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Thursday, October 2, 2008

Residency Program - Colorado State

COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY
TRAINING IN COMPARATIVE LABORATORY ANIMAL MEDICINE
The Colorado State University, Laboratory Animal Resources, in conjunction with
the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, in the College of
Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, is offering a post-DVM graduate
training position in comparative animal medicine. The core program includes
residency training in laboratory animal medicine and graduate research, and is
designed to culminate in both American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
(ACLAM) board certification eligibility, and an MS or PhD degree in the
department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology. Clinical and didactic
training will be performed at CSU in conjunction with combined post-doctoral
training programs in veterinary anatomic and clinical pathology, and
microbiology. Residency training is facilitated by a diverse and well established
program for animal care and use at AAALAC international accredited facilities.
Graduate research training utilizes modern scientific methodology and
encourages independent thought with an emphasis on experimental design, data
interpretation, and development of written and oral communication skills.
Research opportunities include, but are not limited to, the study of bacterial and
viral pathogenesis, mycobacterial diseases, arthropod borne infectious disease,
retrovirus pathogenesis/therapy, transmissible spongiform encephalopathies,
immunoparasitology, malarial molecular biology and immunology, vector biology,
inherited metabolic disease, and diseases induced by environmental toxins.
Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree from a College of Veterinary
Medicine. Applications will be reviewed starting on November 3, 2008 for a
program commencing on July 1, 2009. Three years of residency and graduate
training are supported by stipends starting at approximately $32,000/year. NIH
sponsored training grants and successful applications for extramural funding
support subsequent graduate research. Benefits include paid tuition and
contributions to student health insurance. For additional information, please visit
the program web site at:
http://www.cvmbs.colostate.edu/mip/residency/comp_med.htm
Application instructions can be viewed at:
http://www.cvmbs.colostate.edu/mip/residency/combined.htm. Applications
should be submitted to Ms. Andrea Guillory; tel. (970) 491-7861 or by email:
gradpath@colostate.edu.
Colorado State University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity
Institution.

2 comments:

Vet Pharma said...

Hi,
I would like to apply for the program, please let me know if the position is available.

Thank You,

Menaka

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