Centre of Excellence in Biology

University of Khartoum

 Faculty of Science

 Department of Zoology

 Centre of Excellence in Cell Biology, Immunology, Genetics and Molecular Biology

 

 

The Centre of Excellence was established in 2009 with approval from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

 The Zoology Department, University of Khartoum, through the Centre of Excellence promotes excellence in teaching and research in Cell Biology, Immunology, Genetics and Molecular Biology. The Department works towards attracting excellent students locally and internationally.

 Training of Graduate students is done using appropriate facilities, available equipments and trained staff.

Objectives

  • To engage in goal-oriented high-level teaching and research;
  • Train researchers and graduate students in conducting research in recent topics
  • Establish Higher Diplomas, M.Sc., Ph.D. and other programmes in cell biology, immunology, genetics and molecular biology
  • Promote cooperation in inter-disciplinary programmes with other teaching and research establishments
  • Arrange conferences, seminars and refresher courses for the development of teaching and research
  • Conduct teaching and research in cell biology, immunology, genetics and molecular biology as assigned to it by the Ministry of Higher Education and the University of Khartoum.

Infrastructure:

 The Department has two specialized laboratories: the Genetics/Molecular Biology and the Leishmania Research Laboratory, both are equipped for teaching and research in Cell Biology, Immunology, Genetics and Molecular Biology.

 The Department has its own Library with references in Cell Biology, Immunology, Genetics and Molecular Biology as well as a computer laboratory. An Animal House is available at disposal of researchers.

Qualified Staff:

 The Department has the qualified academic and support staff to teach and supervise studies in Cell Biology, Immunology, Genetics and Molecular Biology:

 In addition, other staff members in the Department teach and research in related fields.

Training and Hosting Graduate Students:

The Department has a long record of training graduate students, researchers, teaching assistants and technicians from State universities and from abroad in short courses and graduate studies in Cell Biology, Immunology, Genetics and Molecular Biology. University of Khartoum offers residential facilities for graduate students at a cost.