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Department of Theriogenology

 
 
Theriogenology

Introduction

Theriogenology is the branch of veterinary medicine concerned with reproduction, including the physiology and pathology of male and female reproductive systems of animals and the clinical practice of veterinary obstetrics, gynecology, and andrology. The Department of Theriogenology (previously known as Animal Reproduction) was established in 1980. Former graduates of this Department attained primary position in the area of teaching, research and clinical work all over Pakistan and also in the USA and Canada. Department is involved in undergraduate teaching/ training of DVM students. Furthermore, Department is offering degree program of M. Phil. and Ph. D. in Theriogenology.

Objectives

  1. To train D.V.M., M.Phil. and Ph.D. students in Theriogenology (Animal Reproduction)
  2. To train stakeholders and para veterinarians through short courses and workshops in Theriogenology
  3. To carry out applied and basic problem oriented research in Reproduction
  4. To provide clinical/ extension services to the animal owners/ breeders in the area of Animal Reproduction

Research Priorities

  1. Ovarian follicular development in farm animals (local breed)
  2. Preservation, evaluation and A.I. services with Semen
  3. Diagnostic and treatment measures of Reproductive diseases in Farm Animals
  4. Reproductive Biotechnologies
  5. Improved Reproductive Managemental Strategies
  6. Research activities to improve reproductive efficiency of dairy animals
 
 
Dr. Amjad Riaz