Research at CVM covers broad and diverse topics, fully embracing the One Health initiative.  Five programs represent the strengths of CVM research, and all have inter-related scientific discovery, with collaborators across the ISU campus, other institutions, and USDA federal laboratories.  These programs include:

  • Neuroscience and Neurotoxicology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Translational and One Health
  • Food Safety and Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Animal Health and Welfare

Graduate Studies

Each academic department in the College of Veterinary Medicine offers graduate degree programs ranging from a one-year, non-thesis Masters to PhD degrees.

In addition, a variety of concurrent degrees are offered through ISU and collaborators for DVM students.

Featured Graduate Students

Summer Research

The Summer Scholar Research Program increases the number of scientifically trained veterinarians who are successful as biomedical scientists. 

Internal Student Research Opportunities and Internships

Connect Socially

Connect with your fellow CVM graduate students and stay up-to-date on the latest news about upcoming events through the CVMAGS page or Facebook.