Legends Stallion Auction continues 6th season

There is still time to participate in the 6th season of the Legends Premier Stallion Season Auction, an online auction to which stallion owners donate breedings (also called seasons) to benefit equine reproductive research, education, and clinical missions at Texas A&M University. Seasons from over 200 stallions from around the world were donated this year. The third session opens Jan. 20 at noon.

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Autism Researcher Working toward One Health

Dr. Scott Dindot, an assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology (VTPB) received two grants to create mouse models of chromosome 15q duplication syndrome, one of the most common known genetic mutations in those with autism spectrum disorders.

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Dogs Needed for Orthopedic Clinical Trial

Dr. W. Brian Saunders, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, is looking for Labrador Retrievers with elbow dysplasia, specifically Fragmented Coronoid Process, for his clinical trial.

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Continuing Education and Conservation in South Africa

Following the success of last year’s trip, the CVM Continuing Education African Wildlife Medicine Course in Africa will be in March. Contact the CE office at 979-845-9102 for more information or to register.

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Veterinary Student Ricci Karkula

Ricci Karkula is busy—in addition to her responsibilities as a veterinary student, she is both president-elect of Student American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA) and the skills lab coordinator for the Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (SCAAEP).

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Upcoming Events

Applicant interviews for DVM program
Friday, January 10

First day of spring semester classes for undergraduate and graduate students
Monday, January 13

Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners Skills Lab
Saturday, January 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Faculty and staff holiday
Monday, January 20

Congratulations

Dr. Joe Kornegay was selected as the 2014 American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges Recognition Lecturer. He will speak at the AAVMC Annual Conference on Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Alexandria, Virginia.

Dr. Heather Wilson-Robles has recently been appointed to serve on the Small Animal Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) for the Morris Animal Foundation (MAF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to investing in research. The work of MAF and their investment in research has a global impact on animal health. Wilson-Robles, a veterinary oncologist, is an assistant professor in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences (VSCS) at the CVM. READ MORE >>

Dr. Roy Pool has been selected as a recipient of a 2013 Alumni Achievement Award by his alma mater, the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis.  The award was given in recognition of his experience and contributions as an orthopedic pathologist with a dedication to improving clinical veterinary medicine through teaching, service, and research.   

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