Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Our mission is to benefit animal and human health through excellence in science and education.
Improving Animal and Human Health and Well-Being:We’re all mammals, we have genomes and the same number of base pair genes.Dr. Mickelson
Michael Rahe - Identifying memory B cell in pigs:Mike’s thesis project focuses on the identification, and characterization of the memory B cell in pigs.
White Blood Cell Enzyme Holds Key to Monitoring Inflammatory Bowel Disease:This could potentially lead to more reliable diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease in dogs.Dr. Rao
VBS2032, General Microbiology: Petri Dish ArtUsing fine sterile picks, students carefully dabbed small amounts of the bacterial “paint” to inoculate - paint each dish.
Bruce Walcheck: Unlocking the Mysteries of ADAM 17If ADAM 17 enzyme can be regulated, the incidence of diseases associated with inflammation and cancer could be reduced.Dr. Walcheck
Tim Johnson: Fighting Disease in the Poultry IndustryHumans and animals are intertwined and studying the condition of animals is very relevant to the human condition.Dr. Johnson
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.