Schedule / Important Dates

2022 VMSRTP Schedule

*The schedule is subject to change; changes will be announced at weekly meetings and by email.

Wed., Mar 9, 2022
Organizational/Introduction MeetingScholars/MentorsVIDI 105 & ZOOM
Wed., Mar 23, 2022
(5:30-7 PM)
Proposal writing workshop Drs. Gaddy, LongVIDI 105
Fri., April 15, 2022Proposals due by email to Dr. T. Vemulapalli
prior to Wed., May 11, 2022
Responsible Conduct of Research & Compliance Training:
BSL-2, Biological Safety Cabinet Training (Train-Traq)
Blood Borne Pathogen, Radiation Training (Train-Traq)
CITI training - Working with IACUC
All training is ONLINE
Thu., May 12, 2022Orientation: Required Responsible Conduct of Research

8:30AM: Welcome
8:45AM: Ethical, Responsible Conduct of Research
9:30AM: Ethics of Animal Research
10:15AM: Break
10:30AM: Statistics in Research
11:15AM: How to Perform Effective Literature Searches
Directors Long, Vemulapalli
Dr. Ramesh Vemulapalli
Dr. Tracy Vemulapalli

Dr. Sarah Hamer
VIDI 105
Fri., May 13, 2022Orientation: Required Responsible Conduct of Research
8:30AM: Mentor-Mentee Relationships
9:15AM: Research Grants and Funding Opportunities
10:00AM: Break
10:15AM: Evaluating & Presenting a Scientific Journal Article
11:00AM: Data Management, Ownership & Conflicts of

Dr. Dana Gaddy
Dr. Peter Nghiem

Dr. P. de Figueiredo
Dr. Chuck Long

VIDI 105
Wed., May 18, 2022 Dinner: Career Paths for Veterinary ScientistsScholars/MentorsPebble Creek Country Club
Thu., May 19, 2022
Literature Searches, Building your professional profile
Alumni corner-Invitee in industry

Heather Moberly

VIDI 105
Thu., May 26, 2022
Journal Club Presentations by scholar groups
Data conversion to abstracts

Dr. Gaddy
VIDI 105
Thu., June 2, 2022
Journal Club Presentations by scholar groups
ScholarsVIDI 105
Thu., June 9, 2022
Organizing Project/Data into posters, oral presentations, manuscripts – start with an outline Dr. Dana GaddyVIDI 105
Thu., June 16, 2022
Journal Club Presentations by scholar groupsScholarsVIDI 105
Thu., June 23, 2022
Journal Club Presentations by scholar groups
Alumni corner- Invitee: Stephanie Myers, DVM Resident,
Johns Hopkins University - in person
Scholars VIDI 105
Tues, June 28, 2022
(12-1 PM)
Boehringer Ingelheim Career Panel DiscussionVirtual Panel VIDI 127
Thu., June 30, 2022
Journal Club Presentations by scholar groups
Alumni corner-Invitee: Joseph Hicks, DVM, PhD, Current Fellow at the Centers for Disease
ScholarsVIDI 105
Thu., July 7, 2022
Elevator speeches followed by Lab people appreciation— invitation lunch with invited lab peopleDr. Dana GaddyVIDI 105
Thu., July 14, 2022
Preparing and delivering effective research presentations;
Program Assessment and Evaluation
All Scholars
VIDI 105
~Wed., July 13, 2022 Symposium Abstracts due to AAVMC at 1 PM CDT (estimated)All Scholars
Thu., July 21, 2022
Poster and MS Writing Workshop Drs. Long & GaddyVIDI 105
Thu., July 28, 2022Posters due for printingAll Scholars
Thu., July 28, 2022 (11:30AM-1PM)MS Draft Due for Review - to Dr. Vemulapalli
Directors' Office Hours
VMSRTP DirectorsVIDI 105
Fri., July 29, 2022
Texas A&M Summer Veterinary Student Research Conference

Scholars/MentorsVENI 107AB
Fri., July 29, 2022
VMSRTP Final Banquet & Awards Ceremony Scholars/MentorsTBD
Thu.-Sat., August 4-6, 2022 National Veterinary Scholars Symposium
University of Minnesota, St. Paul (travel Aug 4-7)
Virtual Zoom Meeting
Mon., August 15, 2021Final Manuscripts due to Mentors,
Project completion and final NVSS evaluation
All Scholars