Microbiology workshop from Feb 9

KARACHI: Department of Microbiology, University of Karachi and Pakistan Society of Microbiology (PSM) will hold a hands-on worship from 9 to 12 February 2013.

The workshop will be conducted by eminent faculty, including Prof Dr SA Sattar from the University of Ottawa in Canada, Siraj Karatela from the Baptist General Hospital in Atlanta, USA, Shaheen Siraj from Emory University in USA, Dr Ambar Farooqui from China, Shahana Urooj Kazmi, Dr Aqeel Ahmed and Dr Tasneem A Ali.

The topics for the workshop will include microbial analysis of food and water for which the department of microbiology at KU will cover samples collection processing, isolation and identification potential contamination contaminants by conventional, rapid and molecular methods.