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IMBB organizes symposium on Stem Cells and Cancer Biology 2019
The Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) organized a one-day symposium on Stem Cells and Cancer Biology 2019, themed “To Develop and Explore the Science of Stem Cells and Cancer”, on March 14, 2019, at Prof. Dr. M. H. Qazi Auditorium. The symposium aimed at exploring various systems of stem cells, interaction among several biomolecules and problems related to molecular and cell biology. 
It also discussed the latest trends, new discoveries, approaches and the advance technologies in combating diseases through Stem Cells and Molecular Biology. Several key speakers centered their presentations on advancements for earlier detection of cancer and different therapeutic strategies to combat it.
Around 250 participants from UOL and other universities of Lahore attended this symposium – organized by Dr. Sana Javaid Awan, Dr. Sana Khurshid and Dr. Nadia Wajid. Prof. Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha (Professor / Vice Chancellor University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, UVAS) was the chief guest of the inaugural session. Prof. Dr. Mujahid Kamran (the Rector, UOL), Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (the Pro-Rector IMBB/ CRIMM) and Prof. Dr. Aamer Qazi also attended this event. 
Prof. Dr. Faridoon Jawad Ahmed (the Chairman Biomedical Sciences, King Edward Medical University) delivered plenary lecture, while Dr. Gibran Ali (University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Texas, USA) and Dr. Bushra Ijaz (CEMB, Lahore) presented their keynote lectures in the symposium. Other speakers included Dr. Azra Mahmood, Dr. Noreen Latif (CEMB), Dr. Saeed ur Rehman, Dr. Fakhera Ikram (COMSATs), and Dr. Shah Jahan (UHS, Lahore). 
The session ended with concluding remarks by the chair Prof. Dr. Yaseen Ashraf and the co-chair Prof. Dr. Aamer Qazi.




  • IMBB organizes symposium on Stem Cells and Cancer Biology 2019
  • IMBB organizes symposium on Stem Cells and Cancer Biology 2019
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