International DNA day observed at UVAS
LAHORE (25-04-19): 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 Thursday.
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 UVAS Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Masood Rabbani, Director (IBBT) Prof Dr Waseem Shahzad and Prof Dr Kamran Ashraf a large number of students and 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 D. Watson & Francis H. C. Crick that was reported on 25th April 1953.
Meanwhile University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore arranged an awareness seminar on the topic of “Entrepreneurship” at Pasha Academic Block. Dr Abdul Kareem Bhatti from Big Birds Foods Private Limited delivered a motivational lecture to UVAS students.