The college includes a group of laboratories distributed according to the scientific departments : 

Scientific Dept.

Lab. Name

Area M2

Students Number

Tests Conducted in the Laboratory

Biology

Microbiologyundergraduate

60

15

1. Identify all the parts of a compound microscope.

2. Know how to correctly use the microscope— especially the oil immersion lens.

3. Make a hanging drop slide in order to observe living bacteria.

4. Learn the proper procedure for preparing a bacterial smear.

5. Understand the biochemistry underlying the Gram stain and Perform a satisfactory Gram stain.

6.Understand the biochemistry of the capsule stain and perform a capsule stain.

7. Describe the different types of culture media and their composition, and give several examples of what each is used for and describe the various ways culture tubes are capped .

8. Describe how to prepare and transfer culture media and prepare defined and undefined media, and prepare agar plates   .

9. Describe the concept of sterility and describe how various media, supplies, and equipment can be sterilized   correctly and safely use the autoclave.

10. Use aseptic technique to remove and transfer bacteria for subculturing and understand the reasoning behind pure culture preparations.

11. Prepare a stock culture

12. Perform the spread-plate technique and perform a streak-plate technique and isolate discrete colonies for subculturing

Microbiology postgraduate

60

5

1. Successfully cultivate several anaerobic bacteria.

2. Determine quantitatively the number of viable cells in a bacterial culture by the standard plate count technique.

3. Perform the biochemical process of fermentation.

4. Differentiate among members of the family Enterobacteriaceae.

5. Perform the IMViC series of tests.

6. Perform coagulase and DNase tests.

7. Perform an oxidase test.

8. Use Bergey’s Manual to identify an unknown bacterial strain.

9. Perform the Kirby-Bauer method for determination of antibiotic sensitivity.

10. Isolate genomic DNA from the bacterium.

Ecology undergraduate

60

15

1- Providing his students with scientific techniques in using devices and equipment that can be used in their applied studies.

2- Activating activities, projects, and volunteer work, such as cultivation of plants with high temperatures and periodic cleaning of buildings and gardens.

13- Overcoming some of the problems that the country suffers by conducting experimental field research that contributes to eliminating such problems, such as finding solutions for water desalination, liquefaction, or waste treatment.

4- Study the environmental sciences in a comprehensive way, its applications and uses in society from the theoretical, scientific and applied perspectives.

Ecology postgraduate

60

5

1.Study the environmental sciences in a comprehensive manner and their applications and uses in society in theory, scientific and applied.

2.Preparing scientific cadres at the postgraduate level capable of working in the environmental, health, agricultural and industrial fields.

3Providing his students with scientific techniques in using devices and equipment that can be used in their applied studies.

4Providing state institutions and the Ministry of Environment, units and environmental research centers with primary and higher specialized cadres to work in this field.

5Find an environmental specialist center that conducts the most important environmental tests and tackles environmental problems.

6Contributing to the revitalization of scientific research at the university as well as raising the scientific level of postgraduate studies at the university and outside it.

Chemical analyzes include:

1. Water tests include heavy elements, ions, and organic matter.

2. Soil investigations include all physical, chemical and biological pollutants.

Biological analyzes include:

. Isolation and diagnosis of microorganisms.

Mycology

60

15

1- Identify the fungal groups that are pathogenic to human and plants.
2- Identify the culture media appropriate for the growth of fungi.
3- Identify methods for isolating fungi from different environments.
4 - Learn the methods of preparing the agricultural media.
5 - Learn about sterilization methods.
6- Knowing the different laboratory devices, methods. of using them, and the principles of operating these devices.
7 - Learn about the types of microscopes and how to use it.
8 - Learn the methods of preparing slides.
9 - Learn how to destroy old agricultural media or dishes.

Botany

60

15

1.                   Conduct experiments of plants anatomy parts within the available capabilities using compound optical microscope to know it is internal structure and the mechanisms of transport, growth, protection , secretion, and reproduction.

