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
The 9th International Conference on Canine and Feline Genetics and Genomics will be hosted by the College of Veterinary Medicine in downtown St. Paul, MN in May 2017.
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.
Cheryl Dvorak (*1), Zeynep Akkutay-Yoldar, Suzanne Stone, Steven Tousignant, Fabio Vannucci, and Michael Murtaugh published the manuscript, "An i
Out of 185 dogs that were sterilized and for whom we knew how old they were when they were sterilized, it is significantly more likely for a female dog to tear her CCL if she was spayed at a young age.
The results of Dr. Walcheck’s studies may lead to new treatments for diseases associated with widespread inflammation, such as life-threatening sepsis