Swine Program

  • More than 850 attendees at the 2016 Leman conference!

    The 2016 Allen D. Leman conference held in St. Paul, MN and organized by the swine group at the University of Minnesota, gathered more than 850 professionals and veterinarians from the swine industry for 4 days of conferences and exchanges on the latest science-driven solutions.

    Write down the dates for next year's edition: September 16−19, 2017.

  • Infectious Disease Research Laboratories, Food Centric Corridor

    The Food Centric Corridor brings interdisciplinary teams together equipped with integrated modern analytical capabilities related to infectious diseases, animal health and nutrition to address challenges of food security thus supporting the University’s mission to produce a safe, secure and sustainable food supply.

    The newly remodeled 3,500 sq ft laboratories and the state of the art equipment were made possible by funds from the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Office of the Vice-President of Research.

  • Big Data = Big Discoveries

    Across the University of Minnesota, researchers are queuing up big datasets at the Genomics Center and Minnesota Supercomputing Institute (MSI), hoping that something stands out in the millions of “reads” that are returned.

  • Confirming airborne transmission of influenza A virus in swine

    The research helps improve the design of flu control strategies and strengthen research into the prevention of zoonotic infections.

Our Latest Swine News


Swine Group (Attn: Anna Jones)
1365 Gortner Ave. 225 VMC
St. Paul 55108

Fax: (612) 625-6241
Phone: (612) 625-1203
Email: bystr005@umn.edu

Engaged in research, teaching, service, and outreach, the Swine Group is focused on swine health and production, disease control and eradication, and animal welfare to improve swine health.