2.                   For plant taxonomy, it is regarded with the morphological characteristics of the parts of plant by using naked eye or by using anatomical microscope and study the characteristics of each part and compare the parts of plants together for classification.  

Genetics

60

15

1. General introduction to the Genetics Laboratory and the Drosophila insect.

2.  Distinguishing between male and female and some of the terms and symbols used in heredity.

3. Study phenotypic copies.

4. Mendel's First Law (applied ) and Mendel's First Law (Test cross).

5. Mendel's Second Law (applied ) and Mendel's Second   Law (Test Cross).

6. Study of sex-Linked genetics with examples and application.

7. Linkage and crossing over (examples , Application).

8. Linkage and crossing over (examples , Application).

 

Physiology and Histology undergraduate

60

15

1. Study of epithelial tissue sections by using an optical microscope in different parts of the body, according to the presence of epithelial tissue in them.

2. Study of histological sections for different types of glands in the body.

3.Study of connective tissue sections by using an optical microscope in different parts of the body, according to the presence of connective tissue in them.

4. Study of muscle tissue sections by using an optical microscope.

5. Study of nervous tissue sections by using an optical microscope.

6. Preparation of temporary tissue sections by students.

7. Display electron microscope images of various tissue sections by using the Data-Show projector.

8. Learn the basic principles and scientific and topographical terms of physiology.

9. Identify the important physiological processes and the interrelationship between them for the different systems and organs in the body of the living organism.

10. Learn about the precise system of fluids and electrolytes in the body and methods of examining normal values in the laboratory.

11. Understand and study organs related to blood perfusion, such as the cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, renal system, and their role in maintaining the physiological functions of the body.

12. Study and understand the important physiological processes of the male and female reproductive system and the importance of this in pregnancy and fetal development.

13. Developing students' skills through mental questions, answers and special tests in the laboratory.

 

Physiology and Histology postgraduate

60

7

1. Preparing tissue sections by tissue preparations techniques (rotary microtome, water bath, oven, hot plate.. etc.).

2. Examination of tissue sections by using an optical microscope.

3.Imaging tissue sections by using an optical microscope equipped with a camera.

4. Examination and imaging of animal embryos models by using anatomical microscopy.

5. The laboratory aims to carry out accurate analyzes, conduct scientific experiments to solve pathological problems, perform laboratory medical diagnostic tests, and establish specialized courses in the use of modern medical devices.

6. Preparing efficient staff to meet the needs of educational institutions in Iraq in general and the health sector in particular.

7. Setting a high-quality research strategy in the field of physiology, to ensure that graduate students acquire basic sciences in the College of Science, Knowledge and Basic Laboratory Skills in Physiology.

8. Providing specialized consultations for the various faculties of the university in the field of medical physiology and promoting research cooperation and problem solving at the national and international levels.

 

Parasitology and Entomology

60

15

1.To designed to recognize parasitic diseases an important component of medical parasitology

2. To familiarise the morphologic criteria to differentiate the most common protozoan
and helminth parasites

3. To improve the diagnostic skills and advanced diagnostic exercises using a
microscope

4. To get an overview of alternative methods to microscopy (mainly molecular and immunological methods)

5. To understand and practice basic laboratory techniques used for diagnosis of parasitic infection, of different specimens through detection and identification of parasites, e.g. direct method and concentration methods for feces or urine specimens; blood smear for blood parasites.  

6.The student is provided with information on the morphology and functions of insect organs as the largest group in invertebrates.

7.                   Distinguish different insect orders based on morphological information.

8. The student learns the dissection of some insects.

9. Learn about the internal and external structures of insects.

 

Molecular Biology

60

15

1. The molecular biology material for stage four students, which includes experiments to extract DNA and RNA from different sources and then detect its existence and evaluate its safety using electrolyte relay technology, after which its concentration is estimated using photospectroscopy methods.

2. Material and genetic engineering for stage IV students, which includes conducting experiments with genetic engineering techniques, including PCR technology, use of conclusive enzymes, identification of the multiplicity of gene forms, etc.

