The main areas of present-day scientific work of the department:
- Zoology: Candidates of Biological Sciences, Associate Professors V. Stryhunov, Yu. Mylobog; Candidates of Biological Sciences, Senior Lecturers Ye. Broshko, G. Rashevska; Senior Lecturer V. Kotsiuruba, Assistant A.I. Golovatiuk;
- Human Physiology and Disease Prevention: Candidate of Biological Sciences, Associate Professor I. Antonik.; Assistant L. Lukash;
- Issues of Methodology of Teaching Biology: Doctor of Pedagogic Sciences, Associate Professor O. Komarova; Assistants L. Lukash, M. Kvytko;
At the Department the contract-based research laboratory of theoretical and applied ornithology and the laboratory of nematology and entomology were created.
The Department of Zoology and Methods of Biology Teaching has signed agreements on cooperation with many universities and research institutions of Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany and the United Kingdom, as well as with schools, lyceums, colleges of the Kryvyi Rih city and the region.