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CVMBS Student Named Among Four Prestigious USDA Fellowship Recipients

Colette Nickodem, a second-year Ph.D. student in biomedical sciences at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), is a recipient of the first United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Graduate Student Food Safety Fellowship. The fellowship, established […]

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Biomedical Sciences Program In McAllen Prepares For Continued Growth

The students wear maroon, say ‘Howdy,’ watch the Aggie football games, and even leave pennies on a campus landmark for good luck. So, in some ways, the biomedical sciences (BIMS) students at the Texas A&M Higher Education Center in McAllen aren’t all that different from the ones in College Station. After all, one of the […]

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Texas A&M Lion Genetics Study Uncovers Major Consequences Of Habitat Fragmentation

Over the course of only a century, humanity has made an observable impact on the genetic diversity of the lion population. That’s the conclusion of a recently published study in the journal Molecular Biology and Evolution by Drs. Caitlin Curry and James Derr, from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS). […]

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VET Returns Home From Month-Long California Deployment

The Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) and agents from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension returned home on Saturday after a month-long deployment to Butte County, California, where the team cared for more than 500 animals displaced by the ongoing wildfires. The animals were spread across three shelter locations, each with a variety of medical […]

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Texas A&M Students Participate In 2020 Veterinary Entrepreneurship Academy

While many students are drawn to veterinary medicine because of their love for animals, those who take the time to explore the field are often impressed by the expanding world of veterinary entrepreneurship. The Veterinary Entrepreneurship Academy (VEA) was designed to expose students to those opportunities through a 10-week summer program that combines virtual classroom […]

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CVMBS Professors Named EDGES Fellows For High-Impact Contributions

Drs. Gregory Johnson and William Murphy, both professors in the Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS) at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), have been named Chancellor Enhancing Development and Generating Excellence in Scholarship (EDGES) Fellows by The Texas A&M University System. Launched in 2019, EDGES Fellowships were developed with […]

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Two VERO Faculty Hires Expand Texas A&M’s Veterinary Missions In Texas Panhandle

CANYON, Oct. 5, 2020 — The Veterinary Education, Research, & Outreach (VERO) program, a partnership between the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) and West Texas A&M University (WT), has hired two new faculty to bring their extensive experience in the field and in the classroom to the students, veterinarians, livestock […]

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CVMBS Receives Fourth Consecutive HEED Award For Commitment To Diversity, Inclusion

From an integrated and inclusive curriculum to initiatives that make higher education accessible to students at all levels and training opportunities for faculty and staff, the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) commitment to celebrating diversity and inclusion is multifaceted. For the CVMBS’ efforts over the years, the college has been […]


VET Continues Playing Crucial Role In California Wildfire Relief

OROVILLE, CALIFORNIA, Oct. 1, 2020 – On most deployments of the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET), the worst of the emergency situation has already passed and the role of the VET is to help with recovery efforts. That was the situation in California as the team arrived to Butte County, California, last weekend. Three […]

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Veterinary Emergency Team, Agrilife Extension Deploy To California To Assist With Wildfire Relief

Nine members of the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) and six agents from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be deploying to Butte County, California, on Saturday to help care for animals displaced by the ongoing wildfires. The VET deployed to the same area in December 2018 to provide oversight on sheltering, inventory […]

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