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The Society of Phi Zeta Sigma Chapter

Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine


Phi Zeta Awards

2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007| 2006| 2005| 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000





Jacob Hull – Peroxisome Proliferator Receptor γ Agonists Alter Electrolyte Transport Across Porcine Vas Deferens Epithelia

Atsushi Kawabata – Naïve rat umbilical cord matrix stem cells abrogate mammary tumor growth through markedly enhanced tumor immune responses

Michelle Meyer – Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Modeling of Oral Meloxicam in Healthy Adult Horses



1St place:

Stephanie Shishido – Gap Junction Enhancer Increases Efficacy of Cisplatin to Attenuate Mammary Tumor Growth

2nd Place:
Naomi Ohta - Over-expression of ADRP in human UCMS cells enhanced their tumoricidal effect on breast cancer
3rd Place:
Benjamin R. Trible – Construction of a novel vaccine for duel protection from porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) and porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2)


Brooks Butler – A commercially available siderophore-receptor and porin-based vaccine reduces the prevalence of E. coli O157:H7 in the feces of beef cattle under field conditions in 10 commercial feedlots



Jonathan Pucket – Successful treatment of dematiaceous fungal keratitis in a dog


Clinical Science Research Presentations:

1ST Place:
Nicole Smee – Investigations into the Effect of Cranberry Extract on Bacterial Adhesion to Canine Uroepithelial Cells
2nd Place:
Ada G. Cino-Ozuna – A new disease syndrome associated with porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2)

3rd Place:
William Crumley – The Effect of Topical Dorzolamide (2%) on Aqueous Humor Flow and Intraocular Pressure of Normal Cats


Other Special Awards

Benjamin Kurz Memorial Research Scholarship
Katelyn Fentiman

A.S.R. Ganta Graduate Student Award
Tiffany Lee         
A.S.R. Ganta Veterinary Student Award
Jennifer Reynolds

Miller Pathology Scholarship Award
Ashley Talley

Dr. Harish C. and Ved K. Minocha Scholarship
Ranjni Chand

Pfizer Animal Health Award for Research Excellence
Dr. Juergen Richt, Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology