We study mechanisms of disease to improve the health of animals, humans, and the environment. Specialty areas in the department include wildlife health, infectious diseases, metabolic diseases, genetics/genomics, neuroscience, cardiovascular science, and immunology.

Academics

Pursuing a Ph.D. or M.S. with our Faculty

The departments in the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences o er M.S. and Ph.D. graduate programs in Biomedical Sciences. There are also interdisciplinary programs in genetics, neuroscience, and toxicology, infectious diseases, pathology, and parasitology.

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  • Learn about the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences
  • Learn about the Genetics Program
  • Learn about the Neuroscience Program
  • Learn about the Infectious Diseases Program
  • Learn about the Cardiology Program
  • Learn about the Pathology Program
  • Learn about the Parasitology Program

Residencies

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PATHOLOGY RESIDENCY

The program trains veterinarians to become competent diagnostic pathologists and with a good foundation for graduate research training. The three-year program in either clinical or anatomic pathology fulfills the eligibility requirements for the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) certification examination, and the program has an outstanding record of trainees becoming ACVP diplomates.

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COMPARATIVE MEDICINE RESIDENCY

The three-year program prepares veterinarians for the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) board certification and provide a broad foundation in comparative medicine. Residency training includes clinical laboratory animal medicine, laboratory animal resources and facilities management, comparative and diagnostic pathology, and methods and practice of biomedical research.

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Services

Biopsy Clinical
Microbiology/Immunology
Clinical
Parasitology
Clinical
Pathology
DNA TECHNOLOGIES
CORE LABORATORY
DERMATOPATHOLOGY DIGITAL
IMAGING
FLOW CYTOMETRY
CORE LABORATORY
HISTOPATHOLOGY/
IMMUNOPATHOLOGY LABORATORY
NECROPSY PANFUNGAL
PCR
VETERINARY
BIOREPOSITORY