Cancer Milestone Video Published by Nature Spotlights PVM Researcher Sulma Mohammed
Friday, June 11th, 2021 - The Journal Nature celebrates two decades of advancements in cancer research with the publication of Milestones in Cancer, which includes a feature on the work of Dr. Sulma Mohammed, professor of cancer biology in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Comparative Pathobiology.
Veterinary Scholars Summer Research Program Resumes in Person After Pandemic
Friday, June 11th, 2021 - Research and summer go hand-in-hand for 16 students in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Scholars Summer Research Program. Designed to increase the number of veterinarians involved in biomedical and clinical research, the program kicked-off this year with a summer picnic at Happy Hollow Park May 19. The event was carefully planned with proper precautions to protect everyone’s health and safety.
CAWS Symposium Draws Participants Virtually from Around the World
Friday, May 28th, 2021 - In keeping with Protect Purdue requirements, the 2021 CAWS Symposium was held virtually May 19-20 and proved to be a hit, with 153 registrants participating from 30 states and nine countries. The two-day program focused on understanding how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced perceptions about the human-animal bond.
PVM Researcher Focuses on Data to Discover Better Cancer Diagnostics and Therapies
Friday, May 28th, 2021 - The next generation of treatments for cancer may be found, not by scientists peering through microscopes, but by computer scientists crunching numbers. Thanks to unprecedented amounts of data, Purdue University researchers across multiple disciplines, including comparative pathobiology, are using innovative data science techniques to better understand the genetics and cellular biology of cancer cells and tumors allowing them to pioneer new diagnostic tools, generate novel therapeutic treatments, and significantly advance the fight against cancer. Among the researchers involved in this work is Dr. Nadia Lanman, who holds an appointment as research assistant professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Comparative Pathobiology.
Virtual CAWS Symposium Focuses on Lessons Learned from COVID-19
Friday, May 14th, 2021 - With a focus on understanding how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced perceptions about the human-animal bond, the 2021 CAWS Virtual Symposium, set to begin next Wednesday, May 19, has attracted more than 80 registrants from eight countries including the U.S.
Center for Animal Welfare Science’s Virtual Symposium to Address Lessons Learned from COVID-19
Friday, April 30th, 2021 - The 2021 CAWS Virtual Symposium, set for May 19-20, will focus on understanding how the pandemic has influenced perceptions about the human-animal bond. The symposium is entitled “One Welfare: What has COVID-19 taught us about balancing human and animal interests?” The two-day program will include sessions exploring the effects of the pandemic on animal welfare, human health and well-being.
Research is Focus of Reading Day for Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Friday, April 16th, 2021 - A longstanding Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine tradition that annually showcases research by graduate students, interns, residents, veterinary students, and faculty returned to Lynn Hall in April, albeit in a virtual format, after a one year hiatus induced by the pandemic. Normally held as an in-person program the PVM Research Day features a day-long focus on basic science and clinical/applied research in veterinary and comparative medicine.
New Boehringer Ingelheim Summer Research Mentorship Award Presented
Friday, April 16th, 2021 - The 2021 PVM Research Day included the inaugural presentation of a new award designed to recognize faculty mentors.
Turning a Reading Day into a Research Day
Friday, April 9th, 2021 - The spring semester on Purdue University’s campus has felt a little different this year with Protect Purdue efforts taking center stage. The modified academic calendar included the cancellation of spring break in order to minimize mass travel to and from campus, and in its place, the university added three reading days throughout the semester to provide a break from instruction with the last reading day taking place Tuesday, April 13. Purdue Veterinary Medicine students will take advantage of the day as the College of Veterinary Medicine celebrates the 59th anniversary of the Omicron Chapter of Phi Zeta by hosting the 2021 PVM Research Day.
Neuroscience Seminar Highlights Technologies for Brain Injuries, Vaccine Developments
Friday, April 2nd, 2021 - The same technology that helps treat traumatic brain injuries in athletes and soldiers may one day help doctors determine the effectiveness of vaccines on patients. This technology is among the neuroscience innovations and research in the spotlight as the Purdue University Center for Paralysis Research and Plexon Neurotechnology Systems present the Seminar for Neurotrauma and Diseases. The seminar series, which runs through April, features speakers from Purdue, Harvard Medical School, and the medical industry.