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Dr. T.M. Valarmathi joined the department recently coming from the University of South Carolina College of Medicine. Welcome Dr. Valarmathi!
Dr. Melissa Clark , Department of Comparative Biosciences, passed the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology Board Certifying Exam and will continue on to complete her Ph.D. in Pharmacology after three years in the Clinical Pharmacology Residency Program.
Dr. Fred Kummerow, CB's oldest department member at 98, recently published a manuscript reviewing his laboratory's findings on atherogenesis in Am J Cardiovascular Disease.
Joe Cacioppo, DVM/PhD candidate in the laboratory of Dr. CheMyong (Jay) Ko, presented a poster at the 2012 Illinois Symposium on Reproductive Sciences. Out of 85 poster presentations, Joe's presentation was selected as one of the top five.
Ayelet Ziv-Gal receives SOT travel award and Dr. Zelieann Craig publishes in Biology of Reproduction.
Katrine Metry and Zaidimar Vargas, students in the Lavergne laboratory, win research awards.
On Friday, September 21, the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine invested Indrani C. Bagchi, professor of comparative biosciences, as the next holder of the Field Chair in Reproductive Biology.The work of Dr. Indrani Bagchi significantly informs and advances the field of reproductive biology, both by elucidating the hormonal mechanisms regulating female fertility and by putting basic insights to practical use in novel contraceptives. Spanning basic and applied investigations, her laboratory exemplifies the University's mission to excel in translational biomedical research.
Helen Sable (U of Memphis) and Rupesh Gupta (Proctor and Gamble), previously postdocs in the department, returned to speak at the Open House.
Comparative Biosciences adjunct faculty member Dr. Safdar Khan was senior author on a retrospective study examining adverse reactions from natural flea products.
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