CVMBS Doctoral Student Receives University-Wide Fellowship Award

Caitlin Castaneda, a doctoral student in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS), was recently awarded a U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Fellowship by the Texas A&M University Graduate and Professional School. The awards are given annually to outstanding current doctoral students for excellence in both […]

CVMBS Postdoc Receives ‘Best Flash Talk’ Award At University-Wide Research Symposium

Dr. Lauren Stranahan, a College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) postdoctoral researcher (postdoc), was awarded the best flash talk during Texas A&M University’s fifth annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium on Sept. 22. During the event, held in celebration of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, postdoctoral researchers from 28 departments across the university presented their research […]

Texas A&M Superfund Trainee Receives National K.C. Donnelly Award

Alexandra Cordova, a Ph.D. student in the Texas A&M Interdisciplinary Faculty of Toxicology (IFT) program, has been awarded a prestigious K.C. Donnelly Externship Award Supplement by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program (SRP). As one of 14 award recipients, Cordova received $10,000 to fund her research with Los Alamos National […]

CVMBS Graduate Student Receives Fellowship To Study Genetic Drivers Of Breast Cancer In Norway

With a love for both computers and biology, Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) graduate student Dr. Daniel Osorio has found the perfect fit to improve the study of cancer through his work in the field of computational biology. As a recipient of the 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Research Fellowship, Osorio […]

CVMBS Graduate Student Prepares For Future In Exotic Animal Medicine

As a self-described thrill-seeker, future wildlife and exotic animal veterinarian Austin Warren looks forward to the day he can work up close and personal with animals that many other people may find frightening. “I’m not scared of many animals; I enjoy the excitement of seeing wild animals in person,” the Lewisville native said. “I remember […]

Texas A&M Graduate Student Combines Science, Style, Education In Lifestyle Blog

Allie Folcik, a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the toxicology program at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), has had an interest in science for as long as she can remember, recalling that she was “dead-set” on becoming an astronaut from an early age. Although her interests have since skewed to […]

Criscitiello Appointed CVMBS Research, Graduate Studies Associate Dean

Dr. Michael Criscitiello, a comparative immunologist and professor in the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology (VTPB), has been appointed associate dean for Research & Graduate Studies at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS). Criscitiello, who previously served as the assistant dean for Research & Graduate Studies, has been a CVMBS faculty […]

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 […]

CVMBS Postdocs Earn Campus-Wide Poster Presentation Awards

Two postdoctoral researchers from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) earned “Outstanding Poster Presentation” awards at the fourth annual Texas A&M Postdoctoral Research Symposium this fall. Rebecca Legere, Ph.D., and Meichen Wang, Ph.D., took home first and third place, respectively, in the campus-wide virtual competition on Sept. 23. The symposium […]

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 […]


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