Proceedings and abstracts : MU College of Veterinary Medicine presents the 41st Annual CVM Research Day, May 25, 2018
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"The University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine celebrated scientific exploration with its annual Research Day May 5, 2017. CVM students, interns, residents, and graduate and postdoctoral students presented their scholarly research projects in either poster format or oral lectures. A total of 78 abstracts were presented. During an evening banquet, 22 new members were inducted into Phi Zeta, which is the honor society of veterinary medicine, and more than R7,500 in awards were distributed for research excellence. The day also featured a keynote presentation by veterinary epidemiologist Emily Pieracci, DVM, MPH, of the Centers for Disease Control Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch. Pieracci addressed the topic, 'Controlling Canine Rabies: Can't We Just Vaccinate All the Dogs?' This year's Research Day sponsors were the CVM Dean's Office and Office of Research, Nestle Purina, Zoetis, the Hartley Endowment, CVM Departments of Veterinary Surgery and Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, the Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, the Comparative Oncology Program, Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society and Gilbreath McLorn Comparative Medicine Endowment.--College of Veterinary Medicine news (viewed June 13, 2018).
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