Contact Us

General questions about the Veterinary Biomedical Sciences Department

Call 612-625-5255

Department contacts

Alvin Beitz, Department Chair, beitz001@umn.edu 

David Brown, Department Vice-Chair, brown013@umn.edu 

Edie Nelson, Administrative Director and Senior Accountant, nelso554@umn.edu 

Jaclyn Barnes, Executive Administrative Specialist, barne063@umn.edu 

Kari Lamp, Principle Accounts Specialist, klamp@umn.edu 

Jessica Danziesen, Research Safety Officer, thors202@umn.edu 

Our location

VBS is located on the St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota

Main Office, VSB:
205 Veterinary Science Building
1971 Commonwealth Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

612-625-5255

AS/VM Building:
295 Animal Science/Veterinary Medicine Building 
1988 Fitch Avenue 
Saint Paul, MN 55108 
612-624-2700 

Courses taught by our faculty

VBS faculty teach undergraduate courses in Microbiology (VBS 2022 & 2032) and Biotechnology (VBS 1001), graduate courses in Cellular and Microbiology (CMB), and courses in the DVM program.  

Refer the University of Minnesota Course guide for course listings and schedules.

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