Workshop on techniques for genetic testing held at UAD

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Our Correspondent
DI Khan

National Workshop on ‘Molecular PCR based Techniques for Genetic Testing’ consisting of different sessions was organized by University of Agriculture (UAD), Dera Ismail Khan where experts from all over country participated to share knowledge on the topic.

Director General of Arid Zone Research Center, Dr Noman Latif Saddozai, who was also chief guest said that such programs provide the chance for the students to interact with the experts of the field to educate themselves regarding the practical knowledge of the field.

In charge department of Biology from Virtual University Lahore, Dr Akhtar Ali demonstrated the participants about the Molecular bases of genetic testing, different types of PCR and primer designing and practically involved the students in process.

Assistant Professor from Gomal University Dr Muzammil Ahmad Khan briefed the participants about RT PCR and molecular diagnosis while Asst: Prof. Dr Jabbar khan, educated the audience on the consanguinity, driving force behind HbS beta thalassemia.

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