The Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

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June 1, 2022

After 23 years working as a gross anatomy teacher, researcher, and advocate for the veterinary curriculum and instruction in the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences and College of Veterinary Medicine, VBS Associate Professor Christina Clarkson retires June 1.

May 31, 2022

Funding was recently awarded to the University of Minnesota by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to establish the Midwest Antiviral Drug Discovery (AViDD) Center, to develop antiviral drugs for pandemic-level viruses, including SARS-CoV-2 co-led by VBS Endowed Professor Fang Li  and Reuben Harris (U of TX, San Antonio).

May 23, 2022

Innate immunity is the first line of defense in people and animals against invading pathogens, and can be triggered by the ability of the host to recognize RNA and DNA of viruses.

April 22, 2022

VBS Researchers are highlighted for their poster submissions and awards at the annual CVM Research Day 2022 on Thursday, April 7, 2022.

April 8, 2022

VBS Professor and Pomeroy Chair Carol Cardona discusses the emergence of avian influenza and how it may impact Minnesota's commercial turkey farms.

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March 14, 2022

VBS Professor & Endowed Professor in Structural Biology of Disease, Fang Li discusses a new omicron study recently published in, "Nature Communications."