Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Our mission is to benefit animal and human health through excellence in science and education.
Profile on Dr. Kakambi Nagaraja:Highlights on the life and esteemed career of Dr. Kakambi Nagaraja, Professor, Researcher, Teacher, Mentor, and Turkey expert.
New Graduate Fellowship Created in Honor of Dr. Michael P. Murtaugh:The Graduate Fellowship created in honor of the late, Dr. Michael Murtaugh will support future students and allow his legacy to live on.
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.
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
Bruce Walcheck: Unlocking the Mysteries of ADAM 17If ADAM 17 enzyme can be regulated, the incidence of diseases associated with inflammation and cancer could be reduced.Dr. Walcheck
Tim Johnson: Fighting Disease in the Poultry IndustryHumans and animals are intertwined and studying the condition of animals is very relevant to the human condition.Dr. Johnson
Dr. Irene Bueno Padilla, a PhD student in the VMED program and advised by Dr. Randy Singer, was invited as a subject matter expert to the Joint Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)/World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Meeting on Foodborne Antimicrobial Resistance: Role of Environment, Crops and Biocides that was held in Rome, Italy from June 11-15, 2018.
The paper, "Lesion f the OVLT markedly attenuates chronic deoxycorticosterone acetate (DOCA) salt hypertension in the rat," written by Dr. John Collister, Associate Professor in VBS will be published in the American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, integrative, and comparative physiology.
Dr. Michael Murtaugh, Professor in VBS and Cheryl Dvorak, Researcher 6, published a paper in Virus Research Journal entitled, "Porcine circovirus 2 infection induces IFNβ expression through increased expression of genes involved in RIG-I and IRF7 signaling pathways."
The Skinner lab discovers immunotherapy product that targets virus-specific cells that may aid in a cure for HIV.
Dr. Randy Singer, Professor with the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, and a world leader in Antibiotic Resistance, was invited to speak at the Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB) in Santiago, Chile, June, 2018.
Congratulations Dr. Beitz - Last Day of Teaching
Mathur S. Kannan: Scientific Ambassador and Collaborative Scholar