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
Al Weber, DVM, MS, and VBS Faculty Emeritus celebrated his birthday on March 13th.
The manuscript, "Knob protein enhances epithelial barrier integrity and attenuates airway inflammation," has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI).
Junjie Shao, a Ph.D. student working in the laboratory of Dr’s. Yuying Liang and Hinh Ly, recently presented at the Spring Graduate Student Seminar Series concerning his new research on arenaviruses.
Da Di, a Research Assistant who came to the department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences through Dr. Fang Li’s laboratory and also works with Drs. Yuying Liang and Hinh Ly’s laboratory recently presented at the Graduate Student Seminar Series on February 1st.
Dr. Tim Johnson and his colleague, Dr. Jay Graham with the Public Health Institute, were awarded NIH R01 funding for their project, "Antimicrobial resistance transmission associated with small-scale food-animal production in peri-urban communities of Quito, Ecuador."