ICAFS2017,7th ICBB|Agricultural & Food Sciences|Biotechnology & Bioengineering

2017 International Conference on Agricultural and Food Science

7th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering

October 25-27, 2017 Lahore, Pakistan



Asia-Pacific Association of Science, Engineering and Technology
Virtual University of Pakistan

Supported by 

Higher Education Commission of Pakistan
Pakistan Science Foundation
Pakistan Council for Science and Technology

Honorary Chair

Dr. Naveed A Malik, Rector, Virtual University of Pakistan

Conference Co-chair

Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman, Higher Education of Pakistan, Islamabad
Prof. Dr. Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani, Chairman, Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Islamabad

Program Chair

Prof. Dr. Masroor Ellahi Babar, Virtual University of Pakistan

Local Organizing Committee

Tanveer Hussain, Virtual University of Pakistan
Prof. Dr. Naveed A. Malik, Chief Patron
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nawaz, Member
Prof. Dr. Masroor Elahi Babar, Conference Coordinator
Dr. Syed Abdul Majid, Member
Dr. Muhammad Mohsin Javed, Member, Scientific Committee head
Dr. Arif Rafiq, Member
Mr. Naeem Tariq, Member
Mr. Ahmer Sayeed Qazi, Member, Transportation/Accommodation Committee head
Mr. Ehsen Puri, Member
Dr. Tariq Perveez, Member
Dr. Tanveer Hussain, Member, Program Committee head
Mr. Muhammad Zaheer, Member, Reception/Entertainment Committee head
Mr. Rizwan Saleem, Member
Mr. Baber Ali, Member, Media/ Correspondence/Marketing Committee head
Mr. Javed Younis, Member, Website Development/Maintenance Committee head
Mrs. Aysha Perveen, Member
Dr. Nasir Naveed, Member
Dr. Akhtar Ali, Secretary, Website/ Email Operational Committee head

International Organizing Committee

Andrea Cerase, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Italy
Song Han, Asia-Pacific Association of Science, Engineering and Technology
Cathy Zhang, Asia-Pacific Association of Science, Engineering and Technology
Muhammad Subhan Qureshi, Faculty of AH and Vet Sciences, Agricultural University Peshawar, Pakistan

Scientific Committee

Muhammad Mohsin Javed, Virtual University of Pakistan
Tanveer Hussain, Virtual University of Pakistan
Rashid Saif, Virtual University of Pakistan
Sana Zahoor, Virtual University of Pakistan
Ayesha Maqbool, Virtual University of Pakistan
Ambreen Fatima, Virtual University of Pakistan
Akhtar Ali, Virtual University of Pakistan
Andrei L. Barkovskii, Georgia College and State University, USA
Antonio Trincone, Italian National Research Council, Italy
Ioannis S. Boziaris, University of Thessaly, Greece
Ipek Kurtboke, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia
Mohamed T. Rakha, The World Vegetable Center, Taiwan
Md. Eaqub Ali, Nanotechnology and Catalysis Research Center, Universiti Malaya
Palpu Pushpangadan, Amity Institute for Herbal and Biotech Products Development, India
Se-Kwon Kim, Pukyong National University, Republic of Korea
Sergey Petoukhov Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian

Program Committee

Dr. Tanveer Hussain, Convener 
Mr. Nasir Mehmood, Member (Bio)
Mr. Muhammad Safdar, Member (Bio)
Mr. Abdul Wajid, Member (Bio)
Mr. Shahid Sherzada, Member (Bio)

Invitation/Registration Committee

Dr. Sana Zahoor, Convener
Dr. Ayesha Maqbool, Member (Bio)
Dr. Ambreen Fatima, Member (Bio)
Mr. Zulfiqar, Member (Math)
Mr. Nasir Mehmood, Member (Bio)

Transportation/ Accommodation Committee

Mr. Ahmer Sayeed Qazi, Convener
Dr. M. Tariq Pervaiz, Member (Bio)
Mr. Atif Mushtaq, Member (Admin)
Mr. Muhammad Usman, Member (Admin)
Mr. Shahid Anwar, Member (Admin)

Session & Conduct Committee

Dr. Rashid Saif, Convener
Ms. Tayyeba Batool, Member (Bio)
Mr. Sarfraz Ahmad, Member (CS)
Ms. Munazza Qamar, Member (MassCom.)
Mr. Salman Bashir, Member (CS)

Reception/Entertainment Committee

Mr. Muhammad Zaheer, Convener
Mr. Naveed, Member (QEC)
Mr. Abdul Wajid, Member (Bio)
Mr. Kamran Abbas, Member (Bio)
Ms. Tayyeba Batool, Member (Bio)

Media/Correspondence/Marketing Committee

Mr. Baber Ali, Convener
Mr. Tahir Malik, Member (Marketing)
Mr. Usman, Member (VTV)
Ms. Ayesha Perveen, Member (English)
Mr. Nasim Ejaz, Member (VUTV)
Mr. Qamar Riaz, Member (Mass Com.)

Finance Committee

Mr. Naeem Tariq, Convener
Muhammad Aurangzeb, Member (Finance)
Imran Hameed, Member (Finance)
Khawar Hussain, Member (Finance)
Ijaz Ahmad, Member (Finance)
Mr. Kamran Abbas, Member (Bio)

Technical Support Committee

Mr. Khizar Hayat

Website Development and Maintenance Committee

Mr.Javed Younis

Website/Email Operational Committee

Dr. Akhtar Ali, Convener 
Dr. Ayesha Maqbool, Member (Bio)
Mr. Muhammad Safdar, Member (Bio)
Mr. Fahad Rafiq, Member (Bio)
Mr. Asadullah, Member (Bio)

Advistory Board

Prof. Dr. Naveed A. Malik Chief Patron
Prof. Dr. Masroor Elahi Babar Conference Coordinator
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nawaz Member
Dr. Syed Abdul Majid  Member
Dr. Muhammad Mohsin Javed  Member
Mr. Naeem Tariq Member
Mr. Ehsen Puri Member
Dr. Akhtar Ali Secretary