2011 News

RetroActive News - 2010 Highlights

News Topics

  • Stephen P. Goff presented with Distinguished Career Award
  • Lawrence Mathes honored with 40+ years of University service
  • Michael Lairmore elected to the Institute of Medicine
  • Publications
  • Grant Awards and Graduates

Research results published in Journal of Biological Chemistry

A cancer-causing retrovirus exploits key proteins in its host cells to extend the life of those cells, thereby prolonging its own survival and ability to spread, according to a new study by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) and Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Lairmore and Dr. Boris-Lawrie elected to fellowship

Three Ohio State University faculty members have been elected to fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology.

The new 2011 fellows are Dr. Michael Lairmore and Dr. Kathleen Boris-Lawrie, both professors of veterinary biosciences and members of the Viral Oncology Program of the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Dr. Larry Schlesinger, professor of internal medicine and director of the Center for Microbial Interface Biology.

Connect to Veterinary Medicine: February 2011

Welcome to the February 2011 edition of the Connect to Veterinary Medicine, the latest news and information from the College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University.

Research News: March 2011

  • News
    • Drs. Boris-Lawrie and Lairmore elected as American Academy of Microbiology Fellows
    • Dr. Rikihisa semi-finalist for TechColumbus Inventor of the Year
    • Mark Your Calendar: ADVANCES IN VETERINARY MEDICINE RESEARCH WEEK
    • Dr. da Costa receives funds to study "Wobbler" syndrome
    • Dr.

Research may lead to better vaccines for children

Dr. NiewieskNew research published in the journal Blood may lead toward improving current childhood vaccination practices. Stefan Niewiesk, associate professor of veterinary biosciences at The Ohio State University is senior author of the study. Ohio State's Office of Research Communications has written a story about the work.

Graduate Studies News: March 2011

Quarter-to-Semester Conversion update; Summer Scholar Award; Global Health Research Opportunities; Summer Scholar Program Deadline; Council for Graduate Studies update; Fellowship, Course and Job Opportunities...

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Dr. King Featured on new Big 10 Network program

Game Changers 103 (February debut)

Host Brittany Westbrook highlights stories of innovation from The Ohio State University. Hear from leading global health experts Dr. Lonnie King, Dr. Larry Schlesinger, and Public Health Research Associate Jason Marion on the powerful connections between animals, humans, and the environment. This emerging view of "one health" sheds new light on animal-borne viruses, antibiotic resistance and a host of other challenges now under the microscope of Ohio State's 135+ infectious disease researchers.

Karin Zuckerman accepts position as Director, Veterinary Medical Center

Dr. Karin Zuckerman

Karin A. Zuckerman has accepted the position of Director of the Veterinary Medical Center, and will begin on April 11, 2011. Karin will come to the Veterinary Medical Center with extensive background and experience working in academic healthcare centers and related non-profit organizations.

BIOS Newsletter: February 2011

Dr. Thomas Rosol appointed as liaison to the American Registry of Pathology; Dr. Steve Krakowka coaching middle school students at Immaculate Conception School; Selected publications; Staff feature; February is National Cancer Prevention month...

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