FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 16, 2016, 11:00 a.m. CDT
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Peru, Nebraska- In 2015, Whitni Redman and Jay Bryant completed a study of “Gastrointestinal Helminths of Coyotes (Canis Latrans) from Southeast Nebraska and Shenandoah Area of Iowa” under the supervision of Dr. Gul Ahmad, assistant professor of biology at Peru State College. Their work is now published in “Veterinary World.”
Ahmad writes, “The work was entirely done at Peru State by Whitni and Jay under my supervision. Our publisher, Veterinary World is a peer reviewed, high profile international journal.”
Whitni Redman was a biochemical sciences major from Holyoke, Colorado. She graduated in May 2016 and is now a PhD candidate in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas.
Jay Bryant was a biochemical sciences major from Plattsmouth, NE. He also graduated in May and now works as a researcher for Midwest Laboratories in Omaha.
A helminth is a parasitic worm. For this study, helminthes were collected and studies from the stomach or intestines of coyotes in the region.
“Veterinary World” publishes high quality papers focusing on veterinary and animal science. “Veterinary World” readers represent education, industry and government, including research, teaching, administration, veterinary medicine and technical services in more than 155 countries.
Redman and Bryant previously presented their work with Ahmad to the Southwestern Association of Parasitologists.
The article can be read at http://www.veterinaryworld.org/Vol.9/No.9.html.
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About Peru State College: Nestled in the historic hills of the Missouri River, the “Campus of a Thousand Oaks” is Nebraska’s oldest college and will celebrate its sesquicentennial anniversary in 2017. Peru State College’s constant commitment to academic excellence has resulted in a unique and innovative mix of online, traditional, undergraduate and graduate programs. Similarly, the college’s ongoing student engagement promotes inquiry, discovery and innovation on-campus and across the region. Peru State College is committed to being a good steward of education, students, the region and Nebraska for another 150 years.