Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department

  • Bruce Walcheck

    In VBS We Discover Science. Science Spotlight: Bruce Walcheck

    Professor Bruce Walcheck's Research Works to Unlock the Mysteries of ADAM 17

  • Al Beitz

    We Strive for Excellence

  • bacteria illustration

    We Teach Fundamental Courses For Future Doctors Of Medicine, Researchers, & Veterinarians

    Bacteria painting illustrations provided by Microbiology, VBS 2022-2032 Teaching Lab

  • Dog and cat sleep together on a couch

    We Provide Services For Your Best Friend

    The Mickelson Group/Canine Genetics Lab offers Excercise Induced Collapse (EIC) Testing available for Labrador Retrievers

  • microscopy view of a virus

    We Find Cures for Infectious Disease

    The Liang/Ly lab develops virus-based vaccines for human and animal diseases

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.