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National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering or NIBGE is one of the main biotechnology 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,

National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
AbbreviationNIBGE
Formation1994; 24 years ago (1994)
Legal statusInstitute
PurposeImproving Agriculture, Health, Environment and Industry
Location
Official language
English and Urdu
Director
Dr. Shahid Mansoor
AffiliationsPakistan Atomic Energy Commission, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Staff
400
Websitehttp://www.nibge.org

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Research DivisionsEdit

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

Notable alumni and facultyEdit

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External linksEdit