The traditional study of human anatomy by dissection takes place in the Gross Anatomy Lab (“Gross” is the German word for large, referring to anatomy that does not need a microscope to be seen).
ISU is committed to providing students with the priceless opportunity to learn anatomy from the best teachers possible – the altruistic individuals who donate their bodies for education.
Two Gross Anatomy Laboratories with 26 dissection stations feature:
- Twenty-six clamshell dissection tables with downdraft ventilation and
- Two surgical lights at each station
- Mounted HD video camera at each station
- Mac Mini with large HD display at each station
Other laboratory features:
- Eleven ceiling mounted PTZ cameras
- Integrated audio system
- Multiple atlases and online tools
- High quality skeletons and models
- Distance learning capable
- User friendly teaching station
- Video Wall
The Treasure Valley Anatomy & Physiology Laboratories encourages people with a strong interest in human anatomy to apply to our volunteer or internship programs. See Programs Information to learn more about internship opportunities.