Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Our mission is to benefit animal and human health through excellence in science and education.
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
VBS2032, General Microbiology: Petri Dish ArtUsing fine sterile picks, students carefully dabbed small amounts of the bacterial “paint” to inoculate - paint each dish.
Dr. Julie Olson, VBS Associate Professor organized the symposia, "Role of peripheral and central glia in chronic pain," for the XIII European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease at in Edinburgh, Scotland July 8-11, 2017.
"The basal translation rate of authentic HIV-1 RNA is regulated by 5'UTR nt-pairings at junction of R and U5," by Ioana Boeras, Brad Seufzer. S. Brady, Aaron Rendahl, Xiao Heng, and Kathleen Boris-Lawrie was published July 31, 2017 in Scientific Reports Journal.
VBS Faculty and Staff got together on August 10th to participate in the department's annual summer potluck.
The article, "Human Leukocyte Antigen C*12:02:02 and Killer Immunoglobulin-Like Receptor 2DL5 are Distinctly Associated with Ankylosing Spondylitis in the Taiwanese," was published in the International Journal of Molecular Science
The Sizzling Summer Science Spotlight S⁴ Seminar series which kicked off July 13th and ran through August 17th. This series, coordinated by Dr. Alice Larson highlighted six VBS faculty with versatile areas of expertise.