Office of the Associate Dean for Research

The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is a pioneer and an internationally recognized leader in animal health research. We are uniquely positioned to provide solutions to current and emerging problems at the interface of animals, humans, and the environment that threaten animal and human health. These problems are global, interlaced, and complex, and require multidisciplinary integrated approaches that unify biology and medicine.

Our researchers aim to reveal and resolve the increasingly intertwined elements of animal and human health in our environment based on the concept of One Medicine and One Science. Exciting research is being conducted within CVM DepartmentsResearch Clusters, and across our three Signature Programs.  

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OADR Funding Announcements

2019 CVM Resident & Graduate Student Research Grants
~$100, 000.00 available to support research conducted by residents or graduate students in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Budget requests up to $10,000 will be considered. Application accepted via InfoReady

Note: This funding takes the place of prior “Small Companion Animal Grants” and “University of Minnesota Equine Center (UMEC) Grants”. As such, approximately half of the available funding will be directed towards proposals addressing important issues in canine, feline and equine health. Equine-specific funding is provided in part by the Minnesota Racing Commission therefore, high priority will be given to proposals that address issues impacting racehorses. All other proposals should align with one of the three CVM research Signature Programs or other aim relevant to the CVM research mission.


Research Day

SAVE THE DATE: Points of Pride Research Day is October 2, 2019. The annual event celebrates the College of Veterinary Medicine's Signature Program research while honoring faculty, fellows, students and research partners who contribute to the advancement of biomedical sciences and veterinary medicine.  

iCOMOS 2018

icomos banner showing conference title and dates of April 29 through May 2

The 3rd International Conference on One Medicine One Science, hosted by the University of Minnesota and its partners and sponsors was an overwhelming success, attracting nearly 400 participants from over 35 countries and provided for great intellectual and social interactions. 

The conference provided an opportunity for thoughtful scientific discussion of science and policy at the interface of environment, agriculture, and medicine. Additionally, the five CIS topics provided insights and examples to reinforce the message that both good science and effective communication are required for good health policies for animals, humans and the environment and those at the interface. A meeting report will be published in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

To learn more about the conference and future conferences visit our websiteiCOMOS 2019 will be held in Chiang Mai, Thailand from February 11-19, 2019. 

Research Ethics Statement

Research ethics at the University of Minnesota

We are committed to protecting research participants, upholding ethical standards, and improving our practice at every step of our work.

Learn more about our commitment to research ethics