Department of Microbiology & Veterinary Public Health
The Department of Microbiology is one of the most important para-clinical departments involved in preparing the undergraduate and postgraduate students to be competent and confidant undertaking clinical courses in advanced academic semesters. Through the teaching approaches of this department, they can appreciate well in conceptual and factual understandings of the roles of microbes as well as viruses in the pathogenesis of important diseases of animals and humans with their laboratory diagnostic techniques and knowing detail biology of the pathogens. Moreover, the students are equipped with knowledge implied on how to safeguarding public health from foods of animal origin and controlling zoonotic diseases. At the beginning of each course, lesson contents of concise forms are supplied to the students in an approved manual. The department is also committed to undertaking research emphasized on higher degrees like, MS and PhD. Linked to the teaching veterinary hospital of CVASU, this department has also been providing disease-diagnostic services of livestock to the local and regional farmers of greater Chittagong.The department also shares research activities with icddr,b, particularly on zoonotic bacterial pathogens, such as Salmonella.