Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Our mission is to benefit animal and human health through excellence in science and education.
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
Michael Rahe: Identifying memory B cell in pigsMike’s thesis project focuses on the identification, and characterization of the memory B cell in pigs.
VBS2032, General Microbiology: Petri Dish ArtUsing fine sterile picks, students carefully dabbed small amounts of the bacterial “paint” to inoculate - paint each dish.
Dr. James Mickelson, VBS Professor, attended the Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the US Scientific Conference in Minneapolis, MN September 23-24, 2017.
Dr. Connie Gebhart, VBS Professor, was awarded the BIOMIC Award for Excellence in Diagnostic Veterinary Microbiology at the 2017 American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians annual meeting in San Diego, CA.
The laboratory of Dr's. Yuying Liang and Hinh Ly had recently published a total of 10 articles/papers in Methods of Molecular Biology, Oncotarget, Scientific Reports, and the International Journal of Molecular Science.