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October 22, 2014

Veterinary researchers collect awards at regional toxicology meeting

Submitted by Joe Montgomery

Two researchers in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University were recognized at the annual meeting of the Central States Society of Toxicology in Kansas City on Oct. 17.

Jim Riviere, university distinguished professor of pharmacology and director of the Institute of Computational Comparative Medicine, was presented the John Doull Award for contributions of an outstanding member to the discipline of toxicology. Riviere presented the lecture "Trials and Tribulations of Discovering Biologically-Relevant Quantitative Nanomaterial Models for Realistic Interspecies and In Vitro- In Vivo Extrapolations."

Abhilash Sasidharan, postdoctoral fellow under the direction of Nancy Monteiro-Riviere in the department of anatomy and physiology, received the best postdoctoral oral presentation award. This also provides a travel award for Sasisdharan to attend the National Society of Toxicology meeting in San Diego in March 2015.