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. Carol Cardona leads research efforts to create an online tool that will improve response to outbreaks and help producers mitigate foreign animal diseases on farms.
Drs. Bruce Walcheck and Jianming (Jimmy) Wu were awarded funding to conduct a 1 year study to establish in vivo proof of concept for anti-ovarian cancer activity.
Dr. Xiaona Ge and the Rao lab group recently published the manuscript, "Regulation of eosonophil recruitment and allergic airway inflammation by heparan sulfate proteoglycan (HSPG) modifying enzymes," in the April 5th edition of the Experimental Lung Research Journal.
The paper, "Arenaviral Nucleoproteins Suppress PACT-induced Augmentation of RIG-I Function to Inhibit Type I Interferon Production," by authors Junjie Shao, Qinfeng Huang, Xiaoying Liu, Da Di, plus Dr's. Yuying Liang, and Hinh Ly, has been published in the Journal of Virology
Kristin Snyder (College of Veterinary Medicine, 2nd year DVM student) received a Howard Hughes Medical Institute/Burroughs Wellcome Fund Medical Research Fellows award.