VMBS Doctoral Student Awarded For Research On Male Fertility

Pierre Ferrer, a Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) doctoral student, has been recognized with the American Society of Andrology’s 2023 Lonnie D. Russell Merit Award for his research on male fertility. The Andrology Society of America in a top international scientific society supporting both medical and basic research on the […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Student Taking Poultry Medicine To A New Degree

As both a Texas A&M Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and poultry science Ph.D. candidate, Nikolas Faust is on a mission to improve poultry health and welfare while also feeding the world. Like most students who dream of becoming a veterinarian, Faust intended to start his DVM upon his undergraduate graduation. However, when his initial […]

Competitive Scholarship Supports Ph.D. Student’s Veterinary Journey

Rachel Busselman, a third-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) student at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), has been chosen to receive a $20,000 scholarship from the P.E.O. Sisterhood, a philanthropic educational organization dedicated to supporting higher education for women. Busselman, who is originally from Omaha, Nebraska, has also been […]

Texas A&M Postdoc Receives NIH Grant For Toxicology Research

Dr. Meichen Wang, a postdoctoral trainee in Texas A&M University’s Interdisciplinary Faculty of Toxicology, has been awarded a nearly $1 million career development grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Wang’s grant, an NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00), will provide support for her work […]

Legere Receives Award For Excellence In Graduate Research

Dr. Rebecca Legere, a doctoral student in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), was recently honored as a 2022-2023 recipient of the Ethel Ashworth-Tsutsui Memorial Award for Research.  The award recognizes graduate students who distinguish themselves in research and is offered in […]

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 […]


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