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Faculty of Life Science

Department of Zoology

Overview

Department of Zoology offers BS, M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs in the subject of Zoology. The department has established a museum and an animal house for study and research purpose. Department also organize different study tours for the students to collect fauna from different areas of Pakistan as a requirement of their studies. Human Genetics, Molecular Oncology, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Endocrinology, Animal Nutrition, Reproductive Physiology, Entomology and Environmental Biology are the main fields of research in Zoology. The students after completing their graduation from this department will have an adequate awareness about epidemiology, pathogenesis, genetic association, possible cure of the diseases, animal diversity, strategies to increase meat (fish and livestock), milk and wool production, recent parasitic and pest control programs and Honey Bee Farming. Zoology as a subject is multidisciplinary in nature, involving the study of organisms and their genetic, morphological and physiological attributes, their surrounding environment, and their role in the conservation of environment. Zoology is a combination of various disciplines such as Genetics, Physiology, Ecology, Developmental Biology, Microbiology, Parasitology, Entomology, Freshwater Biology, Fisheries, Cell and Molecular Biology and Wildlife etc. These subjects have a significant role in human resource development, food security, environmental conservation, sustainable development which ultimately leads to elimination of poverty.