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July - August 2015

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Dr. Herron speaks on choosing the right pet for your lifestyle

How many factors should be taken into account when choosing a pet? According to the Columbus Dispatch, 12. 

Featured Summer Research Program story: Students study genes involved in cancer formation

From left: Second-year students Marisa Maglaty and Alexander DiedrichSecond-year students Alexander Diedrich and Marisa Maglaty are inspecting genes that are scientifically correlated with the development of various cancers.

Irregular cell cycles, such as the loss of control over cell growth or cell death, underlie many human and animal cancers.

Top international honor from APLU goes to Dr. Gebreyes

Dr. Wondwossen GebreyesThe Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award is given annually by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities to individuals who have made substantial contributions to public, land-grant institutions at an international level. This year, Dr.

Interdisciplinary team studies spread of foot-and-mouth disease in Cameroon

Dr. Garabed and colleagues posing OHIO in CameroonA team of Ohio State researchers have been collecting valuable data about the transmission of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in Cameroon for the past five years, while accounting for anthropologic, geographic, public health and veterinary aspects. 

From research to the marketplace: Faculty member heads team in new statewide effort

free use imageEight teams were selected throughout Ohio to take part in I-Corps@Ohio, a new program with a goal of turning university research into commercial products.

New MRI offers better diagnostics

3 Tesla MRIMagnetic Resonance Imaging – or MRI, as most people know it – offers a glimpse inside the body without an incision. The Veterinary Medical Center now offers a 3-Tesla MRI for veterinary patients.

Dr. Rustin Moore appointed 11th dean of Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Rustin MooreAfter an extensive national search, Rustin M. Moore, DVM, PhD, has been named the 11th dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine by Executive Vice President and Provost  Joseph E. Steinmetz, PhD and Executive Vice President of Health Sciences and Chief Executive Officer, Wexner Medical Center Sheldon M. Retchin, MD, MSPH.

Dean Lonnie King featured in Buckeye Voices

Dean King talks antibiotic resistance in a piece published June 29 in Buckeye Voices, a university blog with stories from faculty, staff and students. Topics range from research to student life to anything in between. 

The article, "Managing antibiotic resistance: Can we prevent a zombie apocalypse?" discusses zoonotic diseases, the government's strategies for combating infectious diseases, One Health integration and more.

Joint veterinary medicine tailgate for OSU v. VT game

The Virginia Tech Alumni Association is holding a joint veterinary medicine tailgate for the Ohio State v. Virginia Tech football game on Sept. 7. 

For $25, alumni, faculty, staff and students at the college will have access to a full meal, kegs of beer, games, etc.  Parking hangtags will be mailed in August to allow for parking behind the complex. Click here to register.


June 29, 2015