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Catherine Pfent

Graduate Student

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Department: VIBS

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  • Residency Anatomic Pathology, Texas A&M University 2010
  • D.V.M. , Michigan State University 2007
  • M.S. Molecular Biology, Wayne State University 2001
  • B.A. Molecular Biology, Wayne State University 1998

Scholarly Interests

Diagnostic pathology of domestic animals and pocket pets; neoplastic disease especially endocrine and bone cancer; ferret pathology.


Diagnostic algorithm to differentiate lymphoma from inflammation in feline small intestinal biopsy samples.
Kiupel M, Smedley RC, Pfent C, Xie Y, Xue Y, Wise AG, DeVaul JM, Maes RK.
Vet Pathol. 2011 Jan; 48(1):212-22.
PMID: 21149848 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Characterization of SpAPETALA3 and SpPISTILLATA, B class floral identity genes in Spinacia oleracea, and their relationship to sexual dimorphism.
Pfent C, Pobursky KJ, Sather DN, Golenberg EM.
Dev Genes Evol. 2005 Mar; 215(3):132-42.
PMID: 15660251 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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