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

2017 International Conference on Agricultural and Food Science

7th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering

ICAFS2017&7th ICBB, October 25-27, 2017 Lahore, Pakistan

Organizers

Organized by

Asia-Pacific Association of Science, Engineering and Technology
Virtual University of Pakistan (Federal Government University)

In Collaboration With

Punjab Agricultural Research Board
South-Central University For Nationalities
Zoological Society 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 Commission 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

Scientific Committee

A. R. Shakoori, Zoological Society of Pakistan, Pakistan
Ayesha Maqbool, Virtual University of Pakistan
Ambreen Fatima, Virtual University of Pakistan
Ahrar Khan, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
Akhtar Ali, Virtual University of Pakistan
Antonio Trincone, Italian National Research Council, Italy
Byoung Ryong Jeong, Gyeongsang National University, Korea
Faham Khamesipour, Shiraz University, Iran
Jaime Amaya-Farfan, University of Campinas, Brazil
Jagadish C. Tarafdar, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India
Jasna Hrenovic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
João R. Mesquita, Agrarian Superior School of Viseu, Portugal
Junaid Ali Khan, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
Margarida L R Aguiar-Perecin, University of São Paulo, Brazil 
Mohamed T. Rakha, The World Vegetable Center, Taiwan
Muhammad Mohsin Javed, Virtual University of Pakistan
M. Tariq Javed, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
Palpu Pushpangadan, Amity Institute for Herbal and Biotech Products Development, India
Rashid Saif, Virtual University of Pakistan
Ricardo Moratelli, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil
Sana Zahoor, Virtual University of Pakistan
Se-Kwon Kim, Pukyong National University, Republic of Korea
Sergey Petoukhov, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian
Shahzad M.A. Basra, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Tanveer Hussain, Virtual University of Pakistan

International Organizing Committee

Adriana Gradela, Universidade Federal do Vale do São Francisco, Brazil
Anabela Afonso Fernandes da Silva, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
Andrea Cerase, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Italy
Aptin Rahnavard, Islamic Azad University, Iran
Arvydas Povilaitis, Aleksandras Stulginskis University, Lithuania
Cathy Zhang, Asia-Pacific Association of Science, Engineering and Technology
Damir Magdić, University of Osijek Faculty of Food Technology, Croatia
Domenico Montesano, University of Perugia, Italy
Eduardo Medina Pradas, Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Spain
Francisco Javier Silva Pando,  Lourizán Forest Research Center, Spain

Hakan Yogurtcu, Munzur University, Turkey
Hatice Torcu Koç, Balikesir University, Turkey
Ioannis S. Boziaris, University of Thessaly, Greece
Ivan Sun, Asia-Pacific Association of Science, Engineering and Technology
Ivica Strelec, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia
Jagadish C. Tarafdar, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India
Jagriti Narang, AMITY University, India
Jangho Kim, Chonnam National University, Korea
Jesus Simal-Gandara, University of Vigo - Ourense Campus, Spain
Kadir Ersin Temizel, Ondokuz Mayis University, Turkey
Kawsar Ali, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
Kaveh Ostad-Ali-Askari, Islamic Azad University, Iran
Laila Mandi, University of Cadi Ayyad, Morocco
M. Prakash, Annamalai University, India
Mohammad S. Mubarak, The University of Jordan, Jordan
Mohammad Younesi Alamouti, Agricultural Research Education and Extension Organization, Iran
Muhammad Subhan Qureshi, Faculty of AH and Vet Sciences, Agricultural University Peshawar, Pakistan
Natalia Izquierdo, National Scientific and Technical Research Council, Argentina
Nilgün ÖNCÜL, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Turkey
Oleg A. Zhigalski, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Pankaj Sood, HP Agricultural University, India
Randhir Singh Dahiya, Maharishi Markandeshwar University, India
Sabah Mounir, Zagazig University, Egypt
Song Han, Asia-Pacific Association of Science, Engineering and Technology
Sergio Antonio Hernandez de la Roca, San Carlos University, Guatemala
Steven Wu, Asia-Pacific Association of Science, Engineering and Technology
Sunil Kumar Mukherjee, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, India
Tanmay Basak, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
Tariq Ali, China Agricultural University, China
Thanate Ratanawilai, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
Thayamini H. Seran, Eastern University, Sri Lanka
Venelin Roychev, Agricultural University – Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Vijay Jayasena, Western Sydney University, Australia
Yong Hyeon Kim, Chonbuk National University, Korea
Yudhishthir Singh Rajput, National Dairy Research Institute, India
Yunus Dogan, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
Zeliha Selamoglu, Ömer Halisdemir University, Turkey

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
 

Advisory 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

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)