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. Mary Jo Baarsch, Vice President of Biologics for Pharmgate Animal Health and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences was featured in National Hog Farmer. 

Dr. Alice Larson, Professor in the Department of Veterinary Sciences will teach Creativity in Research Course (CMB 5912) again this Summer. 

On March 19th the GCC 3016/ 5016  class "Science and Society: Working Together to Avoid the Antibiotic Resistance Apocalypse," hosted an award-winning journalist and producer, Julie Siple and Tracy Mumford. 

Dr. Jianming (Jimmy) Wu and his colleagues published the paper, "C-Reactive Protein Impairs Dendritic Cell Development, Maturation, and Function: Implications for Peripheral Tolerance," in Frontiers in Immunology Journal

During Spring Break, Kent Reed performed with the Vibronauts at the American Legion Post 113, Rotunda West, FL.


Congratulations Dr. Beitz - Last Day of Teaching

Mathur S. Kannan: Scientific Ambassador and Collaborative Scholar

Mathur Kannan, Retirement card