DVM students invited to speak at the Allen D. Leman Conference
The Allen D. Leman Swine Conference is organizing a session for veterinary students to demonstrate their problem-solving skills through the presentation of a case or experience where students challenged their clinical training and problem solving capabilities necessary for day-to-day practice. Creativity and originality in the support and delivery are encouraged. The session will take place on Sunday at the Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. Click here to learn more
A great year for the UMN-CVM at the 2017 AASV meeting
The 2017 meeting of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) just ended and it was another great year for the students and faculty from the College who presented their latest research and received several award. Click here for more details!
Success for the swine graduate students at the 2017 MVMA
The swine group was well represented at the 2017 MVMA meeting. Ms. Anderson and Dr. Ludwig Takeuti both gave a presentation on diagnostic tools for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infections. Drs. Garrido Mantilla and Chamba Pardo shared the latest update on swine influenza. Dr. Kinsley explained how the structure of a swine farm can influence disease persistence. Dr. Resende shared the advantages of a fairly recent diagnostic technique: in situ hybridization. Congratulations to Ms. Anderson who also received a $5,000 Food Animal Scholarship from the MVM Foundation!
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.
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.