The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) was well represented at the American College of Veterinary Pathologists annual meeting in New Orleans on Dec. 3–7, 2016. A number of DVM students, residents, and graduate students attended and presented posters.
Candice Chu won the first place Young Investigator award in the natural disease category for a poster titled “RNA-SEQ of Serial Kidney Biopsies Obtained During Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease from Dogs with X-Linked Hereditary Nephropathy.” Jeann Leal de Araujo won the second place Young Investigator award in the experimental disease category for a poster titled “From Nerves To Brain: A Time-Based Study of Psittaciform 1 Bornavirus (PaBV) Pathogenesis In Cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus).” Quinci Plumleewon the third place Young Investigator award in the diagnostic pathology category for a poster titled “Chaetomiaceae Fungi, Novel Pathogens of Equine Neurotrophic Phaeohyphomycosis.”
Chloe Goodwin won the third place in the student clinical case report/studies category for a poster titled “Streptococcus Equi Subsp. Zooepidemicus Outbreak in Dogs in a North Texas Animal Shelter.” Additionally, Josué Díaz Delgado was the CVM recipient of the C.L. Davis Foundation Scholarship award, which is given to an outstanding resident in each residency program.