Instituto Universitario de Sanidad animal y Seguridad alimentaria (IUSA)

The University Institute of Animal Health and Food Safety of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria was created by the Government of the Canary Islands, through Decree 88/2002, dated July 16, 2002.

The purpose of the Institute is “to serve as a useful tool for society and to become in a reference on animal health and food safety”, not only in the Canary Islands, but also in the rest of Spain and of the world.

The current structure addresses 5 research fields:

1. Animal Reproduction
2. Experimental and comparative surgery, oncology and radiology
3. Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
4. Histology and Animal Pathology
5. Infectious Diseases and Ichthiopathology

In the IUSA about 60 researchers develop their activity, including university professors, fellows, hired, project technicians and collaborators.