Addressing the FCCI Standing Committee on Technical Training and Industry-Academia Linkages, NIBGE
Director Dr Shahid Mansoor explained in detail the new inventions including nanotechnology.
The organizing committee for the workshop included Dr S Khurshid Hasanain, Adviser COMSTECH, Islamabad, Dr Shahid Mansoor from NIBGE
, Faisalabad and Dr Magdy M Mahfouz from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology - KAUST, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Dr Imran Amin from NIBGE
, Faisalabad, the official added.
Speaking at the Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI), NIBGE
Director Dr Shahid Mansoor said the mandate of research institutions is to innovate and develop new technologies in accordance with needs of the industrial sector, but the commercialisation depends on the private sector.
He also invited the wife of the NIBGE
Chief Executive to the dais who was sitting among the audience and another representative from NIBGE
to the stage and thanked them and their Executive Director for showing an understanding.
Exposure through viruliferous whiteflies: Viruliferous whiteflies were collected from infected cotton and tomato fields adjacent to National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE
), and were allowed to infect seedlings.
Foreign Faculty Professor at NIBGE
for his valuable suggestions throughout this work.
IBO team was led by Dr Muhammad Saeed and Dr Asma Imran of NIBGE
Earlier, a meeting of agri experts was held at the Department of Entomology, UAF on the bollworm issue which was attended by Dr Noorul Islam Khan, Chairman Entomology Prof Dr Jalal Arif, NIBGE
Director Dr Shahid, Dr Dildar Gogi, Dr Abid Ali, Dr Mansoor Sahi, Dr Waqas Wakeel and other experts.
An enzyme cellulase is extracted from the fungus Chaetomium thermophile at National Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE
Regarding industry- academia relations he said FCCI has MoUs with FAST LUMS Ayub Agriculture Research Institute and NIBGE
. More MoUs are expected with UAF and NTU soon.
Indigenous Bacillus licheniformis RTPE-1strain was maintained in NIBGE
stock culture collection and 16S rRNA accession number EF644418 submitted at NCBI.