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Student Research Symposium Oct 24 2012

Students who were engaged in research in the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012 presented a poster session on October 24 detailing their work. Forty-eight posters were displayed.

The poster contest was divided into an advanced category for students who have been working on their projects for >2 years, and a second category for starting graduate students, DVM students and undergraduate students who are participating in research within the College of Veterinary Medicine The Student Research Symposium is sponsored by Zoetis Animal Health.

A major purpose of this event is to recognize (and learn from) the efforts of students and trainees–veterinary students, undergraduate students, graduate students, and residents/interns – who contribute to the research mission of the college and profession.

Category 1 poster awardees

  1. Adam Lesiak. Adam's advisor is Dr. Gary Wayman (IPN) and the poster was entitled, "The Environmental Neurotoxicant, PCB 95, Promotes Synaptogenesis Via Ryanodine Receptor-Mediated Activation of CREB-Dependent miR132 Upregulation."
  1. Regan Bell. Regan's advisor is Dr. Annie Chen-Allen (VCS) and the poster was entitled, "Serum Aldolase: a useful biochemical marker for the detection of muscle disease."
Regan Bell
  1. Gucan Dai. Gucan's advisor is Dr. Mike Varnum (IPN) and the poster was entitled, "CNGA3 achromatopsia-associated mutation potentiates the phosphoinositide sensitivity of cone photoreceptor CNG channels by altering intersubunit interactions."
Gucan Dai

Category 2 poster awardees

  1. Petronella Hove. Petronella's advisor is Dr. Troy Bankhead (Allen School & VMP) and the poster was entitled, "The Arp Lipoprotein of B. burgdorferi Contributes to the Pathogenesis of Murine Lyme Arthritis."
Petronella Hove
  1. Michael Gonzalez. Michaels's advisor is Dr. Stephen White (USDA-ADRU & VMP) and the poster was entitled, "Identification and Characterization of a Genome-wide Significant Region Associated with Red Blood Cell Phenotypes in Domestic Sheep."
  1. Dor Dor Vang. Dor Dor's advisor is Dr. Hector Aguilar-Carreno (Allen School & VMP) and the poster was entitled, "Inhibitory peptides derived from the Nipah virus F sequence inhibit fusion and entry."

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