University of Saskatchewan

Western College of Veterinary Medicine

(Left to right): Graduate students Yanfei Yang, Mahsa Abrishami and Sepideh Abbasi in the Westgen Research Suite.

Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


General Contact Information

Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences
Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
52 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   S7N 5B4   Canada
Tel: 306-966-7350 • Fax: 306-966-7376
Department Location: Room 1301, WCVM


Undergraduate Courses

Graduate Programs


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.