CVM Students Win Awards at ACVP Annual Meeting

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.

student group picture at the ACVP annual meeting
Several students from the CVM attended the ACVP annual meeting

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.