Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Our mission is to benefit animal and human health through excellence in science and education.
Profile on Dr. Kakambi Nagaraja:Highlights on the life and esteemed career of Dr. Kakambi Nagaraja, Professor, Researcher, Teacher, Mentor, and Turkey expert.
New Graduate Fellowship Created in Honor of Dr. Michael P. Murtaugh:The Graduate Fellowship created in honor of the late, Dr. Michael Murtaugh will support future students and allow his legacy to live on.
Dr. Carol Cardona Receives 2018 Ranelius Award at MTGA Annual Meeting:Dr. Cardona, Pomeroy Chair in Avian Health is the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Renelius Award.
Dr. James Mickelson: Improving Animal and Human Health and Well-BeingWe’re all mammals, we have genomes and the same number of base pair genes.Dr. Mickelson
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
Morgan Brisse, BMBB Graduate student for Dr. Hinh Ly and Junjie Shao, VMED Graduate student for Dr's. Liang and Ly have been awarded the 2018 Student Travel Awards.
Sophie Vrba, undergraduate student, supervised by Dr. Yuying Liang was awarded the Monica Tsang and James Weatherbee scholarship with the College of Biological Sciences.
Dr. Timothy Johnson, published the study "Microbiome Profiling of Commercial Pigs from Farrow to Finish," in the Journal of Animal Science.
Dr. Matthew Aliota, new VBS Faculty hire, has published "Molecularly barcoded Zika virus libraries to prove in vivo evolutionary dynamics," in PLOS.
Students in VBS 2032, VBS 1001 and GCC3016/5016 design art for the American Society for Microbiology Agar Art competition.