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Jennifer L. Owen

Assistant Professor 

Department of Physiological Sciences
Box 100103
2015 SW 16th Avenue
Gainesville, FL  32610-0103
Office:  352-294-4286
Fax: 352-392-2938


  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists, 2012
  • Residency, Veterinary Clinical Pathology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2009-12
  • DVM, Valedictorian, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2009
  • Post-doctoral research associate, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, 2003-05
  • PhD, Immunology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, 2003
  • BS with High Distinction, Biology Major, Anthropology Minor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 1996

Honors and Awards

  • 2012: Support Service Resident of the Year, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
  • 2012: Awarded sponsorship by the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians to attend the AAVC Residents’ Leadership and Professional Development Conference for residents who have shown aptitude for an academic career
  • 2011: CL Davis award, given to a veterinary pathology resident from a university who has demonstrated superior scholarship and diagnostic skills
  • 2009: Phi Zeta Award of Academic Excellence, $1000 awarded to the senior veterinary student graduating with the highest grade point average
  • 2009: Allan H. Hart IDEXX Scholarship, $500 awarded to the senior veterinary student who displays exceptional proficiency in diagnostic clinical pathology
  • 2008-09: Elizabeth Fuschetto Memorial Scholarship, $1000 awarded to academically superior students who demonstrate financial need
  • 2008: Pfizer Animal Health Veterinary Scholarship, $1000 awarded to a deserving junior student having a high level of academic achievement and productivity in the field of veterinary medicine, and a financial need
  • 2007-08: SCAVMA Student Activities Award, awarded $250
  • 2003: Award of Academic Merit, for academic excellence by the graduate school of the University of Miami
  • 2000-03: Awarded a University of Miami Tumor Immunology Fellowship to present at several national conferences and an international meeting
  • 2000: Received a Scholar in Training Grant to present at the AACR conference, Cytokines and Cancer: Regulation, Angiogenesis, and Clinical Applications in September 2000, Vail, CO
  • 1999-2002: Awarded a University of Miami Fellowship, provided full tuition and graduate stipend
  • 1998-2002: Selected as a Florida Scholar, awarded $250/year towards training related expenses

Research Interests

Cancer immunology, mucosal immunity


PubMed listing

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