Dr. Zubair Shaikh opened Bio­sciences Lab at Mo­ham­mad Ali Jin­nah Univer­sity

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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.

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