Molecular Microbiology Workshop
 


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Molecular Microbiology Workshop
WhenFebruary 28, 2013 - March 1, 2013 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
WhereResearch Seminar Room, Juma Building, Medical College, ,
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Learning Outcomes:
The objectives of the workshop are to enable students:
  • To establish modern medical aspects of molecular microbiology reflecting areas of high profile and research activity
  • To establish an understanding of the principles underlying modern molecular mechanisms related to medical microbiology
  • To describe and understand the major features of microbial infections including challenges in diagnosis and treatment
  • To develop an understanding of present and future research in antimicrobial discovery
  • To describe and understand antimicrobial resistance and the underlying modern molecular mechanisms
  • To develop an understanding of biosafety and biosecurity and how to work safely with pathogenic microbes 

Registration fee:
Rs 2,500 per participant

Deadline to receive applications:
Monday, February 25, 2013

Course facilitators:

  • Dr Naveed Ahmed Khan, Professor and Chair, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, AKU
  • Dr Anwar ul Hassan Gilani, Professor, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, AKU
  • Dr Bushra Chaudhry, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, AKU
  • Dr Samra Bashir, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, AKU
  • Dr Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, AKU
  • Dr Junaid Iqbal, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, AKU
  • Dr Anwar Ali Siddiqui, Professor and Director, Research Office, AKU
  • Dr Anita Zaidi, Professor and Chair, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, AKU
  • Dr Asad Ali, Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, AKU
  • Dr Erum Khan, Associate Professor and Section Head, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, AKU
  • Dr Shahida Qureshi, Manager, Outreach Labs and Research, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, AKU
  • Dr Sadia Shakoor, Senior Instructor Research, ​Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, AKU  

Guest facilitator:

  • Dr Molly Hughes, Associate Professor, University of Virginia, USA
Organisers
Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences in collaboration with Department of Paediatrics and Child Health and Department of Continuing Professional Education
Contact
Ms Afshan Meghani
Special Projects Coordinator
Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Aga Khan University, Stadium Road 
P.O. Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
Tel: +9221 3486 4431
Email: afshan.meghani@aku.edu
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