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PU organizes workshop
PU organizes workshop

LAHORE: (Thursday, June 13, 2024): Punjab University Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics has organized a two-day workshop on ‘Insilico genome-wide analyses’. On this occasion, PU VC Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood, Dean Facutly of Agriculture Prof Dr Muhammad Saleem Haider, Department of Horticulture Dr Muhammad Shafiq, Chairman Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics Prof Dr Muhammad Arshad Javed, Chairperson SPBG Dr Javaria Tabassum and students from different universities with diverse disciplines including Agriculture, Botany, Veterinary, Biochemistry, and Microbiology have attended this hands on training. In his address, Dr Khalid Mahmood highlighted the importance of workshops, seminars and hands on trainings for better learning of students. He encouraged the other departments of PU to execute the idea of societies at various levels & organize such valuable workshops and international collaborations to raise the standards of our education system upto international level. The guest speakers Adnan Sami & Zeeshan Haider shed light on the topic. This workshop was about how to generate, analyze / interpret the genomics data and then how to make this data available for all over the world. The aim of this workshop was to skill up the graduate students about retrieving the biological data from online databases, how to analyze them using various bioinformatics tools. This two-day training enabled the participants to operate different tools / software using available databases. Later, PU VC Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood and Prof Dr Muhammad Saleem Haider distributed the certificates and shields among speakers and organizers.