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IIUI holds seminar on Bio-degradable Plastic

December 7, 2013 at 1:00 am | News Desk


ISLAMABAD: A seminar on Biodegradable Plastic was organized by Department of Bioinformatics & Biotechnology at Female Campus.

The seminar was chaired by Dr. Zabita Khan Shinwari Head of Department of Biotechnology at Quaid-e-Azam University.

While Dr. Zaitoon Begum, Director Female Head Department of BIBT (Male) Dr. Jabar Zaman Khattak were guest of honor at the occasion.

The seminar was also attended by the students of Fatimah Jinnah University and Bahria University Islamabad.

The guest speaker delivered a profound lecture on scope of Industrial Biotechnology and discussed various aspects of Bio Plastic and Biotechnology.

He made participant aware about new trends, avenues and advancement of bio engineering, being carried on in the world. Dr. Zabita also threw light on the development, progress of bio genetics in Pakistan and mentioned the targets which have been achieved.

He said, in Pakistan the demand and efficiency of using biotechnology being increased day by day and Pakistan stands on ranking 10th among the countries which produce Genetically Modify Crops in the world. He also mentioned the importance of biotechnology in the field of bio medicines and bio control.

Earlier, chairperson Department of BIBT Dr. Naveeda Riaz paid warm welcome to the guest speaker on sparing precious time for IIUI and briefed about the achievements of the department.

The seminar was arranged under the supervision of Dr. Bushra Uzair. A model making competition was also arranged in which students of different universities also participated.

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