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 Today:
over 80 scientists, researchers, faculty and graduate trainees
over 42300 sq. ft. of laboratory space with state of the art equipment
over $15 million active research funding
teaching over 40 undergraduate, professional and graduate courses
- The Department is home to the Pomeroy Endowed Chair in Avian Health
- We have a research expertise in Cancer, HIV - Aids, Infectious Diseases, Genetics
- We host weekly seminar that features researchers from around the globe
Our teaching mission is to educate future leaders, decision makers, practitioners and communicators with a strong emphasis on One Medicine One Science. We train students at the undergraduate, graduate and professional veterinary medicine levels using best practices of scientific teaching. Our courses are united in a common focus on the complex relationships between human health, animal health, and the environment.
Did You Know?
The neutrophil is a type of white blood cell that acts as a first responder to localized bacterial infections.