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Veterinary Medicine

K-State's College of Veterinary Medicine has excellent laboratory facilities for conducting pre-harvest food safety research specifically related to food animals and is AAVLD accredited.

K-State Veterinary Medicine Diagnostic Laboratory

Specialized equipment contained in these laboratories include:

  • TaqMan LS-50B PCR Detection System
  • ABI® Prism Sequence Detection System 7700
  • GeneAmp PCR System 9600 thermalcyclers
  • Ultracentrifuges
  • Biological safety cabinets
  • Laminar flow hoods
  • Separate glassware cleaning rooms
  • DNA synthesizer and an automated DNA sequencer
  • Scanning densitometer
  • Hybridization chambers
  • Electrophoretic equipment
  • Micro-ultracentrifuges
  • Fraction collectors
  • Radioisotope facilities
  • Autoradiography equipment
  • X-ray film developer

For more information

David Renter

Dr. David Renter
Professor, Epidemiology
Director, Center for Outcomes Research and Education
College of Veterinary Medicine
309 Coles Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: (785)532-4801
Email: drenter@vet.ksu.edu