Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Our mission is to benefit animal and human health through excellence in science and education.
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.
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.
Mohan Liu: Zika Virus TransmissionThis 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.
Dr. Srirama Rao: White Blood Cell Enzyme Holds Key to Monitoring Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseThis could potentially lead to more reliable diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease in dogs.Dr. Rao
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
VBS2032, General Microbiology: Petri Dish ArtUsing fine sterile picks, students carefully dabbed small amounts of the bacterial “paint” to inoculate - paint each dish.
The article, "Regulation of Eosinophil Recruitment and Activation by Galectins in Allergic Asthma," by Savita Rao (first author), Xiao Na Ge, and Dr. Srirama Rao was published in Frontiers in Medicine, May 31, 2017.
Dr's. Tim Johnson and Randy Singer were invited to speak at the National Academies of Sciences meeting entitled, "Combating Antimicrobial Resistance: A One Health Approach to a Global Threat-A Workshop" in Washington DC.
Dr. Yinduo Ji published two papers in Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology Journal about SaeRS and the pag gene of pXO1.
Tuesday, May 23rd the CVM hosted the first annual St. Paul Campus Science in Seconds competition. Dr. Irene Bueno Padilla, Ph.D. candidate in the veterinary medicine graduate program, took first place and viewer's choice honors.
Erin Burton published the paper, "Characterization of the urinary microbiome in healthy dogs," in PLOS ONE. This study uses culture independent techniques to characterize the healthy canine urinary microbiota.