Tori K. Matta
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Last updated: 2/8/2019
Tori Kaitlyn Matta
Vet/Tech Student
United States
10/14/1995
Professional Information
Kansas State University - Exotic Animal Medicine Club
United States
Student
Additional Information
Education/Experience
Currently a first year dual degree DVM/MS student at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. My DVM focus is zoo animal and conservation medicine. My master's is in Veterinary Biomedical Sciences- Pathobiology with an emphasis in virology.

Research Assistant
Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Ying Fang virology research laboratory. PCR, protein expression, protein extraction, transformation, transfection, and other basic laboratory methods. Assist with animal studies. Mostly swine and mouse.

Kansas State University
B.S. Biology Minor Japanese

Zoo Keeper Intern at Tanganyika Wildlife Park. Goddard, KS Summer 2016
Social/Volunteer Organizations
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians - member
Association of Zoos and Aquariums - member
Christian Veterinary Fellowship
Exotic Animal Medicine Club - Herpetarium Co-Manager
Student American Veterinary Association
Sunset Zoological Park volunteer
Surgery Club
Veterinary Business Management Association
More Information
I am currently one of the Herpetarium Managers for my college's Exotic Animal Medicine Club. I took this position to gain more experience with reptiles. My career goals are to become a zoo animal and conservation medicine veterinarian. I am also interested in infectious disease research focusing on viruses.
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