Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

In the Spotlight

Tim Johnson and Yinduo Ji with CMB 5571_8571 students

Spring Semester 2018 CVM Graduate Course Highlights:

VBS Faculty, Drs. Hinh Ly, Tim Johnson, Yinduo Ji, and Aaron Rendahl teach revised graduate course, CMB 8303 and two new courses, CMB 8571 and CMB/VMED 8910.
Zika virus transmission

Mohan Liu: Zika Virus Transmission

This movie illustrates how the Zika virus may be transmitted via mosquito between non-human primates. The virus was first isolated in 1947 from monkeys in Uganda.      
Stained gastrointenstinal cells

Dr. Srirama Rao: 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    
CVM Genomics and Genetics Research Cluster

Dr. James Mickelson: 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    
Memory B cell

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.          
VBS 2032 Petridish art, Spring 2017

VBS2032, General Microbiology: Petri Dish Art

Using fine sterile picks, students carefully dabbed small amounts of the bacterial “paint” to inoculate - paint each dish.