The overall goal of this funding is to recruit and support the research training of outstanding graduate veterinarians. By so doing we will address the national need posed by the shortage of veterinarians with contemporary research training. The UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine is well positioned to address this need as a result of its: 1) multidisciplinary research training program (Comparative Biomedical Sciences PhD program) with major strengths in Infectious Disease &Immunology, and Cellular &Molecular Regulation of Physiological Processes;2) outstanding roster of 24 Trainers who in aggregate have more than $15,000,000 in extramural funding and a record of commitment to research training;3) campus culture that fosters collaborative research and graduate student training;4) long standing record of providing research training to veterinarians;5) outstanding facilities and cutting edge support services;6) strong research ethics and professional skills course;and 7) commitment to minority student recruitment. We request funds for four Trainees for a 5 year period. Trainees will be supported for up to 3 years, during which time they will concurrently fulfill the requirements of the Comparative Biomedical Sciences PhD Program.
The Specific Aims of the training program are: 1) Provide veterinarians with contemporary problem solving and laboratory skills required to address national needs in translational biomedical research;and 2) Increase the number of veterinarians who serve as mentors for veterinary medical students considering a career in research. Subsidiary goals include: 1) Recruit veterinary medical students to pursue the DVM at the UW-Madison and participate in our portfolio of research training programs (Merial, T35, one year T32, Postdoctoral T32);2) Increase the number of underrepresented minority students pursuing research training at UW-Madison;3) Provide participating students with training in research ethics, responsible conduct of research and professional skills for successful careers in research.

Public Health Relevance

There is critical need to increase the pool of veterinarians with contemporary research training. The proposed program will address this need by supporting the research training of 4 outstanding veterinarians by a team of 24 well-funded faculty with strong graduate student training records. This will be conducted in an outstanding environment with exceptional resources, at a campus with a historical commitment to graduate student research training.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)
Project #
5T32OD010423-08
Application #
8690986
Study Section
Comparative Medicine Review Committee (RIRG)
Program Officer
Moro, Manuel H
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
8
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Wisconsin Madison
Department
Pathology
Type
Schools of Veterinary Medicine
DUNS #
City
Madison
State
WI
Country
United States
Zip Code
53715
Wong, Yat Yee; Rakasz, Eva G; Gasper, David J et al. (2016) Immunogenicity of trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole in a macaque model of HIV infection. Toxicology 368-369:10-18
Behling-Kelly, Erica; Rivera-Rivas, Jose; Czuprynski, Charles J (2016) Interactions of Histophilus somni with Host Cells. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 396:71-87
Tisoncik-Go, Jennifer; Gasper, David J; Kyle, Jennifer E et al. (2016) Integrated Omics Analysis of Pathogenic Host Responses during Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Virus Infection: The Crucial Role of Lipid Metabolism. Cell Host Microbe 19:254-66
Baan, Mieke; Krentz, Kathleen J; Fontaine, Danielle A et al. (2016) Successful in vitro fertilization and generation of transgenics in Black and Tan Brachyury (BTBR) mice. Transgenic Res 25:847-854
Amene, E; Horn, B; Pirie, R et al. (2016) Filling gaps in notification data: a model-based approach applied to travel related campylobacteriosis cases in New Zealand. BMC Infect Dis 16:475
Lavine, Jeremy A; Kibbe, Carly R; Baan, Mieke et al. (2015) Cholecystokinin expression in the β-cell leads to increased β-cell area in aged mice and protects from streptozotocin-induced diabetes and apoptosis. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 309:E819-28
Beckwith-Cohen, Billie; Bentley, Ellison; Gasper, David J et al. (2015) Keratitis in six dogs after topical treatment with carbonic anhydrase inhibitors for glaucoma. J Am Vet Med Assoc 247:1419-26
Baan, Mieke; Kibbe, Carly R; Bushkofsky, Justin R et al. (2015) Transgenic expression of the human growth hormone minigene promotes pancreatic β-cell proliferation. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 309:R788-94
McDonald, Scott A; Devleesschauwer, Brecht; Speybroeck, Niko et al. (2015) Data-driven methods for imputing national-level incidence in global burden of disease studies. Bull World Health Organ 93:228-36
Colopy, Sara A; Bjorling, Dale E; Mulligan, William A et al. (2014) A population of progenitor cells in the basal and intermediate layers of the murine bladder urothelium contributes to urothelial development and regeneration. Dev Dyn 243:988-98

Showing the most recent 10 out of 32 publications