Assist in Data Collection on Ticks The first year (2018) of I-TICK (Illinois Tick Inventory ...
Antibiotic Resistance in Space Dr. Zeeshan Fazal, a postdoctoral research associate currently ...
Virologist Leyi Wang joined the faculty of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in the summer ...
Work Builds on Earlier Breakthroughs Dr. Sumiti Vinayak has received a two-year, $426, 511 R21 ...
Many Rodent Studies Link Phthalates to Health Problems A phthalate found in many plastic and ...
Recent Contributions Focus on Endocannabinoids Aditi Das, assistant professor in the Department ...
‘Cilia don’t transport; they keep the sperm dancing’ Waves of undulating cilia ...
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
SELECTED RECENT GRANT AWARDS
Phthalates and Ovarian Toxicity
J Flaws; $1,961,209; National Institutes of Health
The Role of Lpcat3 and Phospholipid Remodeling in Intestinal Homeostasis
B Wang; $660,020; National Institutes of Health
Ultraviolet Fluorescence of Lake Erie Watersnakes (Nerodia sipedon insularum) as a Non-Invasive Diagnostic Tool for Ophidiomycosis (Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola)
M Allender, K Vivirito; $5,000; Morris Animal Foundation Veterinary Scholars Program
Role of Glycine Decarboxylase in Regulating NMDA Receptor Function
U Rudolph; $699,988; National Institutes of Health
Evidence-Based Strategies to Improve Feedback in Teaching
L Garrett; $900; American Veterinary Medical Association Veterinary Educator Grant
Synovial Ossification in Osteoarthritis: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targeting
M Stewart; $29,850; Veterinary Orthopedic Society
Validation of Fine Needle Aspiration as a Minimally Invasive Sampling Method for Gene Expression Quantification of Pharmacogenetic Targets
J Reinhart, M Vieson; $5,979; American Kennel Club
Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Internship at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
D-L Agapis; $47,118; Maddie’s Fund
Anti-Inflammatory Endocannabinoids as Potential MS Therapeutics
A Das; $55,000; National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Synergizing Radiation-Induced Immunogenic Cell Death and Toll-like Receptor 9 Agonism to Generate Abscopal Effects in Canine Osteosarcoma
T Fan; $194,555; Morris Animal Foundation
Publications Recently Indexed in PubMed
Novel functions of the ubiquitin-independent proteasome system in regulating Xenopus germline development.
Hwang H, Jin Z, Krishnamurthy VV, Saha A, Klein PS, Garcia B, Mei W, King ML, Zhang K, Yang J. Development. 2019 Mar 25. pii: dev.172700. doi: 10.1242/dev.172700. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30910828
Haemosporidian Parasite Infections In the Dickcissel (Spiza americana): Prevalence and Costs.
Jones TM, Merrill L, Zachar SE, Brawn JD, Ward MP. J Parasitol. 2019 Apr;105(2):232-236. PMID: 30908117
Response to the comments of Delclos et al.
Flaws JA, Warner GR. Toxicol Sci. 2019 Mar 23. pii: kfz073. doi: 10.1093/toxsci/kfz073. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 30903159
Quantitative assessment of two- and three-dimensional transthoracic and two-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging in normal canine hearts.
Fries RC, Gordon SG, Saunders AB, Miller MW, Hariu CD, Schaeffer DJ. J Vet Cardiol. 2019 Feb;21:79-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jvc.2018.09.005. Epub 2018 Dec 24. PMID: 30797448
Effects of 2 preparation methods and long-term storage on structural integrity and bacterial loads of equine amnion.
McCoy AM, Smith RL, Secor EJ, Roady PJ. Vet Surg. 2019 Feb;48(2):222-228. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13138. Epub 2018 Dec 20. PMID: 30570165
Modified lateral orbitotomy with combined partial zygomatic arch and vertical ramus ostectomies for excision of a frontal and parietal bone osteoma in a dog.
Selmic LE, Cray MT, Good JG, Hummel DW, Joslyn S.
Vet Surg. 2019 Feb;48(2):257-262. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13116. Epub 2018 Oct 24. PMID: 30357872
Intraflagellar transporter protein 140 (IFT140), a component of IFT-A complex, is essential for male fertility and spermiogenesis in mice.
Zhang Y, Liu H, Li W, Zhang Z, Zhang S, Teves ME, Stevens C, Foster JA, Campbell GE, Windle JJ, Hess RA, Pazour GJ, Zhang Z. Cytoskeleton (Hoboken). 2018 Feb;75(2):70-84. doi: 10.1002/cm.21427. Epub 2018 Jan 8. PMID: 29236364