Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

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    Fighting Disease in the Poultry Industry

    Everything that happens in animals has a direct impact on humans.  'One Health' concept is an idea in which we embrace the reality that humans and animals are intertwined and that studying the condition of animals is very relevant to the human condition.

    Dr. Johnson

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    Boris-Lawrie’s Pioneering Role in Creating Collaborative Research Environments

    When you recruit really good students you end up getting really good work being done.Students are so important to high impact work. They are our partners in the discovery process. 

    Dr. Boris-Lawrie

The Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences (VBS) Department educates students in the biomedical sciences; discovers new knowledge about animal and human health and disease through scientific research; translates new knowledge into useful applications; and communicates knowledge to health professionals, animal producers, industry, and scientists.