“Cats Rule” at Least for this Science Café Audience

February 6, 2017 | ldcostin

By Julie Nettifee The CMI faculty, Dr. Jody Gookin and Dr. Adam Birkenheuer shared their journey as veterinarians and scientists with an audience of more than 100 visitors at the January 19, 2017 Science Café,...

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CMI Team Highlights Advances in Canine Osteosarcoma Research

February 6, 2017 | ldcostin

Prepared by Dr. Jonathan Fogle Osteosarcoma is a tumor of bone that occurs in both dogs and people.  This tumor starts in bone and can aggressively spread to distant sites in the body (known as...

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Creating Hands-On Public Activities

January 18, 2017 | ldcostin

By Julie Nettifee Stimulating an interest in science through outreach events can be impactful for all, the student, the presenter and those that are supporting the development of programs. And just as various aspects of...

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Dr. Rainer Storb Seminar

November 9, 2016 | ldcostin

The Comparative Medicine Institute and NC Rare Disease Advisory Council co-sponsored a seminar with Dr. Rainer Storb, Head of Transplantation Biology Program at Fred Hutch. Dr. Storb is a world-renowned scientist and one of the...

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FTE Grant Competition/Networking Event

November 7, 2016 | ldcostin

By Dr. Frances Ligler The Functional Tissue Engineering Members and Associates held the FTE Seed Grant event on Thursday October 13, 2016.  We had a lively networking session and exchange of ideas. Four outstanding presentations competed...

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CMI Member Event – Great Success

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

Comparative Medicine Institute held its first Member Event on Tuesday, August 30. With approximately 120 people in attendance, members were shown the accomplishments of the 10-month-old institute through talks and poster presentations. The day began...

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A Word from the Director, Dr. Jorge Piedrahita

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

We are now officially a year old! It has been a great first year and we have accomplished a lot in such a short time. This bodes well for the future. One of our initial...

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Translational Genetics and Genomics Summer Intern Program is a Success

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

By Linda Costine The Translational Genetics and Genomics Program (TGG) was very busy this summer with their inaugural Undergraduate Internship Program. This spring, eight CMI-collaborative research projects were funded for undergraduate students majoring in Genetics....

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Emerging and Infectious Disease Program to Host Symposium

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

By Dr. Sid Thakur The Emerging and Infectious Disease Program (EID) worked on several grant submissions over the summer, including a T32 titled “Duke University – NC State University One Health Disease Training Program.” EID...

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Functional Tissue Engineering Seminar Series Resumed

October 13, 2016 | ldcostin

By Dr. Fran Ligler The Functional Tissue Engineering Program (FTE) has some exciting programs scheduled this upcoming year. The “Regenerating Opportunities” Collaborative Seminar Series will begin again. The series is slated to be hosted by...

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