CVM Faculty Research Symposium

Key objectives: to encourage and facilitate research collaborations, highlight research strengths and new faculty within the college, and invite campus officials to learn about our research.

New this year!

  • Random drawings for travel awards to scientific conferences (CVM researchers only, other restrictions apply, must be present to win)
  • Networking activity during poster session
  • Faculty responses to research-needs survey posted online 


January 5th, 2018, Schedule

9:00 am - 2:00 pm Presentations and Speed Talks at College of Veterinary Medicine, room 2532

4:00 - 5:30 pm Poster Session at Scheman Building

9:00 - Welcome by Interim Dean Pat Halbur

9:15-10:15 Session I moderated by Suzanne Millman (room 2532)

9:15-9:30 Borts, David Assistant Professor VDPAM Three New Ambient Ionization Mass Spectrometry Technologies for Direct Sample Analysis: PaperSpray, DESI, and Flowprobe
9:30-9:45 Palerme, Jean-Sebastien Assistant Professor VCS The use of s-dimethylarginine (SDMA) for the evaluation of renal function in hyperthyroid cats before and after radioiodine therapy
9:45-10:00 Kim, Jinoh Associate Professor BMS ER export machinery COPII is intimately linked to craniofacial and skeletal development
10:00-10:15 Beck, Josh Assistant Professor BMS PTEX component EXP2 is required for protein export and small molecule transport across the Malaria parasite vacuole membrane

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:30 Session II moderated by Mark Lyte (room 2532)

10:30-10:45 Linhares, Daniel Assistant Professor VDPAM Evaluating strategies to prevent, detect, or manage infectious diseases in swine populations
10:45-11:00 Berger, Darren Assistant Professor VCS Residual in-vitro antimicrobial activity of canine hairs following topical therapy with medicated shampoo
11:00-11:15 Rademacher, Christopher Clinical Associate Professor VDPAM Determining the necessity of preventive use of antimicrobials at tail-docking and castration including comparison with alternatives
11:15-11:30 O'Connor, Annette Professor VDPAM Improving Research Reporting

11:30-11:50 Break (box lunches for those who RSVP)

11:50-12:45 Speed Talks moderated by Chad Johannes (room 2532)

11:50-11:55 Jergens, Al Professor VCS

Correlating Gastrointestinal Histopathologic Changes to Clinical Disease Activity in Dogs with Idiopathic Inflammatory Bowel Disease

11:55-noon Smith, Joe Clinical Assistant Professor VDPAM Pharmacokinetics of fentanyl citrate in holstein calves and effect of analytical performances on fentanyl parameter estimation
noon-12:05 Levine, Dana Assistant Professor VCS Neutrophil extracellular traps: Catching dogs at risk of thrombosis
12:05-12:10 Allenspach, Karin Professor VCS Canine Interleukin 1 beta (IL1β) data generated 
12:15-12:20 Zhang, Jianqiang Associate Professor VDPAM PRRS Diagnostics: ZMAC cell line as a new tool for virus isolation
12:20-12:25 Ellinwood, Matthew Associate Professor An Sci Research resources for murine and canine genetic disease based research
12:25-12:30 Dembek, Katarzyna Clinical Assistant Professor VCS The blood microbiome in hospitalized foals
12:35-12:40 Johannes, Chad Assistant Professor VCS Stereotactic Radiation Therapy at ISU: Clinical and research opportunities
12:40-12:45 Hostetter, Jesse Professor VPath New RNA Scope Protocols

12:45-1:00 Break

1:00-2:00 Session III moderated by Jianqiang Zhang (room 2532)

1:00-1:15 Sato, Yuko Assistant Professor VDPAM Understanding Turkey Cellulitis: Evaluation of Environmental and Tissue Microbiota using 16s Metagenomics Analysis
1:15-1:30 Musser, Margaret Assistant Professor VCS Prostaglandin EP4 Receptor Expression in Canine Cancers
1:30-1:45 Ellinwood, Matthew Associate Professor An Sci Canine genetic models of human disease: Studies on pathogenesis and treatment
1:45-2:00 Ward, Jessica Assistant Professor VCS Point-of-care lung ultrasound in the diagnosis and monitoring of congestive heart failure in dogs and cats

4:00 - 5:30 pm Poster Session, Networking Activity, and light food and drinks at Scheman Building, 2nd floor lobby.