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
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.
Dr. Richard Isaacson was an invited speaker at the Western Canadian Association of Swine Veterinarians (WCASV) Annual General Conference October 20-21, 2016.
Fall semester is always a busy time of year for Dr. Michael Murtaugh. Teaching and mentoring graduate students, conducting his swine immunology research and watching football keep him well occupied.
Tim Johnson, Associate Professor, received the Zoetis Award for Research Excellence at the College of Veterinary Medicine Points of Pride Research Day, October 5, 2016.