Department of Pathobiology

Department at a glance:

Department of Pathobiology began its academic activities in 2007 as an individual department under the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. The Department is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge in veterinary infectious disease and immunology, veterinary parasitology and comparative pathology. The Department is responsible for teaching, research, and extension programs concerned with disease processes that affect animals and human beings. These include toxic, infectious, metabolic and neoplastic diseases of farm animals, pets, poultry, wildlife and zoonotic diseases.

The Department has five divisions:

  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Mycology
  • Parasitology
  • Pathology
  • Biotechnology


Educational and research activities are done in the laboratories of Bacteriology, Immunology and Serology, Virology, Mycology, Cell Culture, Parasitology, and Pathology. A Necropsy Room for educational and research purposes is also available.

 

Faculty members:

Academic Rank

Major

Name

 

Professor

Veterinary Parasitology

Ahmad Nematollahi,

DVM, DVSc

Assistant Professor Veterinary Parasitology

 Parisa Shahbazi,

DVM, DVSc

Assistant Professor Veterinary Parasitology

Abbas Imani-Baran, 

DVM, DVSc

Assistant Professor Veterinary Parasitology

Roghayeh Norouzi,

PhD

Associate Professor

Veterinary Pathology

Amir-Ali Shahbazfar, 

DVM, DVSc

Professor

Veterinary Pathology

Javad Ashrafi-Helan, 

DVM, DVSc

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Assistant Professor

Veterinary Pathology

Masoumeh Moradi, 

DVM, DVSc

Assistant Professor

Veterinary Pathology

Monireh Khordadmehr, 

DVM, DVSc

Associate Professor Veterinary Microbiology

Katayoun Nofouzi, 

DVM, DVSc

Assistant Professor Veterinary Microbiology

Sahar Nouri, 

DVM, DVSc

Assistant Pprofessor

Veterinary Mycology

Farzad Katyraee,

PhD

Assistant Professor

Immunology

Yaser Jafari, 

DVM, PhD

Assistant Professor Veterinary Biotechnology

Masoumeh Firouz-Amandi,

PhD

Assistant Professor Virology

Mohammadreza Gorani,

PhD

 

DVM Courses:
  • General veterinary pathology
  • Special veterinary pathology
  • The post-mortem examination and sampling
  • Internship of the post-mortem examination and sampling
  • Parasitology and parasitic diseases 1 (Nemato-helminths)
  • Parasitology and parasitic diseases 2 (Plat-helminths)
  • Parasitology and parasitic diseases 3 (Protozoa) 
  • Parasitology and parasitic diseases 4 (Arthropods) 
  • General bacteriology
  • Veterinary bacteriology & bacterial disease
  • Veterinary virology & viral disease
  • Immunology & serology
  • Veterinary mycology and fungal disease

 

Veterinary laboratory Sciences BSc courses:

  • Veterinary pathology
  • Training in the pathology laboratory
  • Parasitology 1 (Helminths)
  • Parasitology (Protozoa & Arthropods)
  • Special techniques in parasitology