Department of Basic Veterinary Sciences

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Science

Anatomy Dissection Laboratory

Anatomy dissection laboratory caters to the first year students to gain the skills and knowledge on anatomy through the dissection of cadavers of dogs as a model animal. In addition it provides a media to study the comparative anatomy of other animals such as cat, pig, ox, sheep, goat, and horse through preserved and fresh specimens. Moreover the dissection laboratory displays different organ systems of farm and pet animals.

Anatomy Museum

The museum houses a large number of complete skeletons of various species of domestic and wild animals such as cattle, horse, pig and goat and elephant. In addition skeletons of reptiles and aquatic species available It also provides the opportunity to observe the different wild animals subjected to taxidermy.

Biochemistry and Nutrition Laboratory

The biochemistry laboratory caters to the first year and the third year students during regular biochemistry and animal nutrition practical. In addition it aids in nutrition analysis through ether extraction and using kjeldhal method. Laboratory is equipped with spectrophometer too. Moreover it assists in various researches done by MSc & PhD students.

Histology Laboaratory

The histology laboratory equipped with an automated tissue processor, microtomes, light microscopes, dissection micorscopes and caters to the first year students during regular histology practical. Facilities are avaiable for staining tissue sections with standard techniques. Most of the histology slides used in the undergraduate teachng are prepared in this facility.

Physiology Laboratory

The physiology laboratory caters to the first year students during regular physiology practical classes. Facilities are available for routine hematological analysis, urine analysis and electrocadiography.

Molecular Biology Laboratory

Molecular Biology Laboratory (MBL) was established for research and training under an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) funded capacity building project. It is equipped with two (ABI and BIORAD) Thermocyclers, two submarine chambers for agarose gel electrophoresis, sophisticated gel documentation system, a DNAspectrophotometer, equipment for all standard molecular biology experiments, and a –120˚C and -80˚C freezers. Facilities for cycle sequencing(Big dye terminator chemistry) and molecular cloning also are avaialble.