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
Dr. Julie Olson, VBS Associate Professor organized the symposia, "Role of peripheral and central glia in chronic pain," for the XIII European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease at in Edinburgh, Scotland July 8-11, 2017.
"The basal translation rate of authentic HIV-1 RNA is regulated by 5'UTR nt-pairings at junction of R and U5," by Ioana Boeras, Brad Seufzer. S. Brady, Aaron Rendahl, Xiao Heng, and Kathleen Boris-Lawrie was published July 31, 2017 in Scientific Reports Journal.
VBS Faculty and Staff got together on August 10th to participate in the department's annual summer potluck.
The article, "Human Leukocyte Antigen C*12:02:02 and Killer Immunoglobulin-Like Receptor 2DL5 are Distinctly Associated with Ankylosing Spondylitis in the Taiwanese," was published in the International Journal of Molecular Science
The Sizzling Summer Science Spotlight S⁴ Seminar series which kicked off July 13th and ran through August 17th. This series, coordinated by Dr. Alice Larson highlighted six VBS faculty with versatile areas of expertise.