Tuesday, August 24, 2010

CVM department head to review federal grants

MISSISSIPPI STATE – A department head in Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has been selected to review research grants for the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Stephen Pruett, head of CVM’s Department of Basic Sciences, is one of a select group of scientists serving as members of NIH’s Innate Immunity and Inflammation Study Section. Members are selected for their achievements in their discipline, research accomplishments and publications in scientific journals.  Read more...

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Our People-Shane Burgess

Dr. Shane Burgess is featured in MSU's "Our People"

Shane Burgess has received accolades for his research primarily in agricultural genomics. However, if you talk to him about some of his favorite research, he might surprise you.
Burgess embraces his administrative roles as an associate dean in the College of Veterinary Medicine, and as director of two MSU Institutes (the Institute for Digital Biology and Life Science and Biotechnology Institute). Read more...

Thursday, August 12, 2010

MSU vet students travel, volunteer

By Karen Templeton
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE – While many people spent their summer vacations relaxing on the beach, a group of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine students traveled to Central America to help animals in need.

In June, Katie Cooley, Brolin Evans, Brittany Fisher, Kellie Horton and Stephanie Starling, all second-year CVM students, participated in a Volunteers for Intercultural and Definitive Adventures, or VIDA, veterinary mission trip.  Read more...