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.


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Dr. Tim Johnson and his colleague, Dr. Jay Graham with the Public Health Institute, were awarded NIH R01 funding for their project, "Antimicrobial resistance transmission associated with small-scale food-animal production in peri-urban communities of Quito, Ecuador."

Emily Smith presents her Research Rotation seminar on Finding E.Coli and Antibiotic Resistance in Canada Geese.

Fernando Leite, Randy Singer, Connie Gebhart, & Richard Isaacson publish in Scientific Reports.

The Rao lab's collaborative studies on soy food allergy “Inhibition of soluble epoxide hydrolase attenuates eosinophil recruitment and foodallergen-induced gastrointestinal inflammation” was published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology.

The paper, "Cryo-Electron Microscopy Structure of Porcine Deltacoronavirus Spike Protein in the Prefusion State," was published by the Li Lab in the Journal of Virology.

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CVM Education Day and Excellence In Diversity and Inclusion Award

 
 CVM Education Day is scheduled for Friday, May 18th. Posters will be solicited in categories including: Graduate education and mentoring; Collaborative learning; Active learning; Curriculum/Curricular changes; Technology in education; Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) projects; Student mental health; Course design; and Course coordination. Poster abstracts are due May 11, 2018 to Lyne Lura. Poster sessions will be heald in ASVM and topics/speakers include using e-books as notes, new ideas for assessment, and more. A luncheon and awards will follow the morning sessions.
 
The Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award will also be announced on CVM Education Day. This award recognizes significant accomplishments and innovation in achieving and sustaining diversity and inclusion efforts within the College of Veterinary Medicine's personnel, policies, programs, environment, climate, and constituencies. A stipend of $1000 each for faculty, staff, and student will be awarded. For more information please visit the CVM Diversity website.