FACULTY OF BIOTECHNOLOGY AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

Contact

26 Doktora Judyma Street, 71-466 Szczecin

Tel: +48 91 449 67 52 (51)

Tel / fax: +48 91 454 16 42

e-mail: dziekanat.wbihz@zut.edu.pl

www.biotechnologia.zut.edu.pl

 

Courses of studies

Bioinformatics; Biology; Biotechnology; Animal Husbandry

 

Postgraduate studies

Applied biotechnology; Biotechnology in the environmental protection; Consulting on animal nutrition and husbandry as well as Marketing of agricultural products; Cynology; Animal nursing; Agriculture in conditions of sustainable economic development

 

Doctoral studies in  scientific fields

Animal Husbandry

 

Main research directions

  1. Molecular polymorphism of gene fragments whose products are engaged in the shaping of cattle milk performance and resistance to mastitis, 
  2. Molecular polymorphism of gene fragments whose products are engaged in the shaping of pig reproductive traits and their carcass and meat quality,
  3. Molecular diagnostics of hereditary defect carriers in farm animals (DUMPS, BLAD, RYR1T and others), 
  4. Detection and analysis of Chinchilla lanigera and Mustela vison DNA polymorphism, 
  5. Livestock genetic polymorphism of proteins and enzymes, 
  6. Livestock population genetics and methods for its improving, 
  7. Research into the role of the fox and the dog in the transmission of zoonoses,
  8.  Livestock disease prevention, the economic consequences of the invasion taken into account,
  9. Environmental studies on free-living animals’ parasite fauna,
  10. Research into the impact of abiotic factors on the organism of ruminants,
  11. The use of sheep in implementing low-cost production methods,
  12. Examination of blood and bone tissue mineral composition in the sheep and free-living ruminants
  13. Research into the changes in hormonal activity, rate of horns growth and selected physical characteristics of the rams of Heath breed and Heath hybrid x mouflon
  14. Vitamin-and-mineral preparations used in feeding sheep,their consequences examination,
  15. Rauhwollige Pommersche Landschaf sheep restitution in Western Pomerania
  16. Studies on the levels of selenium in livestock in Western Pomerania and the western part of the Ukraine
  17. Research into the new biological preparations applied in animal husbandry,
  18. Research into the optimizing nutrition of ruminants,
  19. Research into the environmental and genetic causes of sterility in cattle and sheep in Pomeranian large flocks,
  20. Evaluation of the effectiveness of dairy cows and beef cattle feeding on grass silage, with a variety of energetic additives,
  21. Simplified methods to foresee production features in ruminants,
  22. Research into the cytogenetics in cattle, sheep and goats,
  23. The application of  milk protein genetic polymorphism to enhance its technological usefulness,
  24. Improving features and breeding  environment of fur animals, 
  25. Research into the impact of environmental factors on the value of carcasses and meat quality,
  26. Research into reproductive biology, breeding and methods to improve and feed the pigs, so as to  optimize the productivity of this species, genetic and other factors taken into account,
  27. Birds biology and ecology in North-West Poland, with particular emphasis on Anseriformes birds (waterfowl),
  28. Wild and domesticated animal morphology and allometric growth, 
  29. Xenobiotics and heavy metals in birds (mainly Anseriformes) and mammals,
  30. Warm-blooded vertebrates gastrointestinal parasite fauna, 
  31. Beetles (Insecta: Coleptera) of western Poland,
  32. Determination of the nutritive value of grain legumes, cereal grains, oilseed rape, forage, and products of their preservation,
  33. Assessment of yeast biomass produced from raw rapeseed oil or refining of fatty acids
  34. Determination of the impact of additives composed of proteolytic, glycolytic and lipolytic enzymes on the nutritional value of grain legumes and their mixtures with cereals,
  35. Impact of phytase enzyme additive on  better utilization of phosphorus from legumes and grains,
  36. Anti-nutritional and health promoting properties of phytates as a secondary plant metabolite in food and feed,
  37. Impact of carbohydrates determined as dietary fibre on lipid metabolism in monogastric animals,
  38. Nutritional value of new varieties of seeds and strains of various forms of oats and their impact on the results of monogastric animal breeding and their meat quality.

 

Cooperation with industry and business


The Faculty of Biotechnology and Animal Husbandry cooperates with industry in the following fields:

  • solving problems associated with animal production and environmental protection significant from the economic point of view,
  • consulting and service support for the units cooperating in solving current problems,
  • establishing research and educational basis for undergraduate, graduate and PhD students,
  • direct transfer of the obtained results for practical use

 

Offer to foreigners

The offer to foreigners includes international programmes in which the Faculty participates (Erasmus and IAESTE), as well as internships for foreign students in the scientific units of the Faculty.

In addition, the Faculty offers numerous courses in foreign languages, for example Proteomics, Basics of Genetics, Industrial Enzymology, Animal Microbiology or Fundamentals of Laboratory Diagnostics, which proves the involvement of the staff in the process of Europeanization.