Doctor of Philosophy in

Virology & Molecular Pathology (Ph.D)

This program is introduced for the first time in Pakistan, keeping in view of the emerging viral diseases and their deadly outbreaks during the last couple of decades. Understanding molecular aspects of these viral infections is the greatest challenges faced by the scientists/researchers these days. This course will provide and enable students to cope with the rapid advancement in the fields of Virology and Molecular Pathology and helps them to address the interactions of viral and pathological human diseases through focused research projects.

Degree

Requirements

M.Phil or equivalent

Why this

Degree

This program aims to generate human resource of molecular pathologists in the field of virology who can contribute to the society by serving in prestigious academic and research institutes around the globe. There is a huge demand of these professional in the vaccine, pharmaceutical, research laboratories, university circles and health care industry within as well as outside Pakistan where they can pursue their careers.

Courses Offered

Semester 1
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1
General Virology
3
   
2
Molecular Pathology/Molecular Biology
3
   
3
Diagnostic Techniques/Instrumentation
3
   



   
Semester 2
SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1
Advances in Virology
3


2
Molecular mechanism of disease (Mechanistic Virology)
3


3
Elective Subject
3








Semester 3
SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1
Research
9








Semester 4
SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1
Research
9







Semester 5
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1
Research
6







Semester 6
SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1
Research
6