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PU SBS organizes int’l conference
PU SBS organizes int’l conference

LAHORE: (Monday, March 6, 2023): Punjab University School of Biological Sciences has kicked off three-day international conference on “Trends in Biological Sciences” at Law College Auditorium here on Monday. On this occasion, Chairman Pakistan Science Foundation Prof Dr Shahid Baig, Director General School of Biological Sciences Prof Dr Sadaf Naz, nationally and internationally renowned scientists, researchers, faculty members and a large number of students were present. In his address, Dr Shahid Baig lauded the efforts of the organizers for organizing such a meaningful conference. He said that the scientists of the SBS were playing their role in research on modern trends in relevant fields. He said that more investment is needed to deal with the challenges faced by the science sector in the country and to promote a world-class research culture. While welcoming the guests, Dr Sadaf Naz said that the purpose of the conference was to provide a platform to the scientists where they can share their experiences with each other. She said that the School of Biological Sciences has been playing its role in research on genetic disorders, environmental pollution, infectious diseases, cancer treatment, bio-pharmaceutical products, industrial enzymes and local problems of sustainable agriculture for the last two decades. The first director of SBS Prof Dr Muhammad Akhtar addressed the participants online. Later, souvenirs were presented to the distinguished guests.