Exploring Careers Program on Nov. 9th, 2013
October 15, 2013
This one-day program is for 6th-9th graders who are interested in pursuing careers in Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences.
Adjusting bacteria in intestines may lead to obesity treatments
September 27, 2013
A drug that appears to target specific intestinal bacteria in the guts of mice may create a chain reaction that could eventually lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes in humans, according to a team of researchers.
Backyard Poultry Topic at the 2013 New York State Veterinary Conference
August 12, 2013
Dr. Eric Harvill Invited to Serve as Member of NIH Genetic Variation and Evolution Study Section
July 16, 2013
The addition of Dr. Eric Harvill to the National Institute of Health (NIH) study section Genetic Variation and Evolution will allow him an opportunity to influence the quality and type of research funded by the NIH. Dr. Harvill already has served on five other study sections in the past and joins at least ten other VBS faculty members who also have served on various study sections.
Walter Jackson III, Ph.D. Candidate in IID, Received Award for Innovative Research
July 12, 2013
The Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences (VBS) Department and Huck Institutes’ Immunology and Infectious Diseases (IID) Program are proud to announce that doctoral candidate Walter Jackson III has received the 2013 Robert T. Simpson Graduate Award for Innovative Research. The Robert T. Simpson Graduate Award honors the legacy of renowned Penn State faculty member, Dr. Simpson, who passed away in 2004.