Large Animal Clinical Sciences Faculty

Willard H. Eyestone, MS, PhD

Research Associate Professor
Reproductive Biology / Biotechnology
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences


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

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 College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 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