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.


It’s no secret that working towards a Masters or Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree. is hard work. 

The article, "Identification of conserved, primary sequence motifs that direct retrovirus RNA fate" was published in Nucleic Acids Research shortly after the provisional patent was filed.

Dr. Richard Isaacson's faculty career in the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences was celebrated on Thursday, May 24th in the Hayloft Cafe, Ben Pomeroy Building. 

Dr. James Mickelson, Professor in VBS and Katie Minor, Researcher4, published a paper in Scientific Reports entitled, "Canine NAPEPLD-Associated models of human myelin disorders."

Annually the College of Veterinary Medicine hosts Education Day to give Teachers and Students the opportunity to share posters, listen to speakers talk about new ways to engage and teach students, and present awards to distinguished faculty and instructors for their dedication to teaching.


Congratulations Dr. Beitz - Last Day of Teaching

Mathur S. Kannan: Scientific Ambassador and Collaborative Scholar

Mathur Kannan, Retirement card