Our Vision As an academic community of scientists and students engaged in advancing the discovery, dissemination and application of knowledge in Pure and Applied Zoology, we are guided by the pursuit of excellence in research and education, by creative collaborative approach and an awareness of the global context in Pure and Applied Zoology education in […]
Introduction Historical Background The Department of Pure and Applied Botany is one of the four Departments in the College of Biosciences. The Department of Pure and Applied Botany was established December 1, 2014 when the Department of Biological Sciences was split into the Department of Pure and Applied Botany and Department of Pure and Applied […]
Introduction Microbiology is a broad science encompassing the study of bacteria, algae, protozoa, fungi, and viruses in terms of their ecology, biochemistry, physiology, genetics, and role in disease processes. Of particular interest is the use of microbes in industrial applications for the production of foods and natural products, such as vitamins, as well as their […]
Background The Department of Biochemistry was established in the year 2001 when the Department of Chemical Sciences was split into two Departments, namely: Biochemistry and Chemistry Departments. Since then, the department has continued to maintain quality and high standards in its teaching and research efforts at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Philosophy The training in […]
The College of Biosciences (COLBIOS) is one of the newest Colleges of the University. COLBIOS is one of the two Colleges carved out of the former and large College of Natural Sciences (COLNAS). Considering the fact that science is the bedrock of agricultural and technological development and that modern agriculture in all its ramifications can […]
The Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine was established in 2019 from the defunct Department of Veterinary Public Health and Reproduction. The Department is responsible for teaching of courses in Meat, Milk and Fish Hygiene, Zoonoses and Environmental Health, Disease distribution and prevention,
The Department of Veterinary Surgery and Theriogenology was established in 2019 from two defunct Departments name viz: Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery as well as Department of Veterinary Public Health and Reproduction. The Department is responsible for teaching of courses in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Orthopaedic Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging, Large and Small Animal Surgery, […]
The Department of Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology was established in 2019 from the defunct Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology. The Department is responsible for teaching of courses in Veterinary Helminthology, Entomology and Protozoology.
The Department of Veterinary Pathology was established in 2004. The Department is responsible for teaching of courses in Veterinary Clinical, General, Avian, Special and Diagnostic Pathology.
The Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry was established in 2019 from the defunct Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology. The Department is responsible for teaching of courses in Veterinary Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Physiology
The Department of Veterinary Anatomy was established in 2003. The Department is responsible for the teaching courses in Veterinary Anatomy, Histology, Radiation Biology and Applied Anatomy.
Brief History The College of Veterinary Medicine (COLVET) took off in the 2001/2002 Session with 30 students that were offered admission into the 100 level of the six-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree programme. General Philosophy And Objectives The general philosophy of the College is to produce skilled manpower that is adequately furnished with […]