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Annual Student Research Day

Join with students and mentors to learn about the many projects carried out in research laboratories, clinical trials, and field studies at Penn Vet. Three veterinary students and three combined degree (VMD/PhD) students will present their work in oral presentations along with a competitive poster session.

Student Research Day 2022

Annual Research Day – The Details

  • When: Friday, March 18, 2022
  • Time: 12 noon - 5 pm, ET
  • Place: Vernon & Shirley Hill Pavilion, Main Floor and Auditorium

Keynote Speaker

Sue VandeWoude, DVM

Sue VandeWoude, DVM
University Distinguished Professor, DMIP, Director, One Health Institute
Colorado State University

About Dr. VandeWoude:

Dr. Sue VandeWoude is a veterinary virologist recognized for her studies of the biology, pathogenesis, and ecology of viral infections in felids. Her work has included virus discovery, viral co-infection interference, and cross species transmission of infections between domestic and non-domestic cats. She grew up on a farm in Berryville, Virginia, and attained a BS in Chemistry from California Institute of Technology. She completed her DVM training at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986.

After a stint in veterinary clinical practice, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Comparative Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. VandeWoude joined the faculty at Colorado State University in 1990 and is currently Professor of Comparative Medicine and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She has served as President of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine and American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners, Chair of the NIH Veterinary Subcommittee of the Physician Scientist Workforce Report and the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges Research Committee, and has served on the AVMA Council of Research. She is currently Veterinary Virology Councilor for the American Society of Virology, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

Organizing Committee: Jennifer Punt, VMD, PhD; Phil Scott, PhD; Kathryn Michel DVM, M.S., MSED; Michael Atchison, PhD; and students Justin Hoffman and Grace Wheeler.


Penn Vet Student Research Day 2022

Friday, March 18 – Agenda
11:45 amOpening Remarks: Dean Andrew Hoffman, DVM DVSc
The Gilbert S. Kahn Dean of Veterinary Medicine
12:00-2:20 pmStudent Speakers (10-min talks & 5 min Q&A)
12:50-1:30 pm

Poster Slam - a video presentation

2:20-3:45 pm
Poster Session
Keynote Speaker introduction
3:50-4:30 pm

Sue VandeWoude, DVM

University Distinguished Professor, DMIPDirector, One Health InstituteColorado State University

4:40-5:30 pm

Awards presented by Dr. Jennifer Punt
Associate Dean of One Health and the Student Research Club

2022 Student Research Day Abstracts & Posters

  • For a full list of posters and abstracts, please download the PDF...