PSN

Pakistan Society of Nematologists
Member Society of the IFNS

The Society was formed in 1980.

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PAKISTAN SOCIETY OF NEMATOLOGISTS

OFFICERS OF THE SOCIETY

Website: pjn.com.pk
Email: info@pjn.com.pk

PATRON-IN-CHIEF & IFNS COUNCILOR

Prof. Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro
President, Economic Cooperation Organization Science Foundation (ECOSF)
5th Floor, Ministry of S&T Building
1-Constitution Avenue, G-5/2 Islamabad, PAKISTAN
website: www.ecosf.org
Tel: +92 51-921 5496
Fax: +92 51-921 5497
Mobile: +92 331 544 2161
E-mail: manzoorhsoomro@gmail.com

Prof. Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro

(Order of Academic Palms, France)
President ECO Science Foundation
Ph.D. (University of Reading, UK)
Email: manzoorhsoomro@gmail.com

Area(s) of Research:

Crop Protection and Plant Pathology, IPM, STI Policy and STEM Education

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Prof. Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro

 

Prof. Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro is a renowned Pakistani Scientist specializing in Crop Protection (Plant Nematology, Plant Pathology & IPM) and Science Education. Prof. Soomro has demonstrated outstanding scholarship and extraordinary service to the scientific community in Pakistan and the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Region and beyond. Prof. Soomro is credited for his extraordinary contributions in the establishment of the ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF) as its Founder President. ECOSF is a premier Scientific & Technological promotion organization and a Specialized Agency of the ECO, which is a 10-countries Inter-Governmental Organization (http://ecosf.org).

Previously, Dr. Soomro has been the Chairperson of Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF), Director General of Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) and Pakistan Scientific Technological Information Centre (PASTIC), a Professor of Plant Protection at the Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam Pakistan and the IPM Expert in FAO of the UN. He is the pioneer who launched and implemented the Inquiry Based Science Education-IBSE pedagogy for STEM education at schools in Pakistan and in the ECO member countries.

Prof. Soomro is member of numerous global bodies including the Global Council of Inter-Academy Partnership Science Education Programme (IAP SEP), Governing Board of ISTIC Malaysia, IRIS Iran and the International Advisory Board of Le main a le pate Foundation of France. He is also the Vice President of the Belt and Road International Science Education Coordinating Committee (BRISECC).

Professor Soomro is an acclaimed scientist in the field of agricultural sciences and SETI promotion in the region, with over 200 publications and presentations including; books, book chapters and research papers in peer reviewed journals, 6 industrial patents and 9 virus gene sequences to his credit. He serves as the Regional Editor (West & Central Asia) of the Journal of Science, Technology Policy Management and Editor in Chief of Pakistan Journal of Nematology.

PRESIDENT
Prof. Dr. Tariq Mukhtar

PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi
Email: 
dr.drtmukhtar@uaar.edu.pk

 

VICE PRESIDENTS

Dr. Muhammad Ismail Bhatti (Federal)
Pakistan Museum of Natural History, PSF, Islamabad
Email: mibhatti73@gmail.com

Dr. Erum Iqbal (Sindh Province)
National Nematological Research Centre, University of Karachi, Karachi
Email: erum_i@yahoo.com

Dr. Muhammad Shahid (Punjab Province)
Ayub Agricultural Research Institute,
Faisalabad
Email: m.shahid_aari@yahoomail.com

Dr. Taimoor Khan (Balochistan Province)
Department of Agriculture,
Uthal University, Lasbella
Email: dr.taimoorqumberani1@yahoo.com

Dr. Farman Ali (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province)
Department of Agriculture,
Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan,
Email: drfarman@awkum.edu.pk

Dr. Muhammad Tariq Khan (Azad Jammu & Kashmir)
University of Poonch,
Rawalakot
Email: muhammadtariq@upr.edu.pk

Dr. Sagir Hussain (Gilgit, Baltistan)
Karakoram International University, Gilgit
Email: sagirhussain72nnrc@gmail.com

GENERAL SECRETARY
Dr. Abdul Mobeen Lodhi
Sindh Agriculture University,
Tandojam
Email: mubeenlodhi@gmail.com

TREASURER
Dr. Saboohi Raza
National Nematological Research Centre,
University of Karachi, Karachi
Email: razasaboohi@uok.edu.pk

JOINT SECRETARY
Dr. Raees Ahmed
University of Poonch,
Rawalakot, Azad Jammu & Kashmir
Email: raees@upr.edu.pk

Publications
Pakistan Journal of Nematology (biannual)
(Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro)
National Nematological Research Centre,
University of Karachi, Karachi – 75270, Pakistan.
Email: info@pjn.com.pk
Back issues are available at 20% discount.
The society has also been publishing a biannual newsletter since 2002, namely the PSN Newsletter.

Subscriptions
Annual subscription rates:
National: Pak Rs. 2000/-
Foreign: US$ 80/-