Laboratories and Specimen Collections
The Life Sciences Department has excellent facilities for the study of Biology. Most lecture rooms are equipped with computers and projection equipment.
||The Anatomy laboratory includes separate rooms for cadaver dissection with state of the art ventilation, prosection storage and preparation, and a small computer lab for online and CD review of gross and microscopic anatomy. The Anatomy lab also contains an extensive collection of models and human bones.|
Cell and Microbiology Lab
||The Microbiology laboratory is equipped with autoclave, centrifuge, micro-centrifuge, and PCR thermocycler, which facilitates hands-on work with live bacteria and instruction on aseptic techniques and different types of growth media.|
||The Zoology laboratory has a salt water table to maintain living specimens in the lab throughout the semester, and extensive collections of preserved invertebrate and vertebrate specimens.|
The Physiology facility includes a computer lab with BioPac© available for student experiments.
There is a herbarium associated with the Botany lab, including specimens collected for over 50 years.