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Discovery at the College of Veterinary Medicine encompasses the spectrum of biomedical sciences.
The Office of Research and Advanced Studies serves a variety of functions:
- Serves as a resource to faculty and student researchers in the college;
- Administers the joint DVM/PhD Veterinary Medical Scholars Program;
- Administers the Summer Research Training Program for veterinary students;
- Oversees the college’s shared research equipment program;
- Administers the college’s internal research grants program;
- Organizes the annual Research Day program.
Research and graduate education occur within the three academic departments, listed below, with guidance and support from the Office of Research and Advanced Studies.
- Department of Comparative Biosciences
- Department of Pathobiology
- Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
To see the breadth of scholarly activity of college faculty, visit individual faculty biosketch pages or view the sampling of recent grants and publications below.
Selected Recent Grant Awards
DNA Methylation Inhibitor Therapy for Testicular Cancer
M Spinella, S Spinella; $503,327; National Institutes of Health
Study the Role of hnRNP I in Downregulating TLR Signaling and Inducing Intestinal Epithelial Immune Tolerance
W Mei; $75,210; National Institutes of Health
T1 Mapping and Calculation of Extracellular Volume Fraction in Cats with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy using Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging
R Fries, S Keating, J Vitt; $33,850; Winn Feline Foundation
COTC026: Evaluation of a Recombinant, Attenuated Listeria monocytogenes Expressing a Chimeric Human HER2/neu Protein in Dogs with Osteosarcoma in the Adjuvant Setting
T Fan; $585,144; Morris Animal Foundation
Metagenomic Investigation into the Cause of Shell Disease in Western Pond Turtles (Actinemys marmorata)
K Terio, D Woodburn; $20,567; Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Conditional Protein Degradation Tool for Cryptosporidium
S Vinayak; $100,000; Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Snake Fungal Disease Survey: Natural Resource Manager Training and Data Collection
M Allender; $106,631; Department of Defense
Physical Chemistry of Herpesvirus Infectivity
A Evilevitch; $389,676; National Science Foundation
Phthalate Exposure and Hot Flashes in Midlife Women
J Flaws, R Smith; $851,639; National Institutes of Health
The Upper Midwestern Center of Excellence for Vector-borne Diseases
M O’Hara; $692,255; Centers for Disease Control
Kundu P, Korol DL, Bandara S, Monaikul S, Ondera CE, Helferich WG, Khan IA, Doerge DR, Schantz SL. Horm Behav. 2018 Jun 16. pii: S0018-506X(18)30087-4. doi: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2018.06.002. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29920269
Li W, Chen H, Deng H, Kuang Z, Long M, Chen D, Liao X, Li M, Rock DL, Luo S, Hao W. Front Microbiol. 2018 May 29;9:1056. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01056. eCollection 2018. PMID: 29896166
Wang Y, Jeffery EH, Miller MJ, Wallig MA, Wu Y. Nutrients. 2018 Jun 8;10(6). pii: E748. doi: 10.3390/nu10060748. PMID: 29890681
Taguchi AT, Ohmori D, Dikanov SA, Iwasaki T. Biochemistry. 2018 Jun 21. doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.8b00438. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29890072
Samuelson JP, Echeverria KO, Foreman JH, Fredrickson RL, Sauberli D, Whiteley HE. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2018 Jan;30(1):121-125. doi: 10.1177/1040638717719480. Epub 2017 Jul 5. PMID: 28677418
Liu H, Li W, Zhang Y, Zhang Z, Shang X, Zhang L, Zhang S, Li Y, Somoza AV, Delpi B, Gerton GL, Foster JA, Hess RA, Pazour GJ, Zhang Z. Biol Reprod. 2017 May 1;96(5):993-1006. doi: 10.1093/biolre/iox029. PMID: 28430876