Research specialities in veterinary biosciences include development of the bovine immune system, developmental physiology of the brain and nervous system, body responses and host-microbe interaction, G-protein mediated cell signalling, canine genetic diseases, zoonotic infectious diseases, as well as animal pathology and parasitology. Research conducted at the Department is diverse and multidisciplinary.

The Department provides the following equipment to be used by researchers:

Veterinary pathology and parasitology also provide diagnostic services.