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Phi Zeta Research Day
The Phi Zeta Research Day will be held Wednesday Nov. 7, celebrating research at the college with 40 platform and poster presentations and lectures by Phi Zeta Keynote Speaker and Joy Goodwin Lecturer Katrina L. Mealey, the Richard L. Ott Endowed Chair Professor, and Director, Program in Individualized Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University.
The program begins at 8:45 a.m. with an opening statement Frank F. Bartol, associate dean for research & graduate studies, Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine.
There will be five categories of presentation awards, including oral presentation awards for graduate students, residents and veterinary students; poster presentation awards for graduate students, residents, veterinary students, and undergraduate students, respectively. The presentation winners will be selected by the faculty judges for each category from the college.
Poster presentations will be in the VEC lobby from noon until 1 p.m., and again from 3:15 until 4 p.m.
Morning Presentations, Overton Auditorium
- 9:00 a.m. — Jeremy George, HPLC Method Development for Detection of Two Endocannabinoids; Anandamide (AEA) and 2-Arachidonylglycerol (2-AG) in Dog Plasma
- 9:12 a.m. — Hannah Himmelmann, Decreasing radial contact area results in a higher coefficient of friction on articular cartilage
- 9:24 a.m. — Elizabeth Manson, Commensal metabolites facilitates allergen-induced dendritic cell activation and inflammation
- 9:36 a.m. — Matthew Miller, Localization and Quantification of Cannabinoid Receptors in Canine Tissue
- 9:48 a.m. — Jonathan Tubbs, Evaluation of semen production in boars given an IAV-S vaccine
- 10:00 a.m. — Brandon Weyhing, Obesity in Mice: Acute vs. Chronic Effects of High-Fat Diet Feeding
- 10:12 a.m. — Sara Collins, Normal Electrocardiogram of Conscious Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus Leucocephalus)
- 10:24 a.m. — Jeff Daniel, Characterization and functional analysis of the putative calcium-binding protein, ankef1
- 10:36 a.m. — Amanda Gross, Intravenous delivery of AAV gene therapy in GM1 gangliosidosis
- 10:48 a.m. — Jack Kottwitz, In Vitro and Ex Vivo Cylco-oxygenase Inhibition by Flunixin Meglumine and Firocoxib in the Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus)
Joy Goodwin Lecture
11 a.m., 101 VEC — “The ABC’s of Veterinary Medical Research” by Katrina L. Mealey, the Richard L. Ott Endowed Chair Professor, and Director, Program in Individualized Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University
Afternoon Presentations, Overton Auditorium
- 1:00 Anne Maguire, Current Image Analysis Techniques to Quantify Adipocyte Area
- 1:12 Francesca Mowry, Angiotensin II, the innate immune system, and blood-brain barrier disruption in neurogenic hypertension
- 1:24 Damien Ruiz, Development of Oncolytic Adenovirus Library Displaying Synthetic Nanobodies in Place of Fiber Knob
- 1:36 Ana Velloso Alvarez, Comparison of the cytokine and cellular profile of autologous protein solution, autologous conditioned serum, and serum incubated for 24 hours in healthy horses
- 1:48 Ramon Zegpi, Age of Vaccination Influences Infectious Bronchitis Virus Cross-Protection
- 2:00 Lindsey Boone, Effect of 3% chloroprocaine on onset of analgesia after application of high regional nerve blocks on naturally lame horses
- 2:12 John Schumacher, A Comparison of General Anesthesia with Sedation and Local Anesthesia for Castration of Dogs: a Preliminary Study
- 2:24 Lindsey Boone, Sodium bicarbonate speeds and potentiates anesthesia of median and ulnar nerve blocks performed with mepivacain
- 4:00 p.m. Keynote Lecture, Overton Auditorium
- 5:00 p.m., Induction and awards program for new Phi Zeta members
- 5:30 p.m., Reception, VEC lobby