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Distinguished University Professor Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa
Congratulations to our new Distinguished University Professor Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa, Department of Veterinary Biosciences.
Congratulations to our new Distinguished University Professor Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa, Department of Veterinary Biosciences. This permanent, honorific title is bestowed by the Office of Academic Affairs on a competitive basis to no more than two full professors per year who have truly exceptional records in teaching, research, scholarly or creative work, and service. Dr.
Welcome to the ninth edition of Behavior News, the newsletter designed to keep veterinary staff and other animal handlers up to date on current behavior recommendations for companion animals. In this issue we continue our series on low-stress handling and have a few discussions regarding managing common behavior issues in dogs and cats.
Congratulations to the College of Veterinary Medicine for being recognized by the OSU Wexner Medical Center's "Medicine and the Arts" initiative, a program that advocates art's role in supporting healing during treatment and recovery. Drs. Michelle Harcha and Kate Hayes-Ozello recently accepted a certificate on behalf of the college for receiving the Sir William Osler, MD Award, which celebrates collaborations in Medicine and the Arts.
Congratulations to the 2014 College of Veterinary Medicine Staff Leadership Award Winners, Trudy Busby (Non-Technical) – Education Support Services and Jacqueline Nolting (Technical) – Veterinary Preventive Medicine presented by Dean Lonnie King at the annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon. The awards are given each year to recognize the crucial role of professional staff in accomplishing the
Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences Dr. Elizabeth Santschi was interviewed by NBC4 concerning the nasal strip worn by the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes’ winning horse: California Chrome. The strip allows a horse to breathe more freely while it races Santschi said, which caused controversy over whether or not Chrome would be permitted to wear it in future races.
- Anna Marie Skalka, PhD receives the 2013 Distinguished Research Career Award
- Li Wu Receives NIH Award to Study HIV-1 Restriction
- Mamuka Kvaratskhelia’s Laboratory and a Multi-Institution Team of Scientists Identify Bromodomain and Extraterminal Domain (Bet) Proteins as Key Cofactors in Efficient Murine Leukemia Virus Integration and Targeting
- Retrovirology Loses Kuan-Teh Jeang
- Warner C. Greene, MD, PhD receives the 2012 Distinguished Research Career Award
- Kathleen Boris-Lawrie and a multi-institution team of scientists launch the NIH Center for HIV RNA Studies (CRNA)
- Kristine Yoder has been promoted to assistant professor in the Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology, and Medical Genetics
- Jesse Kwiek and colleagues lead an outreach effort to develop public health interventions to fight HIV
- Patrick Green receives the inaugural David Derse Memorial Lecture/Award
In a video that has gone viral, a courageous cat, Tara, pounces on a dog three times her size to save one of her owners, a child named Jeremy. Joelle Nielsen, Honoring the Bond Program Coordinator, was interviewed by Channel 6; and Dr. Buffington, professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, was interviewed by Channel 4.