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.


This years 2018 Sizzling Summer Science Snapshot-Sseries ran July 12 through August 16, 2018.

Dr. Patricia Goodman-Mamula and Dr. Dawn Foster-Hartnett recently presented their work at the 25th annual American Society of Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators in Austin, Texas (July 26-29

Dawn Foster, VBS Administrative Director and Chair of the CVM Diversity and Inclusion Committee, has aided in efforts to showcase Diversity and Inclusion around the college from hosting events such as the coffee hour to providing resources and opportunities highlights in the CVM Summer 2018 issue of Profiles.

Several VBS Faculty and Staff were featured in the CVM Profiles, Summer 2018 Issue.

Dr. Randy Singer was invited to participate in a meeting at United Nations (UN) on July 18 entitled “Antimicrobial Resistance and the Sustainable Development Goals: challenges and opportunities.”


Congratulations Dr. Beitz - Last Day of Teaching

Mathur S. Kannan: Scientific Ambassador and Collaborative Scholar

Mathur Kannan, Retirement card