Department of Animal Genetics & Breeding

Dr. C.R. Girija, M.V.Sc., Ph.D.

Professor & Head

 

Dr.R. Ganesan, M.Sc.(Stat.), Ph.D., P.G.D.Adv.Comp. Software

Associate Professor

 

Dr. Lydia Dhanamal, M.V.Sc., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

 

Courses Offered

New VCI

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGB 111

Bio-Statistics and Computer Applications

2+1

AGB 121

Principles of Animal Genetics and Population Genetics

2+1

AGB 211

Livestock and Poultry Breeding

2+1

 

Old VCI

Course Code Course Title

Credits

AGB 211 Principles of Animal Breeding including Avian 1+1
AGB 221 Livestock Breeding Systems 1+1

 

Facilities 

            A) Laboratory Facilities

            1. A fully equipped research laboratory for carrying out cytogenetics work. 

            2. A fully furnished laboratory for conducting UG practicals.

            3. Laboratory for biochemical polymorphism studies.

              B) Audio Visual Teaching aids available

   1. Video cassettes on structure of chromosomes and genes and the application of genetics to human welfare

   2. Charts on  cell division, structure of chromosomes, linkage and different type of gene actions and on various other

       topics of genetics and  breeding 

   3. Slides on different stages on mitosis and meiosis 

   

  C) Computer Center

 

      The computer center of the department is acting as the central computer facility  for the college which is catering

      the needs of the staff, students and administration. Computer training is provided to the students and office staff

      of the college.

 

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