As a PhD-trained veterinary pathologist, my interests lie in the intersection of discovery, translational, and clinical research. I study comparative oncology, meaning cancers that occur in both animals and people. The old saying, “people resemble their pets” is quite true. One cancer that is quite similar in both dogs and people is lymphoma. Lymphoma, a cancer of immune cells in the blood, is a “liquid tumor” that can affect every organ in the body. Precisely how lymphoma picks which organs to invade has stumped physicians and scientists for decades.
Rachel Porter is a senior at the University of St. Mary in Kansas City, KS. Rachel is spending summer 2019 participating in the ASIP Summer Research Opportunity in Pathology Program and the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program of the Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics at the Kansas University Medical Center working in the [...]
Claudine Auld is a third year veterinary student at Purdue University. She is spending summer 2019 participating in the ASIP Summer Research Opportunity in Pathology Program and the Purdue University Veterinary Scholars Program working in the laboratory of Dr. Tiffany Lyle (Assistant Professor of Veterinary Pathology, Department of Comparative Pathology, Purdue University College of Veterinary [...]
It is with great pleasure that I accept the honor and the responsibilities of serving as the new President of the American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP). I am excited about the year ahead and very proud of what we've accomplished over the last year. 2018-19 was distinguished by many new ideas and new programs [...]
The ASIP Committee for Career Development and Diversity operates the PathFinders program which is a mentoring opportunity for first-time attendees to the ASIP Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology. The purpose of the PathFinders program is to provide guidance to trainees related to navigation of a large multi-disciplinary meeting like Experimental Biology (especially for those attending [...]