The Laboratory for Equine and Comparative Orthopedic Research (LECOR) has openings for graduate students working toward the PhD degree. The focus of the laboratory is comparative, translational research for the treatment and diagnosis of orthopedic pathology associated with aging, trauma, or development. Evaluation techniques include cellular molecular, genetic (RNA and DNA) and compositional analysis, histology, cell culture, biomechanical testing, kinetics, and kinematics. Additionally, design and implementation of medical devices is a key function in the laboratory. Acceptance as a graduate student at Louisiana State University in the department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences is required. Information about the laboratory can be found at http://www.lsu.edu/vetmed/vcs/lecor/index.php. Additional sources of information include Louisiana State University graduate program https://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/graduateschool/, and the School of Veterinary Medicine graduate program http://www.lsu.edu/vetmed/vcs/advanced_training/graduate_program.php.
Preference will be given to candidates with a DVM, MD, or MS degree.
Contact: Dr. Mandi J. Lopez, DVM, PhD
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: (225) 578-9918
Louisiana State University is an EO/EAE.