Department of Animal Anatomy
The Department of Animal Anatomy was founded in 1924. Now the staff of the department comprises 11 teachers and 6 laboratory assistants. The head of the department is A.A. Matzinovich, PhD of Vet. Sci., assistant professor.
The teachers of the department train students of veterinary medicine faculty in subject of “Animal Anatomy”. The subject is studied during three terms for 404 hours of which 218 hours of auditory classes. Objects of studying are large animals, horses, pigs, dogs and poultry. Natural anatomical preparations, waxworks, living animals, computer technologies are used during studying the subject. Students have practice in anatomy for 36 hours. At the department there is an anatomical museum with more than 2000 showpieces.
Post graduate studies programmes with MSc and PhD are available at the department. There is a students’ scientific society where all students who want to carry out the research work are engaged.
The theme of research work of the department is studying the morphology of organs of mammals, birds and fur-bearing animals in the process of individual development and at pathological states.