VMBS Researcher Elected To National Academy Of Sciences

Dr. William Murphy’s groundbreaking research on mammalian evolution and cat genomics earns one of science’s highest honors. A professor in the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Dr. William Murphy — the James E. Womack University Professor of Genetics in the […]

Bat ‘Nightclubs’ May Be The Key To Solving The Next Pandemic

The evolution of viral tolerance in Myotis bats may hold the key to preventing future pandemics. Bats carry some of the deadliest zoonotic diseases that can infect both humans and animals, such as Ebola and COVID-19. In a recently published article in the journal Cell Genomics, a Texas A&M research team revealed that some species […]

Texas A&M-Led Genome Sequencing Project Reveals New Secrets About Cat Evolution

Researchers at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) and an interdisciplinary team of collaborators have uncovered new information about the history of cat evolution explaining how cats — including well-known species like lions, tigers, and domestic cats — evolved into different species and shedding light on how different genetic changes […]

Texas A&M Research Redefines Mammalian Tree Of Life

The research uses the genomes of 241 species and can be used to support animal and human health outcomes. Research led by a team of scientists from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences puts to bed the heated scientific debate regarding the history of mammal diversification as it relates to the […]

CVMBS Professor Murphy Elected To World’s Largest Scientific Society

Dr. William Murphy, a professor in the Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS) at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), was recently named a fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society and a leading publisher of cutting-edge research through its […]

CVMBS Professors Named EDGES Fellows For High-Impact Contributions

Drs. Gregory Johnson and William Murphy, both professors in the Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS) at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), have been named Chancellor Enhancing Development and Generating Excellence in Scholarship (EDGES) Fellows by The Texas A&M University System. Launched in 2019, EDGES Fellowships were developed with […]

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