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College Research Day

Advances in Veterinary Medicine Research Day

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR 2018 - April 5, 2018

April 6, 2017 - 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 6th at 12:00 pm


The 2017 Keynote Speaker will be Dr. X. J. Meng, University Distinquished Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathology, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Dr. Meng's laboratory studies emerging, re-emerging and zoonotic viruses taht are of human and veterinary public health importance. His laboratory's achievements include the discovery of swine and avian hepatitis E viruses and invention of the first U.S. Department of Agriculture fully-licensed commerical vaccine against porcine circovirus type 2.

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 5, 2017 from 2 - 5 pm

Graduate Students - April 6, 2017 from 8 - 10:30 am

Graduate Students and Post Docs - Continued for 2017 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 6, 2017. 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 6, 2017 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).