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Dr. Renata Ivanek-Miojevic

A&M CVM Researcher Publishes in Nature Reviews Microbiology

Farm animals are more than a means of livelihood: They can serve as models for understanding how infectious diseases are transmitted in human populations. This novel idea was presented in a paper published last month in the journal Nature Reviews Microbiology. Dr. Renata Ivanek, assistant professor of epidemiology at the Texas A&M University College of […]

John Scroggs

Scroggs Named Chief of Staff

COLLEGE STATION, TX – John Scroggs, a long-time staff member at Texas A&M University and a native of Corpus Christi has assumed the position of Chief of Staff at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Scroggs to this important position on the […]

Dr. Fuller Bazer

Texas A&M’s Bazer Receives Honorary Degree

Dr. Fuller Bazer, interim head of the veterinary pathobiology department of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree by the University of Florida, the institution where he began his illustrious research and teaching career. Bazer received this honorary PhD at the fall […]

Dr. Timothy Phillips

Sigma Xi Honors Phillips

On November 13, 2009, Dr. Timothy Phillips of the Texas A&M University (TAMU) College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, had the distinct honor of delivering the Walston Chubb Award Lecture at international research society Sigma Xi’s annual meeting at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel. Phillips was invited to deliver the lecture as the recipient […]

Dr. David Nelson and Pinky

Texas A&M and Georgia Collaborate for Good

On December 28, 2009 the fightin’ Texas Aggie football team will face the University of Georgia in a fierce competition at the annual Independence Bowl. However, off the playing field, the universities have collaborated as one team in an effort to save animal lives. This past October, Dr. David Nelson, chief of emergency and critical […]

Dr. Barbara Gastel

Dr. Barbara Gastel to receive McGovern Science and Society Award

Dr. Barbara Gastel, professor in the Veterinary Integrative Biosciences department at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, has been selected as the recipient of the 2010 John P. McGovern Science and Society Award. Instituted by the international research society Sigma Xi, the award is named after John P. McGovern (1921-2007), […]

Gonzalo Rivera

Altering the architecture of malignant cells may slow spread of cancer

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Cancer may spread throughout the human body when malignant cells travel in the blood stream. But it may be possible to slow or even stop those cells from spreading by altering their structure, according to a recent investigation led by a Texas A&M University researcher. The team – assembled by Gonzalo […]

Dr. William J. Murphy

Dr. William J. Murphy wins JoAnn Treat Research Excellence Award

COLLEGE STATION, TX – Dr. William J. Murphy, associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, is this year’s recipient of the JoAnn Treat Research Excellence Award. Established by The Board of Trustees of the Texas A&M Research Foundation, the award is […]

Dr. Alice Blue-McLendon with elephant

Not your typical guest lecturers: Physiology class learns about elephant behavior firsthand

COLLEGE STATION, TX – Texas A&M University was proud to welcome Gene and Chris to campus on Tuesday, November 24th. Gene and Chris are not the typical guests that would be welcomed to campus; they are beautiful female elephants that eat roughly 200 pounds a day. They spent the morning happily eating hay and bamboo […]

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Dr. Jianrong Li made the cover of this month’s issue of the prestigious scientific journal Nature Neuroscience

COLLEGE STATION, TX – A collaborative study in which Dr. Jianrong Li of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) was one of the contributing authors has made the cover of this month’s issue of the prestigious scientific journal Nature Neuroscience. The study’s main finding is the identification of a […]

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