Prof Dr. Abdul Razaque Memon Head of Genetics and Bioengineering Department met representatives of the research institution and universities in Faisalabad, Lahore and Karachi
Exploring possibility for cooperation in the field of genetic research, on 7th of March Prof Dr. Memon visited National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE) in Faisalabad. Director of the Institute, Prof. Dr. Sohail Hameed, together with his staff kindly showed the laboratories and the instrumental facilities in their departments and gave information about their work.
Prof. Dr. Memon also visited one of the top universities for management sciences in Pakistan, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), as well as Center of Excellence in Molecular Biology (CEMB) of University of Punjab, Forman Christian College in Lahore and discussed the mutual areas of research and educational cooperation. Also, Prof. Dr. Memon had a very fruitful discussion with one of the leading scientist of biotechnology in Pakistan, Prof. Dr. Kauser A. Malik, a distinguished professor of Biotechnology.
Between the 11th and 12th of March, Prof. Dr. Memon visited Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Karachi and The Aga Khan University and International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), where he gave a seminar on Transcriptome and Metabolome analysis in Brassica. All of the visits done within the Pakistan tour were a great opportunity to make arrangements for exchange of students, joint research and educational cooperation with university.