Department of Biochemistry

Head of Department: Dr. Sibtain Ahmad (Acting)
Departmental Student Advisor: Dr. Muhammad Ibrahim (Male), Dr. Hina Andaleeb (Female)
Departmental Examination Incharge: Dr. Haq Nawaz

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Faculty

  Dr. Noreen Samad Associate Professor
  Dr. Sibtain Ahmed Associate Professor
  Dr. Haq Nawaz Assistant Professor
  Dr. Mohib Ullah Shah Assistant Professor
  Dr. Batool Fatima Assistant Professor
  Dr. M. Ibrahim Assistant Professor
  Dr. Hina Andaleeb Assistant Professor
  Dr. Najeeb Ullah Assistant Professor

Introduction

The Department of Biochemistry Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, was established in 2012. The Department of Biochemistry offers different degree programs, i.e., BS, BS ADS, MPhil, and Ph.D. in Biochemistry. The vision of the Department is to excel in advanced research in biochemistry. Along with regular academic activities, the Department of Biochemistry has the tradition of conducting International and National scientific conferences/workshops/symposia/seminars to train young scientists with modern techniques in Biochemistry. 

The Biochemistry faculty at BZU is highly qualified and competent, with doctorate and post-doctoral experience from reputable national and international universities/institutes. The faculty has research specializations in diverse fields like Clinical Biochemistry, Molecular biology, Proteomics, Genomics, Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Targeted Drug Delivery, Natural Product Drug Discovery, Protein Chemistry and Protein Expression Industrial Enzymology, Biofuels, Bioinformatics, and Biomaterials, among others. The Department of Biochemistry has won research grants from various funding agencies and has a record of publications in internationally reputed journals with high impact factors. The Department has developed active collaborations with several highly reputable national and international universities, research institutes, and biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, which offer great opportunities for the Department's students for learning and research activities.

Programs Offered

The following programs are being offered:

BS (Biochemistry) Morning/Evening

Undergraduate Program
Eligibility:
FSc (Pre-Medical) or Equivalent (Chemistry as an elective subject with at least 45% in chemistry).

Merit Determination:

The merit will be determined according to the criteria laid down by the University

MPhil (Biochemistry) Evening/Weekend

Graduate (MS) Program
Eligibility:
At least 2.5 CGPA/2nd division/B grade with no 3rd division/C Grade at any level.

Merit Determination:

The merit will be determined according to the criteria laid down by the University.

Ph.D (Biochemistry)

Graduate (PhD) Program
Eligibility:
The candidates must have completed their MS/M.Phil. in the relevant field as per criteria of HEC.

Merit Determination:

The merit will be determined according to the criteria laid down by the University.

BS (Biochemistry) ADS (5th Semester) Morning/Evening

Undergraduate Program
Eligibility:
BSc/ADS with Zoology, botany and Chemistry/BSc Medical Lab Technology/BSc Medical Science/ADP.

Merit Determination:

45%
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