3. Biotechnology, which are taught to students of the third stage and include many experiments on biochemicals and the preparation of chemical solutions and others.

4. PCR tests, which include the diagnosis of microbiology such as bacteria, fungi and virus, are conducted for graduate students.

5. Analysis of genetic variation between plants and certain animal species using PCR technology.

6. Identify mutations and SNP genes associated with certain human diseases using PCR technology.

Scientific Dept.

Lab. Name

Area M2

Students Number

Tests Conducted in the Laboratory

Chemistry

Analytical lab for  undergraduate

40

25

1- First stage experiments (Quantitative and Qualitative analysis)

2- Second stage experiments (gravimetric analysis)

3- Fourth stage experiments (Instrumental analysis)

Inorganiclab for undergraduate

40

25

Inorganic Chemistry Lab includes preparation of Inorganic salts، complexes of transition, non-transition metals, purifications and characterization of the prepared complexes which includes melting points, conductivity, infrared spectra and uv visible spectra

Physicallab for undergraduate

40

25

The Physical Laboratory examines the tests for scientific experiments classes 2 and 3 as it is the laboratory to measure reactions under the standard conditions of scientific experiments and the chemical balance of the reaction The chemical reactions are tracked during the formation of the new products of the reactions.

It is also used to check chemical reactions and track them through electrical conductivity.

Biologicallab for undergraduate

40

25

Biochemical test for 3th class :-general:

Benedict, Fehling and Barfoid. Seliwanoff. Solubility test of lipids, Grease spot, Emulsification of lipids. Protein composition test. Precipitation of proteins. Biuret’s test, Ninhydrin’s test.

Biochemical test for 4th class :-

Blood and urine test: suger , lipids, proteins, enzymes.

Organiclab for undergraduate

40

25

Perform and identify functional groups in organic compounds by chemical tests in the laboratory with related reactions.

-  perform practical techniques employed for systematic processes for the identification of unknown organic solid and liquid compounds.

- Identify organic compounds by physical and chemical experimental methods.

- Synthesis of organic derivatives.

- Develop experimental skills like collection, analysis of data, the ability to draw conclusions.

-Testing laboratory in the preparation of some of organic compounds in curriculum row the third such as (aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acid, carboxylic derivatives and amines)

  1. Industrial lab for undergraduate

40

25

Conducting practical experiments for the second and fourth stages in the oil and polymer issue

  1. Analytical lab for postgraduate

12

5

1- The practical aspect of postgraduate students in courses.

2-Procedure and achievement research related to postgraduate students (thesis, dissertations, researches).

Industrial lab for postgraduate

12

5

Conducting research projects for master's and doctoral students in the field of industrial chemistry

Biological lab for postgraduate

40

25

Biochemical test    for postgraduate :-

Blood and urine test: suger , lipids, proteins, enzymes, hormons .

Organic lab for postgraduate

12

5

Excellent training in multistep organic synthesis

Inorganic lab for postgraduate

12

5

Conducting research projects for master's and doctoral students in the field of inorganic chemistry

Central Chemistry Dept. Devices

12

 

The laboratory contains some supporting devices that serve the practical side of students of undergraduate and postgraduate.

Scientific Dept.

Lab. Name

Area M2

Students Number

Tests Conducted in the Laboratory

Physics

Electrical and Magnetism 

36

25

This laboratory experience is designed to guide your learning of fundamental concepts of experimentation and data collection, delivered through the medium of hands-on experiments in electricity and magnetism. As a student, you should be aware that you and your colleagues will have a broad set of backgrounds in math, science, and writing and a similarly broad set of career trajectories.

