One-Day Lecture of Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary on “An Institution Par Excellence, and Example of our work on plant Based Research”

One-Day Lecture of “An Institution Par Excellence, and Example of our work on plant Based Research” was held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur organized by the Natural Sciences. The Director “Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center (PABIC) ICCBS, University of Karachi, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary delivered the extensive lecture. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary director…

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Agricultural biotechnology is vital for future food security in Pakistan

Agricultural biotechnology is vital for future food security in Pakistan said Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Fawad Chaudhry He stressed that “its top priority of the Ministry of Science and Technology to promote the development and commercialization of agricultural biotechnology in the country”. The minister shared that the ministry was setting up a biotechnology…

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Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center (PABIC) Organized Half-Day Seminar Entitled, “Slow Pace of Agricultural Biotechnology Adaptability: An Analysis and Way Forward” in Collaboration with University of Agriculture Faisalabad

The government has allocated record Rs287 billion for the agriculture sector to take it into mainstream economy said by Mr. Muhammad Ayub, the Regional Secretary, Food Security and Research and Chairman Pakistan Agriculture Research Council . He said special focus is being paid to improve the sector and address the problems of the farmers. He…

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Half-day activity with stake holders and media in various cities of Pakistan (Khairpure)

Half day seminar entitled, “AGRI-BIODIVERSITY: ROLE OF POLLINATORS” was organized by the Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center (PABIC) in collaboration with department of botany/date palm research institute, Shah Abdul Latif University of  khairpur on 26th October 2019.   Seminar was started by the recitation of Holy Qur’an and welcome address by Dr. Ameer Ahmed Mirbahar Date Palm…

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PABIC Organized Essay and Posters Competition, 2018 entitled; “Agriculture and Biotechnology – Perception and Reality”

Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center (PABIC) (www.pabic.com.pk), a member of the global family of BICs (Biotechnology information centers), was established in January 2006. Since then the PABIC is engaged at different levels to promote the judicious applications of biotechnology for the welfare and development of the country. In order to raise awareness among the young scholars…

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Adaptation of Biotech. Crops is Crucial as Pakistan is Suffering from Food Shortage and Running out of Fresh Water and Irrigable Land

Global food insecurity is the leading threat in the developing world. Strong political commitment to eliminate hunger is essential. Globally biotech crops have contributed to food security, sustainability and climate change by increasing crop productivity and helping alleviate poverty through uplifting the livelihood of farmers and agriculture related workforce.” Pakistan is running out of fresh water,…

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PABIC Organized Half Day Seminar entitled; “Significance of Popular Science Writing”

Half day seminar entitled, “Significance of Popular Science Writing” was organized by the Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center (PABIC) in collaboration with print media and  International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences University of Karachi on 20th June 2018. The seminar  was consist of lectures by leading scientists and journalists including, Mr. Aleem Ahmed, Senior Journalist…

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PABIC Organized Essay and Posters Competition, 2017 entitled; “Agri-Biotechnology Research in Pakistan”

In order to raise awareness among the young scholars about biotechnology, the PABIC has announced essay and Posters competition entitled; “Agri-Biotechnology Research in Pakistan”on 15th September, 2017 through advertisement. The competition was welcomed by metric/O-levels students participated from all over the Pakistan. In the response of this competition, PABIC received 85 essays (Urdu and English) and…

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PABIC and ICCBS Hold the launching Ceremony of ISAAA Brief 52

The launching ceremony of ISAAA Brief 52 was organized by the Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center (PABIC) in collaboration with International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (ICCBS) at the occasion of inauguration of SINO-Pak Hybrid Rice Research Center at ICCBS, University of Karachi on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Prof. Dr. Muhammad…

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PABIC Arranged Essays and Posters Competition, 2016 entitled; Climate Change And Agriculture – Role Of Biotechnology

Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center has conducted a nationwide Essay and Poster competition, entitled, “Climate Change  And Agriculture – Role Of Biotechnology” on 1st September 2016 through advertisement. The competition was welcomed by metric/O-levels students participated from all over the Pakistan, In the response of this competition, PABIC received 150 English essays and 35 Urdu Essays and…

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