KARACHI - Pakistani top scientists congratulated a young researcher Uzma Mahmood of Dr Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research (PCMD), University of Karachi, for her achievement to be selected to participate in 63rd Nobel Laureate Meeting of Chemistry, held in Germany (Lindau).

 She was one of 600 selected young researchers from 80 countries to meet and spend time with 30 Nobel laureates. This was an excellent opportunity to communicate with fellow scientists across the globe and to share scientific thoughts with them.

KU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Qaiser, former Chairman Higher Education Commission Prof Dr Atta-ur-Rahman, Director International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) Prof Dr Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary have congratulated the young scholar for her great achievement, and said that Uzma Mahmood has illuminated the country’s name at the international level. 

ICCBS Spokesman said that as many as 18 lucky young researchers of different countries were selected from 63rd Nobel laureate meeting, and she was one of them.

She was also selected for Discovery Research in Baden-Wurttemberg: “A paradise for Scientific Endeavors” from 5th to 12th July, 2013. She visited different universities of Baden-Wurttemberg (University of Konstanz, University of Stuttgart, University of Tubingen, University of ULM, and University of Heidelberg), Germany to explore new scientific research. As well as in the same period of scientific journey, she also visited Pharmaceutical Company (Boehringer Ingelheim) and different institutes like Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering & Biotechnology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology , European Molecular Biology laboratory (EMBL), and Institute of Textile Chemistry and Chemical Fibers,” he said.