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
The paper, "Cryo-Electron Microscopy Structure of Porcine Deltacoronavirus Spike Protein in the Prefusion State," was published by the Li Lab in the Journal of Virology.
The Vidovic laboratory has started the year on a very productive note. VBS Assistant Professor Sinisa Vidovic and postdoctoral trainee Ran An reported exciting results in January 2018.
Three papers from the Murtaugh lab were published this month in a special Viral Immunology vol 31 edition on veterinary vaccines.
Dr. Aaron Rendahl, VBS Assistant Professor of Statistics and Informatics has developed a new graduate course "Statistical Principles of Research Design," VMED/CMB 8910.
Dr. David Brown with Dr. Mark Lyte, from Iowa State University published, 'Study: Biofilms of Probiotic Bacteria Can Take Up Neurotransmitters,' in PLOS One journal.
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.