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Department of Microbiology

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Welcome to the Department of Microbiology, the department was established in 2010. It is one of six academic departments in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine; it provides a unique and critical binding between the basic and clinical sciences. Nineteenth members are in department, eleventh lecturers and six postgraduate students, in addition, a support staff as well.The department is responsible for teaching Microbiology (Bacteriology and Mycology), Parasitology, Immunology and Virology for third year students, as well as zoonotic diseases for fourth year students. Recently, the department has been able to award master’s degree in Microbiology.
Our research area isinvolved with Molecular Microbiology, Microbial Pathogenesis, Epidemiological studies and Environmental Microbiology, which encompass the disciplines of Bacteriology, medical mycology, immunology, molecular biology, microbial ecology, microbial physiology, microbial pathogenesis, and virology.
Department of Microbiology performs its educational plan to achieve their goals with the collaborative efforts of the staff of Department of Microbiology and the guidance of the Dean of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. Department of microbiology implement a special scientific plan in order to achieve the teaching and research process and meet various need of community, in addition to keep up with the process of scientific developments.
We welcome you to our Department at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine /University of Kufa web site. If you would like more information, please contact us.

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