Latest News in Vet. Anatomy And Physiology

Chief technologist, Jackson Mugweru carries out experiments on Skin sensitization tests of a new pest control drug.

Dr Wambugu and Mr Mugweru 



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Jen Lyr is working on parasites and the effects of parasites on immune function and regeneration in Acomys.



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The web champions at CAVS meet the principal to delibarate on improving the collage website for best webometric results.



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The University of Nairobi’s 6th Open Day began on April 28th  and ended on 30th, 2016 at the Great Court, Main Campus. The Dept. of Vet. Anatomy and Physiology had their stand with the CAVS’s. to display their quality of services and products. The Department of Vet. Anatomy has been assembling animal skeletons for various institutions within and out of the country.



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Great Court, Main Campus
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BVM1 student at Vet Anatomy & Physiology Department Lesley Sercombel is a great jockey. Lesley has been a star for horse racing. In 2013, Lesley led Nutcraker to victory during the Kenya Guineas Cup 160m race at Ngong Race course on January 19th 2013. Photo below. Now she is training hard to compete at  the 2016 Derby at Ngong race course.



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Great Court, Main Campus
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1st year Egerton University students visit Department of Vet. Anatomy & Physilogy  for practical lessons. This was a two day visit where they under went intense physiology practicals covering frog muscles, frog heart, smooth intestinal muscle, electocardiogram, (E.C.G), haemological parameters, spirometry and blood pressure.



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Great Court, Main Campus
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Prof. Peter Mbithi, Vice-Chancellor (right) congratulates Prof. Stephen Kiama (centre), on his appointment as Principal, CAVS. Looking on is Prof. Henry Mutoro, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Affairs.Prof. Kiama holds a PhD degree in Structural Biology from the University of Bern, Switzerland.  He obtained his Bachelors of Veterinary Medicine and Masters of Veterinary Anatomy from the University of Nairobi.



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Great Court, Main Campus
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The Dept of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology, University of Nairobi has been awarded a permit by the Pest Control Products Board to undertake toxicological studies for New pest control products.
The efficacy studies includes Acute oral toxicity tests, Acute dermal, Acute inhalation tests, Skin sensitization and Skin irritation tests. 


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Great Court, Main Campus
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Principal technologist Mr. Mugweru meets members of the  departmental technologist to plan the years work shchedules and ways of improving services.



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Great Court, Main Campus
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HoD Dr. Kimwele holds departmental review meeting with Technical & Support staff and deliberated on ways of improving services for the year 2016.



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Great Court, Main Campus
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Dr. John M. Kimani visiting researcher in Dr. Seifert  Lab, Department of
biology, University of Kentucky, USA.

 



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Great Court, Main Campus
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Vet. Anatomy and Physiology Welfare Association holds their Annual General meeting 2015 at CBPS club house on 25th November 2015.



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Great Court, Main Campus
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Dr. Albert Nyongesa (second from right) attended a two weeks regional training course on phenotyping and genotyping of Mutants for abiotic stresses in cereals at Seibersdorf, Austria from 5th and 16th October, 2015.



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Austria
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Dr. Johnson Nasimolo attended the Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on “Lung Development, Injury and Repair” in New Hampshire, USA from 15th -21st August, 2015.



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New Hampshire, USA.
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Students doing practical examination



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New Hampshire, USA.
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The first  years students of Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine have been working hard to adopt to the hectic life of hours in the lecture theaters since they reported this September 2015.  Lecturer in this session is Profesor Otianga Owiti of DVAP.



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New Hampshire, USA.
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Chairman of the Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology Dr. Charles Kimwele meets both the academic and technical staff to discuss ways of improving services to the students and enhence better performance in their studies.



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New Hampshire, USA.
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Senior Technologist from CAVS gathered in department of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology to discuss  ways to manage waste and dispasal guidelines.



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New Hampshire, USA.
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The Chairman DVAP Dr. Kimwele met the Lecturers to analyse exam results and discuss on how to increase good performance on both the students and the teaching staff.



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New Hampshire, USA.
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The Principal CAVS, Prof. Mwangombe, met the deans, Head of departments and their respective web champions on a bid to keep improving and maintain high standards of the college website.



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8-4-4 Building
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The Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology is a beehive of activity today 10th April 2015 as SONU hold election of their new officials. Dept. Vet. Anatomy & Physiology has been a polling station for some years now for the SONU elections.



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8-4-4 Building
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Dr. Paulina Cwiek from the Department of Clinical research, University of Bern, Postdoctoral fellow visiting the Lab of Dr. Andrew Makanya till 31st May 2015. Working on effects of engrafted tumor cells on differentiating embryonic tissue.



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DVAP Chiromo
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First year students of Barchelor of Science Veterinary Medicine doing their end of semester practical examinations at Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology, Chiromo. These end of semester exams are meant to end by this week of 27th February.



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Chiromo
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Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine first year students at Chiromo campus sit for their end of semister examination.



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Chiromo
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Germany
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More skeletons have been ordered and are being assembled at the Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology. Three goats and another cow's skeleton are being assembled now. Above and below is a goat being defleshed.



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Germany
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Members of the Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology Welfare Association (VAPWA) held an end of year annual general meeting/party. There was plenty of a variety of food and drinks of all kinds.



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DVAP, Chiromo
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Dar salaam,Tanzania
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Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology
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Dr. Kimani is filmed operating ultra-microtome for the departmental documentary.

Physiology students in the lab filmed running experiments

 

 



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Department of Vet. Anatomy and Physiology
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Head of Department Dr. Kimwele (center), meets the departmental website champions to review website content upload and management. Left, Mr. Amos Tangai Right, Dr. Dominic Ochwangi.



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Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology
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Dr. Boniface Kavoi from Vet. Anatomy & Physiology is a visiting scholar at the University of Ghana, School of Veterinary Medicine and Consumer Sciences. He is going to teach Veterinary Gross Anatomy to  200 BVM students  in the that college. He will also be assisting in research by guiding and supervising post graduate students and provide guidance in issues to do with Vet. Gross Anatomy curricullum from 8th March to 29th April 2014.



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University of Ghana School of Vet. Medicine
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The various pieces of bones are carefuly being assembled together peace by peace joined carefuly by neating them with peaces of  wires.

You can see the skeleton now taking shape of a cow.



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Germany
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