Internship

FACULTY OF VETERINARY HYGIENE AND ECOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF VETERINARY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES BRNO, CZECH REPUBLIC
offers the internship for undergraduate and postgraduate students for academic year 2010/2011


About faculty:

  • Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology is one of three faculties of the University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno in the Czech Republic.
  • The faculty provides education in veterinary medicine with the differentiation into the field of food hygiene and further in bachelor study programme and continuing master’s study programme into the field of food hygiene and technology.
  • The faculty received a successful evaluation on the international level by EAEVE and the graduate diploma is recognized in the member states of the European Union.

About internship:

  • For undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Internship ranging from 1 to 10 months for academic year 2010-2011
  • The accommodation on campus will be covered by our faculty.
  • Students will participate in the scientific activities at the individual departments of the faculty, improve their basic skills and knowledge and the results of their work may be used in their own publications or department publications.
  • Students will have the opportunity to join the class work in English or Czech including passing exams, especially in the fields of veterinary public health and veterinary inspection of animals for slaughter including the practice at the slaughterhouses. 

Contact:
Ass. Prof. Vladimira Pistekova, Ph.D., Vice Dean Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno
Address: Palackého 1-3, 612 42 Brno, Czech Republic Phone: +420 541 562 776
E-mail: pistekovav@vfu.cz


Themes
:

Department of Meat Hygiene and Technology
Contact person: Prof. Iva Steinhauserova (steinhauserovai@vfu.cz)

1. Monitoring and characterization of food borne pathogens isolated from food animals and processing plants.
2. Sensory evaluation of meat products.



Department of Milk Hygiene and Technology
Contact person: Prof. Lenka Vorlova (vorloval@vfu.cz)

1. Staphylococcus aureus and it’s pathogenic potential in foodstuffs.
2. Usage of FT-NIR spectrometry in foodstuffs analysis.



Department of Vegetal Food and Production
Contact person: Ass. Prof. Bohuslava Tremlova (tremlovab@vfu.cz)

1. Antigen retrieval for imunohistochemical examination of foodstuffs.
2. Microscopic determination of plant components in meat products.


Department of Nutrition, Livestock Breeding and Hygiene
Contact person: Prof. Eva Strakova (strakovae@vfu.cz)

1. Comparison of composition fatty acids in food-processing oils.
2. Duality comparison of proteins (amino acid spectrum) in Europe exploited legumes.



Department of Veterinary Public Health and Toxicology
Contact person: Prof. Svobodova (svobodovaz@vfu.cz)

1. Toxic effects of pesticides.
2. Toxic effects of pharmaceuticals on fish.



Department of Biology and Wildlife Diseases
Contact person: Prof. Ivan Literak (literaki@vfu.cz)

1. Molecular characterization of extended-spectrum beta lactamases producing Escherichia coli isolates of animal origin.
2. Escherichia coli isolates of animal origin harboring plastid-mediated quinolone-resistance genes.


Department of Veterinary Ecology and Environment Protection
Contact person: Ass. Prof. Stanislav Navratil (navratils@vfu.cz)

1. Influence of environmental factors to the health status of fish.
2. Effect of co-exposure of environmental pollutants and infection in model organisms.


Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Chemistry
Contact person: Ass. Prof. Ladislav Malota (malotal@vfu.cz)

1. Utilization of the alternative biotest of the 2nd generation in radiobiology.
2. Mercury determination in fish and fish products using mercury analyzer.