The annual SCAVMA Winter Dance took place January 15, 2010. It was attended by approximately 110 students, faculty and their guests. The Vegas theme included poker games, blackjack, fun décor, and a live D.J. The result of the food drive was a 77 lb. donation of canned food plus a $30 cash donation, which totals [...]
Archive for February, 2010
Let’s all give a hearty welcome to our five new Caribbean students who began their clinical year on January 19, 2010. From St. George’s University: . . . . . From Ross University: . .. .
DeeDee Harwell, class of 2012, on behalf of the CVM Ag Animal Club, applied for and was awarded a $1,000 scholarship last week from the CHS Foundation. The funds will be used to aid the club’s members in attendance fees and transportation costs to conferences such as the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP), Small [...]
Dr. Anna Jolles – Veterinary Epidemiology Dr. Anna Jolles received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Oxford University in England in 1996. She completed a Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University in 2004, focusing on disease dynamics of bovine tuberculosis in African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) under the mentorship of Professors Andy Dobson [...]
Dr. Luiz Bermudez has been awarded an NIH RO1 funded grant for his proposal “Genes associated with M. avium pathogenesis.” This award is for $2,100,000 over five years, March 2010-February 2015. The grant is to study the mechanisms used by Mycobacterium avium to survive and replicate within host macrophages. Mycobacterium avium is a human and [...]
Alpha-tocopherol beta-oxidation localized to rat liver mitochondria. Mustacich D.J., Leonard S.W., Patel N., and Traber M.G. (2009) Free Radic Biol Med, Oct 9. Epub ahead of print. Presented by Dr. Debbie Mustacich at the Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine Annual Meeting, November 2009, San Francisco, Calif. Approximately 40% of Americans take dietary supplements, [...]