Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu
Graduate School of Health Sciences - Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology

General Description

History

Our department has settled on the campus where Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Institute of Health Science are also there. Our department was established in 2003. Our academic staffs consist of one Professor one Associated Professor and three Assistant Professors and we still continue to graduate and undergraduate education.

Qualification Awarded

The title of PhD in field of pharmacology and toxicology is obtained if the successful completion of this program and its requirements.

Level of Qualification

Third Cycle

Specific Admission Requirements

Students register to this program according to Education and Training Regulations of Ondokuz Mayis University. (http://sagbilens.omu.edu.tr/yonetmelik/40/)

Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

Students who are registered to this program directly or horizontally transition may be exempt from some courses according to certain regulations.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Qualification Requirements and Regulations are organized according to Education and Training Regulations of Ondokuz Mayis University. (http://sagbilens.omu.edu.tr/yonetmelik/40/)
ITEM 37 – (1) PhD qualification program consists of courses, qualifying examination, thesis proposal and dissertation examination.
(2) Students who are admitted to the Ph.D. program with a master's degree have to complete at least seven courses, 24 credits, 60 ECTS, one seminar and thesis proposal which contains 120 ECTS. Students who are admitted to the Ph.D. program with a bachelor's degree have to complete at least 15 courses, 44 credits, 120 ECTS, two seminars and thesis proposal which contains 120 ECTS.

Profile of The Programme

This PhD program provides education in the special fields of pharmacology and toxicology. This program includes obligatory and optional courses in the field of pharmacology and toxicology. The application includes both theoretical and laboratory work. Studies performed in our department include:
Toxicology and risk assessment studies of pesticides and other toxic compounds
Drug and toxic material residues in animal originated foods
Pesticide quality and stability analysis
Pharmacological and chemical pharmacokinetic and bioequivalent studies of veterinary drugs
Method development in Gas (GC) and liquid (HPLC) chromatography
Toxicological researches of feeds
Spectrophotometric researches
Extractions, purification and qualitative-quantitative analysis of active ingredients from plants
Isolated organ bath system applications

Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples

As a pharmacologist and toxicologist in
Drug and chemistry industries
Environmental analysis laboratories
Food control laboratories
Veterinary research institutes
Public health institutes
As an academician in domestic or abroad universities
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Faculty of Medicine,
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Health Sciences

Access to Further Studies

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Evaluation and assessment methods for each course are determined according to Education and Training Regulations of Ondokuz Mayis University. (http://sagbilens.omu.edu.tr/yonetmelik/40/)

Graduation Requirements

The conditions are valid in the Qualification Requirements and Regulations section.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full Time

Address, Programme Director or Equivalent

Head of Department: Prof.Dr. Abdurrahman AKSOY
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, 55139 Kurupelit, Samsun, TURKEY
Phone: +903623121919-2816
E-mail: aaksoy@omu.edu.tr

Facilities

Sample preparation laboratory
The laboratory is well equipped for sample preparation which should perform before pharmacological and toxicological analysis.
This laboratory has ultra-pure water system, sterilizer, 3 incubators, deep freezer (-18°C), solid phase extraction system, centrifuge, refrigerated centrifuge, 2 digital automatic pipette, fume cupboard, 2 refrigerators, climatic cabinet, digital pH meter, 2 vortex, magnetic mixer, evaporation system under nitrogen stream, orbital shaker, homogenizer and rotary evaporator.

Pesticide stability and analysis laboratory
Pharmacological and toxicological analyses are performed in this laboratory. Also, the laboratory is registered by Ministry of Health of Turkey for accelerated and real time stability tests of public health pesticides.
The laboratory has gas chromatography (GC) (equipped with FID and ECD detectors), high pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) (equipped with DAD, FLD and ECD) high pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) (equipped with UV and FLD detectors), UV visible spectrophotometry (equipped with thermal control unit), four canalled isolated organ bath system and fume cupboard.

