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Image 43 of Catalogue of the University of Kentucky, Volume 8 (1915-1916)

Part of University of Kentucky course catalogs, 1865-

. · 44 THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY. ` - Biological Laboratm·y—The new biological laboratory, hyperimmune genei - ` · sheds and infection cots, all erected out of funds provided for in the act stone _ _ . of 1912, were completed in June, 1913. The laboratory is a twostoiy work ‘ . brick building, with Bedford stone trimmings. The first Hoor containsa agric i general preparation room, in which the hogs are washed and weighed; togei a large operating room, where the serum is drawn from the hyperim. entir _ _ ° munes; an enclosed room for the final bleeding of hyperimmunes; a room also ' . for the washing and sterilization of all instruments and utensils; and a three room for the final preparation and bottling of serum. The second fioor i · contains an office for the veterinarians in charge and swell equipped desig pathological and bacteriological laboratory for the study and investiga- Depz ` tion of the diseases of farm animals. The basement contains two cold with storage rooms in which the serum is stored; a room in which to mix the pres: serum; a boxing and shipping room, and a room for the heating plant. tric The first floor and basement are made of reinforced concrete, and every- testi thing is arranged and managed in a sanitary manner. The hyperimmune atus sheds, consisting of concrete pens, have a capacity of from three to five in ti hundred hogs. perit The original biological laboratory has been enlarged and converted chen into a virus laboratory where all the virulent material is handled. This Indv is a frame structure, with concrete Hoors, divided into four rooms; a sets preparation room where all aninials are washed and prepared for opera- ble tion; a final bleeding room where all virus animals are bled; a large Zeit operating room where immunes are hyperimmunized, and a room for the Seei handling and preparing of virus. glee Bomny—The Department of Botany occupies twolaboratories on the Im first fioor of the Agricultural Building. One of these rooms is used as a Chi] general laboratory for beginning work and is capable of accommodating 5 V forty-five students. It is well lighted and equipped with individual 0YE* desks, microscopes and such other apparatus as is necessary for element- Yer ary work. The other room available for botany is much smaller and not elgi so well lighted for microscopical work. It is capable of accommodating - OTE twelve students and is equipped and used for advanced courses, including tec] plant physiology, plant pathology, histology, etc. The equipment of this NP laboratory includes in addition to twelve desks, a steam sterilizing oven, a dry air sterlizing oven and a paraffin oven, a chemical case, and a srniiii mei botanical library. Between the two laboratories, which are adjoining, ie am a small storage room for botanical supplies. am Chemistry—A well furnished laboratory with balance room, nitrogen _ room, apparatus room and convenient oiiice, comprising, in all, 1300 square bm feet of fioor space on the second floor of Scovell Hall, is devoted to the me

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