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Dr. Muhammad Moaeen-Ud-Din receives Rs. 60 million grant for research

It is a matter of great honor and pride for PMAS-AAUR in general and, for the Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences in particular, that a young faculty member Dr. Muhammad Moaeen-Ud-Din, Assistant Professor of Animal Breeding & Genetics, has received Rs. 60 Million for research from the following two research projects:

  1. Collaborative Research for Genetic Conservation and Improvement of Pakistani Goats jointly funded by USAID and HEC through collaboration between PMAS_AAUR, Pakistan and Iowa State University, USA. (
  2. Development of Breed Identification Marker for Pakistani Dairy Cattle Breeds funded by Pakistan Science Foundation under NSLP Program

The funding from there two projects will result in the establishment of a state of the art Molecular Genetics Lab for Animal Breeding & Genetics and enhance the research facilities and repute of the University.
It is worth mentioning that the USAID grants under the Pakistan-US Science and Technology Cooperation Program are highly competitive and the agency funds only top rated projects.