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
Annually the College of Veterinary Medicine hosts Education Day to give Teachers and Students the opportunity to share posters, listen to speakers talk about new ways to engage and teach students, and present awards to distinguished faculty and instructors for their dedication to teaching.
Dr. Pam Skinner has been appointed from Associate Professor to full Professor with the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences.
The paper, "Cryo-EM structure of infectious bronchitis coronavirus spike protein reveals structural and functional evolution of coronavirus spike proteins," was published in the Public Library of Science (PLOS).
Drs. Erin Burton, Sinisa Vidovic, and Aaron Rendahl, Assistant Professors in the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, have all been selected to participate in the first cohort of faculty program to be offered over the 2018-2019 academic year.
Xiaona Ge and the Rao lab recently published, "FABP4 regulates eosinophil recruitment and activation in allergic airway inflammation," in the American Journal of Physiology.
VBS Welcomes Newest Faculty Hires, Drs. Peter and Roxanne Larsen
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.