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Cancer is caused by uncontrolled proliferation of cells and is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. The loss of control over proliferation is brought about by mutations in genes involved in signaling pathways that regulate cell fate. (BIO 522)


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Tariq Lab at LUMS Leads Discovery of New Anti-silencing Genes

LUMS continues to be at the forefront of research and discovery. Tariq Lab at LUMS, a pioneering epigenetics lab in Pakistan and the only fruit fly lab in the country, has discovered over 200 new genes which are involved in the maintenance of cell identities. These results are reported in a recently published article from Tariq Lab in the Epigenetics and Chromatin journal. This is the first time such cutting-edge work in this field has been accomplished in Pakistan, which has direct implication in the field of cancer biology and regenerative medicine.


Sekha Scholarship to Provide 100% Fee Waivers for Top 10 FSc Position Holders

LUMS is pleased to announce the prestigious Sekha Scholarship (100% tuition waiver) for FSc top 10 position holders who gain admission to the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) at LUMS.

This scholarship aims to encourage high-potential undergraduate science scholars to come to LUMS and acquire world-class education. Starting from the academic year 2022, the Sekha Scholarship will provide successful applicants who are amongst the top ten position holders of the national FSc examination boards, a 100% tuition fee waiver for the four years of their undergraduate degree at LUMS. FSc position holders from Year 1 or 2, from any of the 23 national FSc boards, are encouraged to apply to the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering undergraduate programmes to avail this prestigious scholarship. The deadline for applications is February 2, 2022.


Call for Nominations: 2021-2022 Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence

On December 19, the Vice Chancellor’s Office at LUMS announced the Call for Nominations for the 2021-2022 Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence. This University-wide teaching award proudly celebrates the contributions of individuals who through innovation, commitment, and continued excellence in teaching have significantly enhanced the quality of their students’ learning experiences. The Award is co-sponsored by the VC Office and the LUMS Learning Institute (LLI).

Read more about last year's winners here


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