- Diagnostic service.
- Research work.
- Student Projects.
- Digital Imaging.
- Live Conferencing/Tele-Medicine.
Diagnostic Services: Around 300 samples per year from SQUH, RH, and other government & private hospitals. Specimens include; tissue biopsies, blood samples, serum and supernatant, tissue cultures, sputum, fluids and loose cells (e.g. nasal brush).
Research/Student projects work: The unit has engaged in over 20 research projects in the last 16 months. These include PhD, Masters, B.Sc. and academic research projects. Examples of research projects:
Multi organ structural study of the effects of a combination of ACE inhibitors and exercise in spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR) – a stereological approach. Research, Ibrahim Inuwa, Department of Anatomy, College of Medicine.
Ultrastructural Features of Eggshells of the Green Turtles, Chelonia mydas from Ras Al-Hadd Reserve, Oman.
T. A. Ba-Omar, S. N. Al-Bahry, I. Al-Aamri*, A.Y. AlKindi and I.Y. Mahmoud.
Department of Biology, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, P.O.Box 36 Muscat 123, Sultanate of Oman. * Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, SQU.
- X-Ray Microanalysis and Image Mapping of Elements from Eggshells of Freshly Laid Eggs of Green Sea Turtles Chelonia mydas.
T. A. Ba-Omar, I. Al-Amri* I.Y. Mahmoud, S. N. Al-Bahry, A.Y. Al-Kindi and J.L. Plude**
Department of Biology, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, P.O.Box 36 Muscat 123, Sultanate of Oman. * Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, SQU. **Department of Chemistry, College of Letters and Science, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, WI 54901 USA.
A Multidiscplinary Approach to Explore Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Biodiversity and Habitat Relationships in the Southeast Arabian Peninsula (Oman).
Mohamed Al-YahyaieA, Aisha Al-KhayatB, Abdulkadr ElshafieC, Elamin AbdelmagidD, Peter CooksonE, Mike DeadmanF and Issa Al-AmriG.
ASoil microbiologist, Soil and water lab, Ministry of Agriculture Research Center – BMolecular Geneticist, Biology Department, SQU – CMycologist, Biology Department, SQU – DSoil Chemist, Ministry of Agriculture Research Center – ESoil Microbiologist, Soil and Water Department, SQU. FPlant Pathologist, Crop Sciences, SQU – GElectron Microscopist, College of Medicine, SQU.
The Occidental-Safah Experiment: Biological Cleanup of Oil-Contaminated Production Water Using Halophilic Microorganis.
Fathiya Al-Battashi#, Zamzam Al-Hajri#, Issa Al-Amri§, Mohammed Al-Adawi$ and Heiko Patzelt#.
Department of Chemistry, College of Science#, and Department of Pathology, College of Medicine§, Sultan Qaboos University, PO Box 36, Al-Khod 123, Sultanate of Oman. Occidental of Oman, Inc.$, PO Box 2271, Ruwi 112, Sultanate of Oman.
- Teaching/Demonstration: Medical and B.Sc. MLS students.