Department of Basic Veterinary Sciences (DBVS)

Chair: Dr. Joseph F. Dela Cruz, Assistant Professor 4
Tel. No.: +63 49 536 7512
VoIP No.: 10100

DBVS offers courses in Macroscopic Anatomy, Microscopic Anatomy, Animal Breeding, Animal Nutrition, Embryology, Pharmacology, and Physiology. It has four laboratories, namely, Anatomy, Embryology/Histology, Physiology, and Pharmacology. DBVS also manages the Dr. Jose A. Solis Exhibit Hall.

Key Research Areas

The research agenda of DBVS has priorities in the following areas: 

  • Animal toxicity and biological activity testing of natural bioactive compounds
  • Animal health impacts of endocrine disruptors and other environmental stressors
  • Antibiotic residue detection in animal-derived matrices
  • Anatomical features of organs and tissues of Philippine native animals
  • Efficacy testing of feed additives and veterinary products