Schultz Honored for Immunology Research

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The 99th annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Dec. 2-5, 2018, in Chicago, was dedicated to Ronald Schultz, professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, for his work in veterinary virology and immunology.

SVM Faculty and Staff Honored for Teaching, Mentoring

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A number of School of Veterinary Medicine faculty and academic staff have been recognized recently with campus-wide awards from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Kim Lord Plummer, a senior lecturer in the Department of Comparative Biosciences …

New Faculty Focus: LaTasha Crawford

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LaTasha Crawford grew up wanting to be a veterinarian. In college, she realized “the benefits that a comparative biology perspective could bring to … biomedical research.” She is “intrigued and passionate about the brain and nervous system” in both veterinary and human patients.

Zoetis Awards $200K in Grants for Heartworm Research

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Zoetis has awarded three teams of scientists with $200,000 in research grants to support projects that will help advance understanding of the fundamentals of heartworm and explore novel interventions to help prevent it. Grant recipients are: Mostafa Zamanian, Ph.D., and Lyric Bartholomay, Ph.D., of the Department of Pathobiological Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine; Sean Forrester, Ph.D., associate professor of biology at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology; and Guilherme G. Verocai, DVM, MSc, Ph.D., DACVM, director of the Parasitology Diagnostic Laboratory at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine.