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College Research Day

Advances in Veterinary Medicine Research Day

April 7, 2016 - Keynote Speaker & Poster Presentations

Advances in Veterinary Medicine Day showcases the research and scholarship accomplishments of veterinary students, residents, graduate students and faculty in the college. It brings the college community together to learn about exciting research being carried out by colleagues. Travel grants are awarded to the best student poster presentations in each of the five areas of study: immunology and infectious diseases, molecular and cellular biology, structure and function, clinical research, and epidemiology and applied research. The awards help students fund their travel to a national or international scientific meeting to present their research.

Awards Presentation and Keynote Address - April 7th at 12:00 pm


Dr. G. Gilbert Cloyd will present the inaugural Rainier Endowed Chair Lecture and 2016 Research Day Keynote Address.  Dr. Cloyd is an Ohio State CVM alumnus and retired Chief Technology Office of Procter and Gamble.  Dr. Cloyd was appointed to Ohio State's Board of Trustees in 2005 and served as chairperson of the Board from 2007-09.  He was appointed as a Charter Trustee in October, 2009. Dr. Cloyd also serves on the Advisory Board of the Institute for Innovation, Creativity and Capital at the University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. Cloyd will be presenting his lecture, entitled, "Veterinary Careers in Industrial Research and the Importance of Private Sector Innovation," following the awards presentation at Noon on April 7, 2016 in the Veterinary Medical Center Auditorium.

Please click on the above link to see this year's book of abstracts.

Research Day Awards and Presentations
Please click on the above link to listen to this year's awards and presentations.


Poster Judging Sessions

Professional Students - April 6, 2016 from 2 - 5 pm

Graduate Students - April 7, 2016 from 8 - 10:30 am

Graduate Students and Post Docs - Continued for 2016 Research Day - Platform Presentations

All CVM Graduate Students and Post Docs have the opportunity to be selected for a Platform Research Presentation to be given prior to the Keynote Address on April 7, 2016. Each presentation will be limited to 10 minutes. Those interested should mark the appropriate box yes (consider for oral presentation) on the abstract submission form, and submit the form along with their abstract to Michele Morscher by the March 7, 2016 deadline.

Members of the College's Council for Research will critically review and identify 2 submitted abstracts for the platform presentations.


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Michele Morscher ( or 614-292-9203).