First Pakistani Neuroscientist Participating in 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate

The enriched soil of Pakistan never seize to amaze us. Talent makes it way. Yes, Mehwish Akram has made every Pakistani proud on international forums.

The first neuroscientist from Pakistan, Mehwish Akram has been selected to participate in the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting dedicated to Physiology and Medicine to be held in Lindau, Germany in June 2018.

Every year a group of only 600 young scientists from around the globe have the privilege to attend a gathering of 30 Nobel Prize winning scientists. The Council and the Foundation is committed to share the enthusiasm that characterises the annual encounters between Nobel Laureates and young scientists with the general public.

It is an integral part of the mission to reach out beyond the meetings at Lindau and involve society in the dialogue on the importance of education, science and research.

Mehwish Akram is a gold medalist from Punjab University in the field of Microbiology and Molecular genetics. She did her masters from the same institute with distinction and now pursuing a PhD in Neuroscience as an exchange student from Uppsala University, Sweden. She is striving to lay the foundations of neuroscience research in Pakistan from the platform of School of Biological Sciences, University of the Punjab.