Department of Anatomy & Histology
The Department of Anatomy and Histology is one of the oldest and a leading department for preclinical subjects to provide a quality education and a need-based research program under the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. The courses of this department provide the opportunity to learn about Gross-anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Avian Anatomy, Comparative and Neuro-anatomy in undergraduate level. The understanding of form and structure of living organisms at gross and microscopic level are the core focuses of this department. The teaching involves lecture and practical sessions, the latter including the dissection of animals and birds, demonstration of formalin fixed samples and studies of histological sections under microscope. In undergraduate level, total course credit is 15 (Anatomy-6, Histology and Embryology-6, Avian Anatomy-1, Comparative and Neuro-anatomy-1 and Surgical Anatomy-1) and total marks are 750. For undergraduate students the distribution of different courses are Gross-anatomy-I (GRA-101) and Histology and Embryology-I (HEM-101) in 1st year 1st semester and Gross-anatomy-II (GRA-102), Histology and Embryology-II (HEM-102), and Avian anatomy (AVA-102) in 1st year 2nd semester. Comparative and Neuro-anatomy (CAN-201) in 2nd year 1st semester and Surgical Anatomy (SUA-302) in 3rd year 2nd semester. This department also offers Masters and Ph.D in Anatomy. In higher studies, the students get opportunities to advance their knowledge in the discipline of Anatomy, Histology, Cell biology, Molecular biology and Neuroanatomy. In this department, we have established an excellent Anatomy museum, with the view of education and research for both students and teachers. Apart from teaching and research, faculties of this department also engaged with public and extension services and other extracurricular activities. The department is located in the ground floor of Ysuf Chowdhury Bhaban.
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Head, Department of Anatomy and Histology
Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University