CVM graduate students, Marie Brake, Natalie Celeste and Ben Singh, have been selected as 2019 Foundation Fellows by the American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners (ASLAP). The emphasis of the summer fellowship training program is expected to be focused in the areas of clinical laboratory animal medicine and program/facility management. Activities include the practice of clinical medicine in a research environment, pathology of laboratory animals, surgery, animal colony management, working closely with laboratory animal veterinarians and residents, participation in journal clubs, seminars and management teams, regulatory oversight of animals used in research, laboratory animal medicine research and a number of other exciting endeavors.The fellowship program will provide up to $5,000 to support each summer student and applications are due early October.
A special thanks goes out from Taylor Bennett with the ASLAP Foundation Board of Directors to Drs. Valerie Bergdall, Judy Hickman-Davis, Carrie Freed (ASLAP president-elect) and Raphael Malbrue with Ohio State University University Lab Animal Resources (ULAR) in Wiseman Hall for getting veterinary students interested in laboratory medicine!