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SCAAEP Hosts Wet Lab

The Texas A&M Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (SCAAEP) held its annual Wet Lab on Jan. 16, 2016. Approximately 250 students from 20 veterinary schools nationwide participated in various hands-on activities through the wet lab. Offering more than 20 different labs for students, such as Emergency Critical Care, Advanced Lameness, and […]

Disaster City Training Held Jan. 22 and 23

Members of the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) worked with urban search and rescue teams and their canine partners on Jan. 22 and 23 at Disaster City, a disaster training area arranged by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX). As a part of the 2016 Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Canine Workshop, trainers from […]

AgLead XII Participants Meet at the CVM

On Jan. 19 members of the Texas Farm Bureau’s AgLead XII program, which is designed to empower young farmers and ranchers promote a promising future for Texas agriculture, met at the CVM. The meeting discussed how the CVM’s efforts help rural communities in Texas. At the meeting Dr. Dan Posey presented “Rural Practice Needs in […]

Dexter the Dachshund Inducted into TVMA Texas Animal Hall of Fame

Dexter Darling, a 14-year-old long-haired dachshund, was inducted into the Texas Veterinary Medical Association’s (TVMA) 2015 Texas Animal Hall of Fame in the companion animal category at a gathering on Jan. 11. The event was held in the Academic Mall outside of the Critical Care Café and celebrated Dexter’s long-time work as a therapy animal. […]

Texas A&M-led Research Shows How Hybridization Shaped Feline Evolution

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Research scientists at Texas A&M University and Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil have moved a step closer to understanding the rich evolutionary history of the cat family. In a paper, featured on the cover of Genome Research, the researchers constructed extensive family trees of the 38 […]

Texas A&M Scientist Leads Study to Unlock Genetic Secrets of the Dun Coat in Horses

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Today, horses come in a variety of coat colors, but most lack the camouflaging coat of their ancestors. However, a trace of that legacy remains in horses with the dun pattern, which characterized by pale hair covering most of the body, a dark stripe along the back, and zebra-like stripes on […]

PEER Promotes One Health and Diversity

The Partnership for Environmental Education and Rural Health (PEER) program at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) promoted One Health and diversity at the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce CORE4 STEM Expo on Nov. 17 and 18. PEER presented “Science and You” and offered hands-on activities to 300 inquisitive […]

Texas A&M Professor Honored with AAVMC Excellence in Research Award

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) announced the recognition of Dr. James Womack, distinguished professor in the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, with the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges’ (AAVMC) 2016 Excellence in Research Award. This award recognizes Womack’s efforts in advancing the fundamental boundaries of […]

One Health Transboundary Wildlife Biologist Visits Texas A&M

Wildlife biologist and veterinarian Scott Newman is the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Senior Technical Coordinator for Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases in Vietnam. He was hosted by Texas A&M One Health Initiative during November 2015. Newman leads zoonotic and non-zoonotic disease programs, food safety projects, and facilitates a One Health approach that places […]

Texas A&M Professor Selected as AAVMC 2016 Public Policy Faculty Fellows Participant

Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) announced the selection of Dr. Jeffrey Musser, clinical professor in the Veterinary Pathobiology department, as a participant in the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges’ (AAVMC) 2016 Public Policy Faculty Fellows. The AAVMC launched the faculty fellows program in 2015 to bring faculty representatives from […]

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