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UW Student Honored in Poster Competition


January 13, 2009 — Laura Meadows of Laramie, a graduate student in the University of Wyoming Department of Veterinary Sciences, received an honorable mention in the student poster competition at the 57th annual meeting of the Wildlife Disease Association held in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Meadows received a plaque and cash award for her poster "Evaluation of the Elk Brucellosis Test-and-Slaughter Program and Continued Studies on the Epidemiology of Brucellosis in Feedground Elk." These awards are presented to researchers who had excellent poster presentations in the student competition category.

The theme of the conference was "Wildlife Diseases: Northern and Western Frontiers."

The Wildlife Disease Association's mission is to acquire, disseminate, and apply knowledge of the health and diseases of wild animals in relation to their biology, conservation, and interactions with human and domestic animals. 

Photo:
Laura Meadows

Posted on Tuesday, January 13, 2009

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