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.


Dr. Mathur Kannan celebrates his retirement after 31 years of service at the University of Minnesota.

Dr. David Brown, has been appointed to a three year term as a member of the Institutional Review Entity for Dual Use Research of Concern by the U of MN Vice President of Research.

Dr. Hinh Ly serves as a member of grant panels for NIH, Springboard Program of the Academy of Medical Sciences UK, Department of Defense and he has been approved for funding support by USDA-NIFA.

Dr. Alice Larson, will teach "Creativity in Research," CMB 5912 January 2019.

April Estrada receives the Richard L. Walker Bacteriology Award at American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians Annual Meeting.


Congratulations Dr. Beitz - Last Day of Teaching

Mathur S. Kannan: Scientific Ambassador and Collaborative Scholar

Mathur Kannan, Retirement card