Linda F. Hayward Florida Veterinary Scholars Program
Summer 2022

The Linda F. Hayward Florida Veterinary Scholars Program (previously the Florida Veterinary Scholars Program) provides an opportunity for veterinary students to engage in hypothesis-driven research over a 10-12 week period. For UF students, this happens between the 1st and 2nd years.  The mission is to expose veterinary students to career opportunities in biomedical research.  This may include Industry (drug development, testing, marketing), Government (CDC, NIH, USDA) and Academia-based paths.

FACULTYRESEARCH INTERESTSABSTRACT
Alice Leecanine hookworm, anthelmintic resistance, genetic mutationFrequency of benzimidazole resistance-associated SNPs in Ancylostoma caninum infecting north central Florida dogs
Daniela Luethylarge animal internal medicine, large animal critical care, large animal neonatologyReproductive complications in goats: a multi-center cross-sectional study
Rowan Milnercell culture, isolating tumor antigens for cancer vaccines using NanoString technologyPENDING
Sergei Tevosianneuroendicrine cancer, pheochromocytoma, paraganglioma cancerMechanism of action for polyamine analogue inhibitors in cancer treatment
Adesola Odunayoweight estimation in ERThe Accuracy of Weight Estimation in the Veterinary Emergency Room
Domenico Santoro & Stuart Waltondermatology, pythiosisIn vitro activity on Zn- and/or Cu-associated polyammonium bisulfate molecular clusters in association or not with nanosulfur against clinical canine isolates of Pythium insidiosum
Autumn Harris & Darcy Adin serum osmolarity, congestive heart failure in canines, hypochloremia, relative free water retention/nonosmotic antidiuretic hormone releaseDoes serum osmolarity correlate with heart disease stage and the degree of mathematical correction of serum chloride concentration in dogs with heart disease?
Christopher Martyniukendocrinology, toxicology, small animal, aquaticsCRISPR gene targeting in canine fibroblast cells for pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase 4 and
Investigation of supplements in a primary hyperthyroid feline cell line
Elizabeth Maxwellendoscopic treatment of tracheal laceration in catsEndoscopic treatment with fibrin glue of tracheal laceration. A feline cadaveric study.
Rhoel Dinglasancanine ChagasPENDING
Julie Mooreplacental biology, malaria, rodent models, gene expressionCross-talk between inflammation, coagulation and oxidative stress in malaria during pregnancy
Adam Sterncat food, histology, product analysisCanned cat food: What is actually in the can
Kuttichantran Subramaniamaquatic animal health, viral genomics, bioinformatics, metagenomics, phylogenomicsPhylogenomic characterization of ranavirus isolated from wild smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu)
Meg Sleeper & Darcy Adin canine cardiac cachexia, gene therapy, biomarkerCandidate transgenes to treat cardiac cachexia
Heather Walden PENDINGPENDING
Apichai Tuanyok Melioidosis, foreign diseases, zoonosis, one health, drug resistance, BurkholderiaOneHealth and Drug Resistance in Melioidosis

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