Leigh Knodler wins prestigious award from Burroughs Wellcome Fund The Burroughs Wellcome Fund today announced that Leigh Knodler, assistant professor at the WSU Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health (Allen School), was awarded 2019 Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease funding. She is joining a cohort of 10 others from leading research universities around the country.