CVM researchers assist in a project eliciting HIV neutralizing antibodies.
CVM researchers assist in a project eliciting HIV neutralizing antibodies.


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Research on Neutralizing HIV Antibodies Published in 'Nature'
The study, by a team of scientists including the CVM's Michael Criscitiello, offers a significant step forward in HIV research, eliciting the antibodies by immunizing calves.
Wilson-Robles Receives Grant for Childhood Cancer Research
The $94K grant from the St. Baldrick's Foundation will allow Heather Wilson-Robles to further investigate a new drug that targets spreading cells.
Brightsmith Examines Clay-Eating Parrots
In a paper published in Ibis, Donald Brightsmith proposes several explanations for why Peruvian parrots partake in geophagy.
West Texas A&M's Griffin Named To Hall of Fame
Dee Griffin was selected as the 2017 Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame honoree and as the recipient of its Industry Leadership Award.
BIMS Board Launches Mentor Panel
Through the panels, BIMS Advisory Board members hope to expand students' understanding of career opportunities in the field.
Health Occupations Association Visits CVM For Expanded Tour
Twenty-one health science educators explored the world of veterinary medicine during their visit to the CVM on July 24.
First TAMU 'Bench to Shop' Training Course Travels to U.S., Africa
Texas A&M faculty and staff accompanied eight next-generation trainees for the innovative international training course.
Report Offers Strategies for Evaulating Health Impact of Chemicals
Weihsueh Chiu joined two other National Academies Committee members in briefings on the report to the EPA and the U.S. House Science Committee staff on July 17.
Adams Receives AVMA Award in Indianapolis
Garry Adams was honored for his contributions to organized veterinary medicine via collaboration on June 22.
VTPP Faculty Participate in Mentorship Workshop
Dean of Faculties Dr. John August illustrated the steps of being a successful mentor in a July 21 workshop for VTPP professors.
PEER Promotes STEM in San Antonio, Bryan
Three PEER fellows have continued giving presentations to youth in the San Antonio and Bryan areas, while augmenting their own learning.
DVM Students get Veterinary Leadership Experience
DVM students who attended the Veterinary Leadership Experience (VLE) this summer share some of the highlights from the event.
Indianapolis Conferences Offer Learning Opportunities CVM faculty, staff, and administrators headed to Indianapolis July 19-25 for two professional conferences.
CVM Staff Awards
August 15, 2017
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas
September 21-24, 2017
CVM Tailgate & Family Day
October 28, 2017
Halloween Meet-N-Treat
October 31, 2017
Retired Faculty & Staff Brunch
November 1, 2017
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas
November 17-21, 2017
Staff Potluck Lunch
December 5, 2017

CVM Holiday Celebration
December 12, 2017
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Canine Conference
August 25-27, 2017
Food Animal Conference
June 2018
Veterinary Technician Conference
June 2018
Feline Forum
July 2018

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Congratulations to Dr. Ken Muneoka, who has been invited to join the faculty council of UNESCO's International Cell Research Organization. The ICRO was established more than a half-century ago to bring sophisticated cell biological mentoring and training to colleagues around the world. Its mission is now more important than ever. Very well-deserved!
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The CVM is pleased to announce the call for nominations for 2018 Outstanding Alumni & Rising Star awards. These awards recognize alumni for outstanding contributions as Doctors of Veterinary Medicine, as well as professionals from the biomedical sciences program, who have reached a level of success in their professional careers that brings credit to both the individual and the CVM. The Rising Star Award recognizes younger alumni who have made significant contributions to the profession earlier in their careers.

A complete nomination packet will include the nomination form, the nominee's Curriculum Vitae, a brief citation describing the nominee's accomplishments as they relate to the chosen profession and at least two letters of support. To download a nomination packet, go to
or call 979-845-9043. The deadline for submission is December 22, 2017.