Highlights from CVM's Annual Points of Pride Research Day
The College of Veterinary Medicine's annual Points of Pride Research Day was held on October 2nd, 2019. This event celebrates the College of Veterinary Medicine's One Medicine One Science based signature program research while honoring faculty, fellows, students, and partners who contribute to the advancement of biomedical sciences and veterinary medicine. Among the awards given, the Mark of Excellence Award was presented to VBS Professor, Connie Gebhart for her internationally distinguished research on Lawsonia intracellularis and other swine intestinal pathogens. Pictured above, Prof. Connie Gebhart (middle) with Dean Laura Molgaard (left) and Associate Dean of Research, Molly McCue (right).
Additionally, a total of 19 posters were submitted by VBS students, faculty, and staff in the categories of Comparative Medicine, Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases, Population Systems, and the Summer Scholars program. Students (pictured above) were presented with awards for best posters. Several VBS graduate students including, Kenwyn Shriner (P. Larsen lab), Anna Jaeger (Aliota lab,) Frances Shepherd (Murtaugh lab), Hadia Abdelaal (Skinner lab), and Katherine Worsely-Tonks (Johnson lab) received honorable mention ribbons.