Programme Outcomes

  1. To know sources, physical and chemical properties, preparations and compositions of drugs
  2. To know sources, physical and chemical properties and biological effects of toxins
  3. To know therapeutic doses and pharmaceutical forms of drugs
  4. To know the input and output pathways of drugs and toxins into body
  5. To know the action mechanisms of drugs and toxins in body
  6. To know the adverse effects of drugs and situations in which should not to be used drugs
  7. To know the diagnosis and treatment methods of intoxications
  8. To know the analytical methods used in pharmacology and toxicology
  9. To know how to use the instruments in analysis of pharmacology and toxicology
  10. To interpret the results obtained the analysis of pharmacology and toxicology
  11. To present and publish the results of scientific research in the field of pharmacology and toxicology
  12. To reach the scientific resources by use the internet
  13. To conduct researches with disciplines related to pharmacology and toxicology
  14. To transfer the scientific information academically
  15. To communicate with industrial area via the knowledge and the ability to use the analytical instruments
  16. To make scientific research planning and implementation
  17. To read and understand the literature in foreign language (English)
  18. To communicate with domestic and foreign scientists
  19. To make presentation the subjects in pharmacology and toxicology
  20. To transform to patent the results which obtained studies of pharmacology and toxicology

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

T:Theoretical,P:Practice, L:Laboratory
Semester 0
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
İVFT738Scientific Research Methods and Ethic 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT738 927001 3 0 0 6.0
Total 6 0 0 12.0
Semester 1
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
SBE-1Optional Subject 927003 0 0 0 0.0
SBE-1Optional Subject 927003 0 0 0 30.0
VFT701Fundamental Concepts And Principals Of Pharmacology 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT702Fundamental Concepts And Principals Of Toxicology 927001 3 0 0 5.8
VFT708Chemotherapeutics-I 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT731Laboratory Methods Used in Modern Pharmacology-Toxicology 927001 2 2 0 6.0
Total 11 2 0 53.8
Semester 2
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
SAUA100Specialization Field Course 927001 4 0 0 0.0
SAUA100Specialization Field Course 927001 4 0 0 0.0
SBE-2Optional Subject 927003 0 0 0 0.0
SBE-2Optional Subject 927003 0 0 0 30.0
SBESDRSeminar 927001 0 4 0 0.0
SBESYLSeminar 927001 0 2 0 0.0
Total 8 6 0 30.0
Semester 3
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
SAUA100Specialization Field Course 927001 4 0 0 0.0
SAUA100Specialization Field Course 927001 4 0 0 0.0
SBETZThesis 927001 4 0 0 30.0
SBETZThesis 927001 4 0 0 0.0
Total 16 0 0 30.0
Semester 4
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
SAUA100Specialization Field Course 927001 4 0 0 0.0
SAUA100Specialization Field Course 927001 4 0 0 0.0
SBETZThesis 927001 4 0 0 30.0
SBETZThesis 927001 4 0 0 0.0
Total 16 0 0 30.0
Semester 5
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
SAUA100Specialization Field Course 927001 4 0 0 0.0
SBETZThesis 927001 4 0 0 30.0
Total 8 0 0 30.0
Semester 6
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
SAUA100Specialization Field Course 927001 4 0 0 0.0
SBETZThesis 927001 4 0 0 30.0
Total 8 0 0 30.0
Semester 7
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
SAUA100Specialization Field Course 927001 4 0 0 0.0
SBETZThesis 927001 4 0 0 30.0
Total 8 0 0 30.0
Semester 8
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
SAUA100Specialization Field Course 927001 4 0 0 0.0
SBETZThesis 927001 4 0 0 30.0
Total 8 0 0 30.0
SBE-1 / Optional Subject
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
İVFT701 Fundamental Concepts and Principals in Pharmacology 927001 3 0 0 6.0
İVFT702 Fundamental Concepts and Principals in Toxicology 927001 3 0 0 6.0
İVFT703 Central Nervous System Drugs 927001 3 0 0 6.0
İVFT706 Respiratory System Drugs 927001 3 0 0 6.0
İVFT708 Chemotherapeutics I 927001 3 0 0 6.0
İVFT712 Screening and Posting of Scientific Literature 927001 3 0 0 6.0
İVFT723 Biocidal Products and Pesticide Usage in Public Health Area 927001 2 0 0 6.0
İVFT725 Biotechnology in Pharmacology 927001 3 0 0 6.0
İVFT726 Metals and Other Organic Poisons 927001 2 0 0 6.0
İVFT730 Pharmaceutical Drug Forms 927001 2 2 0 6.0
İVFT731 Laboratory Methods in Modern Pharmacology-Toxicology 927001 2 2 0 6.0
İVFT732 Effects and Interactions of Drugs 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT703 Central Nervous System Drugs 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT704 Cardiovascular System Drugs 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT705 Drug Residues in Foods 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT706 Respiratory System Drugs 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT707 Gastrointestinal System Drugs 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT709 Pesticides And Pesticide Analysis 927001 2 2 0 6.0
VFT710 Mycotoxins And Mycotoxin Analysis 927001 2 2 0 6.0
