Students

Photo: Jen Symons, MS (PhD student in Biomedical Enigneering)

Jen Symons, MS (PhD student in Biomedical Enigneering)

Jen is a graduate student researcher and lifelong equestrian. She is interested in equine athletic performance and injury prevention. Her dissertation research is focused on differences in racehorse limb dynamics on different racetrack surfaces.

Photo: Tiffany Sarrafian, BS, DVM (PhD student in Comparative Pathology)

Tiffany Sarrafian, BS, DVM (PhD student in Comparative Pathology)

Tiffany recently completed her equine surgical residency at UCDavis. She is currently pursuing research involving muscle regeneration.

Photo: Vanessa Dahl, BS, MS (PhD student in Animal Biology)

Vanessa Dahl, BS, MS (PhD student in Animal Biology)

Vanessa's goal is to determine if hoof conformation and characteristics can be used to predict injury in horses. Her study interests are horse hooves and their health.

Tim Thio, BS (MS student in Biomedical Engineering)

Sasha Curtis, BS (Masters student in Animal Biology)


Veterinary Students

Sarah Alwen


Past Students

Mandy Murray, DVM, PhD
Mandy's research was on Silicosis Associated Osteoporosis. For more details see the Silicosis Associate Osteoporosis webpage

Jacob Setterbo, PhD
Jake's research was on the Racetrack Surface in a Box. For more details see the "Track-in-a-box" webpage

Shinya Watari, DVM, PhD
Shinya research was in control of osteogenic differentiation induced by biophysical cues.

Lucy Anthenill, DVM, PhD

Rachel Entwistle, MS