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A recent study on SARS-CoV-2 maps how the virus binds to human cells, reveals its animal origin, and guides treatments for COVID-19

As Black History Month comes to a close, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) would like to take a moment to celebrate the accomplished Black students, faculty, staff, and friends of the college who have walked our halls or partnered with us. Click the links embedded below to learn more about the impact left on the CVM by each of these impressive individuals: 

Honey bee pollination contributes roughly $15 billion to our agricultural industry each year. But parasites can bring disease to hives, including deformed wing virus (DWV). Bees infected with DWV may forage prematurely, which can cause diminished spatial memory and colony failure. Plus, disoriented infected foragers may be more likely to spread the virus to neighboring colonies.

A team of researchers at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) have launched a study investigating the genetic and management factors influencing muscle disease in horses. The scientists are also looking to determine if diet or exercise impact muscle disease expression. 

South Dakota State University and the University of Minnesota (U of M) announce the formation of a new collaborative Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine leading to a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (DVM).


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