College of Veterinary Medicine
Kansas State University
101 Trotter Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

Phi Zeta Sigma Chapter

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The Society of Phi Zeta Sigma Chapter

Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine


Phi Zeta Awards

2012 |2011 | 2010 |2009 | 2008 | 2007| 2006| 2005| 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999




Ashley Talley – Spatiotemporal Regulation of Periostin Expression During S. Mansoni Induced  Chronic Liver Fibrosis – Effect of Cefovecin on the Fecal Escherichia coli of   Healthy Dogs

Caitlin Kozel – The Role of 5MP2 and 5MP1 in Fibrosarcoma Tumorigenesis

Lindsay Gehring – The Effect of Prolactin or Dexamethasone on P-Glycoprotein and Breast Cancer Resistance Protein Expression in Bovine Mammary Epithelial Cells


Basic Science Research Presentations:

1st place:
Archer Slone, Emily – Phospholipid Scramblase 1 Alters Phospholipid Distribution Mediating an  
Inflammatory Response in Endothelial Cells following Hypoxia and  Reoxygenation

2nd Place:
Bonto Faburay – VLP-based Vaccine against Rift Valley Fever Virus Induces Strong Immune  Response in Sheep              

3rd Place:
Michael A. Duff – Characterization of Reassortant H1N2 Variant Influenza Viruses in Pigs



Cameon Ohmes – Equine Motor Neuron Disease in a 6 Year Old Quarter Horse               


Clinical Science/ Applied Research Companion Animal/Other Presentations:

1st Place:
Jennifer M. Reinhart – In Vitro Elevation of Mean Corpuscular Volume as a Marker for Serum Hypertonicity

2nd Place:
Stephanie Shishido – The Effect of Antineoplastic Drugs in a Male Spontaneous Mammary Tumor Model

3rd Place:
Lance Noll – A Four-Plex Real-Time PCR Assay for the Detection and Quantification of Escherichia Coli O157 in Cattle Feces


Clinical Science/ Applied Research Food Animal Presentations:

1st Place:
Tanner Miller – Comparison of Gamithromycin, Tilmicosin and Tulathromycin: Metaphylactic Treatments in High Risk Calves for BRD

2nd Place:
DJ Rezac – A Novel Systematic Approach to Improve Cattle Health and Well-Being in Commercial  Beef Operations

3rd Place:
David Amrine – Determination of the Pulmonary Response Following Mannheimia Haemolytica Challenge 10 Days After Administration of Tildipirosin, Tulathromycin, or Saline


 Other Special Awards

Benjamin and Catherine Kurz Research Scholarship - Ellen Heinrich

A.S.R. Ganta Graduate Student Award - Benjamin Trible         

A.S.R. Ganta Veterinary Student Award - Rebecca Hopkins

Miller Pathology Scholarship Award - Anastasia McHaney

Dr. Harish C. and Ved K. Minocha Scholarship - Yan-Jang (Scott) Huang

Zoetis Research Award for Excellence in Research by a Faculty Member - Dr. H. Morgan Scott, Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology
Dr. Cornelius Graduate Student Travel Award - Steven Wesley Copp

Mahlon Vorhies Production Animal Award - Ashley Smith