Kelly Brayton, a professor of microbial genomics in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology and in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, has been elected as Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Fellows are elected by their AAAS peers because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

Allison James has joined the faculty of the Allen School as a Clinical Research Professor. Her interests include interdisciplinary research on food security, nutrition, and maternal and child health, in particular investigating the impact of specific livestock diseases on household animal source food consumption and child anthropometric measures in East Africa.