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Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine eNewsletter

Archive for the ‘Students’ Category

Investigation Of Drug ‘Repurposing’ Wins Award

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Although he is still an undergraduate, Alvin Yu is working on research in the Systems Biology Lab of CVM Assistant Professor Steve Ramsey. As a Bioengineering major in the OSU Honors College, he  is especially interested in research that will improve health and longevity through the use of biocomputing. At the 2014 OSU Center for […]

Student Represents OSU at International Congress

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

CVM senior student Megan Lee recently presented her research at the 2014 International Union of Microbiological Societies Congresses (IUMS) held in Montreal, Quebec Canada.  She was the winner of the OSU CVM Summer Research Day 2013, which provided the travel funds to IUMS. The research she presented to the international audience of microbiologists was entitled […]

French Exchange Student Investigating Raptor Disease

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

The emerging interdisciplinary field of zoonotic disease is commonly focused on the transmission of infectious disease from animals to humans. Sophie Jouffrey is working this summer on research that investigates the presence of zoonotic pathogens in wildlife, who may transfer those bacteria to farm animals, who in turn, may infect the humans who handle them. […]

Summer Experience Highlights the Many Paths of Veterinary Medicine

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

This summer, sixteen academically talented Oregon students with an interest in veterinary medicine spent a busy week attending veterinary medicine workshops, doing research, and learning about college life as part of CVM’s Summer Veterinary Experience, also known as Summer Camp. The students were selected from a pool of applicants based on their grades, the recommendation […]

Equine Vet Mentors OSU Students

Monday, January 27th, 2014

On a nice, cool morning in November, OSU vet med students gathered at beautiful Vintage Farms in Estacada, Oregon to participate in a castration clinic conducted by Dr. David Asmar of Eagle Fern Equine Hospital. This opportunity for hands-on learning was made possible when Dawn Sayles, who raises championship mini horses at Vintage Farms, approached […]

Disease Training Program Broadens Career Perspective

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Caitlin McLagan recently followed her interest in public health to an intriguing location: Plum Island. Located off the coast of Connecticut, Plum Island has been a rich source of urban legends. In the middle of the last century, Plum Island was home to an Army biological weapons lab, and decades of secrecy created crazy rumors […]