CVM Research Symposium 2018

The 20th Annual
College of Veterinary Medicine
Research Symposium
October 25, 2018

 

Thank you to the students and faculty who participated in this year’s symposium. There were over 50 poster submissions.

 

A big congratulations to our poster competition winners in five categories.

Undergraduate Students

First: Kaneesha Hemmerling
Poster title: Association of TNXB Gene with Milk Production in Dairy Sheep Breeds. 
Advisor: Michelle Mousel, Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Second: Colby Pfost
Poster title: Fertility in Angus cross beef heifers following split time insemination with two different concentration of fresh extended semen from natural service Angus cross bull.
Advisor: Ramanathan Kasimanickam, Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Graduate Students

First: Michela Ciccarelli
Poster title: Characterization of a novel plasmid-encoded factor essential for efficient colonization of host tissues by the Lyme disease spirochete. 
Advisor: Jon Oatley, Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Second: Michael Crowley
Poster title: Characterization of a novel plasmid-encoded factor essential for efficient colonization of host tissues by the Lyme disease spirochete. 
Advisor: Troy Bankhead, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology

Third: Seth Schneider
Poster title: Early steps in herpes simplex virus infection blocked by a proteasome inhibitor.
Advisor: Anthony Nicola, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology

Postdoctoral Researchers

First: Stephanie Martinez
Poster title: Effects of Canine Cytochrome P450 Oxidoreductase Polymorphisms on P450-Mediated Drug Metabolism.
Advisor: Michael Court, Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Second: Iwona Driskell
Poster title: A secondary metabolite produced by a mollusk symbiont has activity against multiple apicomplexan parasites.
Advisor: Roberta O'Connor, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology

Third: Heba Alzan
Poster title: Production of a Babesia bovis triple KO cell line lacking the tick-specific stages 6-Cys-A, B, and E genes using a novel transfection approach
Advisor: Carlos Suarez, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology

DVM Students and Interns

First: Logan Weyand
Poster title: Fatal Pneumonia in Bighorn Sheep Lambs: The Critical Role of Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae Carrier Ewes.
Advisor: Tom Besser, Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Second: Jerrisa Ching
Poster title: Characterization of Pelvic Limb Muscle Activity During a Trot in Normal, Healthy Dogs Using Surface Electromyography.
Advisor: Steven Martinez, Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Third: Jonathan Miller
Poster title: Low pH endocytic entry of pseudorabies virus into epithelial cells.
Advisor: Anthony Nicola, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology

DVM Residents

First: Agustin Ruiz
Poster title:Effects of Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) on equine semen quality after cryopreservation.
Advisor: Ahmed Tibary, Veterinary Clinical Sciences


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