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    2020 Virtual Commencement

    Join us for a virtual event on May 16 starting at 11 a.m. CT and participate in some of our fun virtual activities to make this day as special as possible. Learn more

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    Profiles Spring 2020 is here!

    Read about the latest contributions of our faculty, staff, students, and donors to the advancement of veterinary medicine, including impacts on the fight against COVID-19. Read now

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    UMN researchers advance on tackling the novel coronavirus

    A recent study on SARS-CoV-2 maps how the virus binds to human cells, reveals its animal origin, and guides treatments for COVID-19. Read more


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Pesticides used in agriculture and landscaping negatively impact the health of wild birds, as birds can ingest pesticide-treated seeds. Among the many dangerous effects, birds can experience sedation, suppressed immunity, altered flight and migration, fewer and smaller hatched chicks, and death with ingestion of as few as six pesticide-containing seeds.

Scientists collaborate with public and private partners to develop tactical biosecurity strategies to limit disease spread for specific animal movements based on risk-based science

ST. PAUL, MINN. --- On May 1, the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine’s (CVM) Secure Food System (SFS) team received $1 million from USDA NIFA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) for the team’s proposed work involving tactical sciences for agricultural biosecurity. 


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