From disease research to trauma care and everything in between, the field of veterinary medicine encompasses many areas, all of which require access to modern lab equipment and technology.
Below is a list of four of the nation’s top research universities for veterinary sciences, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). These are highly-funded universities with extremely active veterinarians, clinicians, lab workers and other highly respected researchers. Check the links in the list below for more information about participating in life science events at these leading veterinary science universities:
Texas A&M University, College Station TX
2015 NIH Funding: 148 Awards, $43,727,823
2015 NIH Veterinary Sciences Funding: 25 Awards, $5,949,217
- Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine receives over $14 million in annual R&D funding.
- The CVM has cloned more species than any other academic institution (deer, cat, cow, horse, pig, and goat) and leads the way in conservation genomics.
- A number of labs and centers conducting research in various disciplines are housed at the CVM, such as the Clinical Pathology Lab, the DNA Technologies Core Lab, Image Analysis Lab, the Reproductive Science Lab, the Sayes Group Lab, the Center for Environmental and Rural Health (CERH), and the National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease (FAZD).
Participate in the 15th Annual BioResearch Product Faire™ event at Texas A&M University, Jan. 20, 2016
University Of Minnesota, Twin Cities
2015 NIH Funding: 525 Awards, $238,932,303
2015 NIH Veterinary Sciences Funding: 15 Awards, $3,045,917
- U of Minnesota CVM is home to 9 leading laboratories, including the Neuromuscular Diagnostic Laboratory, the Equine Genetics and Genomics lab, and the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.
- UM veterinary researchers are currently conducting highly-funded research studies in the areas of infectious disease, genomics, comparative medicine, raptor conservation, public health, epidemiology and dairy, swine, and avian medicine.
- UM CVM employs over 150 faculty and houses over 400 students involved in over 55,000 annual laboratory cases and research projects.
Participate in the 16th Annual BioResearch Product Faire™ at University of Minn., May 5, 2016
Michigan State University, East Lansing MI
2015 NIH Funding: 147 Awards, $49,714,557
2015 NIH Veterinary Sciences Funding: 7 Awards, $2,219,946
- In addition to the Veterinary Medical Center, the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine has many specialized centers, including The Matilda R. Wilson Pegasus Critical Care Center for horses and the Center for Feline Health and Wellbeing.
- MSU reported 2013 Life Science R&D Expenditures of over $258 million.
- The 170,000 square-foot College of Veterinary Medicine includes four biomedical science, two clinical, two service units, and several research centers.
Participate in the 6th Annual BioResearch Product Faire™ at Michigan State University, July 27, 2016
Ohio State University, Columbus OH
2015 NIH Funding: 360 Awards, $136,022,627
2015 NIH Veterinary Sciences Funding: 11 Awards, $2,868,686
- Ohio State’s Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences combines the 17 veterinary departments, including Cardiology and Interventional Medicine, and Diagnostic and Clinical Microbiology.
- Ohio State University recently received a $21 million investment from the Ohio Third Frontier to create a consortium of groups, termed the Neurotechnology Innovations Translator.
- OSU is home to the 133 acre Alice Lloyd Finley Memorial Veterinary Research Farm for large farm animals.
Participate in the 17th Annual BioResearch Product Faire™ at Ohio State, Oct. 6, 2016
In addition to these leading veterinary science universities, Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. hosts annual events at over 40 other top research institutions. These events give researchers the opportunity to meet with lab equipment and supply vendors in a comfortable atmosphere to discuss their lab supply needs. To learn more about participating in other popular life science events in 2016, click below: