Mazhar Ullah defends Ph.D thesis
PESHAWAR: A research scholar, Mazhar Ullah of the Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (IBGE), Agriculture University Peshawar (AUP) has successfully defended his thesis and declared eligible for the award of Ph.D degree in the subject of Agricultural Biotechnology.
The thesis defence function of the scholar was arranged here on Friday in which he defended his research work successfully by answering the questions of the audience in a well managed and proper way. Faculty members, research scholars, students and people from different walks of life participated in the event.
The topic of the thesis is: “Transformation of Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) with the Oryza Sativa Vacuolar Pyrophosphatase (OVP1) Gene for Improved Salt Stress Tolerance” which he completed under the supervision of Dr Mohammad Sayyar Khan Kazi, Assistant Prof, IBGE, AUP, while it was examined by several eminent professors in Pakistan, China and Japan.