VU holds hands-on training session for students

LAHORE:The Virtual University of Pakistan organised a two-day hands-on training sessions for the students of BS at Government Graduate College (W), Gulberg Lahore here on Monday.

During the training, the students experienced hands-on experiments in the state-of-the-art Mobile Bio Laboratory developed by the Virtual University. This Mobile Bio Lab is fully equipped with the latest equipment including UV-Visible Spectrometer, Compound Microscopes, Gel Electrophoresis, SDS-PAGE, Kymograph, PCR Machine, Centrifuge, and many others.

The students learned the latest techniques including DNA extraction (from blood), gel preparation, gel electrophoresis, media preparation, and different streak methods. The Virtual University Rector Prof Dr Arshad Saleem Bhatti was chief guest along with Registrar Prof Dr Mohsin Javed at the closing ceremony of the training session.

Speaking on the occasion Dr Arshad emphasised using the government infrastructure to train the masses at large. It was mutually decided that VU would extend the collaboration for students of Gulberg College through content availability and LMS, he added.

Principal of Govt Graduate College Gulberg Prof Dr Nighat Naheed Zafer applauded the role of the Virtual University of Pakistan in the dissemination of knowledge in every possible way. In the end, certificates were distributed among the resource persons and participants.