15 06, 2019

China signs agreements with ICCBS-UoK


International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK) has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hunan University of Chinese Medicine, China recently. Pakistan’s leading research establishment signed various agreements with the leading Chinese research and academic institutions linked with Hunan University of Chinese Medicine, an official of the ICCBS - University [...]

15 03, 2019

Pak- Kazakhstan Laboratory at ICCBS-UoK opened


The first ‘Joint Laboratory for Innovation in Natural Products Research and Development’, jointly established by Kazakhstan and Pakistan was inaugurated at the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi on Tuesday. H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry of ICCBS - University of Karachi and Al-Farabi Kazakh National, University, Almaty, Kazakhstan jointly setup [...]

15 03, 2019

Muslim World faces alarming decline in Science & Technology


Chairman, Task Force on Technology Driven Knowledge Economy, Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman showed serious concerns over the alarming decline in the sectors of education, science and technology in Muslim World, and said that not a single institution in the Muslim countries was conferred with Nobel Prize so far. He said that the task force, under the supervision [...]

15 11, 2018

Canada signs MoU with ICCBS-Karachi University


International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Brock University, Canada. According to the academic and research agreement, the Brock University and the research establishment of ICCBS will support promotion and extension of cooperation in ‘Scientific Research and Technology Development’ in the fields [...]

15 07, 2018

ICCBS-UoK signed MoU with US University


International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK), has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chapman University, USA. As per the agreement, the two institutions will endeavour to strengthen, promote and develop academic and research co-operation between the two countries on the basis of equality and mutual benefit. According [...]

15 07, 2016

Biosafety in Pathology Laboratories


The application of safety precautions to reduce the risk of a laboratory worker to a potentially infectious microorganism is called Biosafety. It also involves limiting the contamination of the laboratory environment and the community. Biosafety can be achieved by various methods and there are four levels. Each level has specific controls for limiting the microorganism [...]

15 02, 2016

Dow University establishes Ponseti Club Foot Clinic to patients with congenital deformities


Foot deformities are very common in newborn children. Globally, 2,50,000 children are affected from congenital deformities. The large number of congenital deformities occurs in Africa followed by Asia. This deformity is more in boys as compare to girls. The majority of foot deformity can be treated without operation i.e. Ponseti method which is cost effective [...]

15 02, 2016

Research complex named after German scholar opened


Prof. Wolfgang Voelter Laboratories Complex, setup at a cost of Rs.85 millions, was inaugurated at the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK) on Thursday. German Ambassador Her Excellency Ms. Ina Lepel opened the laboratories complex by uncovering the curtains of plaque of the new building. The newly setup laboratories complex, which is named [...]

15 07, 2015

Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman chairs major International Conferences in Boston, USA


Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman, President of Network of Academies of Science of OIC Member States (NASIC) is co-chairing (along with the US Nobel Laureate Prof. Ferid Murad) two major inter-national conferences being held in Boston. A senior professor of the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK) said that this was an [...]

15 05, 2015

First DNA testing lab of Sindh launched


Institute of Bio-Medical Technology, Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) established forensic and molecular biology laboratory for deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) testing. It is the first DNA lab in Sindh that will help identify bodies and offenders in sexual assault cases and ascertain paternity disputes. The Laboratory was inaugurated by Chief Minister, Syed Qaim [...]

15 02, 2014

How much do you know about Kidney Cancer!


By Dr. Chaudhry Qasim Mahmood Buttar, Oncologist, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad Kidney cancer, of which the most common type is Renal Cell Carcinoma, is a type of cancer that starts in the kidneys. It is among the ten most common cancers in the world, although the risk is higher in men than in [...]

15 11, 2013

Clinical Microbiology handbook published for Medical Laboratory Professionals


The book, Clinical Microbiology, published from Islamabad, has been received well by the academics and professionals in the field of Clinical Microbiology. The book provides the background for the techniques, tests and stains commonly used in the clinical microbiology laboratory. Each chapter has been made as self-contained as possible to achieve flexible organization. Usman Waheed, [...]

15 09, 2013

ICCBS – A Centre of Excellence in quality research teaching & training


The education is the utmost necessity of life for the success of any nation. Comparing the education system of Pakistan from past to present, it is quite different. Earlier, the education system of Pakistan is not as much strong and stable as now. Currently the education in Pakistan is overseen by the government's ministry of [...]

15 04, 2012

Recalls Threaten Public Confidence in Vaccines and Immunoglobulins


Quality defects and donor tissue history must be more carefully monitored to increase public acceptance if the biologics market is to succeed, according to a new report by business intelligence experts GBI Research. The new report* refers to the emerging pattern emerging in drug recalls over recent years, which shows that vaccines and immunoglobulins, in [...]