Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

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.

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.

COVID-19, Coronavirus researchThe worldwide Pandemic known as COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus) has consumed the media, our government, and has changed our day-to-day lives. Researchers at the University of Minnesota are working around the clock to respond to this crisis.

VBS Assistant Professor Roxanne Larsen mobilized a new anaomy lab experience partnered with the CVM and other UMN medical experts to provide a workshop to pair annualy with the SAVMA symposium.