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Anatomy & Physiology II > Curricula Vitae


Vanessa E Wilkins


2019 - Current, Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine, anticipated graduation 2023

2003-2005, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, Masters in Biology, emphasis in Equine Exercise Physiology

1999-2003, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, Bachelors in Biology, major in Biotechnology (emphasis in Molecular Biology and Genetics), minors in Chemistry and Microbiology

1995-1998, Mt San Jacinto Community College, Associates in Science


January 2006 - Current, Intermittent dates, Blinn College, Northeast Texas Community College, East Los Angeles Community College, California State Polytechnic University Pomona, Adjunct Faculty 

  • Anatomy and Physiology I and II lecture and lab 
  • Introduction to Biology lecture and Lab
  • Biotechnology for Animal Science majors
  • TA for Biology of Cancer 

January 2011 - August 2017, Northeast Texas Equine Services in Pittsburg, TX  Practice Manager 

  • trained and managed all front office and veterinary assistants
  • managed client relationship
  • managed all accounts receivable and payable 

January 2004 – December 2005 Western University of Health Sciences, CVM Pomona, CA,  Research Technician and Laboratory Manager​ of R’n’A Reproduction and Immunology Laboratory 

  • Responsible for running of laboratory including implementing experimental techniques, input on experimental design, inventory, purchasing and book-keeping 
  • Supervising several masters and undergraduate students in several research projects. 
  • Development and maintenance of professional relationships and collaborative research efforts forthe benefit of the laboratory and university   


Efficacy of an Herbal Supplement on Exercise-Related Stress in Horses. Advances in Equine Nutrition. Wilkins, V et al. 2009