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Caitlin J. Curry

Caitlin J. Curry

Advisor: Dr. James Derr

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology
Veterinary Research Building (1197)
Room 226B

College Station , TX 77843-4467
Office Phone: (979) 862-3991

Education:

  1. BS, Psychology (Animal Behavior & Cognitive Neuroscience), minor Anthropology, University of Washington, 2006
  2. CDT, Certified Dog Trainer, Animal Behavior College, 2008

Biography:

Research Interests:

Conservation and Population Genetics

Grants and Awards:

  • College of Veterinary Medicine Trainee Grant  – 2015
  • First Place, Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine Graduate Student & Postdoc Research Symposium  Graduate Poster Presentation – Jan. 2015 
  • Safari Club International Large Grant – 2014
  • Boore Family Foundation Grant – 2014
  • Explorer’s Club Exploration Fund Grant – 2014
  • Dallas Safari Club Grant – 2014
  • Alpha Phi Sigma Scholarship – 2012
  • Recipient (w CCFSoCal), Sun Catcher Award presented by EarthWorks – 2012
  • First Place, Woodland Park Zoo Behavioral Studies of Zoo Animals – Spring 2005

Memberships and Appointments:

  • Genetics Graduate Student Association – Vice President 2014-2015, Recruitment Officer 2013-2014, Member 2012+
  • Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) – Chapter Officer (SoCal) 2010+, Texas Chapter Representative, 2012+
  • College of Veterinary Medicine Graduate Student Association – Member 2013+
  • Society for Conservation Biology – Member 2014+
  • Safari Club International – Member 2014+
  • Texas Genetics Society – Member 2013+
  • Animal Behavior Society – Member 2003+
  • People to People International – Member 1998+

Conferences Attended:

  • Plant and Animal Genome XXIII Conference – 2015
  • Texas Genetics Society Annual Meeting – 2015, 2013

Platform Presentations:

  • Genetics Graduate Student Association Seminar Series – “Project Introduction: Century of Conservation Genetics” – Nov 2014

Poster Presentations:

  • Genetics Graduate Student Association Spring Symposium  – “Genetics & Genomics: Powerful Tools for Wildlife Conservation” – Apr 2015
  • Texas Genetics Society Annual Meeting –  “Genetics & Genomics: Powerful Tools for Wildlife Conservation” – Mar 2015
  • Plant and Animal Genome XXIII Conference – “Genetics & Genomics: Powerful Tools for Wildlife Conservation” – Jan 2015
  • Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine Graduate Student & Postdoc Research Symposium – “Genetics & Genomics: Powerful Tools for Wildlife Conservation” – Jan 2015