LAHORE: The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences’ (UVAS) Lahore observed the International DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) Day at its Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology (IBBT) on Tuesday.
UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha led an awareness walk that started from the VC’s office and culminated in front of the DNA monument at IBBT. Several faculty members and a large number of students participated in the walk. The day is celebrated to remember the discovery of the DNA double-helix structure, as major advances in health, agriculture and biotechnology took place after this discovery by James Watson and Francis Crick that was reported on April 25, 1953.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 26th, 2017.
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