The Biology Laboratory located in the Campus Center Building was established in 2007 to implement, facilitate, and support the needs of teaching and research in general biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, histology and genetics. It carries out teaching and research into the mechanisms underlying basic and applied biochemical concepts and techniques designed for all health care professionals. The laboratory is capable of performing the following tests: polymerase chain reaction, macromolecule blotting (northern, southern, and western), cell culture, electrophoresis (agarose and polyacrylamide), cell fractioning, expression cloning, ELISA tests, light microscopy, dark-field microscopy, inverted microscopy, fluorescence microscopy, colorimetric tests, centrifugation, chemicals and solution preparation, and experimental statistics.
The Microbiology laboratory is equipped for students to study the principles of microbiology, disinfection, sterilization, elementary immunology and microorganisms. We also emphasize their relationship to health and disease and test many commercial products for their ability to eliminate microbes and provide sanitary environments.
Anatomy and Physiology Lab
The Anatomy and Physiology Lab features multiple human skeletons, full as well as disarticulated, and one real human skeleton. It also features five full-sized muscular torso models, as well as arm and leg models for studying the muscles. The nervous system and special senses are represented by various models, including brain models, eye and ear models, and three-dimensional nervous system boards displaying the major body nerves.
Our physics lab centers on the concept of the week: a hands-on setting where students see the word problems they are doing in lecture class are actually physics experiments! In our lab we use ramps and spheres to determine the effects of friction, the results of inelastic collisions, and projectile motion. Optic benches are used to calculate the lens maker equation and see the differences between virtual and real images. Physics comes alive when we see interference of light and calculate the wavelengths of visible light. Physical Constants are discovered using pendulums to calculate the gravitational acceleration and LEDs to calculate Planck’s constant. Using bread boards, we analyze the laws of circuitry and discover the difference between parallel circuits and series circuits.
The Chemistry laboratory is where theory meets practice by the hands-on implementation of what is learned in general and organic chemistry. Our Laboratory has modern-day instruments for physical chemical analysis including titrations, potentiometric studies, thermochemistry as well as absorption spectroscopy. The laboratory is equipped for research with automated GC/MS instruments and IR spectrometer and prepares our graduates for further studies in healthcare courses.
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