Tick Genome Offers Insight into Parasite's Biology (image) Purdue University Share Print E-Mail Caption An international team led by Purdue University sequenced the genome of the deer tick, which can transmit a number of illnesses including Lyme disease. Credit Andrew Nuss Usage Restrictions If reposting a version of Purdue's press release, you have permission to use the photo with credit to Andrew Nuss. For original articles or other uses, please contact Andrew for permission at firstname.lastname@example.org Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.