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.


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.

Summary of new grants awarded to VBS Faculty June 2018 through September 2018.

Gobbles, August 2018 issue official publication of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association, featured the article, "Strain Typing of Pathogens: How to Choose?," written by Dr. Tim Johnson.

Dr. Jimmy Wu publishes his paper on the development of lupus and kidney inflammation in Arthritis Research and Therapy journal.


Congratulations Dr. Beitz - Last Day of Teaching

Mathur S. Kannan: Scientific Ambassador and Collaborative Scholar

Mathur Kannan, Retirement card