Researchers from the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored February 28 during the Researchers Recognition Dinner and Award Ceremony honoring innovation, creation and discovery.
Dr. George Seidel, a University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, was named Researcher of the Year. Dr. Seidel’s research focuses on in vitro fertilization and culture of mammalian embryos, including the related areas of oocyte maturation, micromanipulation, and cryopreservation of embryos and oocytes.
In addition to Dr. Seidel, seven other past and present College faculty members were honored for patent grants awarded during the during the past year. These include Dr. Terry Nett in the Department of Biomedical Sciences; Drs. Edward Hoover (recognized for two patents), John Belisle and Ian Orme in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology; and Dr. Michael Lappin in the Department of Clinical Sciences. Dr. Robert Grieve, formerly of CSU and now Chief Executive Officer of Heska, and Dr. Glenn Frank, also with Heska, were honored along with the CVMBS researchers.
The Researchers Recognition Dinner and Award Ceremony was sponsored by Hensley Kim & Holzer, LLC, a Denver-based law firm providing legal counsel in the areas of technology start-ups. Other hosts and supporters were CSU Ventures, the CSU Office of Economic Development, the CSU Office of Vice President for Research, and the Colorado State University Research Foundation.