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College of Veterinary Medicine Advance Newsletter

5 Questions with School of Molecular Biosciences alumna Jennifer Adair

Dr. Adair is looking through a microscope
Jennifer Adair ('05 PhD, School of Molecular Biosciences) had never heard of Pullman when she considered WSU’s National Institute of Health Protein Biotechnology Training Program. She even shamefully admits, at first, she confused WSU with the University of Washington. Now, the Coug is developing gene therapies to treat genetic disorders, HIV and cancer. Adair is a faculty member in the Clinical Research Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. Her goal: provide safe, cost-effective applications for gene therapy that can be implemented worldwide. » More ...

Congratulations to our 2018 Alumni Awards Recipients

Dean Slinker and Dr. Abbott are holding the plaque.
Congratulations to Louise Abbott (’88 DVM) who received the Distinguished Veterinary Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research and Scott Bender (’94 BVSc, ’95 DVM) who received Distinguished Veterinary Alumni Award for Excellence in Practice.  Guy Palmer (’84 PhD) received the Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award. The awards were presented at the college's annual Spring Conference in March 2019. » More ...

Awards and Achievements: Tom Besser Rocky Crate Endowed Chair; Drs. Leathers and Foreyt Retire

Tom Besser has been selected as the Rocky Crate D.V.M. and Wild Sheep Foundation Endowed Chair in Wild Sheep Disease Research. After serving a combined total of 79 years with the college and teaching approximately 4,000 veterinary and graduate students, Charles Leathers and Bill Foreyt in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology retired on January 31, 2016. » More ...