Department of Comparative Biomedicine and Food Science

The mission of the Department is to pursue excellence in research and education within all disciplines pertaining to veterinary medicine. Its aim is to develop basic and applied science, and its main research topics cover: basic science applied to veterinary medicine; intra-specific genetic polymorphism in species of veterinary and production interest; food safety and food quality in relation to consumer health and pathology and comparative medicine.

The staff is composed of 42 professors and researchers, 23 technicians and administrative employees, 15 PhD students and 14 research fellows. Laboratories and facilities are fully equipped for teaching and research activities. Services are also available as support to animal owners and veterinarians.


Dipartimento di Biomedicina Comparata e Alimentazione (BCA)
Agripolis, Viale dell'Università, 16 - 35020 Legnaro (PD)
tel. +39 0498272600-2601 - fax +39 0498272604