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 

Cheryl Dvorak, Research Safety Officer, dvora013@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), Biotechnology (VBS 1001), Companion Animal Anatomy (VBS 2100), 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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