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Contact Us:


For general questions about the Veterinary Biomedical Sciences Department, please call (612) 625-5255


Or you can contact:

Alvin Beitz, Department Chair

David Brown, Department Vice-Chair

Edie Nelson, Administrative Director and Senior Accountant

Jaclyn Barnes, Executive Administrative Specialist

Kari Lamp, Principle Accounts Specialist

Jessica Danziesen, Research Safety Officer


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



AS/VM Building:

295 Animal Science/Veterinary Medicine Building

1988 Fitch Avenue

Saint Paul, MN 55108



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 please





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