Using “Black Death” genetic tools for investigating cattle diseases? Geni Wren, Bovine Veterinarian Magazine (USA)  |   Updated: October 18, 2011 “An international team - led by researchers at McMaster University and the University of Tubingen in Germany - has sequenced the entire genome of the Black Death, one of the most devastating epidemics in human history, according to a press release from McMaster University, Ontario, Canada. (Read the full press release here. ) ...” Please read more: or click on attachment.