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.


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

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.

Dr's. Tim Johnson and Randy Singer were invited to speak at the National Academies of Sciences meeting entitled, "Combating Antimicrobial Resistance: A One Health Approach to a Global Threat-A Workshop"  in Washington DC.

Dr. Yinduo Ji published two papers in Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology Journal about SaeRS and the pag gene of pXO1.

Tuesday, May 23rd the CVM hosted the first annual St. Paul Campus Science in Seconds competition. Dr. Irene Bueno Padilla, Ph.D. candidate in the veterinary medicine graduate program, took first place and viewer's choice honors. 


Congratulations Dr. Beitz - Last Day of Teaching

Mathur S. Kannan: Scientific Ambassador and Collaborative Scholar

Mathur Kannan, Retirement card