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Eric Haaksma– Boehringer Ingelheim NVSS Welcome Video

Andy McCabe — AAVMC NVSS Welcome Video

Dean Dan Grooms

Iowa State University Land Acknowledgement

We would like to begin this event with a land acknowledgment. Iowa State University is located on the ancestral lands and territory of the Baxoje, or Ioway Nation. The United States obtained the land from the Meskwaki and Sauk nations in the Treaty of 1842. We wish to recognize our obligations to this land and to the people who took care of it, as well as to the 17,000 Native people who live in Iowa today.

We encourage you to fully participate on social media

Please feel free to share this meeting experience and use the hashtag #NVSS2021. Also, we have a few activities planned for networking and getting to know fellow attendees virtually. Join us for trivia on August 4th and 5th.

“In tests on cell cultures in the lab, doses of TG delivered either before infection or during active infection were shown to block and inhibit SARS-CoV-2 variants, triggering a broad and powerful protective response.” #COVID https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/molecule-derived-from-poisonous-plant-blocks-all-sars-cov-2-variants-in-cell-cultures/ar-AARbAIg?ocid=msedgntp#image=1

New research analyzing veterinary studentsā€™ interest in and perceptions of shelter medicine is available online now for #AdvanceAccess!
Read more: https://jvme.utpjournals.press/doi/full/10.3138/jvme-2021-0112

@AAVMC #JVME #VeterinaryMedicine #VeterinaryEducation

#Thanksgiving may be a perilous time for turkeys, but one wild turkey has a lot to be grateful for. @cornellvet @Cornell
https://news.cornell.edu/stories/2021/11/wild-turkey-patient-has-reason-gratitude

šŸŽ„ Looking for something to watch tonight? Check out these titles as part of AAVMC’s Indigenous Peopleā€™s Film Festival. And make sure to join us on zoom Dec 2nd for a discussion of the films.

More info —> http://ow.ly/N5cn50GUH0O

Trying to preserve the endangered ocelot can mean taking some extraordinary measures. Recent University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine graduate Dr. Ashley Reeves gives the details. @UTKnoxville @utcvm
https://theconversation.com/scientist-at-work-endangered-ocelots-and-their-genetic-diversity-may-benefit-from-artificial-insemination-166397

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Trivia

On August 4th and 5th we will host Trivia! Join us and test your knowledge on politics, history, pop culture, etc. The winner of Trivia will receive a $25 Amazon gift card. We will use Kahoot for Trivia. The game code will be provided at the beginning of game night each day.

Statement on COVID-19Ā 

As we continue to navigate the ongoing pandemic and public health crisis, the health and safety of our community and stakeholders is of paramount concern. While the release of vaccines has marked a significant advance in this public health crisis, safety and health concerns around large gatherings will likely persist through the summer.
The Iowa State University planning team has been working diligently to assess the impact of the ongoing pandemic on the NVSS 2021 and, after careful consideration, has made the decision to present the event virtually this summer.