The Institute of Microbiology under Gulab Devi Educational Complex (GDEC), Lahore was established in 2016. The Institute is serving fundamental aspects of basic biology with a wide range of topics including bacteriology, mycology, parasitology, microbial physiology, molecular biology, microbial genetics, microbial ecology, pathology, immunology, virology, and cell biology.
The vision of the Institute of Microbiology is to organize and expose students to scientific community through conferences and seminars and to provide opportunities to students within different fields. The Institute provides job careers to students and strengthens undergraduates that will be the future leaders in science, medicine and industry. Moreover, collaboration with different Universities/Institutes, dissemination and promotion of scientific knowledge to the general public through research outputs are also part of the Institute’s vision.
The mission of the Institute is to provide the fundamental knowledge and concepts of Microbiology and to develop confidence within students through research and education. Personalized mentoring to support students in order to progress is also a part of this mission. For the establishment of Microbiology research projects and to develop research skills our Institute play’s a very important role in developing appropriate skills and counseling of students by providing fundamental training to undergraduate students.
The 4 year BS Program at the Institute of Microbiology, affiliated with Government College University Faisalabad, Faisalabad, aims to provide training and research to undergraduate students. This program also supports:
The students will have a solid knowledge of principles of Microbiology, acquiring great information of microbial world, understand the microbial diversity, taxonomy and dynamics of microbial interactions with other populations. It would lead to develop new technologies in future to improve lives of people and treat diseases.
A wide range of activities and opportunities are available for the students after completing the BS 4 year Microbiology degree.