7TH ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON THE SIGNIFICANCE OF BIOINFORMATICS IN LIFE SCIENCES HELD AT CUST, ISLAMABAD
Department of BI & BS of CUST organized 7th One Day Workshop on the Significance of Bioinformatics in Life Sciences on May 07, 2016. This was an annual event of the department. The main objectives of the Workshop were to create awareness of Bioinformatics and to give basic training in Bioinformatics including hands on lab sessions to the students, faculty and researchers of Colleges, Institutes and Universities. This series of workshops has built a good image of the department and the University as a pioneer in the field of Bioinformatics. The department invited renowned resource persons to deliver lectures in two technical sessions. 78 participants attended the event from 23 different Institutes including Quaid-i-Azam University, NUST, COMSATS, Hazara University, NIBGE, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Peshawar, University of Gujrat etc.
The inaugural session was chaired by Dr. Aamer Nadeem, HoD BI & BS, and Dr. Nayyer Masood HoD CS. Dr. Zafar Iqbal Qadir, (Chairman Taleem Foundation) was the Chief Guest and Dr. A. K. Tanwani (FMDC-PIMS) was the Keynote Speaker in the inaugural session.
The event ended with distribution of certificates and shields among the speakers, participants and organizers.