аcting head of Department, Doctor of Veterinary Sciences,
Professor Panikar Ihor
Staff of the department
Subjects taught at the department:
- Special epizootology
- Epizootology and infectious diseases
- Biosafety biosecurity and ekolohiyayi
- Organization and economics of veterinary affairs
- Infectious diseases of farm animals
- Parasitology and invasive diseases
- Global parasitology
- Infectious diseases of productive and unproductive animals
- Infectious and invasive diseases of small animals
- Modern methods of diagnostics, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases of animals
- Production, control and application of veterinary biological products
The history of the Department of Epizootology and Parasitology is named after Professor Atamas V. A.
The Department of Epizootology, as part of the Odessa Agricultural Institute, was orginised in January 1945. The first head of the department was the doctor of veterinary sciences, professor Ekaterina Semenovna Shulumova.
In 1963, the department was headed by Doctor of Veterinary Sciences, Professor Ivan Alekseevich Izmailov. By that time, future professors Yevgeny Ivanovich Buryak and Valentin Akimovich Atamas were his graduate students.
When Professor I. A. Izmailov retired, the department was headed by associate professor Nikolai Ivanovich Fedotov, and in 1985 it was headed by Doctor of Veterinary Sciences, Professor V. A. Atamas, who led it for 25 years.
In 1988, the Department of Microbiology was joined to the Department of Epizootology and Parasitology, and in 1992, the course of pharmacology was transferred to the department of veterinary and sanitary examination. The Department of Epizootology and Microbiology existed until 1996 and, by the potential of the faculty, was at that time the largest department of the Institute and Ukraine. It consisted of five doctors of sciences, eight associate professors, four assistants.
Under the guidance of Professor V. A. Atamas, a scientific and educational laboratory of epizootology, microbiology and virology was equipped, a modern material and technical base was created for conducting scientific research and the educational process. Valentin Akimovich Atamas left a powerful scientific school of epizootologists, prepared more than 100 scientific papers, as well as textbooks, reference books and a dictionary.
In 2001, the Department of Parasitology was joined into the Department of Epizootology, which since 1973 was headed by Doctor of Veterinary Sciences, Professor Ivan Lukich Taranenko, a participant in the Great Patriotic War and the battles for the liberation of Odessa.
From 2011 to 2015, the Department of Epizootology and Parasitology worked in conjunction with the Department of Veterinary Sanitary Expertise and Pharmacology. The joint department of epizootology, parasitology and veterinary and sanitary examination was headed by Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine, Doctor of Veterinary Sciences, Professor V. Kovbasenko.
The Department of Epizootology and Parasitology since September 1, 2015 has been headed by a student of Professor Atamas V. Y. – Candidate of Veterinary Sciences Gumenny Oleg Grigoryevich.
By the decision of the Academic Council of Odessa State Agrarian University in 2019, the Department of Epizootology and Parasitology was named after Professor Atamas V. A.
From May 12, 2020, he was appointed acting head of the Department doctor of veterinary sciences, Professor Panikar I. I.
Currently, the teaching staff of the department offers students and masters the following disciplines: epizootology and infectious diseases of animals, parasitology and invasive diseases, organization and economics of veterinary medicine, special epizootology and other subjects of infectious and parasitic pathology according to the training programs of specialty 211 “Veterinary medicine”.
According to the educational and scientific program for the training of doctors of philosophy (PhD), the department provides training for graduate students in the following disciplines: Methodology of organizing and conducting research in veterinary medicine; Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of parasitic diseases of animals; Modern methods of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious animal diseases; Production, control and use of veterinary biological products.
The educational process is provided by doctors of veterinary sciences, professors – Bohach Mykola and Panikar Ihor; four candidates of veterinary sciences, associate professors – Humennyi Oleg, Perotska Liudmyla, Iovenko Artem and Cherniy Vitaliy; two candidates of veterinary sciences, assistants – Popova Iryna and Pyvovarova Iryna; Veterinary medicine doctor – Horobey Svetlana and senior laboratory assistant – Strizhenyuk Varvara.
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