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Department of Biomedical Sciences

 ​The Department of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences is a major locus for biomedical education from undergraduate through postdoctorate and for translational biomedical research for Colorado State University. BMS houses more than 30 specialty laboratories. Faculty members' interests run the gamut from reproductive biology and endocrinology to neurotransmitters and molecular signal transduction.

BMS News

  • Hanen, bovine, viral, pregnancy
    ​As a young man working on his family ranch, Colorado State University reproductive scientist Thomas “Tod” Hansen checked cattle for pregnancy using conventional rectal palpation – a routine and inexpensive method that can be stressful for cows and physically demanding for technicians. There’s got to be a better way, he thought...
  • CVMBS Student Leaders
    ​They met in a dorm as freshmen. Now Samantha Guinn and Lance Li Puma – an aspiring veterinarian and aspiring medical doctor – are seniors majoring in microbiology and biomedical sciences who are giving back to the campus community in their roles as student-body president and vice president.
  • noreen reist, bms, faculty, outreach
    ​As an active member of the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), Dr. Noreen Reist is dedicated to assisting young investigators in the developing world to promote collaboration and training in the field of neuroscience. One of the IBRO's signature programs, the Visiting Lecture Team (VLT), specifically addresses teaching students in economically developing nations how neuroscience research is conducted.

 Research Focal Areas

  • Anatomical Teaching & Services
  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Reproductive Biology

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