Schedule

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National Veterinary Scholars Symposium

July 24-27, 2019

Engaging Veterinarians to Advance Animal and Human Health

2019 National Veterinary Scholars Symposium Schedule

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Thursday, July 25
3:00–6:00 pm
Worcester State University
Arrivals & RegistrationLOBBY SHEEHAN HALL
NVSS Participants
6:30– 9:00 pm

DINING HALL

SHEEHAN HAL

Boehringer Ingelheim Welcoming Reception

Introduction by Roberto Alva, DVM, MS, PhD

Senior Director, Clinical Research & Development & Executive Director, Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholars Program

Remarks by Tim Bettington
Head, Boehringer Ingelheim US Animal Health Commercial Operations

Friday, July 26
7:00–8:00 am

DINING HALL

Breakfast
All students mount posters in WELLNESS CENTER
8:00– 8:30 am

SULLIVAN
AUDITORIUM

Welcoming Remarks

Alastair E. Cribb, DVM, PhD, DACVCP
Dean, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Tufts University

John de Jong, DVM
President, American Veterinary Medical Association Trustee, Tufts University

Andrew T. Maccabe, DVM, MPH, JD
Chief Executive Officer, Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges

Everett Hoekstra
President, Boehringer Ingelheim U.S. Animal Health

8:30–9:25 am

SULLIVAN
AUDITORIUM

Keynote Address
Impact of Research Collaborations between DVMs and MDs

Terence R. Flotte, MD
Dean of the School of Medicine, Provost and Executive Deputy Chancellor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

9:30–11:00 am

WELLNESS CENTER BASKETBALL COURT

Poster Session A (#1-300)
9:30–10:15 am: Presenters for even-numbered posters
10:15–11:00 am: Presenters for odd-numbered poster
11:15–11:55 am

SULLIVAN
AUDITORIUM

Boehringer Ingelheim Research Awards

Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Research Scholar Award
Presented by: Monica Figueiredo, DVM, PhD (Boehringer Ingelheim)
Dr. Amy Stieler Steward

Boehringer Ingelheim Research Award for Graduate Veterinarians Presented by: Akihiko Kusanagi, DVM, PhD (Boehringer Ingelheim)
Dr. Mariel Covo

12:00–12:55 pm

CAFETERIA, WELLNESS
CENTER

Lunch
1:00–2:55 pm

SULLIVAN
AUDITORIUM

Frontiers in Veterinary Research:

AVMA/AVMF Early Stage Investigators Award Finalists

 

Heather Gardner, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
(Tufts University)

Elaine Norton, DVM, DACVIM
(University of Minnesota)

Mariano Carossino, DVM, PhD
(Louisiana State University)

Sian Durward-Akhurst, DVM
(University of Minnesota)

Breanna Sheahan, DVM
(North Carolina State University)

3:00–4:30 pm

WELLNESS CENTER

Poster Session B (#300-500)

3:00–3:45 pm: Presenters for even-numbered posters
3:45–4:30 pm: Presenters for odd-numbered posters

4:45–6:00 pm Breakout Sessions

Session A: Pathways to Research Career Development I

Sullivan Auditorium, Sullivan Academic Center

Christine Adreani DVM, PhD, DACVS (Sanofi)
Veterinary careers in the pharmaceutical industry

Joshua Powe, BVSc, MVS, PhD (Agios)
From cattle yards to clinical trials: The potential of a veterinary education

Moderator: Dr. Adreani

Session B: Critical Care

Eager Auditorium, Sullivan Academic Center

Elizabeth Rozanski, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC (Cummings School)
Clinical research in the trenches

Daniel Fletcher, PhD, DVM, DACVECC (Cornell University)
Making stimulation work to improve outcomes

Kelly Hall, DVM, MS, DACVESS (Minnesota University)
Tails about making a difference for one or 20,000 dogs

Session C: A One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance

Blue Lounge, Campus Center

Annie Wayne DVM, MPH, DACVECC (Cummings School)
Antimicrobial stewardship in dogs and cats

Shira Doron, MD (Tufts Medical School)
Antimicrobial stewardship in human health

 Diafuka Saila-Ngita, MVD, MSc, PhD (Cummings School)
An innovative approach to community level antimicrobial resistance surveillance based on veterinary and nursing vocational schools.

