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1 Summer Research Programs for Veterinary Students Veterinary Scholars Program Research Internship for first and second year vet students Morris Animal Foundation Veterinary Student Scholars Program CVM Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Training Program (NIH/T35) Hitchings Award

2 CVM Summer Research Program Sponsors –Merial Co –College of Veterinary Medicine –Veterinary Medical Foundation Fund for Discovery Ms. Deborah Resnick –Pfizer Co. –CCMTR

3 Goals Provide research experience to DVM students

4 What does the program involve MENTORED RESEARCH EXPERIENCE –May13th-July 19 th 2013 Seminar Series Field trips-GSK or NIEHS or WFU primate center Project presentations Merial/NIH National Veterinary Scholars Symposium

5 Impact on Post-DVM Training Some go on to formal training-PhD, Fellowship 60-75% of seniors that participated in our program in the last several years were selected for internships Many go on to advanced clinical and/or research training

6 Stipend and Hours Internship stipend ($5,000) –Provides salary support over a 10 week period during the summer –Your mentor is expected to fund the actual project

7 Seminar Series Experimental design, ethics, animal use issues, data analysis, critical reading, generating money for research Abstract preparation and project presentations Wednesdays 8-9

8 Field Trips GSKNIEHS

9 CVM Research Forum Spring CVM research –Oral presentations –Poster sessions –Phi Zeta Banquet

10 Merial-NIH/NCRR National Veterinary Scholars Symposium

11 Poster Sessions

12 Activities

13 Networking

14 Eligibility First or second year DVM students –Second year students have priority No prior graduate (research) degree Significant research experience may lower priority Not limited to NC State students –NC State students eligible for programs at other schools-

15 How to find a mentor and a project See the VSP WEBSITE for the list of Mentors and PROJECT DESCRIPTIONS: (LINK)(LINK) Meet with prospective mentors to discuss potential projects between now and January 21 st 2013

16 Application Form is available on the Website: (LINK)(LINK) Application: Select one or two potential mentors –Submit an application using online form –Rank applications if you submit more than one (2 MAX) –Deadline for Applications: February 4th –Submit to Tammy Ball by

17 Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Training Program (T35) Summer Research Experience Prior research experience desired 12 week Mentored research experience –2 mentors in different disciplines –Primary mentor must be an approved trainer in the IBRP Funded by NIH/NCRR via a T35 mechanism

18 Start date May 13 th, 2012 Stipend: $5,000 Requirements –12 weeks mentored research –Attend NVSS –Seminar series if you have not already attended –Presentation at CVM research forum Eligibility-any first or second year vet student

19 Application 1. Your name, class, focus area if chosen, contact information 2. Primary and secondary mentor name, discipline, and contact information 3. Project description (one page max) 4. Mentorship plan (one page max) 5. Description of your motivation to participate in this program, especially as it relates to your DVM training and long term plans. 6. Prior research experience, including degrees obtained 7. you application to Sam Jones

20 Morris Animal Foundation Veterinary Student Scholars Program Mentored research experience for veterinary students Typically a summer research project Stipend provided ($4,000) Due date to MAF-not posted yet Details: seekers/veterinary-student-scholars.html

21 Hitchings Award Funding for DVM student research –Must be mentored –Favors proposals that are student ideas –Stipend –Project support –Funded by BWF and administered through the Triangle Community Foundation--$5,000 limit –Research experience not necessary –Open to DVM/PhD students –Applications are due February-March

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