Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

VBS News

The Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department would like to congratulate Dr. Hayley Springer on her appointment to the faculty as an Extension Veterinarian and Research Associate
May 22, 2017
Dr. Springer is from Indiana County, PA and attended Penn State as an undergrad. After earning a Master’s Degree and DVM from Iowa State University, Dr. Springer worked in mixed animal practice, and then as a staff veterinarian for a large Pennsylvania dairy farm. After a time working in the animal pharmaceutical industry, she returned to Penn State in the summer of 2016 to work towards a PhD in Pathobiology. As part of the Veterinary Extension and Applied Research Team in the department, Dr. Springer will be involved in extension and outreach activities, applied research projects, and field investigations in the areas of livestock health, biosecurity, and public health. She will continue to pursue her PhD studies on a part-time basis.
Bats and flu viruses- Penn State researchers show influenza receptors in bats for the first time
April 6, 2017
A recently published study from Veterinary and Biomedical Science researchers at Penn State could pave the way to better understand the ecology and evolution of influenza viruses.
Hattel is 2017 recipient of Faculty Outreach Award
April 5, 2017
Arthur L. Hattel, clinical professor of veterinary pathology in the College of Agricultural Sciences, has received the 2017 Faculty Outreach Award. The award honors faculty who have positively and substantially affected individuals, organizations or communities through problem solving or development as a result of extending their scholarship.
2017 Graduate Exhibition award winners announced
April 3, 2017
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Forty-one graduate students received awards for their research and creative scholarship in the 32nd annual Graduate Exhibition, held March 24 and 26 on Penn State's University Park campus. Adwitia Dey, Intercollege Graduate Degree Programs/PHYSIOLOGY.