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2016 Veterinary Research Scholars

2016 Veterinary Research Scholars

(L to R): Kelley Black, Michael Schettler, Kelsey Madden, Savannah Luu, Stanislaw Warcholek, Page Fleming, Chiyu Guan, Stephen Mercer, Erin Strathe, Cristian Perez.

Ally FitzgeraldScholar: Savannah Luu, MS,: KSUCVM Class of 2021
Mentor:Annelise Nguyen
VRSP Project: Profile of Gap Junction Intercellular Communication in Canine Mammary Carcinoma.
Research Presentations:
  • Luu S, Nguyen TA. Profile of Gap Junction Intercellular Communication in Canine Mammary Carcinoma. Poster presentation at the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium, Columbus, OH, June 2016.
  • Luu S, Nguyen TA. Comparative approach of gap junction intercellular communication in canine mammary carcinoma. Oral presentation at Phi Zeta Research Forum. Manhattan, KS. March 2017.
  • Luu S, Nguyen TA. Comparative approach of gap junction intercellular communication in canine mammary carcinoma. Poster presentation at Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD. March 2017
  • Luu S, Nguyen TA. Modulation of connexin 43 in canine mammary cancer cells. Oral presentation at Phi Zeta Research Forum. Manhattan, KS. March 2018.
  • Luu S, Nguyen TA. Gap junction intercellular communication in canine mammary carcinoma. Poster presentation at Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX. March 2018.

Publication(s): 

  • Wouda RM, Luu SW, Roush JK, Biller DS. Bilateral Osteosarcoma Associated with Metallic Implant Sites in Two Dogs. Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine. 2018;73:39-44.

Degree(s):

  • Masters of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences. May 2019. Mentor Dr. Raelene Wouda.
Michael Schettler

Scholar: Michael Schettler, DVM (KSU Class of 2019)
Mentors: David Poole and Tim Musch
VRSP Project: No evidence for sexual dimorphism of nitric-oxide (NO) mediated vascular control in rat skeletal muscle
Research Presentation:

  • Schettler M, Poole D, Musch T. No evidence for sexual dimorphism of nitric-oxide (NO) mediated vascular control in rat skeletal muscle. Presented as a poster at the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium in Colombus, Ohio 2016.

Publication:

Internships:

  • Rotating Small Animal Internship, Kansas State University, Veterinary Health Center, Manhattan KS, 2019-2020
  • Diagnostic Imaging Internship, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston TX, 2020-2021