Tag: Biotechnology

Pakistan can boost its economy via biotechnology

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Among the biotech based crops, Pakistan ranked 7th among 26 countries of the world. It is successful in achieved acceptance of Insect Resistant (IR) biotech cotton grown on 2.9 million hectares. Global Status of Commercialization Biotech/GM Crops – 2016 reported the aforementioned facts at the International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) of Karachi […]…Read More

2-day International Conference on “Bioethics in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology” concludes at UVAS

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The Institute of Biochemistry & Biotechnology of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore arranged concluding ceremony of the two-day “International Conference on Bioethics in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology” here on Thursday. Professor of Biotechnology from Forman Christian (FC) College Lahore Prof Dr Kausar Abdullah Malik presided over the concluding ceremony of the conference and distributed […]…Read More

2-day International Conference on “Bioethics in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology” begins at UVAS

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The Institute of Biochemistry & Biotechnology of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore organised a two-day “International Conference on Bioethics in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology” here on Wednesday. Chairman, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Dr Yousuf Zafar and Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha co-chaired the inaugural session of the conference while Dean Faculty of Biosciences Prof Dr Habib-ur-Rehman, Director […]…Read More

Prof. Atta to open Global Biotechnology Congress in USA

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article image KARACHI: Prof. Atta-ur- Rahman, former Federal Minister for Science and Technology, will open four-day Global Biotechnology Congress 2016 in Boston, USA An official of the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi, said that this conference provides a platform for researchers and decision makers to present latest findings and learn about developments in biotechnology. Many Nobel laureates and experts…Read More

Role of Agricultural Biotechnology in Food Security

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Biotechnology is the application of techniques to improve plant and animals by using biological organisms to enhance their value. Agricultural Biotechnology involves applications to Agriculture. It involves modification in living organisms by genes manipulation. World population is increasing day by day with the advancement in and technology medicine. People are living longer lives and world population is increasing. To fulfill their nutritional requirement…Read More

ICGEB training course on basic biotechnology techniques

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STAFF REPORT LHR: National Academy of Young Scientists (NAYS) Pakistan in collaboration with International Centre for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (ICGEB), Trieste, Italy, has recently organized a three-day hands-on training course on "Basic Biotechnology Techniques" at Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Karachi. The event comprised various lectures from national and international guest speakers which covered a wide area of recent advancements in various fields…Read More

ICGEB training course on basic biotechnology techniques

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: National Academy of Young Scientists (NAYS) Pakistan in collaboration with International Centre for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (ICGEB), Trieste, Italy, has recently organized a three-day hands-on training course on "Basic Biotechnology Techniques" at Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Karachi. The event comprised various lectures from national and international guest speakers which covered a wide area of recent advancements in various fields…Read More

Feeding the world with agricultural biotechnology

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article image USE OF biological processes for industrial and other purposes, especially in genetic manipulation of plants and other microorganisms to make or modify a product or for the production of antibiotics, hormones etc. It is the application of scientific techniques to modify and improve plants, animals, and microorganisms to enhance their value. Agricultural biotechnology is a collection of scientific techniques used to improve plants and animals. It has been practiced for a long time, as…Read More

Workshop highlights significance of biotechnology

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article image STAFF REPORT PEW: The five day Biocamp’ was organized at CECOS University which aimed at familiarizing students with the biotechnology, its applications and role in national development. The workshop entailed students from various parts of the city. Riaz Khattak, Vice Chancellor CECOS University said while addressing on the occasion, "The idea behind the workshop is to broaden the vision of students and giving them insight of biotechnology field and apprising them with wider…Read More

Biotechnology has tendency to provide cheaper solutions: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT PESHAWAR: The experts, scientists, researchers sat together in a seminar recently held on biotechnology’ and discussed various avenues of improvement in this field. The speakers emphasized that there is a need to develop the biotechnology infrastructure both in academia and industry to facilitate the aggravation of the sector in order to open up new employment ventures for the students of biotechnology. The seminar was organized by Pakistan Society of Computation…Read More