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Graduate Student wins National Award

December 14, 2006

image of Dr. Haley AdamsDr. Haley Adams, a 2001 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, has received the Graduate Student Award from the American College of Microbiology at the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD), an international meeting held in Chicago earlier in December. Adams is a Ph.D. student in Comparative and Experimental Medicine, an intercollegiate program of the UT CVM and UT Graduate School of Medicine. Dr. Melissa Kennedy at UTCVM is her mentor. Dr. Adams’s project is the study of lentiviruses in southern African lions. As part of her program, she spent six months in South Africa working on the Ph.D. project in collaboration with the University of Pretoria.

The purpose of CRWAD is to discuss and disseminate the most current research advances in animal diseases.

Photos: Dr. Hayley Adams in South Africa, with friends, earlier this year.






Sandra Harbison
Media Relations
UT College of Veterinary Medicine

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