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Fellow
Nasim
Anwar
Current position: 
Retired
Current nationality: 
Canada
Current residence: 
Canada
Biodata: 
Nasim was president of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences. He obtained his PhD (biochemical genetics, 1966) at the University of Edinburgh. He was science advisor to the COMSTECH Secretariat; chairman, National Commission on Biotechnology (NCB), Pakistan; and founding president of Federation of Asian Biotech Associations (FABA). His previous positions include senior research officer at the National Research Council of Canada and principal scientist of the Molecular Genetics Group at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Riyadh, Saudia Arabia. His awards include: Pride of Performance in Molecular Genetics, President of Pakistan, and Sitara-e-Imtiaz in Molecular Genetics, Pakistan. He is also fellow of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences and Islamic Academy of Science.Nasim
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
2 - Zero hunger
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
6 - Clean water and sanitation
17 - Partnerships for the goals
Keywords: 
Molecular genetics; mechanisms of DNA repair; environmental mutagenesis.
Elected
1987

Date of birth

7
December
1935
Section:
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
TWAS Awards: 
TWAS Medal lecture (2007)
Last updated on 14/03/2018