Arizona Ag school gets $9M gift; Genus biotech announces year-end financials; New Zealand universities team up against infectious disease;

> The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has received a foundational gift of $9 million from the Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation, to establish the state's first public veterinary medical and surgical program. Announcement

> Genus, a U.K.-based company that sells products manufactured using biotechnology to cattle and pig farmers, reported its year-end financial results. Announcement

> Otago University, Massey University and New Zealand's Environmental Science and Research organization are partnering to develop an alliance to fight infectious diseases in the country. Announcement

> Tammy Beckham, who has been director of the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory since 2008, was named director of the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD). Announcement