UF College of Veterinary Medicine Research and Phi Zeta Celebration

April 14 – 15, 2022

Phi Zeta Annual Research & Celebration

Location: IFAS Straughn Center

poster session

2022 Oral Presentation Evaluation Form

2022 Poster Presentation Evaluation Form


We are excited about announcing the annual UF College of Veterinary Medicine Research and Phi Zeta Celebration!  Please save the dates of April 14-15, 2022 for attending.

The program begins with a Poster presentation reception in the Straughn IFAS Professional Development Center on Thursday, April 14, from 4.00pm to 6.00pm. This is an opportunity to showcase your research accomplishments over the past year. All faculty, staff, graduate students, post docs, residents, fellows, interns, veterinary students, and research technicians are invited and encouraged to display posters. Poster set up will take place from 3.00pm to 4.00pm. Students competing for Top Dog or Best in Show can also display a poster on Thursday, but it will not be judged or be eligible for a poster prize.  On Friday, April 15, Top Dog, Best-in-Show, and guest lecture will take place in the Straughn IFAS Professional Development Center.  Lunch will be served and awards presented afterwards.

Thursday, April 14 the poster competition will consist of six categories:

  • Undergrads (1st place only)
  • DVM Students (1st, 2nd, 3rd place)
  • Interns/Residents (1st,2nd,3rd place)
  • Graduate Students (1st, 2nd, 3rd place)
  • Postdoc Fellows (1st, 2nd place)
  • VetMed Research Staff (1st,2nd,3rd place)

Prizes will be awarded to the top 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place posters in each category as follows:

  • First Place – $150
  • Second Place – $125
  • Third Place – $75

Posters can be ordered from Target Copy or Renaissance Printing (Size is 36in x 50in)

All poster submissions must be sent in by January 31 at 11.59 PM. Any submissions after that date will not be accepted.

Friday, April 15 will consist of the Top Dog DVM Student and Best-In-Show Graduate Student Oral Competitions at the Straughn IFAS Professional Development Center, starting at 8.50 AM.

The Top Dog Competition will consist of one representative from each class year (2022, 2023, 2024, 2025). The four selected DVM students will go onto compete in the overall Top Dog competition on April 15th.

The Best-In-Show Competition will consist of one representative from each department (LACS, SACS, IDI, PS, PHYSIO). The five selected graduate students will go onto compete in the overall Best in Show competition on April 15th.

Prizes will be awarded to overall Top Dog and Best-In-Show winners as follows:

  • First Place – $1,500
  • Second Place – $1,000
  • Third Place – $500

Agenda



2022 Award Winners

As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the Academic Health Center, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.

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Boehringer Ingelheim

The Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholars Program offers DVM students an opportunity to gain exposure in biomedical research.

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Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinarian staff is ready to assist.

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