One of the oldest institution of veterinary sciences in Asia
The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore is a public research university located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Established in 1882, UVAS is one of the oldest institution of veterinary sciences in Asia. Since its inception, it maintained its reoccupation as one of the famous and renown institution of Veterinary and animal sciences. Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) has ranked UVAS as 9th best higher education institute of the country, latest in 2016. Department of Parasitology of UVAS, established in 1923, has its own legacy and is one of the founding Parasitology research centre. Department of Parasitology started its postgraduate programme in 1978 and since then it has contributed much in creating awareness among the public about risks and losses associated with parasites. The department has undergraduate and post graduate laboratories along with advanced Parasitology laboratory in the field of immunoparasitology, molecular Parasitology and parasitic vaccines.