News and Events from the Eberly College of Science
27 July 2015 — Scientific experiments with the herpesvirus that causes Marek's disease in poultry have confirmed, for the first time, the highly controversial theory that some vaccines could allow more-virulent versions of a virus to survive, putting unvaccinated individuals at greater risk of severe illness. The research has important implications for food-chain security and food-chain economics, as well as for other diseases that affect humans and agricultural animals.
Andrew Read elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society (21 May 2015)
Astrobiology students explore alien environment on Earth (20 May 2015)