A study by Katrin Hinrichs on equine reproduction made the cover of JARG.
A study by Katrin Hinrichs on equine reproduction made the cover of JARG.


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Hinrichs and JARG
Hinrichs' Study Makes Cover of Reproduction, Genetics Journal
A study by Katrin Hinrichs, Texas A&M Regents Professor and Patsy Link Chair of mare reproductive studies at the CVM, that evaluates the differential effects of conventional and Piezo-driven ICSI on blastocyst development and on sperm component remodeling and oocyte activation in an equine model was recently highlighted on the cover of JARG, the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. Click below to read the study, and learn more about the study in the upcoming winter edition of CVM Today.
Former Texas A&M Mascot Reveille VIII Dies
Reveille VIII, who served as the First Lady of Aggieland from 2008-15, had been living in retirement at the Stevenson Center when she fell ill on June 23.
VMTH Saves Dachshund Using Rare Procedure
Laurie Torkildsen, a third-year critical care resident in the Small Animal Hospital, ranked Klause's mauling injuries among the top-5 most severe trauma cases of her career thus far.
Researchers Observe Differences in Rabbits' Brain Morphologies
In a study led by Leif Andersson, a team of international researchers found that the region of the brain involving fear processing is different in domesticated rabbits than in rabbits living in the wild.
CVM Kissing Bug Research Featured in Smithsonian Magazine
The article details how Sarah Hamer and husband Gabriel Hamer are using radio transmitters to track kissing bugs as a new, cost-effective tool for halting the spread of Chagas disease.
Rusyn Selected to Chair Committee Examining EPA's IRIS Program
Under the leadership of Ivan Rusyn, the National Academies Workshop Committee will host workshops to facilitate discussions on topics related to the Integrated Risk Information System program.
CET, PCVE Collaborate to Create Primary Care Educational Resources
Individuals from more than 20 international colleges of veterinary medicine offered their input for the CET-designed resources on preventative health care topics.
CVM Student in West Texas Offers Helping Hand During Disaster
A June 22 storm led CVM third-year veterinary student Elizabeth Lake and alumnus Dr. Joe Hillhouse to head north to assist in rescuing and evaluating 12,000 calves whose hutches were lost in the storm.
Family of Late Aggie Donates Tree to CVM Texas A&M alumnus Michael Barnett, who owned Perm-O-Green Lawn, loved the university and that both of his daughters earned their degrees in biomedical sciences from his alma mater.
LMU Reps Visit CVM for Collaboration Discussion
During the two-day trip, Pete DeBusk and Jason Johnson toured the CVM and explored partnership opportunities between Lincoln Memorial and Texas A&M.
Doctors Help Retriever Deliver 13 Puppies
Golden Retriever Bree Ann Rose arrived at the Small Animal Hospital in a comatose state caused by her drop in blood glucose that was likely caused by the 13 puppies she went on to deliver via cesarean.
Doctoral Student Earns Merit Award for Novel Fetal Alcohol Abstract
Raine Lunde, a student in Jayanth Ramadoss's laboratory, was recognized with the Kenneth Warren Merit Award, presented to just one fetal alcohol spectrum disorder researcher each year.
Family Establishes Endowment for Late Son, Budding Veterinarian
When awarded for the first time in the fall of 2019, the Sebastian Jon Weiskopf Memorial Scholarship will fund coursework for an Aggie veterinarian with ties to the military or Corps of Cadets.
'Wednesday's Child' Gets Inside Look at Life as a Veterinarian
As part of the monthly KBTX series, a young boy living in foster care learned about veterinary medicine at the VMTH through the Voices for Children program, which helps local children find permanent homes.
VetFolio Begins Distributing CET Teaching Materials
Through the collaboration, veterinarians who subscribe to VetFolio's premium packages can earn credits through CET-developed specialized online course studies.
PEER Educators Reach 700 Students During June Presentations
Presentations in Bryan, College Station, Houston, and at the VBEC engaged students of all ages in animal care, behavior, and communication and careers in STEM fields, among other topics.
Citizen Scientists Sought for Aging Project Trial
Veterinarians are looking for 6- to 10-year-old dogs for the second phase of a rapamycin clinical trial, which they believe can improve age-related cardiac decline and increase "healthspan."
Staff Recognition Awards
July 31, 2018
1VM Orientation
August 15-17, 2018
Graduate Student Orientation
August 20-23, 2018
CVM Tailgate
October 6, 2018

CVM Family Day
October 6, 2018
Retired Faculty & Staff Lunch
October 24, 2018
Veterinary Job & Externship Fair
November 3, 2018
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Feline Forum
July 28-29, 2018
Canine Conference
August 24-26, 2018
Equine Gut Health Conference
October 13-14, 2018
Emergency & Critical Care Conference
October 20-21, 2018
Internal Medicine—Thailand
October 29-November 2, 2018
Small Animal Abdominal Ultrasound Conference
7-8, 2018
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Congratulations to Jill Jurena Lee, an administrative coordinator for the Office of the Dean, for being elected as the CVM's Texas A&M Staff Council Representative.
Hats Off also goes to fourth-year veterinary student Caitlin Conner for being named a 2018 Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Innovation Award recipient. The prize is granted by Merck Animal Health and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) to students who have demonstrated innovation, entrepreneurship, and creative, forward thinking in the development of a project or product that inspires others within the veterinary profession.
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