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Centers and research laboratories

Total number of research centers and laboratories per faculty

No.

Faculty

Number of research centers

Number of research laboratories

1.

Faculty of Agriculture

3

4

2.

Faculty of Horticulture

2

8

3.

Faculty of Animal Science and Biotechnologies

2

4

4.

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

3

4

 

Faculty of Food Science and Technology

2

2

 

TOTAL

12

22

The lists comprising the research centers and laboratories proposed by the faculties were approved by the University Senate in 16 June 2011

Faculty of Agriculture

No.

Center / Research Laboratory

Coordinator

1.

Research Center – Plant culture

Professor Ioan ROTAR, PhD

2.

Research Center – minimum systems and sustainable agricultural technologies

Professor Teodor RUSU, PhD

3.

Advanced Research Center for the quality of life and the environmental protection

Professor Ioan OROIAN, PhD

4.

Research laboratory – The fertility Control of Soil and the Monitoring of Agricultural Ecosystems

Professor Marilena MĂRGHITAŞ, PhD

5.

Research laboratory – Optimization and development of sustainable technology in crop production

Professor Ioan DROCAŞ, PhD

6.

Research laboratory – Applied biological sciences

Professor Roxana VIDICAN, PhD

7.

Laboratory for environment control and plant protection

Assist. Prof. Antonia ODAGIU, PhD


Faculty of Horticulture

No.

Research center

Coordinator

1.

Transylvanian Horticultural Research Center

Professor Radu SESTRAŞ, PhD

2.

Research Center for Biotechnology in Agriculture

Professor Doru PAMFIL, PhD

           

No.

Research laboratory

Coordinator

1.

Horticultural and forestry Plant Breeding and Genetics

Professor Radu SESTRAŞ, PhD

2.

National Reference Laboratory for the Assessment and Certification of the Conformity of Vegetal Products Containing Genetically Modified Organisms

Professor Doru PAMFIL, PhD

3.

Research laboratory on vegetablies

Professor Al. Silviu APAHIDEAN, PhD

4.

Research laboratory for Biodiversity and Bioconservation

Assoc. Prof. Corina CĂTANĂ, PhD

5.

Landscape design and planning using sustainable concepts

Assoc. Prof. Adelina DUMITRAŞ, PhD

6.

Integrated Management of Forest Ecosystems 

Assoc. Prof. Liviu HOLONEC, PhD

7.

Business Administration and Rural Development

Assoc. Prof. Felix ARION, PhD

8.

Land reclamation, terrestrial measurements and exact sciences

Professor Marcel DÎRJA, PhD


Faculty of Animal Science and Biotechnologies

No.

Center / Research laboratory

Coordinator

1.

Center for advanced Research and Extension in Apiculture

Professor Liviu MĂRGHITAŞ, PhD

2. Reference center for Advanced Research in Sericulture and Silk Production Promotion Assoc. Prof. Daniel DEZMIREAN, PhD

3.

Zonal Laboratory for Animals genotyping

Professor Augustin VLAIC, PhD

4.

Laboratory Research and feed quality control

Professor Aurel ŞARA, PhD

5.

Laboratory for certification and cryopreservation of animal germplasm 

Assist. Prof. Marius ZĂHAN, PhD.

6.

Research laboratory in Fisheries

Assist. Prof. Daniela LADOŞI, PhD


Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

No.

Center / Research laboratory

Coordinator

1.

Research center – Surveillance, Diagnosis and Control of Zoonoses

Professor Vasile COZMA, PhD

2.

Research center – Experimental  and Comparative Pathology

Professor Cornel CĂTOI, PhD

3.

Research center – Veterinary biotechnologies

Professor Ioan GROZA, PhD

4.

Research laboratory – Animal production and food safety

Professor Marian MIHAIU, PhD

5.

Research laboratory – Physico-chemical techniques applied  to the analysis of animal origin products

Assoc. prof. Sanda ANDREI, PhD

6.

Research laboratory – Pharmacovigilance

Assist. Prof. Mihai CERNEA, PhD

7.

Research laboratory – Veterinary medical Diagnostic Laboratory

Professor Marina SPÎNU, PhD


Faculty of Food Science and Tehnology

No.

Center / Research laboratory

Coordinator

1.

Research center of Biochemistry and Agrofood Biotechnology

Professor Carmen SOCACIU, PhD

2.

Food Quality nd Safety Research Center 

Professor Maria TOFANĂ, PhD

3.

Lab Testing for Food Quality and Safety

Professor Maria TOFANĂ, PhD

4.

Molecular Nutrition and Proteomics Research Laboratory

Assoc. Prof. Ramona SUHAROSCHI, PhD


At the moment, the USAMV research centers polarize the activity of many post academic studies contributing, by master and PhD specialization, to the training of young competent members, many of whom carrying the tradition and the exigency of the agricultural school of Cluj . Among these we mention:


Centers for excellence in scientific research

Center accreditation year

Name of the research center

Research center Director

2004

Soil protection and fertility control and monitoring

Prof. Mihai Rusu, PhD


Research centers recognized by CNCSIS

Center accreditation year

Name of the research center

Research center Director

2006

Knowledge based biotechnology platform

Prof. Doru Pamfil, PhD

2005

Ecologically integrated protection of ecosystems – essential parts of the sustainable agriculture concept, in compliance with the E.U. aquis.

Prof. Viorel Florian, PhD

2005

Centers for applied biotechnologies in animal husbandry and environment protection

Prof. Vasile Miclea, PhD

2004

Research center for minimum systems and for continuous agricultural technologies

Prof. Petru Guş, PhD

2003

Research center for molecular markers

Prof. Doru Pamfil, PhD

2002

Research center for zoonosis monitoring, diagnosis and control

Prof. Vasile Cozma, PhD

2002

Research center for economic and social monitoring of the rural agrarian area

Prof. Emilian Merce, PhD

2001

Research center for biochemistry of plant pigments

Prof. Carmen Socaciu, PhD

2001

Research center for herbivore husbandry and for resource development in the Center and North-West areas of the country

Prof. Constantin Velea, PhD


RENAR accredited laboratories

Name of the laboratory

Director

Soil – plant analysis laboratory - LASP (SPAL)

Prof. Mihai Rusu, PhD

Test laboratory for food quality and security - LICSA (TLFQS)

Prof. Maria Tofană, PhD

Laboratory for bee product quality control - APIS

Prof. Liviu Mărghitaş, PhD

Laboratory for quality and genuineness control of agro-food products - AGRIAL

Prof. Carmen Socaciu, PhD

Test laboratory for water and noise level – LIAZ (TLWN)

Assist. Prof. Tania Mihăiescu, PhD

Analysis laboratory for air quality – LAC A (ALAQ)

Prof. Ioan Oroian, PhD

Laboratory for animal germplasm certification and cryostorage – LCCG (LGCC)

Prof. Vasile Miclea, PhD

Regional laboratory for certification of fodder quality – LZCF (RLFQ)

Assist. Prof. Antonia Odagiu, PhD

National reference laboratory for evaluation and certification of modified genetic organisms containing plant products - CERTOMG

Prof. Doru Pamfil, PhD

Regional laboratory for farm animals genotyping – LZGA (RLFG)

Prof. Augustin Vlaic, PhD

Regional laboratory for apiarian control and diagnosis - LR-CDA (RL-ACD)

Prof. Liviu Mărghitaş, PhD