Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences (ASAB) is the home of Pakistan’s largest biotech cluster. Biotechnology is the economic exploitation of our knowledge of biological systems and their parts. The biotechnology sector is fast-moving, often at the frontiers of science, thus needs imaginative and capable biotechnologists and life scientists. This school is intended for those who have a life science background and wish to develop their interest and skills to do research in a biotechnology company. This pool of expertise is an invaluable resource, enabling students to access all sorts of different biotechnological skills. As a strategic unit located within NUST, ASAB boasts state-of-the-art teaching and research. The school is unique in establishing expertise across a broad range of biotechnology, thereby encouraging innovative approaches to teaching and research. Our areas of expertise include health-care biotechnology, industrial biotechnology, and plant biotechnology. The institute provides excellent research and teaching facilities in the field of applied biology in Pakistan.
Scope of the Conference
Advances in biotechnology and its applications in Environment, health and agriculture sectors hold promises for improving human lives, crop productivity and protecting the environment through bioremediation, waste management and resource recovery. To encounter and provide sustainable solutions based on biotechnological approaches in the field of health, agriculture, and environment, the NUST flagship International Conference on Water, Energy, and Environment for Sustainability (IC-WEES) with the priority theme of “Biotechnologies for Environment, Health and Agriculture” aims to bring diverse research groups to exchange and share their experience.