To provide leadership in pursuit and dissemination of knowledge in Anatomical and Physiological Sciences.
To be a world-class Institute of Anatomy and Physiology, providing qualitative knowledge in Anatomy and Physiology to those who rightfully seek it and conducting world-class research in these fields. Anatomy and Physiology are the cornerstones of a healthy functioning body and the starting point of many health related professions and we endeavor to give the students a solid base in these disciplines. In addition, our aspirations are to provide services related to Anatomy and Physiology such taxidermy, preparation of specimens for laboratories, schools and institutions of higher learning.
The department instructs in the Biomedical sciences related to animal Anatomy and Physiology. The department trains students in basic anatomy and physiology in the degree programs leading to Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM), Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Range Management and Food Science and Technology (BSc. Agric., BSc. Range Management and BSc. Food Science and Technology), Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Technology (BSc. BT) and Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management, and Conservation, Tourism Management, Fisheries and Wetlands Management (BSc. Wildlife Management and Conservation, BSc. Wildlife Conservation and Tourism Management, BSc Wildlife Conservation and Wetlands Management and BSc Wildlife Conservation and Fisheries Management). The department also teaches mammalian histology to students of the BSc Biochemistry degree program. The department also trains students at post-graduate level in Masters of Science (MSc.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degrees in Anatomical and Physiological Sciences.