Veterinary Students Spend Day at NIH
Twenty-eight veterinary students from such countries as Australia,
Canada, England, Germany, the Netherlands, Scotland and the
United States spent a day at NIH recently. They were participants in
an annual event organized by NIH's Office of Education that is part
of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine's summer
leadership program for veterinary students, established in 1990. The
program's goal is to facilitate the career progression of individuals
with the ability and motivation to become independent research
Sandra Barnard (Sydney, Australia) and Michael Krahn (c,
Hannover, Germany) receive guidance from Dr. Richard Wyatt (r),
executive director, NIH Office of Intramural Research, and
longtime supporter of the Cornell visit to NIH.
Veterinary students (from l) Amy Cordner (Cornell), Fernando
Fukuzato (Oregon State) and April Koich (Cornell) listen to a talk
by Dr. Susan Wray, NINDS, on "GnRH-1 Neurons: Nasal Placode
to Reproductive Control.
Shown here are John Baker (r, Cambridge, England) and
Christiane Wrann (c, Hannover, Germany) with speaker Dr.
Robert Donahue, director of the Simian Gene Transfer Program,
NHLBI. Other speakers included Dr. Lance Pohl, NHLBI; Dr.
Susan Wray, NINDS; Dr. Karl Pfeifer, NICHD; and Dr. Brenda
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