Department of Biotechnology
The Department of Biotechnology was established in 2006 in the Faculty of Biological Sciences at Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. It is a teaching and research Department of the University and provides facilities in a number of contemporary disciplines of Biotechnology at BS, M.Phil. and PhD levels.
The Department provides an opportunity to the students from all over the country to compete and excel in the growing field of Biotechnology. In the study programs, an interdisciplinary approach is adopted and emphasis is placed on the integration of theory with practical classes via hands-on experience. We currently offer undergraduate and post-graduate programs lead by Ph.D. faculty.
The research activities of the Department are focused on areas such as plant biotechnology, medical biotechnology and bio-process technology. Some individual research projects are receiving funding from international and national funding agencies. Because of the relevance of some of the research programs, interaction and collaboration with other institutions has been achieved within the country and abroad.