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Archive for January, 2010

New Employee Profile-Tawnie Freeman

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Tawnie Freeman—Accounting Technician Tawnie Freeman has joined the Department of Clinical Sciences as the new Accounting Technician. Her daily activities include placing orders and helping to process travel paperwork. She also spends part of her days as assistant to Dr. Helen Diggs, Associate Dean for Hospital Programs and Director of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Tawnie […]

Dryden Hall gets new emergency power generator

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

On Tuesday, Jan. 4, a 60 Hz, 200 KW diesel generator manufactured by Kohler was delivered to Dryden Hall and placed on a pad just north of the building. Saturday, Jan. 9, temporary power was rigged so that the generator could be installed and power would remain on in Dryden Hall during the installation process. […]

2010 Summer Research Program

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

The Department of Biomedical Sciences is still accepting applications for the 2010 Summer Research Program. Go here for more information. Contact Denny Weber if you have questions about the program. This program is open to all students in Classes 2011, 2012, 2013. Application deadline is Monday, February 1, 2010.

Research Publications

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Direct and indirect effects of viral pathogens and the environment on host fitness: invasive grasses in California. Seabloom, E. W., E. T. Borer, A. E. Jolles, C. E. Mitchell. 2009. Journal of Ecology 97:1264-1273. This study investigated the relationship between host fecundity and infection by a suite of RNA viral pathogens by surveying two invasive […]

Dr. John Mata collaborates on innovative “Phase 0” study to assess health benefits of plant constituents

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

A group of scientists under the direction of Professor Emeritus George Bailey recently published a first-of-its-kind “Phase 0” toxicokinetic study in human volunteers. Drs. Carole Jubert and John Mata are first and second authors of the paper. The study found that chlorophyll and its derivative chlorophyllin are effective in limiting the absorption of aflatoxin in […]

Travis Schaal awarded AAAP scholarship

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Congratulations to Travis Schaal, class of 2012, for being awarded the L. Dwight Schwartz Travel Scholarship. This is a student award that is given by the American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP). Its purpose is to introduce veterinary students to the many aspects of poultry medicine and to facilitate their interaction with research scientists, poultry […]

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