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Willard H. Eyestone

Willard H. Eyestone, MS, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Reproductive Biology / Biotechnology
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
e-mail: weyest@vt.edu
Capsule Biography (PDF)


1989 Doctor of Philosophy
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
1981 Master of Science
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
1976 Bachelor of Science
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri

Research Interests

  • Developmental biology of laboratory and domestic animals
  • Animal cloning by somatic cell nuclear transfer
  • Genetic modification of animals for resistance to prion diseases
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology

Professional Experience

2000-present Research Associate Professor
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
1993-1999 Senior Research Scientist
PPL Therapeutics, Blacksburg, VA
1991-1993 Research Scientist
Pharming, BV, Leiden, The Netherlands

Professional Memberships

  • Society for the Study of Reproduction
  • Society for Developmental Biology
  • International Embryo Transfer Society