Department of Basic Sciences

 

Student study a skeletal model in a classroom labThe MSU CVM Department of Basic Sciences faculty and staff represent the basic scientific disciplines required for education of veterinarians, including anatomy, bacteriology, biochemistry/molecular biology, digital biology (proteomics and genomics), immunology, parasitology, pharmacology, physiology, toxicology, virology, food safety and biostatistics.

The Department is involved in the management and delivery of the first year of the veterinary curriculum, and members of the department play key roles in a program designed to provide veterinary students with a high-quality research experience in the summer. In addition, faculty in the department are actively involved in providing classes and training activities for graduate and post-doctoral students.

Meet Our Department of Basic Sciences Faculty

Contact Information & Faculty

Robert W. Wills, PhD
Head, Department of Basic Sciences
Phone: 662-325-1130

Fax: 662-325-8884 
wills@cvm.msstate.edu

Gail Bishop
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 662-325-1130
Fax: 662-325-8884
bishop@cvm.msstate.edu

Basic Sciences Faculty

Digital Biology (Proteomics, Genomics, Systems Biology and Gene Ontology)

  • Karsi, Attila
  • Lawrence, Mark
  • Nanduri, Bindu

Infectious Diseases and Immunology

  • Abdelhamed, Hossam
  • Hanson, Larry
  • Kaplan, Barb
  • Karsi, Attila
  • Keun Seok Seo
  • Lawrence, Mark
  • Park, Joo Youn
  • Petrie-Hanson, Lora
  • Pharr, Todd
  • Pinchuk, Lesya
  • Rosser, Graham
  • Pruett, Stephen
  • Stokes, Andrea Varela
  • Wang, Chinling
  • Neuroscience
  • Carr, Russell
  • Chambers, Jan

Toxicology and Pharmacology

  • Carr, Russell
  • Chambers, Jan
  • Coyne, Cody
  • Howell, George
  • Kaplan, Barb
  • Pruett, Stephen
  • Ross, Matthew

Adjunct Professors

  • Bohach, Greg
  • Cunningham, Fred
  • Donaldson, Janet
  • King, Tommy
  • Paddock, Christopher
  • Park, Yong Ho
  • Peebles, David
  • Swiatlo, Edwin
  • Waldbeiser, Geoff

Emeritus Professors

  • Ainsworth, Gerald