School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

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The School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (SVMBS) is proud to be Nebraska's leading institution for education, research, extension and outreach related to veterinary medicine and veterinary science.

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Scott McVey (left), professor and director of Nebraska’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and Hiep Vu, assistant professor of animal science at Nebraska, are working to catalog a pig’s protective proteins against the lethal African swine flu. Their work could lead to new breakthroughs in fighting the disease.

Vu to lead research project in fight against African swine fever
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3 Questions with Ronnie | On-Campus COVID-19 Testing (Click photo to watch video.)
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Image showing headshots of Dr. Brian Vander Ley and Dr. Scott McVey

McVey, Vander Ley to lead Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center
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Image showing headshots of Dr. Dustin Loy, Dr. Rodney Moxley and Dr. Liz VanWormer

Three SVMBS faculty named NSRI fellows
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Dr. Shi-Hua Xiang in lab with team members

Nasal spray development could mean needle-free COVID-19 vaccine
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Pattnaik and Xiang receive funding for COVID-19-related research
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Brain Vander Ley, epidemiologist, and Aaron Berger, beef extension educator, discuss best management practices to stop the spread of a virus like COVID-19 within livestock and farm operations.
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Breakthrough Innovation of the Year awarded to SVMBS professors Gary Pickard and Patricia Sollars for herpes vaccine. (Click photo to watch video.)