Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Our mission is to benefit animal and human health through excellence in science and education.
VBS Sizzling Summer Science Spotlight-S4 Series Kick Off:Please mark your calendars for the third annual Sizzling Summer Science Spotlight (S4) series which is offered to all faculty and staff on Thursday mornings from 7/12-8/16.
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
Dr. James Mickelson, VBS Professor, attended the Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the US Scientific Conference in Minneapolis, MN September 23-24, 2017.
The laboratory of Dr's. Yuying Liang and Hinh Ly had recently published a total of 10 articles/papers in Methods of Molecular Biology, Oncotarget, Scientific Reports, and the International Journal of Molecular Science.
Fernando Leite, Ph.D. candidate with Dr. Richard Isaacson's lab was awarded Champion Ribbon for the presentation of his abstract at the Leman Conference.
The manuscript, "Pathology in Practice," was published in the October 15th, 2017 edition of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
VBS will be hosting this years fundraising events which will include a bake sale, candy jar count, pest infestation and Haunted House. Announcements with event details will go out to the college soon.
VBS Welcomes Newest Faculty Hires, Drs. Peter and Roxanne Larsen
Dr. Peter Larsen comes to VBS from the Department of Biology at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. His expertise is in epigenetics, neurodegenerative disease, zoonotic disease, and surveillance bioinformatics.
Dr. Roxanne Larsen comes to VBS from the School of Medicine at Duke in Durham, North Carolina. She will be teaching Anatomy and Physiology and her teaching expertise also includes Neuroanatomy, Radiological Anatomy, Embryology, Microanatomy/Histology, and Biomechanics.