Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Our mission is to benefit animal and human health through excellence in science and education.
VBS Sizzling Summer Science Spotlight-S4 Series Kick Off:Please mark your calendars for the third annual Sizzling Summer Science Spotlight (S4) series which is offered to all faculty and staff on Thursday mornings from 7/12-8/16.
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.
Spring Semester 2018 CVM Graduate Course Highlights:VBS Faculty, Drs. Hinh Ly, Tim Johnson, Yinduo Ji, and Aaron Rendahl teach revised graduate course, CMB 8303 and two new courses, CMB 8571 and CMB/VMED 8910.
Mohan Liu: Zika Virus TransmissionThis movie illustrates how the Zika virus may be transmitted via mosquito between non-human primates. The virus was first isolated in 1947 from monkeys in Uganda.
Dr. Srirama Rao: White Blood Cell Enzyme Holds Key to Monitoring Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseThis could potentially lead to more reliable diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease in dogs.Dr. Rao
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
Kristin Snyder (College of Veterinary Medicine, 2nd year DVM student) received a Howard Hughes Medical Institute/Burroughs Wellcome Fund Medical Research Fellows award.
Morgan Brisse, BMBB Graduate student for Dr. Hinh Ly and Junjie Shao, VMED Graduate student for Dr's. Liang and Ly have been awarded the 2018 Student Travel Awards.
Sophie Vrba, undergraduate student, supervised by Dr. Yuying Liang was awarded the Monica Tsang and James Weatherbee scholarship with the College of Biological Sciences.
Students in VBS 2032, VBS 1001 and GCC3016/5016 design art for the American Society for Microbiology Agar Art competition.
Dr. Timothy Johnson, published the study "Microbiome Profiling of Commercial Pigs from Farrow to Finish," in the Journal of Animal Science.
VBS Welcomes Newest Faculty Hires, Drs. Peter and Roxanne Larsen
Dr. Roxanne Larsen comes to VBS from the School of Medicine at Duke in Durham, North Carolina. She will be teaching Anatomy and Physiology and her teaching expertise also includes Neuroanatomy, Radiological Anatomy, Embryology, Microanatomy/Histology, and Biomechanics.