Awards Overview

Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Research Award for Graduate Veterinarians

This award is open to graduate veterinarians who will soon complete or have recently completed a PhD program in the biomedical sciences, or who are in the final 1 to 2 years of residency training in the field of veterinary pathology, medicine, surgery, radiology/imaging, or laboratory animal medicine.

The recipient(s) of the Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Research Award will receive a $2,500 honorarium. The recipient(s) of the Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Research Award will be invited to present their research at the  National Veterinary Scholars Symposium.

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Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Research Award for Veterinary Students

This award is open to veterinary students who participated in the summer scholar program, attended the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium, presented their work in the form of a poster, and completed their proposed project work plan by December 30th.

The recipient of the Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholar Research Award will receive a $1,500 honorarium, a plaque to recognize the recipient, a travel stipend to return to the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium to present their project, and will receive recognition in the program.

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2022 Veterinary Student Scholars Symposium
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University of Minnesota
Aug 4-7, 2022

2021 Research Awardees

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BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM VETERINARY RESEARCH AWARD FOR GRADUATE VETERINARIANS

Dr. Ashley M. Rasys received the 2022 Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Research Award for Graduate Veterinarians for her work completed at the University of Georgia. Dr. Rasys' work has focused on genome editing in reptiles, with the intention to develop a cheaper and more efficient method to edit the chicken genome in order to help mitigate pathogen spread and disease among birds. She is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the NIH Intramural Research Program.

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BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM VETERINARY RESEARCH AWARD FOR VETERINARY STUDENTS

Sydney Womack, from Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, received the 2022 Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Research Award for Veterinary Students. Womack's research has focused on the exploration of proteomics across species to identify potential biomarkers for osteoarthritis in animals and humans.