VFT711 Herbal Toxicants And Treatment 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT712 Literature Researching And Usage 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT713 Chemotherapeutics-II 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT714 Environmental Toxicology 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT715 Pharmacokinetic Calculations 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT716 Autonomic Nervous System Drugs 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT717 Drugs Which Affect Blood And Blood Created Organs 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT718 Local Hormones 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT719 Hormonal System Pharmacology 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT720 Electrolyte And Acid-Alkali Balance Pharmacology 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT721 Nutritional Pharmacology 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT722 Metabolism Drugs 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT723 Biocidal Products And Pesticide Usage in Public Health Area 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT724 Immune System Pharmacology 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT725 Biotechnology in Pharmacology 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT726 Metals And The Other Inorganic Toxicants 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT727 Immunotoxicology 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT728 Chemical And Biological Weapons 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT729 Forensic Toxicology, Isolation And identification Of Toxins From Biological Materials 927001 2 2 0 6.0
VFT730 Pharmaceutical Drug Forms 927001 2 2 0 6.0
VFT732 Drug Effects And Drug Iinteractions 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT733 Drug Usage in Marine Products 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT734 Compounds Used For Doping 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT735 Drug Administration in Cage Birds 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT736 Drug Administration in Laboratory Animals 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT737 Euthanasia in Animals 927001 2 0 0 6.0
SBE-2 / Optional Subject
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
İVFT701 Fundamental Concepts and Principals in Pharmacology 927001 3 0 0 6.0
İVFT702 Fundamental Concepts and Principals in Toxicology 927001 3 0 0 6.0
İVFT703 Central Nervous System Drugs 927001 3 0 0 6.0
İVFT706 Respiratory System Drugs 927001 3 0 0 6.0
İVFT708 Chemotherapeutics I 927001 3 0 0 6.0
İVFT712 Screening and Posting of Scientific Literature 927001 3 0 0 6.0
İVFT723 Biocidal Products and Pesticide Usage in Public Health Area 927001 2 0 0 6.0
İVFT725 Biotechnology in Pharmacology 927001 3 0 0 6.0
İVFT726 Metals and Other Organic Poisons 927001 2 0 0 6.0
İVFT730 Pharmaceutical Drug Forms 927001 2 2 0 6.0
İVFT731 Laboratory Methods in Modern Pharmacology-Toxicology 927001 2 2 0 6.0
İVFT732 Effects and Interactions of Drugs 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT703 Central Nervous System Drugs 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT704 Cardiovascular System Drugs 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT705 Drug Residues in Foods 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT706 Respiratory System Drugs 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT707 Gastrointestinal System Drugs 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT709 Pesticides And Pesticide Analysis 927001 2 2 0 6.0
VFT710 Mycotoxins And Mycotoxin Analysis 927001 2 2 0 6.0
VFT711 Herbal Toxicants And Treatment 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT712 Literature Researching And Usage 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT713 Chemotherapeutics-II 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT714 Environmental Toxicology 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT715 Pharmacokinetic Calculations 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT716 Autonomic Nervous System Drugs 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT717 Drugs Which Affect Blood And Blood Created Organs 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT718 Local Hormones 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT719 Hormonal System Pharmacology 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT720 Electrolyte And Acid-Alkali Balance Pharmacology 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT721 Nutritional Pharmacology 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT722 Metabolism Drugs 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT723 Biocidal Products And Pesticide Usage in Public Health Area 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT724 Immune System Pharmacology 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT725 Biotechnology in Pharmacology 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT726 Metals And The Other Inorganic Toxicants 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT727 Immunotoxicology 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT728 Chemical And Biological Weapons 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT729 Forensic Toxicology, Isolation And identification Of Toxins From Biological Materials 927001 2 2 0 6.0
VFT730 Pharmaceutical Drug Forms 927001 2 2 0 6.0
VFT732 Drug Effects And Drug Iinteractions 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT733 Drug Usage in Marine Products 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT734 Compounds Used For Doping 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT735 Drug Administration in Cage Birds 927001 2 0 0 6.0
VFT736 Drug Administration in Laboratory Animals 927001 3 0 0 6.0
VFT737 Euthanasia in Animals 927001 2 0 0 6.0