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Dr. Keshav Karki and Dr. Alyssa Meyers

CVM Postdoctoral Researchers Receive AFS Distinguished Graduate Student Awards

Two postdoctoral research associates at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) have been recognized with 2020 Distinguished Graduate Student Awards from the Association of Former Students (AFS). Dr. Keshav Karki, from Dr. Stephen Safe’s Molecular & Cellular Oncology Laboratory, and Dr. Alyssa Meyers, from the Sarah A. Hamer Laboratory, received […]

Laura Ann Grymes sits next to her dog Dyson

AccessABLE Academics

Laura Ann Grymes works with the Center for Educational Technologies (CET) to ensure that learners with visual disabilities, like herself, and other disabilities can more easily navigate the college’s abundant online learning materials. Technology has become a crucial mechanism in veterinary medicine education. As such, ensuring that all students—including those with visual, auditory, motor, or […]

Dr. Ashley Saunders holding Birdie

Setting The Pace

Although Dr. Ashley Saunders regularly implants canine pacemakers, she found herself confronted by multiple challenges as she worked through the night to save Birdie’s life. When Birdie arrived at the Texas A&M Small Animal Hospital (SAH) with an extremely low heart rate, Dr. Ashley Saunders knew that immediate action was necessary to save the 7-year-old […]

Dr. Nance Algert

Texas A&M CVM Focuses On Employee Well-being During Pandemic

Well-being involves the mind, body, and spirit, says Dr. Nance Algert, a member of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Office for Diversity & Inclusion. “Well-being is staying connected to ourselves and knowing ourselves well enough to know what we need,” Algert said. “Well-being is also being mindful about being […]

Erin O’Connor, Janisah Saripada, and Oula Eldow in the lab

Cracking Into Undergraduate Research

Chickens’ eggs serve as the foundation for three innovative studies currently underway through the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ groundbreaking initiatives, the Biomedical Research & Development Certificate and the Aggie Research Scholars Program. These programs are designed to help undergraduate students learn to do research. Both are the brainchild of Dr. Christopher Quick, […]

A female student view her computer screen, which shows a learning module about heart rhythms

Veterinary Educators Band Together To Support Students

The COVID-19 pandemic may have created a need for social distancing among individuals, but when it forced higher education to move online, veterinary educators saw an opportunity to share resources and bring veterinary colleges around the world closer together than ever before. At the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), faculty […]

Joshua Bertles, Kirby Sherman, and Dr. Dana Gaddy in the lab

Finding Meaning In Mentorship

Dr. Dana Gaddy has been blessed with the support of many, so now she’s paying it forward by using the lessons she’s learned to build relationships with her own students. Dr. Dana Gaddy’s mentor Joanne Richards once told her, “People are like plants. You just need to give them a bit of water and let […]

Cleveland Bay horses pulling a carriage

CVM Researcher Discovers Domestic Horse Breed Has Third-Lowest Genetic Diversity

A recent study by Dr. Gus Cothran, professor emeritus at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), has found that the Cleveland Bay (CB) horse breed has the third-lowest genetic variation level of domestic horses, ranking above only the notoriously inbred Friesian and Clydesdale breeds. This lack of genetic diversity puts […]

Dr. Dusty Nagy with a goat

Scratching Beneath The Surface

Dr. Dusty Nagy’s holistic approach to veterinary care was borne from her personal experiences with chiropractic and acupuncture treatments. The familiar sound of a mooing cow echoes through the clinic. This time, the noise is not coming from a patient but from Dr. Dusty Nagy’s cellphone. A bovine lover to her core, Nagy’s passion for […]

Daniel Anthony

Living A Life Of Selfless Service

At Texas A&M, selfless service is one of the six core values that unite every member of the Aggie Network. With volunteering opportunities ranging from Big Event to those driven by numerous student organizations, Aggies find many ways to give back to the local community and beyond. For Daniel Anthony, a fourth-year veterinary student at […]

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