International DNA day observed at UVAS
LAHORE (25-04-17): The Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology (IBBT) of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore observed international DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) Day here on Tuesday.
UVAS Vice-Chancellor Meritorious Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha led the walk, starting from Vice-Chancellor office and culminating in front of DNA model at the Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology (IBBT) while Dean Faculty of Veterinary Science Prof Dr Masood Rabbani, Dean Faculty of Bio-Sciences Prof Dr Habib-ur-Rehman, Director (IBBT) Dr Waseem Shahzad and a large number of students, faculty members participated.
The day was celebrated in memory of discovery of DNA structure, because the advances in health agriculture and other fields of biotechnology took place after this amazing discovery of DNA by James Watson, Francis Crick that was reported on 25th April 1953.
Earlier, UVAS Vice-Chancellor Meritorious Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha along with Director General University of Management and Technology (UMT) Abid HK Shirwani by planting a sapling to promote greenery in UVAS Ravi Campus Pattoki.