Mechanical

36

25

The Classical Mechanics Labs is a laboratory, experimental, course designed to accompany the theoretical lectures given in the Classical Mechanical Theory course. It therefore presents the student with unique opportunities to have a firm grasp of the abstract concepts and laws he/she is exposed to during the lectures. In this course indeed the student experiments with static equilibrium, different types of motion (constant speed motion, uniformly accelerated motion, rotations, oscillations and waves) and will be briefly introduced to thermodynamics. These subjects are nowadays considered very basic but nevertheless essential to every serious sciences student. They should constitute an important part of the basement for further high and more involved studies.

Analog Electronics

36

20

During this Lab course simple analog electronic circuits are designed using discrete components like Resistors, Capacitors, Inductors, PN junction diodes and Transistors (BJT’s, FET’s, etc.), etc.. These designed circuits are tested and verified for their performance under the laboratory conditions using power sources like DC Power supply, AC sources like function generators. Their input and output parameters like input waveforms, output waveforms, input and output current and voltage readings, the impedance or resistance offered by the circuit, etc are analyzed by using measuring instruments like multimeter and CRO’s. The captured values from the instruments are noted and used for further calculations.

Digital Electronics

27

15

A digital laboratory course with emphasis on topics such as: Adder/ Subtraction Circuit, Code Converters, Multiplexers and De-multiplexers, JK Flip-Flop Circuits, Counters, Shift Registers, Timers, , Memories Devices, Analog to Digital and Digital to Analog Converts and Digital Circuit Troubleshooting.

Physical Optics

27

20

The purpose of this lab is to become familiar with the use of a laser based Fizeau interferometer for testing spherical and flat optics, prisms, and corner cubes. Both visual observations of the interference fringes, and computerized phase shifting measurements should be performed.

Solid State

27

20

The Laboratory has a vision to be the center of excellence in the development of Solid-State Materials, Devices and has a Mission to develop and characterize high purity materials and solid-state devices and to enhance infrastructure, technology for meeting the futuristic challenges.

Computers

36

25

The computer lab serves as the center for teaching computer use to whole classes, usually by a specialist computer teacher. Classroom teachers also use the lab with their classes for research, or for creating technology-based projects

Scientific Dept.

Lab. Name

Area M2

Students Number

Tests Conducted in the Laboratory

Geology

General Geology

60

40

1-  The student learns about the different types of rocks and minerals found in nature by studying the rock models with the naked eye in large sizes.

2-    Study the physical properties of rocks and minerals that are found in nature, methods of distinguishing them, their origin and their presence in nature.

3-    Study of  various types of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks and the ways of their origin and presence.

4-    Learn about economic minerals and ores, their methods of distinguishing them, their physical and optical properties.

Geochemistry & Hydrogeology

60

401

1-    Carrying out chemical and geochemical analyzes of various types of rocks and minerals for the purpose of identifying the chemical composition of different rocks and minerals.

2-    The student is able to know the origin of the  of minerals and rocks by diagnosing their chemical composition.

3-    Study the sedimentary and geological setting  that led to the appearance of minerals and rocks

Sedimentology & Optics

60

40

1-    Study the glass rock slides of rocks and minerals for the purpose of  identifying the optical properties and characteristics of rocks and mineralsby using polarized and reflected  microscope.

2-    The student gets to know the different types of rocks and minerals by studying their optical properties

3-     Knowing and diagnosing the mineral composition of rocks

4-    Study the rock texture of rocks and minerals for the purpose of knowing the origin of their formation and the conditions that led to their  sedimentary existing.

Geological Work shop laboratory

200

60

is a research and scientific laboratory integrated Engineering Geology meets the requirements in terms of availability of equipment and services specialized in the cutting and examination of various rocks resistance, with the possibility of testing the porosity and permeability and the work of thin sections. Dedicated to the training and completion of primary and graduate student research.

Computers

36

20

1-    The laboratory provides scientific expertise in the field of geological and computer programs to carry out scientific research projects for professors and students.

2-    Training teachers and students in computer applications in the field of applied geological projects as well as setting up educational training courses.

3-    Using computer science to support and develop the educational process in the College of Science

4-     Conducting scientific and applied research and providing consulting and training services

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