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.


Dr. Alice Larson, will teach "Creativity in Research," CMB 5912 January 2019.

April Estrada receives the Richard L. Walker Bacteriology Award at American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians Annual Meeting.

Dr. Randy Singer attends Vikings 'Crucual Catch: Intercept Cancer' game in honor of Dr. Michael Murtaugh who passed away recently due to complications with pancreatic cancer.

Irene Bueno Padilla has succesfully defends her Ph.D. Thesis.

Several VBS Labs presented at the annual Wisc-e-sota UMN-UW Virology Training Grant Symposium October 11-12, 2018 including the Boris-Lawrie lab, Liang/Ly lab, Olson lab, and invited faculty speaker, Dr. Fang Li.


Congratulations Dr. Beitz - Last Day of Teaching

Mathur S. Kannan: Scientific Ambassador and Collaborative Scholar

Mathur Kannan, Retirement card