News Briefs

Class of 1960 Celebrates

The Texas A&M DVM Class of 1960  met on October 23-25 to celebrate 55 years of service and dedication to veterinary medicine. Ten members of the surviving 20 classmates joined together from all over Texas and California to rekindle their friendships and share fond memories of the CVM. Dr. Harold Putnam ’60 led the effort […]

D. Wayne Lukas visits Texas A&M University

D. Wayne Lukas is well known for his success as a Thoroughbred racehorse trainer, and during a recent trip to Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas he was recognized not only for his success as a racehorse trainer, but also for his generosity in sharing a piece of racing history with students at Texas […]

State of the College

I recently had the pleasure of presenting the State of the College at the CVM’s College Hour, where I shared the exciting events that are taking place at this great college. We’ve had many accomplishments recently, and this is a trend I expect to continue as we begin our centennial year. Because of your hard […]

Stress symposium educates attendees on the effects of stress

On Oct. 8-9 the symposium titled “Evolution of Stress: From Genome to Disease” facilitated discussions on the mechanisms and effects of stress. The event was jointly sponsored by the Institute for Genomic Sciences and Society, the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, and the One Health Initiative. The stress symposium began with a presentation […]

Former Student to be Inducted into Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Charles W. “Doc” Graham ’53 will be inducted as a 2016 Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame member – the highest honor bestowed on individuals who have shown excellence in competition, business and support of rodeo and western lifestyle in Texas. Graham, a graduate of Texas A&M University’s Colleges of Agriculture and […]

Study shows migratory songbirds can carry ticks into the United States

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – When billions of songbirds make their yearly trip from their winter homes in South and Central America to North America, they are not alone. Some migratory songbirds pick up hitchhikers-specifically ticks, according to a study from researchers at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) and the […]

Research at Texas A&M uncovers new facets of blood vessel formation

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Researchers at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) are a step closer to understanding how blood vessels form. In a study published in Molecular Biology of the Cell and highlighted on the journal’s cover, Drs. Sankar P. Chaki, Rola Barhoumi, and Gonzalo Rivera identified the contribution of […]

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