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Diagnostic pathology-necropsy examination (gross and histology), surgical biopsy, cytology and clinical pathology from a wide variety of case specimens (dependent on time of year and service load) including but not limited to wildlife, companion animal, domestic food animals, equine etc. Responsible for reviewing case submissions individually and with pathologist, assisting and individually perfroming necropsy examinations (under supervision of pathologist), writing case reports etc. If time allows may assist in field investigations, antemortem examinations and tissue collection and other projects as they occur.
Department of Veterinary Sciences is part of a State University with all resources normaly present at such academic facilities. This deparment also houses the state diagnostic lab. There are 5 residency trained pathologists of which 4 are board certified. There are several lab sections including pathology, microbiology, virology, electron microscopy, regulatory serology, wildlife, WY game and fish, histology, toxicology and clinical pathology. All lab sections are headed by a faculty member and contain well-trained support staff. In addition, the state lab has a boarded veterinary toxiciologists, wildlife veterinarian, research scientists in a variety of areas and is AAVLD accredited.
The student will be given an office with a computer, internet access, a dual headed microscope, access to department library with journals and textbooks, access to University library with online journal access etc., weekly rounds to discuss cases, access to audit classes available on campus.
Yes, for a small fee.
Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory
1174 Snowy Range Rd.
Laramie, WY 82070
Fax: (307) 721-2051
Email: sswist [at] uwyo [dot] edu
Signature on file: Dr. Shannon Swist