Gomal Center of Bio-Chemistry and Bio Technology (GCBB)




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Biotechnology is one of the most promising and fast growing field in world. Todays biotechnology has revolutionaries Medical, Pharmaceutical, Industrial, Agricultural and Environmental sectors around the globe and Commercial Biotech product are available these days.

While keeping the importance of biotechnology and future needs of Pakistan in this sector, The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) approved the establishment of Gomal Center of Biochemistry and Biotechnology (GCBB) in Gomal University Dera Ismail Khan in 2006 and University launched its first batch admissions in Bs(4 years) in Biotechnology Programme in September 2006. The First batch of GCBB has successfully completed education and our students are serving in various sectors of biotechnology.    

Since its creation in 2006, the center aimed to provide a standard and diverse research and training environment to the students in various area of Biotechnology. The Center is currently admitting students for Bs(4 years) in Biotechnology programme. Currently More than 200 students are enrolled for this programme. The Center is planning to start the m.phil and  Ph.D programmes in near future.

 The center  provides most durable and modern research facilities not only to its own students but also to other science department in the University. The center pursues the research aims by well established Labs, latest equipments, state-of-the-art technologies, the recruitment of high-caliber staff and effective industrial contacts. The major equipments available are, Automated DNA sequencer, PCR Machines (Thermocycler, Realtime),Gel Documentation, Gene Gun, Electrophoresis equipment (PAGE etc) UV visible spectrophotometers, Incubator Shakers, Furnace, Centrifuges, low temperature freezers etc

The center although, is newly established, has made successful collaborations with PCSIR, NIBGE, Quaid I Azam University Islamabad etc having published research articles in both national and international Journals.


DoST: Directorate of Science & Technology (URL: http://dost.gov.pk/)

The Department of Science & Technology (DoST) was created in October 2003 under the National Policy on Science and Technology.
The Directorate of Science and Technology was established in December 2006 with the joining of the start up team comprising of Director, Deputy Director and Assistant Director with a small start up support staff. The department was declared an attached department in May 2006.
Director S&T was notified as the Head of the Attached department. The department has been mandated to promote and develop science and technology in every sphere of life in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The department can be defined as ‘an impartial platform for dialogue and action'. The department has currently been housed in a rented office in Deans Trade Center Peshawar, Sadar Cantt.(Office No: Suite TF : 250, Floor No 3rd)
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa can rightly take pride as it is the first province to have created the department. Anything the department does will become precedence for other provinces.

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