Department of Biological Sciences

The Biological Sciences Department was founded in 1870. A long line of distinguished professors – including Dr Saithi, Dr Purio, Dr HK Bhatti and Dr KK Bell – have made significant contributions to the Department and the field of Biological Sciences, in general.

The last few years have been busy and productive for the department. At the undergraduate level, 4-year degrees in Biology and Biotechnology were established. Also, cross-disciplinary degrees in Bioinformatics and Environmental Sciences were initiated.

The well qualified and experienced faculty is involved in various research programs involving both graduate and undergraduate students. The department has nine dedicated, six teaching laboratories as well as state-of-the-art equipment. The Department is part of the Faculty of Sciences and offers degree programs at the Baccalaureate and Postgraduate Programs.

To find out about the faculty members in the Department of Bilogical Sciences, click here.

The Department of Biological Sciences offers one of the broadest and most comprehensive undergraduate programs in Pakistan. It is designed to offer a wide range of relevant knowledge and general training in plant and animal sciences. There is a research component which caters to the needs of both students preparing for postgraduate studies or the job market. To explore more, visit Baccalaureate (Hons) in Biological Sciences.

Postgraduate degrees in the field of Biological Sciences introduce students to innumerable possibilities for successful careers in fields such as healthcare, agriculture, industries and bioinformatics. To explore more, visit Postgraduate in Biological Sciences.