Session D: Silk-Based Biomaterials in Regenerative Medicine

Ghosh Auditorium, Ghosh Science Center

Raymond Kudej, DVM, DACVS (Cummings School)
Animal models for cardiac pathology: Silkbased biomaterials for Tetralogy of Fallot

Vincent Fitzpatrick, PhD (Tufts University)
Silk-based biomaterials for orthopedics

Elizabeth Porter, MD (Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University)
Engineered cardiac extracellular matrix-silk patches for the repair of Tetralogy of Fallot

Moderator: Dr. Kudej

6:00 pm

Cummings School
Campus

Reception and Dinner (Cummings School Campus)

Buses will pick up in front of WELLNESS CENTER beginning at 6:00 pm

Saturday, July 27
7:30–8:15 am
Cafeteria / Wellness
Breakfast
8:15–8:30 am

SULLIVAN
AUDITORIUM

Announcements
8:30–9:25 am

SULLIVAN
AUDITORIUM

Plenary Address
Vaccines & immunotherapeutics: Experiences & opportunities in animal health

Tim Leard, DVM, PhD
Head, Immunotherapeutics R&D, and Global Project Leader, Biologicals, Boehringer-Ingelheim Animal Health

9:30–11:00 am

WELLNESS CENTER

Poster Session CALL

9:30–10:15 am: Presenters for even-numbered posters
10:15–11:00 am: Presenters for odd-numbered posters

STUDENTS TAKE DOWN POSTERS

11:15 am–12:10 pm

SULLIVAN
AUDITORIUM

Plenary Address
How re-engineered antibodies from camelids may be the antibody therapeutics of the future

Charles Shoemaker, PhD
Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases and Global Health, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

12:15–1:10 pm
Cafeteria, Wellness Center
Lunch
12:15–1:10 pm

Sheehan multi-purpose room, Sheehan Hall

BIVSP Directors Meeting:
Roberto Alva (Boehringer Ingelheim)
1:15–2:55 pm

SULLIVAN
AUDITORIUM

AVMA Excellence in Research Awards

AVMA Career Achievement Award in Canine Research

Operationalizing comparative oncology

Rodney Page MS, DVM

Professor and Director, Flint Animal Cancer Center
Stephen Withrow Presidential Chair in Oncology Colorado State University

AVMA Clinical Research Award

Perspectives on a career in clinical research

Noah D. Cohen, VMD, MPH, PhD, DACVIM

Professor and Director Equine Infectious Disease Laboratory, Associate Department Head for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University

AVMF/Winn Feline Foundation Research Award

Feline clinical pharmacology: Making every pill count

Jessica M. Quimby DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Associate Professor, Small Animal Internal Medicine

Veterinary Medical Center, The Ohio State University

AVMA Lifetime Excellence in Research Award

 A clinician-scientist’s career in equine orthopaedic research and translation beyond the horse

C. Wayne McIlwraith, BVSc, PhD, DSc, FRCVS, Diplomate ACVS, Diplomate ACVSMR
University Distinguished Professor
Barbara Cox Anthony University Chair in Orthopaedics
Director of Musculoskeletal Research Program
Colorado State University

4:45–6:00 pm Breakout Sessions
Venue for 150 for each session
Session E: Pathways to Research Career Development II

Blue Lounge, Campus Center

Claire Fellman, DVM, DACVIM (Cummings School)
Clinical research: Recognizing and answering questions from the clinic floor

Vicky Yang DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology) (Cummings School)
The pet dog as a translational model for cardiovascular diseases

Session F: Understanding Cancer Biology

 Eager Auditorium, Sullivan Center

Cheryl London, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Cummings School)
Of dogs, mice and men: Leveraging spontaneous canine cancer to improve translational outcomes

Elinor Karlsson, PhD (University of Massachusetts Medical School and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard)
Investigating the genetics of behavior and health with thousands of pet dogs

Heather Gardner, DVM, PHD (Cummings School)
The genomic landscape of canine osteosarcoma

Moderator: Dr. London

Session G: Infectious Disease at the Animal-human Interface

Ghosh Auditorium, Ghosh Science Center

Jonathan Runstadler DVM, PhD (Cummings School)
Puzzling out the pieces in the influenza jigsaw puzzle

Jeremy Luban, MD (University of Massachusetts Medical School)
Learning about ourselves by studying retroviruses

Amanda J. Martinot, DVM, MPH, PhD, DACVP (Tufts University)
Challenges of TB vaccine development: When immunity fails- can we fix it?

6:30–9:00 pm

GHOSH LAWN AND

WELLNESS CENTER

Reception on lawn followed by Closing Banquet

Announcement of AVMA/AVMF Young Investigator Award

Sunday, July 28
Departures

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