Basic Veterinary Sciences

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

  • Anatomical, histological, immunohistochemical studies, genetic mapping & metabolic profiling of the Philippine water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)
  • Hematology, morphology and ultrastructural characteristics of blood cells of captive Philippine eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi)
  • Fluids & electrolytes in poultry
  • Gross and microscopic anatomy of domestic and wild animals
  • Reproductive physiology and endocrine organs of domestic animals
  • Hematology, blood and urine chemistry values of ostriches (Struthio camelus), tamaraw, Philippine bat, native dog, wild pig