Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

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Our mission

To benefit animal and human health through excellence in science and education.

The Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences department (VBS) conducts cutting-edge research, provides high-quality educational offerings and continually strives to reach out to our community and provide high-end services to our clients.



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Recent VBS Awards

VBS faculty, staff, and trainees receive awards for excellence in the fields of research, teaching, and service.

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Tick Talk

Peter Larsen and  Jonathan Oliver discuss their research using portable sequencing technology to identify tick-borne viruses in the field.


New vaccine development course offered Spring 2024

CMB 5201, Spring 2024 flyer

Click on flyer to view full size. To register, please visit the Onestop Student Services website.


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Poultry Health Research

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Veterinary Anatomy Courseware

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Veterinary Anatomy Museum