Monday, January 23, 2012

Parasitology research impacts multiple species

By Linda Breazeale
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE -- Research, teaching and diagnostic efforts focused on parasites, such as worms, fleas and ticks, are important for all of the clients served by Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Andrea Varela-Stokes is an assistant professor in basic sciences, teaching veterinary parasitology and helminthology and researching tick-borne diseases. She said there are many applications for parasitology in research and service.  more

Small Animal Dentistry Conference

March 10th and 11th, the College of Veterinary Medicine will host a Small Animal Dentistry Conference for continuing education credits.  With both lectures and labs, this conference is a must for DVMs and Veterinary Technicians who want to learn more about building a successful dental program.  Topics covered include dental radiology, pain management, instrumentation and equipment, and helping clients to understand the importance of dental health for animals.  Speakers include Sue Berryhill, BS, RVT of Pfizer's Veterinary Specialty Team and Paul Mitchell, DVM, of Pfizer Animal Health.  Don't miss out -- space is limited and registration is underway! 

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