UVAS moot A three-day international conference

LAHOR:October 6: A three-day international conference on “Trans-boundary Diseases of Veterinary and Public Health” under Pak-US Science & Technology project titled “Capacity Building of Neglected Vector Born Diseases in Livestock” funded by Higher Education Commission (HEC) concluded at University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) here on Friday. To organise the event, UVAS had the collaboration of Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (LVRI) Chinese Academic of Agriculture Sciences Beijing China and Punjab Agriculture Research Board (PARB). Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha presided over the concluding ceremony of the conference while Director LVRI, CAAS China, Prof Dr Hong Yin, Prof Dr Aneela Zameer Durrani, students, faculty members, national and international speakers and participants were present. Prof Talat said there were ample opportunities in livestock, food production and trade in the Pak-China Economic Corridor (CPEC) and we should get maximum benefit from them. He said such conferences were necessary for networking with national and international experts and providing an opportunity to students for learning innovative knowledge from an international scientist. Various aspects were discussed during the conference related to molecular and rapid diagnostics techniques for PPR virus in sheep, potential and pitfalls for virus molecular genotyping techniques and promising genomics method for improving the general’s health status of dairy herds against emerging infectious challenges.The news.

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