• Johnson's lab team

    For University scientists, a new strategy to tackle Salmonella

    College of Veterinary Medicine researchers are gaining a better understanding of the genetics of Salmonella in an effort to get ahead of outbreaks. Read more.

  • Two arabian horses

    A lucky break

    Veterinarians race against the clock to save newborn foal from deadly infection. Read more.

  • Alyssa Betlach

    Fellowship provides opportunity for swine researcher to take her work to the next level

    Many teenagers find themselves behind grocery checkouts and restaurant counters when it comes to taking on a part-time job in high school. Alyssa Betlach found herself working among 1,500 sows at a local swine farm near her hometown of Owatonna, MN. Read more.

         

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Dr. Bruce Walcheck, professor in the Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department; his co-principal investigator, Dr. Dan Kaufman, professor of medicine in the Minnesota Stem Cell Institute; and Bruce's coinvestigator Dr. Jimmy Wu, associate professor in the Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department, were recently awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) research project grant totaling approximately $2.25 million in total costs over five years.

"USDA National Needs Fellowship for Enhancing Animal Production: Addressing National Need in Poultry Production," was recommended for funding by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Higher Education National Needs Fellowships Program (NNF).

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