It is with great pleasure and a huge amount of pride, that I welcome you to Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences (ASAB). You
are joining an institution that prides itself in excellence in teaching and
interdisciplinary research, led mostly by PhD qualified faculty.
Faculty members and staff at this school aim to
ensure that, from the outset, your experience here will be of the highest
quality. We offer a dynamic curriculum to develop an understanding of
biotechnology innovation including biochemistry, genetics, immunology and
virology, proteomics, genomics, neurobiology, food technology, plant sciences,
sustainable agriculture and nanotechnology. Our students also gain experience
in experimental or case study design, scientific data analysis, writing and
communication, ethical practices, and effective collaboration. Our
undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs aim to impart and disseminate
knowledge, develop competencies and to produce industry-ready and academically
enriched applied bio-scientists for the emerging areas of biotechnology.
We want you to be ready for a global future, capable
of assuming leadership responsibility, and ready to make a significant
contribution to academia, biotechnology industry, and health and agriculture
sector throughout your careers. I wish you every success in your time at ASAB
and hope that it will be a thoroughly transformative, high quality, learning
and a lifetime experience for you.
Hussnain A. Janjua
Ph.D. (Imperial College London)
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
H-12 Sector, Islamabad, Pakistan 44000.