UMass Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department

UMass Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department Veterinary & Animal Sciences Department at University of Massachusetts Amherst Welcome to Veterinary & Animal Sciences at UMass Amherst where we prepare students to become contributing members and leaders in the fields of veterinary and human health, animal biotechnology, and production agriculture.

Our undergraduate curriculum is designed to develop scientific awareness of cell and molecular biology, critical and ethical thinking, and skills in laboratory and animal management and communication. Our graduate curriculum and research programs help talented and focused students achieve creative excellence, technical mastery, intellectual independence, and recognition within the field of molecular and cellular biology as it is applied to immunology, infectious disease, developmental biology, reproductive biology, and toxicology. Our research mission is to understand the basic processes that regulate animal and human health, fertility and productivity, and to apply this knowledge to benefit companion and food animals as well as people.

Mission: Our research mission is to understand the basic processes that regulate animal and human health, fertility and productivity, and to apply this knowledge to benefit companion and food animals as well as people.

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On Valentines Day weekend our students went to Pennsylavania State University for the annual Northeastern Student Affili...
02/25/2015

On Valentines Day weekend our students went to Pennsylavania State University for the annual Northeastern Student Affiliate competition. Here they competed with 9 other insitutions against 46 teams in areas of livestock judging, agriculutral quiz bowl and review paper presentations. We took home many ribbons and were ranked 2nd best overall institution. Below are the results.

UMass Team A
3rd Place in Overall Team Quiz Bowl
9th Place in Overall Team Judging
- Brittany Winters ('17)
- Courtney Jean Babcock ('16)
- Paige Mechan ('17)
- Chelsea Murphy('15)

UMass Team B
8th Place in Overall Team Judging
- Matthew Poe ('17)
- Sarah Ferruggiaro('16)
- Miranda Senft ('18)
- Sabryna Whitman ('16)

UMass Team C
- Peter McGinn ('17)
- Anjen Shah ('17)
- Daniela Orozco ('15)
- Danielle Bonito('15)

UMass D
10th Place in Overall Team Quiz Bowl
- Kendra Anderson ('18)
- Holly Sullivan ('16)
- Sasha Santiago('15)
- Kaitlyn Benjamin('16)

Mathew Poe ('17) 6th Place in Review Paper Presentation

Victoria Mello ('15) 8th Place in Original Research Presentation

UMass 2nd Overall Institution

On Valentines Day weekend our students went to Pennsylavania State University for the annual Northeastern Student Affiliate competition. Here they competed with 9 other insitutions against 46 teams in areas of livestock judging, agriculutral quiz bowl and review paper presentations. We took home many ribbons and were ranked 2nd best overall institution. Below are the results.

UMass Team A
3rd Place in Overall Team Quiz Bowl
9th Place in Overall Team Judging
- Brittany Winters ('17)
- Courtney Jean Babcock ('16)
- Paige Mechan ('17)
- Chelsea Murphy('15)

UMass Team B
8th Place in Overall Team Judging
- Matthew Poe ('17)
- Sarah Ferruggiaro('16)
- Miranda Senft ('18)
- Sabryna Whitman ('16)

UMass Team C
- Peter McGinn ('17)
- Anjen Shah ('17)
- Daniela Orozco ('15)
- Danielle Bonito('15)

UMass D
10th Place in Overall Team Quiz Bowl
- Kendra Anderson ('18)
- Holly Sullivan ('16)
- Sasha Santiago('15)
- Kaitlyn Benjamin('16)

Mathew Poe ('17) 6th Place in Review Paper Presentation

Victoria Mello ('15) 8th Place in Original Research Presentation

UMass 2nd Overall Institution

The 2015 Goat Kids born down at the UMass Hadley Farm. Taken care of by the UMass Boer Goat Management Students.Born bet...
02/10/2015

The 2015 Goat Kids born down at the UMass Hadley Farm. Taken care of by the UMass Boer Goat Management Students.

Born between January 27th and March 2nd

The 2015 Goat Kids born down at the UMass Hadley Farm. Taken care of by the UMass Boer Goat Management Students.

Born between January 27th and March 2nd

Don't forget Livestock Classic is April 11th this year. Save the date!
01/20/2015

Don't forget Livestock Classic is April 11th this year. Save the date!

UMass Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department
01/20/2015

UMass Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department

UMass Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department's cover photo
01/20/2015

UMass Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department's cover photo

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Integrated Sciences Building, 661 North Pleasant St
Amherst, MA
01003

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