COMSTECH Int’l workshop on viral diseases begins on JAN 25


ISLAMABAD, JAN 23 (DNA) – COMSTECH International Workshop on “Fundamental Techniques in Viral Diseases Diagnostics” is going to kick off on Monday, January 25, 2021 at COMSTECH.

The three-day workshop consists upon four technical sessions. Experts from Germany, China, Sweden and Pakistan will give lectures on different aspects of viral diseases.

Prof. Dr. S. M. Wasim Jafri, Professor of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Pakistan is the keynote speaker in the inaugural session.

Viral diseases’ global clinical impact, diagnosis, treatment, prevention; virus genomics and evolution; Introduction to coronaviruses and development of test system for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies; SARS-CoV-2 spike a major determinant of viral infectivity and spread; developing methods for rapid detection of emerging viruses and insights into SARS-CoV-2 polymerase catalysis and Remdesivir intervention are the some of the topics of the lectures to be delivered during the workshop.

More than one hundred national and international scholars/researchers and scientists have got registered to attend this three-day workshop to be held during 25 to 27 Jan. 2021.=DNA