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. Christina Clarkson, Associate Professor in VBS and Anatomy leader for the College of Veterinary Medicine has been appointed President of the American Association of Veterinary Anatomists (AAVA).

Dr. Bruce Walcheck, received a one-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) research grant.

Drs. Christina Clarkson and Margaret V. Root Kustritz published a paper in the Journal of Veterinary Medical Education.

Dr. Dave Brown traveled to Pittsburg, PA on June 27, 2017 to give a keynote address for the symposium on Microbial Endocrinology in Ruminant Growth and Development at the annual meeting of the American Diary Science Association (ADSA)

The article, "Regulation of Eosinophil Recruitment and Activation by Galectins in Allergic Asthma," by Savita Rao (first author), Xiao Na Ge, and Dr. Srirama Rao was published in Frontiers in Medicine, May 31, 2017.


Congratulations Dr. Beitz - Last Day of Teaching

Mathur S. Kannan: Scientific Ambassador and Collaborative Scholar

Mathur Kannan, Retirement card