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National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
Abbreviation NIBGE
Formation 1994 (1994)
Legal status Institute
Purpose Improving Agriculture, Health, Environment and Industry
Location
Official language English and Urdu
Director Dr. Shahid Mansoor
Affiliations Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Staff 400
Website http://www.nibge.org

National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering or NIBGE is one of the main biotehnology institutes operated by Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission(PAEC). It was planned under the auspices of PAEC in 1987 and was formally inaugurated in 1994. It is affiliated to Pakistan Institute of Engineering & Applied Sciences (PIEAS) Islamabad, for awarding MPhil & PhD degrees.[1] NIBGE is also the home institution of National Biology Talent Contest.[2] The institute is located on Jhang Road, Faisalabad,

Research Divisions

There are five research divisions at NIBGE:[3]

  1. Agricultural Biotechnology Division (ABD)
  2. Health Biotechnology Division (HBD)
  3. Industrial Biotechnology Division (IBD)
  4. Environmental Biotechnology Division (EBD)
  5. Technical Services Division

References

  1. ^ http://www.nibge.org/About.aspx?page=AboutIntroduction
  2. ^ http://win.nstc.edu.pk/nstc/index.asp
  3. ^ http://www.nibge.org/About.aspx?page=AboutIntroduction

External links

  • Official website
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