Dr. Zubair Shaikh opened Biosciences Lab at Mohammad Ali Jinnah University
KARACHI: President, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, (MAJU) Karachi Prof. Dr. Zubair Shaikh inaugurated first Biosciences lab of the university yesterday. Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences, Prof. Dr. Kamran Azim and other senior faculty mem- bers were also present on this occasion. The Biosciences lab consist of four sections namely Microbiology, Protein Chemistry, Analytical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Biosciences lab is designed with a primary focus on stu- dents of BS and MS/ PhD working in various areas of life sciences research. Moreover each section of the lab is well equipped and designed to fulfill the need of the day. The students can perform biochemical analysis of water samples as well as genetic testing for various diseases in the molecular biology wing The microbiology section is made for clinical studies including diagnoses, fermentation, and production of valuable biologics etc.
Speaking on this occasion, President, MAJU Dr. Zubair Shaikh congratulated faculty members of Biosciences department for establishing a very important lab which will not only help the students for their practicalworks but it may be more useful for carrying out research works in biological sciences. He asked the MAJU faculty members to link biological sciences education with social sciences which has a very big impact in our society. In this connection we may start behavioral environmental sciences for our students, he added. Dr. Zubair also suggested finding out way that how can we promote the trend of entrepreneurship in biosciences students. He said that health education and healthcare are two important service sectors in which we may start MBA degree program to help hospitals and pharmacy industry.
KARACHI: President, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi Prof. Dr. Zubair Shaikh visiting newly established Bio Sciences lab.Dean,faculty of life sciences, Prof.Dr.Kamran Azim and other senior faculty members are with him.