This program encourages intellectual achievements by faculty and students at the University of Minnesota.

Fang Li Research Award in Basic Veterinary Science:

Offered annually to one outstanding graduate student in the College of Veterinary Medicine whose research contributes to the advancement of basic veterinary science. Nomination process can be found here.

Award recipients:

2022 Anna Jaeger (advised by Matthew Aliota)

2023 Natalie Kirk (advised by Hinh Ly)

2024 Jillian Marlowe (advised by Sian Durward-Akhurst)

 Fang Li Research Award in Clinical Veterinary Science:

Offered annually to one outstanding graduate student in the College of Veterinary Medicine whose research contributes to the advancement of clinical veterinary science. Nomination process can be found here.

Award recipients:

2022 Alexandra Armstrong (advised by Cathy Carlson)

2023 Ilya Slizovskiy (advised by Noelle Noyes)

2024 Sierra Palmer (advised by Melanie Graham)

Endowed Professorship in Structural Biology of Disease (VBS Endowed Professorship in Animal Health and Disease):
 

Offered every three years to one outstanding faculty member in the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences whose research contributes to the understanding of cellular mechanisms of human and animal diseases. Program description can be found here.

Award recipients:

2023 Yuying Liang