The College of Veterinary Medicine offers Graduate Programs leading to the Master of Science, Master of Specialized Veterinary Medicine or Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The college also offers programs combining the DVM degree with the Master of Business Administration or Doctor of Philosophy degrees.
Dr. Kate Meurs, DVM, DACVIM
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies/Professor
2012 - 2013 Fellowship/Traineeship Award Winners
Congratulations to Emily Medlin, doctoral student in Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program and Dr. Sam Jones' lab, Efrain Rivera Serrano, doctoral student in Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, currently in Dr. Barb Sherry's lab, and Kelsey Poorman, doctoral student in the Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program and Dr. Matthew Breen's lab, for receiving the GAANN Fellowship Award. The GAANN supports graduate students who are currently pursuing a PhD in the areas of biotechnology, computational science or electronic materials. To read more on the GAANN Fellowship visit: http://www.ncsu.edu/grad/financial-support/gaann.html
Congratulations to Kim Parks, doctoral student in the Functional Genomics Graduate Program and Dr. Barb Sherry's lab, for receiving the Molecular Biotechnology Training Program Traineeship. The goal of the training program is to enhance students' research and training in Molecular Biotechnology. Read more about the MBTP: http://www.ncsu.edu/grad/financial-support/mbtp/index.php
2012 CVM Awards Banquet Winners
Dr. Monica Menard Award for Excellence in Veterinary Pathobiological Research
Recipient: Dr. Arnaud Van Wettere, recent PhD graduate of Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Leroy Coggins Graduate Fellowship Endowment
Recipient: Dr. Kristen Messenger, current Graduate Student in Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Pfizer Distinguished Teaching Award
Recipient: Dr. Derek Foster, recent PhD graduate in Physiology
Congratulations to Farah Alayli, PhD student in the Immunology Program for receiving first-place honors in the Life Sciences Category for her poster presentation, "Dengue Virus Non-Structural Protein 1 (NS1) Inhibits Pattern Recognition Receptor (PRR) Signaling".
Congratulations to Macarena Quintana-Hyashi, PhD student in the Comparative Biomedical Sciences Program, for placing third with her abstract, "Multilocus Sequence Typing and Phylogenetic Analysis of Campylobacter Isolated from Conventional and Antimicrobial-Free (ABF) Swine and their Environment".
2012 CVM Annual Research Forum Winners
Congratulations to CVM Graduate Students, Shannon Duke Becker, PhD student in the Comparative Biomedical Sciences Program, for earning a Recognition for her Poster Presentation, Exploration of wild canid genomes using chromosome-specific probes show they share evolutionary breakpoints", Megan Downey, DVM/PhD student in Comparative Biomedical Sciences Program, for earning Excellence in Oral Presentation for "Mitochondrial genome sequences result in improved understanding of the phylogenetic relationships of piroplasma that infect companion animals", Sehwon Koh, PhD student in Functional Genomics, earning a Recognition in Oral Presentation for "Generation of putative induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) from adult canine fibroblast" and Rachael Stebbing, MS student in Comparative Biomedical Sciences Program, earning a Recognition in Oral Presentation for "Protecting the heart: Hsp25 as an innate response to viral infection".