The 17th Annual College of Veterinary Medicine
Student Research Symposium
The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine Student Research Symposium recognizes the efforts of veterinary students, undergraduate students, graduate students, and residents/interns who contribute to the research mission of the college and profession. This year there were 68 posters at the event. First, second and third place awards were given in two categories.
Category 1 poster awardees: Resident, post-doctoral, and graduate student projects
First (co-winner): Cheryl Miller, poster title “The Brucella Type IV effector BspB targets the Golgi apparatus to inhibit host secretory trafficking.” Advisor: Dr. Jean Celli, the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health.
First (co-winner): Jessica Klein, poster title "Functional complementation of Inv/Mxi-Spa Type III Secretion System translocator operon in Salmonella enterica." Advisor: Dr. Leigh Knodler, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health.
Third: Tania Perez, poster title “Tramadol metabolism to M1 and M2 in dog liver microsomes: interindividual variability, identification of responsible cytochromes p-450, and drug-drug interactions.” Advisor: Dr. Michael Court, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences.
Category 2 poster awardees: DVM student, undergraduate, and intern projects
First: Marley Iredale, poster title “Determining the Cause of Ulcerative Shell Disease in the Western Pond Turtle.” Advisor: Dr. Gretchen Kaufman, the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health.
Second: Rebecca Tracey, poster title “Establishing normal electrocardiographic values in puppies using 24-hour ambulatory electrocardiograms (Holter monitoring)” Advisor: Dr. Pamela Lee, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences.
Third: Rachel Hegedus, poster title "Predicting Low Dose Aspirin Responsiveness of Healthy Dogs In vivo Using In Vitro Assessment of Platelet Aggregometry." Advisor: Dr. Jillian Haines, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences.
Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's symposium. Thanks to Dean Slinker and Zoetis Animal Health for their continuing support of this event and enthusiasm for the poster contest. A special thanks also goes to Dr. Michael Court, chair of the CVM Research Committee, members of the CVM Research Committee, and to the judges that gave of their time to fairly assess all the posters and determine the awardees. And thanks to all the college staff members who helped orchestrate the event.”