The Department

The Department of Biosciences was established a few years back at the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad Campus. The department started with the BS Bioinformatics program in 2003 and currently has more than 125 students. This program is becoming very popular in the country and will fulfill the future needs of Pakistan in this very important field of study. In addition to the BS program the department has started MS/PhD programs in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Genetics and Developmental Biology.

For all these programs we have a highly qualified staff consisting of more than 30 members of which 12 have PhD's and are actively involved in research in different domains of Biosciences.

Bio Sciences is a growing Department and soon it will be housed in its own building in the new campus being constructed at Chak Shahzad, Islamabad.