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Briogene and GCUL Collaborate on State-of-the-Art Diagnostic and Research Laboratory

Published on October 2023

Briogene has signed a contract with Government College University to establish and operate a diagnostic and Research Laboratory at the GCUL main campus. The state-of-the-art lab will provide high-quality diagnostic testing services to the university staff and their families, as well as to the students and their families, and the general public at subsidized rates. Additionally, the Laboratory will serve as a platform where students can access advanced equipment for research, hands-on training, and skill development.

Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Asghar Zaidi (TI) expressed optimism that if successfully implemented, this initiative will become a flagship project that not only provides high-quality testing facilities at subsidized rates to the community but also offers a platform for university students to enhance their technical skills. Moreover, the revenue generated from this project will be utilized for advanced research and the development of various departments within the university.

About Government College University

The Government College University is a public research university located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. GCU is considered one of the most prestigious academic institutions in the country. It was founded as Government College, Lahore, in 1864 under British administration and became a university in 2002.

Government College University is renowned for its historical roots and has produced notable scholars such as poet-philosopher Allama Muhammad Iqbal, Nobel laureates Har Gobind Khorana and Abdus Salam, former president of both the United Nations General Assembly and the International Court of Justice Muhammad Zafarullah Khan, as well as the scholar and novelist couple Bano Qudsia and Ashfaq Ahmed. The university has also seen the graduation of four prime ministers and one caretaker prime minister of Pakistan

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