Punjab University’s IMMG Seminar Sheds Light on Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance

Lahore, The Institute of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (IMMG) at Punjab University conducted a seminar focused on ‘Tackling AMR: The fight against infection and sepsis’. This event aimed to increase awareness about antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and explore innovative solutions to combat this global health challenge.

According to University of the Punjab, The seminar, attended by PU VC Prof Dr. Khalid Mahmood, IMMG Director Prof Dr. Anjum Nasim Sabri, and other eminent figures, highlighted the importance of addressing AMR. Dr. Mahmood commended the organizers for addressing this crucial issue and emphasized the need for such awareness initiatives. He also pointed out the role of applied research in addressing societal health challenges and its impact on the university’s global ranking. Prof Dr. Sabri discussed the role of biofilm formation in the development of AMR. The event also featured insights into career opportunities for students of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, along with proposals for collaborative research to enhance research output. The seminar concluded with appreciations for the students and the organizing committee for their contributions to this informative event.