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.


Idil Bastan, Aaron Rendahl, Davis Seelig, Michael J. Day, Edward J. Hall, Savita P. Rao, Robert J. Washabau, and P. Sriramarao published  a paper about gastrointestinal inflammatory disease in dogs in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

Kent Reed and his lab team recently published a paper about the effects of extreme temperatures affecting Turkeys in Poultry Science Journal.

Anna Jaeger a Postdoctoral Associate with Dr. Matt Aliota's lab was selected to present and Co-Chair the Zika II session at the ASTMH Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

Grace Richmond, a new student hire in the laboratory of Dr. Tim Johnson discusses her journey to get to the U of MN.


Congratulations Dr. Beitz - Last Day of Teaching

Mathur S. Kannan: Scientific Ambassador and Collaborative Scholar

Mathur Kannan, Retirement card