COMSTECH course on second Certificate Course on “SARS-COVID-19 in collaboration with the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST). Scientists and research scholars from Pakistan, Turkey, Cameroon, Nigeria, Iran, Indonesia, Sudan, Azerbaijan, Senegal, and other countries participated in this training course. This training was organized to benefit scientists and research scholars from different fields of biological sciences including Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Immunology, and Biotechnology.
The basis and principles of serological testing, laboratory procedures, sample collection, storage, and transportation of COVID-19 were taught in detail along with the update on the current state of the art diagnostics used for SARS-COVID-19 all over the world by Dr. Ali Zohaib and Dr. Aneela Javed, Faculty members of NUST, Atta-Ur-Rehman School of Applied Biosciences.
Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary, Coordinator General COMSTECH, welcomed the participants and explained the significance of the learning from this important course and talked about the capacity building efforts of COMSTECH for OIC member states for COVID-19 testing and creating mass awareness towards this pandemic. A complete video of this training course is available on COMSTECH Youtube channel “coms tech-oic