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Archive for July, 2010

Rockey laboratory receives grant from SIGA Technologies, Inc.

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Dr. Dan Rockey recently received a 2-year award to work with a local biotechnology company on a broad-spectrum anti-infective compound known as ST-669.  SIGA Technologies, Inc. is a company specializing in the development of pharmaceutical agents to fight biowarfare pathogens. The company recently was awarded a multi-million dollar contract from the Department of Defense to […]

Sports medicine specialty for veterinary medicine becomes a reality

Monday, July 19th, 2010

The American Veterinary Medical Association has not approved a new specialty college for veterinary medicine in more than 10 years. This spring, with the help of two faculty from OSU CVM, the American College of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation was created. OSU faculty involved in bringing this new discipline to life, Drs. Linda Blythe and […]

Endophyte laboratory earns ODA certification

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Quality assurance officers from the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) recently conducted a third party  review of the OSU Endophyte Service Laboratory. The review was conducted using the ISO 17025 standard as a reference guide. The results of the review concluded that the laboratory was adhering to its stated quality system. The laboratory tests livestock […]

Opportunity for veterinary training on aquatic models

Monday, July 19th, 2010

The Environmental Health Sciences Center at OSU is sponsoring a program for faculty with a veterinary degree to gain veterinary training on aquatic models in biomedical research. This program provides an opportunity to obtain a PhD or MS. Two positions are available. Aquatic animal research facilities available for use are at OSU, U of O, […]

New house officers have begun their clinical education

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Mid-summer in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital is typically when house officers are either finishing a clinical year of post-DVM education or just beginning one. Ten house officers recently completed their studies, and eight new faces have arrived. House officers beginning in 2010 are:

OSU CVM contingent attends 2010 Veterinary Leadership Experience

Monday, July 19th, 2010

In the hubbub of dead week for first- and second-year students and finals for third-year students, three students and one faculty headed to Post Falls, Idaho to attend the 2010 Veterinary Leadership Experience (VLE).  The Oregon State University contingent, consisting of Sandra Lloyd (2012), Julie Stafford (2013), Brian Zulauf (2011), and faculty Dr. Karyn Bird […]

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