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!Biotechnology on one hand offers significant opportunities to enhance agricultural productivity and food security through disease-resistant varieties of plants and animals.


 
 4Institute of Biotech & Genetic Engineering in Pakistan
S/No Name of Institute Name of Head Contact
       

Faisalabad

1. Ayub Agricultural Research Institute, Department of Biotechnology, Faisalabad. Dr. Ghulam Ahmad (Director General) Ph: 041-657281-90 Ext. 229

agribt@fsd.brain.netpk
agribt@fsd.paknet.com

 
2. Center for Agricultural Biotechnology University of Agriculture, Faisalabad Dr. lftkhar Ahmad (Chairman) Ph: 041-9200161-70 Ext.2921
FaX: 041-647846

www.uaf.edu.pk
 
3. Nuclear Institute for Agriculture and Bilogy (NIAB). P.O.Box 128, Jhang Road, Faisalabad Dr. Mohsin lqbal (Chief Scientist/Director NIAB ) Tel: 041-654210
FaX: 041-654213
 niab@fsd.paknet.com.pk
 www.nibge.org 
 
4. National Institute for Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering (NIBGE).
P. 0. Box - 577, Jhang Road, Faisalabad
Dr. Ahmad Mukhtar Khalid (Director General ) Tel: 041-651471/75
FaX: 041-651472

amkhalid@nibge.org
 www.nibge.org
       
Rawalpindi / Islamabad
1. Agriculture Biotechnology Institute, National Agriculture Research Centre (NARC), Islamabad Dr. Rasped Anwar (Deputy Director General ) Tel: 051-9255217
FaX: 051-9255217

 abi_narc@yahoo.com
2. Biomedical & Genetic Engineering Division, Dr. A. Q. Khan Research Laboratories, P.O. Box-2891, islamabad Dr. S. Qasim Mehdi (Director General) Tel: 051-9261138
Fax: 051-9261144
E-mail: sqmehdi@comsats.net.pk
3. Department of Biochemistry Uiversity of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi Dr. Azra Khanum (Chairperson) Tel: 9290151-2
Fax: 9290160

 www.uaar-edu.pk 
4. Department of Plant Pathology University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi Prof Dr. Irfan-ul-Haq (Chairman) Tel: 9290151-2/ Ext-143
FaX: 9290160

 www.uaar-edu.pk
5. Department of Biological Sciences, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad Dr. Afsari Qureshi (Chairperson) Tel: 051-9219809
FaX: 051-9219888
:
       
Karachi
1. Dr. Punjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research University of Karachi, Karachi Dr. lqbal Chaudhary (Acting Director) Tel: 021-9243224
Fax: 021-9243190-91

 zainraa@digicom.net.pk
 hej@khi.comsats.net.pk
2. Plant Tissue Culture Lab, H.E.J Institute Research Institute of Chemistry, Karachi Dr. Saifullah Khan (Assistant Professor & lncharge) Tel: 021-9243205
Ext-148
Fax: 021-9243190/91

drsaif@super.net.pk
3. Dr. A. Q. Khan Institute of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering, Karachi Dr. Mujtaba Naqvi (Director Tel: 021-4823885
FaX: 021-4823887

 kibge@cyber.net.pk
4. Department of Biotechnology, University of Karachi Dr. Altaf Khan (Dean Faculty of Science) Tel: 021-9243131-42 I
FaX: 021-9243161

www.ku.edu.pk
5. Center for Molecular Genetics University of Karachi, Karachi Dr. Nuzhat Ahmad (Director Center) Tel: 021-9243131-7
FaX: 021-4966045
6. Dept. of Microbiology University of Karachi, Karachi rof Dr. Shahana Urooj Kazmi (Chairperson) Tel: 021-9243131-7
FaX: 021-4966045
       
Lahore
1. Centre for Excellence in Molecular Biology, University of Punjab, Lahore Dr. S. Riazuddin (Director) Tel; 042-5421235
Fax: 042-5421316

cambl@wol.net.pk
2. Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Punjab, Lahore Prof. M. Waheed Akhter (Dean Faculty of Science) Tel: 042-9211612
Fax: 042-9230242

mwapu@brain.net.pk
 www.pu.edu.pk
3. Biotechnology Laboratory Department of Botany Govt. College, University Lahore Dr. lkram-ul-Haq (Head) Tel: 042-9221634 Fax: 042-7243198

ikrhaq@yahoo.com
4. School of Biological Sciences, Punjab University, P.o.Box - 54590, Lahore Prof. M. Akhtar (Director General) Tel: 042-5432746-47
Fax: 042-5462748
 
5. Dept. of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. University of Punjab Prof. Shahida Hasnain (Chairperson) Tel: 042-9231249
Fax: 042-9230481
 
6. Biotechnology and Food Research Centre, PCSIR Laboratories, Lahore Dr. Nazir Hussain Shah (Director ) Tel: 042-9230688
FaX: 042-5877433
       
Peshawar
1. Institute of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering, N.W.F.P Agricultural University, Peshawar Dr. Zahoor Ahmad Swati (Director) Tel: 091-9216553 6
FaX: 091-9216553

drzaswati@yahoo.com
2. Center for Animal Biotechnology Veterinary Research Institute, N.W.F.P, Peshawar Dr. Mohammad Subhan Qureshir Officer-in-charge CAB Tel: 091-9210218-9 11
Fax: 091-9210220
 vrmsqureshi@yahoo.com
3. Department of Biotechnology University of Peshawar, Peshawar Dr. Farrukh Hussain (Director) Tel: 091-9216701-20 Ext-3070
 
       
Multan
1. Central Cotton Research Institute, O1d Shujabad Road, P.O.Box - 572, Multan Dr. Muhnmmad Islnm Gill (Chief Scientific Officer/ Director) Tel: 061-9200340-41
FaX: 061-9200342
 
ccri@mul.paknet.com.pk
 www.ccri.org.pk
       
Quetta
1. Institute of Biochemistry, University of Balochistan, Quetta Dr. Masoom Yasin Zai (Professor ) Tel: 081-9211261
FaX: 081-9211277

masoom@infolink.net.pk
       
Jamshoro
1. Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, University of Sindh, Jamshoro. Dr. Umar Dahot (Director) Tel: 0221-771681-90

udehot@yahoo.com
       

 

National Commission on Biotechnology


The government has set up a National Biotechnology Commission to evolve a national policy and action plan for the promotion of biotechnology in the country.

National Biotechnology Commission - to be headed by Dr Anwar Nasim, Advisor on Science to COMSTECH, would formulate a national policy and action plan to promote the uses and applications of new biotechnology both in agriculture and health sectors.

 

Dr. Anwar Naseem
Dr. Anwar Naseem working as Chairman for National Commission on Biotechnology

 

 
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