Twenty-Ninth Annual Research Symposium, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, March 15, 2018
The twenty-ninth Annual Research Symposium was held on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at the main college complex on the Virginia Tech campus. The event showcased graduate student research and featured keynote speakers Dr. Jennifer McQuiston, Deputy Director of the Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology within the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, and Dr. Amy Pruden, the W. Thomas Rice Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech. The symposium also featured alumni speaker Dr. Tim LaBranche, Senior Director of Drug Safety Evaluation at Blueprint Medicines in Boston. The symposium was sponsored by Zoetis and the college's Office of Research & Graduate Studies.