Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Our mission is to benefit animal and human health through excellence in science and education.
Profile on Dr. Dawn Foster-Hartnett:Dr. Dawn Foster-Hartnett is a treasured VBS Teacher and New Coordinator of Undergraduate Teaching and Education (CUTE) Representative
Drs. Pam Skinner and Peter Larsen Aim for $1.8M in Funding for CWD Testing:Follow the journey's of Drs. Pam Skinner and Peter Larsen as they aim to seek funding from the MN State Legislature for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).
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
Dr. Erin Burton was awarded the VBS Outstanding Teacher Award at Education Day on Friday, May 19th, 2017.
Last Wednesday, May 10, the VBS faculty and CVM Dean Trevor Ames honored Dr. Tom Fletcher with cake and gifts in recognition of his retirement in June. In over five decades at the University, Dr. Fletcher made significant contributions in scholarly activity, teaching and service.
At least 10,0000 people gathered on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 outside the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul to participate in the March for Science including students, staff, and faculty in the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences.
Josh Proehl, Junior at New London-Spicer High School will compete against 1,800 students from 75 countries May 14-19, 2017 at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, California.
Recent outbreaks of a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu at a Tennessee chicken farm, and a milder form of bird flu at a Wisconsin turkey farm, prompted US producers to maximize biosecurity.