Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

   Our mission is to benefit animal and human health through excellence in science and education.


Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences conducts investigations across the cutting-edge research areas of Host-Pathogen Interface Biology, Microbiome and Antibiotic Resistance, Chronic Disease Biology, and Genetics and Genomics. The Department also provides educational offerings and research opportunities in the basic biomedical sciences to undergraduate, professional, and graduate students.


News

The paper, "Enteroids as in vitro model for ileitis," by Talita Resende, a PhD candidate supervised by Dr. Connie Gebhart, was published in the April 16th issue of National Hog farmer.

Dr. Carol Cardona leads research efforts to create an online tool that will improve response to outbreaks and help producers mitigate foreign animal diseases on farms.

Drs. Bruce Walcheck and Jianming (Jimmy) Wu were awarded funding to conduct a 1 year study to establish in vivo proof of concept for anti-ovarian cancer activity.

Dr. Xiaona Ge and the Rao lab group recently published the manuscript, "Regulation of eosonophil recruitment and allergic airway inflammation by heparan sulfate proteoglycan (HSPG) modifying enzymes," in the April 5th edition of the Experimental Lung Research Journal. 

The paper, "Arenaviral Nucleoproteins Suppress PACT-induced Augmentation of RIG-I Function to Inhibit Type I Interferon Production," by authors Junjie Shao, Qinfeng Huang, Xiaoying Liu, Da Di, plus Dr's. Yuying Liang, and Hinh Ly, has been published in the Journal of Virology

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CVM Education Day and Excellence In Diversity and Inclusion Award

 
 CVM Education Day is scheduled for Friday, May 18th. Posters will be solicited in categories including: Graduate education and mentoring; Collaborative learning; Active learning; Curriculum/Curricular changes; Technology in education; Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) projects; Student mental health; Course design; and Course coordination. Poster abstracts are due May 11, 2018 to Lyne Lura. Poster sessions will be heald in ASVM and topics/speakers include using e-books as notes, new ideas for assessment, and more. A luncheon and awards will follow the morning sessions.
 
The Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award will also be announced on CVM Education Day. This award recognizes significant accomplishments and innovation in achieving and sustaining diversity and inclusion efforts within the College of Veterinary Medicine's personnel, policies, programs, environment, climate, and constituencies. A stipend of $1000 each for faculty, staff, and student will be awarded. For more information please visit the CVM Diversity website.