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PU organizes symposium on personalized medicine
PU organizes symposium on personalized medicine

LAHORE: (Thursday, May 25, 2017): Punjab University Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology has organized national symposium on personalized medicine, detection, diagnosis and treatment here on Thursday. PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zaffar Mueen Nasir, Acting Director IBB Prof Dr Javed Iqbal Qazi, Incharge IBB Dr Mahjabeen Saleem, resource person Dr Johar Ali, Dr Asma Manzoor, faculty members and a large number of students were present on the occasion.

Addressing the inaugural session, Dr Zaffar Mueen Nasir said that we were interest in information about our body. He said that the only difference between human beings and animals was knowledge otherwise similarity between genetic map of human beings and animals was about 95 percent. In his address, Dr Johar Ali threw light on genome sequencing, biotechnology data generation, data interpretation, data analysis and data mining. He said that biotechnologists would have to come forward in various fields in which scientists were advancing in the modern world.