Awards Presented at CVM Research Day

August 13, 2021

The College of Veterinary Medicine presented a variety of awards and scholarships during the CVM Research Day held Wednesday, August 1.

CVM Research Day highlights current research efforts in the College and features students who participated in the Summer Scholar Research Program. 

Awards and scholarships presented included:

CVM Summer Scholar Poster Awards
1st - Kyle Krellwitz, "A Novel Flow Cytometric Assay to Assess Platelet Desialylation in Canine Immune Thrombocytopenia"
2nd - Alexandra Paulson, "Investigating Recombinant Mammalian Orthoreovirus Expressing HER2 Peptides as a PHER2+ Breast Cancer Vaccine"
3rd - Rylie Frese - "Differentiation of PK Resistant Prion Protein Allelotypes in Heterozygous Sheep with Classical Scrapie"
4th - Yujin Joung - "Comparative Analyses of Adjuvants and Immunization Routes on Antibody Induction Against the RBD of SARS-CoV-2"
5th - Emily Klatzer - "Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Antimicrobial Resistance Genes in Probiotics"

CVM Graduate Student Poster Awards
1st - Ambekar Sushma, "Discovering the Hidden Treasures of the Apicomplexan Parasite Nucleus"
2nd - Pang Jinji, "The Effect of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation on Campylobacter Jejuni Colonization in Young Broiler Chicks"
3rd - Sarah DeWolf, "Understanding the Genetic Basis of Antibiotic Resistance in E. Coli Pathobiont LF82"

CVM Postdoctoral Associate Poster Awards
1st - S. Viridiana Laredo Tiscareno, "Detection of Antibodies to Lokern, Main Drain, St. Louis Encephalitis and West Nile Viruses in Vertebrate Animals in Chihuahua, Guerrero and Michoacan, Mexcio"

Lora and Russ Talbot Graduate Fellowship in Veterinary Medicine​
Piyush Padhi, Ashenafi Beyi, Susanne Je-Han Lin, Gaurav Rawal and Debarpan Dhar

Veterinary Medicine Biomedical Research Graduate Scholarship
Nyzil Massey, Diou Luo and Ariel Nenninger

Livestock Respiratory Diseases Graduate Scholarship
Caleb Brezina