Bats and humans depend on the caves that pockmark the Mount Elgon caldera in eastern Uganda, making it the perfect field site to study human-bat interactions and emerging viral pathogens.
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History provides an atlas for Ron Tjalkens’ research into neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and now long haul COVID-19.
Boettcher Investigator Julie Moreno and Dr. Stephanie McGrath conduct translational research in dogs with the goal of developing diagnostics and treatments for neurodegenerative diseases in humans.
The pandemic is far from over, yet the past year contains ample proof that the College will help end it. We spoke to faculty, staff, and students who have contributed to this massive effort, and from their stories we distilled the 10 practices that make us pandemic-proof.
Veterinarians and epidemiologists study the health impacts of air pollution, including wildfire smoke, on performance horses.
“It’s now more important than ever that we’re training the next generation of scientists to be prepared for the next pandemic.” -Josh Schaeffer, assistant professor of occupational and environmental health
In May 2019, Grant Haley graduated from Colorado State with a bachelor’s degree in cellular and molecular neuroscience and a fierce longing to be part of something bigger than himself. His long-term goals included medical school and a career in oncology or psychiatry, but he wanted to do something unforgettable with his last summer in Colorado.
“Our students have worked for most of their lives to get here. We tell them they can relax a bit now, but they’ve never done that. There’s a lot of support for them here… In Healer’s Art, students get to learn about and see each other in a way that is not offered anywhere else in the curriculum.” -Laurie Fonken
Dr. Lawrence (Ray) Whalen’s unconventional approach to teaching and learning has improved anatomy education and animal welfare in veterinary schools worldwide.
As public schools face an infrastructure crisis, researchers and students collaborate on a big question: Does your school help you learn? Or does it make you sick?