Faculty in the News

CRB Faculty in the News

  • Illustration of spermatozoa, viewed under a microscope.
  • Close-up image of a hornless angus cow.
    Academic groups seek easier approval path for gene-edited food animals
    When geneticists modify a food-producing animal, the changes are typically regulated as drugs.
    Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
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    ‘A modern approach to selective breeding’
    Wondering why WSU’s research into gene-edited livestock is so innovative?
    WSU News
  • Five genetically modified goats in corral
    Gene editing to produce 'super dad' livestock
    Scientists have produced gene-edited animals they say could serve as "super dads" or "surrogate sires".
  • Jon Oatley, director of the Center for Reproductive Biology, pets a gene-edited pig. Photo by Luke Hollister '18.
    WSU-inspired national gene-editing task force begins work
    With the world’s population projected to reach ~10 billion in 30 years, scientists are working to use genetic technologies to address future food security problems.
    WSU News
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    Pork futures
    Pig 135 snuffles and grunts inside his pen. Jon Oatley reaches through the bars to pet the more than 500-pound genetically modified animal.
    Washington State Magazine
  • Clockwise starting top left: Browse, Van Dongen, Kohler, Smerdon, Roll, Lin.
    Researchers named to Washington State Academy of Sciences
    Four Washington State University faculty have been elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences and two others were chosen to serve on the academy’s leadership board in 2018.
    WSU News
  • Steven Sheppard
    Walter Sheppard, CRB member and Entomology Chair is our bee expert!
    WSU’s honey bee experts are hosting an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center.
    WSU Insider
  • WSU Shield
    Are we in a male fertility death spiral?
    Male sterility is a growing problem. Here's why you should be worried—and your kids should be terrified.
    Environmental Health News
  • Jon Oatley
    Technology helps preserve fertility of boys with cancer
    Washington State University researchers have found a promising way to preserve sperm stem cells so boys could undergo cancer treatment without risking their fertility.
    WSU Insider
  • Undergraduates win national awards
    Undergraduate Researchers Win National Awards
    Three Washington State University undergraduates won national awards and cash prizes recently for outstanding presentations at the 2016 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Tampa, Fla.
    WSU News
  • Steven Sheppard
    Researchers feed, breed, protect bees to survive winter
    Winter is a tough time for the world’s most important pollinator. In addition to frigid temperatures, honey bee colonies must battle disease and parasites. WSU researchers are trying to help bees fight off these threats and survive until spring.
    WSU Insider
  • William Davis
    Research finds possible link between cattle, human disease
    Washington State University professor William C. Davis and colleagues published a case report last month that provides more evidence that two gastrointestinal diseases, one in cattle the other in people, may be linked.
    WSU News Posts
  • Undergraduate in Lab
    25 undergraduates receive awards to conduct research
    Congratulations to the following CRB trainees and their faculty mentor! Elizabeth Rice-Reynolds and Dr. Michael Griswold Seth Schneider and Dr. Anthony Nicola Allegra Sundstrom and Dr. Joanna Kelley Mitchell Wagner and Dr. Jim Cooper Essence White and Dr. Erica Crespi
    WSU News
  • WSU Shield
    The 18th Annual College of Veterinary Medicine Student and Post-Doctoral Research Symposium
    The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine Student Research Symposium recognizes the efforts of veterinary students, undergraduate students, graduate students, and residents/interns.
    CVM website
  • Soybeans in Greenhouse
    Soybean nitrogen breakthrough could help feed the world
    Washington State University biologist Mechthild Tegeder has developed a way to dramatically increase the yield and quality of soybeans.
    WSU News
  • Jon Oatley
    Gene-editing breakthrough could be boon to cattle producers.
    Cattle engineered to resist disease could be as little as a year away from the marketplace.
    Northwest Farm and Ranch
  • Jacob Lazarraga
    Student research, retention thrive with team mentoring
    While their friends spent the summer waiting tables or stocking store shelves, three Washington State University seniors donned white lab coats and helped advance research in reproductive biology.
    WSU News
  • John McNamara
    New advising award presented to John McNamara
    Washington State University animal sciences professor John McNamara is the inaugural recipient of the Jane Parker Award for Service to the WSU Advising Community.
    WSU News
  • Joanna Kelley
    Genome scientist earns top award for innovative research
    Joanna Kelley, genome scientist and assistant professor in the School of Biological Sciences, is the inaugural winner of the international Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution’s “Junior Award for Independent Research.
    WSU Insider