University of Lahore

Prof Dr Muhammad Arslan

Director, IMBB/CRiMM

The Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) was established in the year 2004.  The Centre for Research for in Reoproductive Medicine (CRiMM) was added to it as its postgraduate and faculty research arm. IMBB offers under graduate and graduate degree programs in subjects of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Physiology, Biotechnology, Microbiology and Environmental Science. It is the first Institute of its kind in the private sector. The curricula for the degree program are designed to prepare manpower needed for the economic development of the country.

The Institute employs highly qualified faculty for the delivery of curricula. The semiotic method is combined with interactive teaching to enhance the learning process. Major focus of the university is to impart technologies which could be used gainfully by graduates for employment or for further education. The research programs of the department are based on recent developments at the frontiers of knowledge. Some of the areas of research include: cell signaling in normal and in cancer cells, alternate remedies for treatment of chronic disease recombinant DNA technologies, metabolic disorders, genetic disorders, agri-technology, importance of metals, purification and functional characterization of proteins of economic importance related problems in areas of  molecular endocrinology, clinical biochemistry and medical microbiology.

Message from

Prof Dr Fazal e Aleem

The Dean, Faculty of Sciences


Scientific advancement provides a backbone for the development of a country. Basic sciences, physics, chemistry, mathematics and biology, are essential for all allied and technologies such as engineering, medicine, pharmacy etc. In today’s world scope of the scientific logic is also extended to the social sciences. In view of the importance of the fundamental ingredient of a quality university, The University of Lahore places high priority to teaching, research and development of these disciplines