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COMSTECH-FCC University International Workshop on Genomics and Genome Editing

May 24-27, 2016
Venue: Forman Christian College University, Lahore

S.No,Resource PersonResource Person’s AffiliationEmail AddressTitle of Talk
1.Dr. Kauser A. MalikProfessor of Biotechnology, Department of Biological Sciences, Forman Christian College University, Lahore-Pakistankausermalik@fccollege.edu.pkIntroduction to the Workshop
2.Dr. Michael JonesProfessor, WA State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre (SABC), Murdoch University, Perth-AustraliaM.Jones@murdoch.edu.au1). 50 shades of GMO’s 2). Next Generation Sequencing – Applications to plant virology and biosecurity 3). The application of genome editing to improve the dietary quality of potatoes – strategies and improving acceptance 4). New approaches to crop pathogen resistance
3.Dr. Tariq ZamanNeuroscientist, Dept. of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London-Canadatzaman3@uwo.ca1). Ca2.3 Gene Targeting and Brain Function 2). Neuron-specific LMO4 Gene Targeting and Chemogenetic Modulation to Develop Therapeutics
4.Dr. Shahla Mohammad GangiFaculty member, National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Tehran-Iranshahlamg@yahoo.comInvestigation of promoter methylation of a  panel gene in Iranian patients with CRC and esophagous cancer
5.Dr. Kamran AzimAssociate Professor, Jamil ur Rahman Center for Genomic Research, ICCBS, University of Karachi, Karachi-Pakistankamran.azim@iccs.edu1). Next Generation DNA Sequencing-Technologies 2). RNA sequencing using trinity
6.Dr. Bilal WajidAssistant Professor, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore-PakistanNA1). Next Generation Sequencing-Softwares 2). Genome Assembly on Genobunto 3). Genome Wide Association Studies
7.Dr. Aftab BashirAssociate Professor, Department of Biological Science, Forman Christian College University, Lahore-Pakistanaftabbashir@fccollege.edu.pk1). SRA tool kit installation and raw data handling 2). Variant calling (SNP detection) using CLC bio Genomics
8.Dr. Fiaz AhmadAssistant Professor, Bahauddin Zakria University, Multan-Pakistanfahmad@bzu.edu.pk  Methylated DNA primer designing and analysis of targeted gene methylation
9.Dr. Umar SohailAssistant Professor, Government College University, Faisalabad-Pakistanumar.sohail@gcuf.edu.pk  1). Use of Qiime for studying Microbiome 2). Use of next generation sequencing for gut microbia
10.Dr. Shahid MansoorDirector/ Deputy Chief Scientist, National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Faisalabad- Pakistanshahidmansoor7@gmail.comCRISPR/Cas exploitation for crop improvement
11.Dr. M. SaeedPrincipal Scientist, National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Faisalabad- Pakistanmsaeed@nibge.org1). CRISP/Cas 9 and plant virus resistance 2). Transient assay for delivery of CRISPR/Cas in Plants
12.Dr. Imran AminPrincipal Scientist, National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Faisalabad- Pakistanimran@nibge.org1). CRISP/Cas 9 and VIGS for functional genomics 2). Transient assay for delivery of CRISPR/Cas in Plants  

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