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 paper, "Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance patterns of Campylobacter spp. isolated from retail meat in Lahore, Pakistan," by Muhammad Nisar, Mansur ud Din Ahmad, Muhammad Hassan Mushtaq, Wasim Shehzad, Abid Hussain, Javed Muhammad, Kakambi V. Nagaraja, Sagar M. Goyal, was published in Elsevier's Food Control Journal.
Dr. Erin Burton was awarded the VBS Outstanding Teacher Award at Education Day on Friday, May 19th, 2017.
Last Wednesday, May 10, the VBS faculty and CVM Dean Trevor Ames honored Dr. Tom Fletcher with cake and gifts in recognition of his retirement in June. In over five decades at the University, Dr. Fletcher made significant contributions in scholarly activity, teaching and service.
At least 10,0000 people gathered on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 outside the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul to participate in the March for Science including students, staff, and faculty in the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences.
Josh Proehl, Junior at New London-Spicer High School will compete against 1,800 students from 75 countries May 14-19, 2017 at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, California.