CVM Faculty Members Honored with AFS Achievement Awards
CVM Faculty Members Honored with AFS Achievement Awards


TAMU award winners
CVM Faculty Members Honored with AFS Achievement Awards
The Texas A&M Association of Former Students (AFS) honored Dr. Audrey K. Cook, associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Small Animal Clinical Sciences; Larry Johnson, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences; and Elizabeth Crouch '91, Ph.D., with university-level Distinguished Achievement Awards, which are among the highest honors presented by the AFS.
CVM Looks into the Future at VIS
Game-changers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and visionaries were welcomed to the Veterinary Innovation Summit on April 28-30 to share their perspectives on the latest technologies, controversial issues, and fearlessly catapulting the profession into the future.
Professor Leads Study on Domestic Animals for Evolutionary Processes
The team of international researchers reports that two independent mutations are required to explain the development of the sex-linked barring pattern in chickens. Both mutations affect the function of CDKN2A, a tumor suppressor gene associated with melanoma in humans.
BIMS Students Inducted as Maroon Coat Ambassadors
Junior biomedical sciences (BIMS) majors Ryan Bindel, from Mansfield, and Elizabeth Nevins, from Plano, were welcomed into the 10th class of Maroon Coats during the foundation's coating ceremony on April 9.
Black Awarded for Commitment to Women's Progress
Veterinary student Erin Black was presented the Texas A&M University Women's Resource Center's 2017 Women's Progress Student Award during a ceremony on April 12.
Veterinary Students Receive White Coats During Annual Ceremony
The annual White Coat Ceremony on Friday, April 21, marked the transition from coursework in the classroom to applying their knowledge through clinical work for CVM veterinary students.
Ramadoss Featured in 'Pedagogy Project' For Teaching Practices
Because of Dr. Jay Ramadoss's commitment to teaching, he was selected by the Texas A&M University's Office of the Provost for Undergraduate Studies as a featured instructor in the office's Pedagogy Project.
Renowned Scientist Shares Knowledge on Vaccinology
Dr. Manuel Elkin Patarroyo, the creator of the first synthetic vaccine against malaria, spoke about his interest in the field and the impact left to be made during his visit to the CVM.
Scowcroft Institute Addresses Growing Threat of Global Pandemics
The white paper aims to create an effective plan for reducing the threat of global pandemics and reducing the need for costly emergency funding to react to outbreaks once they are out of control.
Reproduction Study Has Significant Implications for Atlantic Herring
After examining the genetic basis of reproduction in 25 populations of herring, Leif Andersson's team determined that several genes associated with reproductive timing, and the genetic variants associated with spring or autumn spawning, were largely shared between geographically distant populations.
Vet Med Student Receives LGBT+ Awareness Award
Austin Hardegree is one of six vet med students, faculty members, or industry partners across the nation recognized by the Broad Spectrum Veterinary Student Association (BSVSA).
CVM Students Get 'Inventive' In Engineering Innovation Event
Six teams of students representing veterinary medicine, agriculture, and engineering participated in "Aggies Invent"--an intensive design experience that provides an environment to inspire and support entrepreneurship and innovate thoughts.
College Honors Faculty, Students at Annual Awards Ceremony
The CVM recognized its faculty and students with 68 awards totalling more than $41,200 in prizes, not including in-kind awards of journal subscriptions and conference fees, on Friday, April 21.
CVM to Begin Using 'Futuristic' Model for Surgical Training
The SynDaver Surgical Canine was developed by SynDaver Labs in Tampa and offers students a realistic model for surgical training. DVM students will begin using the Surgical Canine in the fall.
Texas A&M Hosts Veterinary Biobanking Meeting
Selected leaders in veterinary and human biobanking were brought together April 9-11 to share their expertise and experiences, with the ultimate goal of creating consistency.
CVM DVM Commencement
May 10, 2017
CVM Graduate & Undergraduate Commencement
May 11, 2017
CVM Picnic
May 19, 2017
"A Year in Reflection"
College Hour presentation, featuring CVM Dean,
Dr. Eleanor M. Green

May 19, 2017

67th Annual James Steele Conference on Diseases in Nature Transmissible to Man
Omni Mandalay Hotel
at Las Colinas, Irving, Texas

May 24-26, 2017
image 1 May 2017
Food Animal Conference
June 2-3, 2017
Feline Forum
July 14–15, 2017
Canine Conference
August 25-27, 2017
image 2 May 2017
Congratulations to those who have recently joined the CVM team, including Dr. Susan Eades,
who began on May 1 as department head of Large Animal Clinical Sciences; Dr. Michael Criscitiello, who began as assistant dean for research and graduate studies on April 27; Dr. Jane Welsh, who began as the VIBS interim department head on April 1; Dr. Allen Roussel, who transitioned to coordinator of the CVM Office of Continuing Education; Dr. Egemen Tuzun, who is now TIPS director; and Dr. Alan Glowczwski, who is now TIPS associate director. In addition, we are grateful to Dr. Kenita Rogers for her superb service as TIPS interim director; Dr. Roussel for his service as department head of Large Animal Clinical Sciences; and Dr. Welsh for her role as assistant dean for graduate studies.