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University of the Punjab Lahore BSc 1955 MSc 1957 Universityof Edinburgh UK Postgraduate Diploma in Genetics 1963 PhD 1966
President of Pakistan Academy of Sciences from 2015-2017, Secretary General Pakistan Academy of Sciences 2013-2014 Advisor Science Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) Standing Committeeon Scientific & Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) Islamabad 1996 to2011 Executive Secretary Pakistan Academy of Sciences Islamabad 1994-1996Adjunct Professor Dept of Microbiology and Immunology University of Ottawa1983-1989 Dept of Biology Carleton University Ottawa 1984-1989 PrincipalScientist and Head Molecular Genetics Group King Faisal Specialist Hospital andResearch Center Riyadh Saudi Arabia 1989-1993 Visiting Scientist Max PlanckInstitute Tubingen Germany and the Biology Department Stanford UniversityCalifornia USA 1978-1979 Senior Research Officer National Research Council ofCanada 1973-1989 Research Officer Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd Chalk RiverCanada 1966-1973 Lecturer in Botany Education Department West Pakistan1957-1962
Gold Medal in M.Sc., University of the Punjab, 1957; Academic Roll of Honor, Govt. College, Lahore, 1957; Overseas Pakistanis Institute Award for Outstanding Services in the Cause of Science in Pakistan, 1995; Pride of Performance in Molecular Genetics, Govt. of Pakistan, 1995; Sitara-i-Imtiaz, Govt. of Pakistan, 1999.
Fellowships / Memberships
Fellow Pakistan Academy of Medical Sciences 2000 Fellow Islamic Academy of Sciences 1998 Fellow The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World(TWAS) 1987 Member Human Genome Organization (HUGO) 1994 Member Editorial Board Mutation Research 1975-81 Member International Editorial Board Journal of Genetics and Molecular Biology Taipei Taiwan ROC 1991 to date Member Editorial Board Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics Japan 1994 to date Molecular Biology Taipei Taiwan ROC 1991 to date Member Editorial Board Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics Japan 1994 to date
Molecular Genetics Mechanisms of DNA Repair in Eukaryotes EnvironmentalMutagenesis Biotechnology and Bioethics