Research Facilities

Research facilities within the UP ISMC encompass facilities within the various departments of UP faculties that have collaborated or will collaborate on malaria research. These facilities include:

 

Faculty

Department

Facility and/or services

Health Sciences

School of Health Systems and Public Health

EDC laboratory;

Toxicology laboratory;

Insectary;

VHEMBE field office and laboratory

 

Medical virology

BSL-3 laboratory (Biosafety level 3)

*Grow live viruses, characterize them and use them for various purposes

Zoonoses Research Unit (ZRU)

*ZRU investigates vector borne and zoonotic diseases
 

 

Skills laboratory

 

 

Medical microbiology

 

 

Internal medicine

Case management

 

Family medicine

Training of health care professionals

Natural & Agricultural Sciences

Biochemistry

Malaria parasite molecular laboratory (M2PL)

*In vitro anti-Plasmodial activity screen facility 
*In vitro malaria parasite culture facility
*
Molecular laboratory 
*Functional genomics, microarray, proteomics 
*Isotope laboratory 
*Crystallization facility

 

Mathematics & Applied mathematics

 

 

Plant science

Laboratories

 

Physiology

 

 

Chemistry

Analytical laboratory

 

Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology

Centre for Geoinformation Science (CGIS) – GIS related work

Economics & Management Sciences

Economics

 

Engineering, Built environment & IT

Chemical engineering

Institute of Applied Materials (IAM); 

Laboratories

Veterinary Science

Paraclinical sciences

Laboratories

 

Companion animal clinical studies

Veterinary hospital

Education

Educational psychology

Active teachers

 

Early childhood education

 

 

Education management and Policy studies

 

 

 

 

 

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