Dhaka the 2nd Nov, 2013. The Department of Biosciences, COMSATS (Commission on Science and Technology) Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Islamabad, Pakistan with the financial support of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Germany and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan has organized the DAAD-HEC international summer school in Islamabad, November 2-5. The theme and the topics to be discussed at the Summer School are as follows : Food Security in times of climate change. Food security, agriculture biotechnology, food biotechnology, plant biology, climate change impact on food security, Bioinformatics and similar fields. The participants and invited speakers will present papers and case studies in the forum in the above topics. Besides there will be posters and practical workshops and excursions to the food security centers.
Bangladesh will be represented at the Summer School by Professor M. Imdadul Hoque, the Dean of the Faculty of Biological Sciences, Dhaka University and Professor Rakha Hari Sarker at the Botany Department , DU.