The Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

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December 1, 2022

The Agricultural Research, Education, Extension and Technology Transfer (AGREETT) program, developed by Minnesota lawmakers in 2015 includes a multi-year $5 million state investment through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) in agricultural research, Extension and teaching at the University of Minnesota. An advisory panel of agriculture industry representatives, University leaders, and the MDA determine the most important challenges facing agriculture.

November 18, 2022

VBS Professor Kathleen Boris-Lawrie received the Annual Distinguished Research Career award from the Center for Retrovirus Research at the Ohio State University.

November 17, 2022

VBS Professor and Pomeroy Endowed Chair Carol Cardona received a 2022 Dean’s Distinguished Award (recognizing campus-based faculty) from the University of Minnesota Extension.

November 4, 2022

VBS Professor Pamela Skinner, was recently awarded funding from amfAR in support of AIDS Research and HIV prevention.

July 29, 2022

Marissa Milstein, PhD student recently travelled to Guyana to investigate how the indigenous Waiwai people in the Konashen Community Owned Conservation Area used a mixed-methods approach to reduce zoonotic disease transmission from wildlife to their dogs.

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The Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences (VBS) with the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a Department Chair (Job ID: 350920)