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Faculty in the WCVM Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences (VBMS) are involved in teaching gross, microscopic and developmental anatomy, neuroscience, physiology, pharmacology and toxicology to undergraduate veterinary students.

The department's graduate programs link graduate students with faculty members whose research interests range from cardiovascular physiology, stress physiology, gastrointestinal biochemistry and toxicology to pulmonary pathobiology, neuroscience, pharmacology and reproductive biology.

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The Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences has an active program of research from whole animal investigations to cellular and molecular research. Faculty interests include studies in cardiovascular physiology, stress physiology, gastrointestinal biochemistry, toxicology, pulmonary pathobiology, neuroscience, pharmacology, reproductive physiology, endocrinology and biotechnology. 

Research interests cover basic, applied and clinical aspects. As well, the department's research program involves a diverse range of species including domestic and specialized livestock, laboratory animals, wild fowl, fish, zoo and other exotic animals.

Graduate Programs

The Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences offers the following graduate degree programs: 
  • Master of Science (MSc)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)



Applications are processed through the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (CGPS)

The Graduate Courses button below will take you to a page where the 700-999 descriptions represent graduate degree-level courses.

For further information about Veterinary Biomedical Sciences Graduate programs, please contact:

Cindy Pollard
Graduate Programs Co-ordinator
Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences, WCVM

Office: WCVM 1301
Tel: 306-966-7406
Fax: 306-966-7376

Undergraduate Programs

The Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences provides undergraduate summer research opportunities for veterinary students and undergraduate students through the Interprovincial Undergraduate Student Summer Research program and other similar research programs on campus. Please contact individual faculty members for more information about these programs. 

The Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences also provides required courses for the WCVM's Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program (200- to 400-level courses). 

Contact Us

Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences (VBMS)
Western College of Veterinary Medicine, U of S 
52 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5B4 Canada

Tel: 306-966-7383 | Fax: 306-966-7376
Department Location: WCVM 1301

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