Infectious disease, environmental health, sustainable food animal production, and related poverty are all issues facing the world today.
Participating in international work and study opportunities are an integral part of your education and will expand both your scientific and cultural horizons.
These experiences not only enrich your life, they strengthen your resume and increase your competitiveness for jobs, professional school, or graduate programs.
CVMBS International Connections
The College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has a sister school partnership with the Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh, Scotland. Both institutions share similar research interests, including: infectious diseases, epidemiology, neuroscience, oncology, and animal reproduction. We offer a senior clinical rotation exchange and a summer research student exchange. Check out our RDSVS Partnership page for more information.
The Center for Environmental Medicine in the Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences has completed a unique International Open Laboratory agreement with the Japanese National Institute of Radiological Sciences. Graduate and post-doctoral student exchanges to enhance research and understanding in heavy ion therapies for cancer treatment.
The Arthropod-borne and Infectious Disease Laboratory researches arboviruses and the vectors that transmit them, work that is increasingly important as we see the global emergence of epidemics such as equine encephalitis, yellow fever, and West Nile disease.
Kevin Koylinski investigates whether ivermectin can be used to control malaria. (Relevant article is 4th article down on the left hand column when you click on the above link).
An investigation into Chronic Wasting Disease that reveals biological and environmental prion transmission routes and vehicles.
Addressing the critical global environmental health problem presented by indoor cook stoves.
Learn more about International Organizations that you can become a member of that will allow you to participate in exchange and discovery in biological sciences and veterinary medicine.