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
Treatment of infections with antimicrobial drugs is a cornerstone of veterinary medicine, but selecting and administering antibiotics to companion animals and livestock is often not a simple matter.
As viruses infect cells of an animal host, they often stimulate a vigorous immune response. This is due to the ability of host cells to detect viral products, such as double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) through pathogen recognition receptors.
In the United States alone, nearly 800 thousand people suffer from a heart attack each year.
We are pleased to announce a new system to support students’ degree progress-the Graduate Planning and Audit System (GPAS).
Curious about the research that faculty are doing? Ask any of them and they’ll give you a 5-min or less ‘Elevator Speech’ to describe their research and it’s importance in animal and human health.