Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Tayyab Husnain

Tayyab Husnain
Current Position Professor & Director Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology University of Punjab, Lahore Phone No. (92-42) 35293127
Born in Faisalabad, Pakistan in 01/02/1960 Year Elected 2017
Email [email protected]
Education
Government College, Faisalabad, Pakistan: BSc, 1978-1980; University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, MSc, 1981-1983; University of Nottingham, England, PhD, 1986-1990;
Positions Held
Director, Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, 2010 to date; Professor, Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology, 2006 to date; Associate Professor, Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology, 1999-2006; Assistant Professor, Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology, 1990-1999; Lecturer, Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology, 1985-1986; Research Officer, Centre of Advanced Molecular Biology, 1984-1985; Senior Scientific Assistant, Nuclear Institute for Agriculture and Biology (NIAB) Faisalabad, 1983-1984.
Awards
8th Invention to Innovation Summit, Gold Medal and Cash Award, 2019; 7th Invention to Innovation Summit, Gold Medal and Cash Award, 2018; Satha Invention Award, Gold Medal and Cash Award: 2016, 2017, PAS Gold Medal, 2016; Taghma-e-Imtiaz, Govt. of Pakistan, 2008; Izaz-i-Fazeelat, 2005; Recognition Shield Award by Ministry of Textile Industry, 2014; Outstanding Scientists Award in Biotechnology, 2009; President Award of Academic Staff Common Wealth Fellowship in United kingdom, 2003; Certificate of Accomplishment for leading a highly successful project in rice and cotton presented by CEMB, 1997; Award for excellence in research to improve agricultural productivity in Pakistan by PARC-BOSTID, the U.S. National Academy of Science, 1994; Award of Science and Technology Scholarship in the field of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, 1986.
Fellowships / Memberships
Member, International Society of Biosafety Research; Member, Genetical Society, U.K; Member, Pakistan Society of Biochemists; Member, International Association for Plant Tissue Culture; Member, Advisory Board CABB, Faisalabad; Member, Board of Governor CASVAB, Quetta; Member, Technical Advisory Committee, (TAC), Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency, Islamabad; Member, Quarterly Y Journal of Agriculture Research; Member, Editorial Board, Plant Chemistry and Ecophysiology.
Research Area
Molecular Biology.
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