Veterinary Research division


Prof. Dr. Mona Said Mahmoud

Head of Veterinary Division

In 1975, the animal Wealth Research Division of the National Research Center was established and then merged with the Agricultural Research Division which was renamed the Agricultural Research and Biologics Division. In 2002, the Division was separated and renamed the Veterinary Research Division and included the Animal Reproduction and artificial Insemination Department and the Parasitology and Animal Diseases Department. Subsequently, four new Departments were created, in addition to the two previous ones. Then number of the Departments has reached  six:

1) Department of Animal Reproduction and Artificial Insemination

2) Department of Parasitology and Animal Diseases

3) Department of Aquaculture Research,

4) Department of Zoonotic Diseases,

5) Department of Microbiology and Immunology,

6) Department of Poultry Diseases,
Central laboratory of the Division: It was established for diagnosis and control of diseases that affect the productivity of animals, fish and poultry and control of products of animal origin, and genetic testing of animals to improve local breeds.

Service activities of the Division: The Division includes a number of special units for veterinary services:

Veterinary services and consultations

Improving the reproductive efficiency of farm animals

Development and care of aquatic organisms

Preventive and therapeutic medicine of fish diseases

Vaccine technology unit

Embryo Bank and Genetic Resources Conservation

Artificial insemination and semen preservation center (under construction).


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