The Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

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May 31, 2021

VBS Assistant Professor Peter Larsen hopes to reduce the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease in deer by producing faster testing that can be conducted in the field as well as test meat processing equipment to avoid potential risks for consumers.

May 26, 2021

VBS faculty and staff present posters and received awards at the 2021 CVM Education Day virtual event on Friday, May 20, 2021.

May 24, 2021

Up until now, there has never been a formal poultry training program in the state of Minnesota. The avian influenza outbreak in 2015 that wiped out millions of turkeys and chickens emphasized the need for training for entry level positions to highly skilled researchers.

May 12, 2021

Eight VBS graduate students were awarded fellowships and/or grants in the following categories: 2021-2022 MnDRIVE Global Food Venture Fellowship; 2021-2022 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship; Comparative Pathology/Medicine T32 Training grant; and American CARES Act Degree Completion grants.

May 7, 2021

Professor Tim Johnson and Research Project Specialist Bonnie Weber, collaborated to publish a study about the respiratory microbiome of broiler flocks from hatching to processing.

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The VBS Department welcomes newest MnDRIVE
Global Food Ventures faculty hire,
Assistant Professor Kevin Lang.