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Welcome to Department of Botany

Since its establishment in 1882 at Lahore, University of the Punjab has been the largest and the oldest seat of learning in Pakistan. Quaid-e-Azam Campus Lahore, one of the campuses of this University. The Department offers various degree programs in Botany with the main focus on Plants Sciences and specializations in the areas of Environmental Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Mycology, Microbiology, Plant Tissue Culture, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Ecology, Environmental Biology, Phycology, Palynology, Anatomy and Taxonomy. The Department has a legacy of producing renowned botanists of national and international repute. One of the notable features of the faculty members has been their research, in areas of Environmental Biotechnology, Molecular Genetics, Plant Tissue Culture, Mycology and Fungal Systematics, Genomics, Proteomics, Microbiology, Plant Ecology, Stress Physiology, Plant Biochemistry, Paleobotany and Palynology, Anatomy and Taxonomy. The Department has eleven research laboratories with an elaborate research program involving national and international collaborations with academia, industry and government organizations. Currently, many research projects are being run by the faculty members. The Department has facilities including Library, Computer laboratory, Ladies Room, Seed Center and Botanical Garden for field experiments, Greenhouses and Climatic rooms for research experiments.