Welcome to the Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

College of Veterinary Medicine at Illinois

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Pathobiology is to serve the citizens of the State of Illinois, the national and global community, by dedication to the solution of problems in animal and human health through discovery, application and education.

This Department is the only academic unit within the State of Illinois with the mission and responsibility to provide fundamental answers to vital questions regarding animal and zoonotic diseases. Successful fulfillment of the mission requires a diverse complement of disciplines working in a highly integrated teaching, research, and service environment.