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Life Sciences Center LiSCENT

A new Service Centre with the name of LiSCENT has been established. The main activities of LiSCENT are

  • LiSCENT will coordinate and integrate the instructional and research activities of a broad range of faculty with interest in Chemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Pharmacognosy and Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics.
  • LiSCENT will be involved in the analyses in the areas of environment, nutritional, pharmaceutical, microbiological, and applied research and development. LSL will also cooperate with industrial clients to aid in the solution of their problems and conduct audits of facilities to evaluate their compliance with various Governmental regulations.
  • LiSCENT will also be involved in Assistance in Quarantine
  • LiSCENT will provide the Services to the academia, Industries, Research Institutes and other organizations like Hospitals, NGOs and Health department. These services will be a source of revenue for the labs.

The services include:

  • Analytical Services
  • Services Microbiology & Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical

1. Analytical Services

Providing expert chemical analyses for vitamins, botanicals, and nutritional supplements and cosmetics products. The mission will be to become a trusted partner in the business of our clients in Pakistan by providing quality analytical testing, friendly client service and value-added consulting related to data interpretation.

Services Tests
Heavy Metals Analysis
  • Food
  • Cement
  • Urine
  • Fruits
  • Bread
  • Drinking water
  • Meat
  • Hair
  • Human Blood
  • Vegetables
  • Milk
  • Industrial Wastewater
  • Tissues

Botanical Testing

Sample types: Raw plant parts, powdered extract Dosage forms

Identification Test

Herbal and vegetable powders, Nutritional Ingredients

Analysis of Drugs

Drug testing and quality control

Vitamin Testing

Sample types: Raw materials, Dosage forms and Fortified food

Toxicology Testing

Toxicology testing (metal detection and testing in human samples),


Pesticides in vegetables, fruits, food, ground water and irrigation water. Analysis of Drugs, food, fuels, oils and its raw materials for inorganic and organic compounds having low molecular weight, low boiling point…

Quality Control

To provide analytical testing and full-service technical support to pharmaceutical manufacturers and processors in Pakistan, particularly in Hattar Industrial Zone, Haripur.

Export & Import Quality

Export & Import quality products (Testing quality for export & import)

Special Services in Microbiology & Biotechnology

Provides microbiological test of public-health significance from surface waters, ground waters and sediments for a variety of study objectives. The goals of the services are to:

  1. Provide quality microbiological analytical services to the institutes for the analysis of environmental samples for Microbes.
  2. Work with other government agencies, academic institutions and public utilities to develop and to test methods for detection or enumeration of microorganism of public health significance in the environment.
  3. Services in Microbiology
  4. Clinical Tests (culture, CRP, Anti DNA, Hbs, Ag test, HIV, ICT, HCV etc)
    1. BOD/TSS/Nutrients
    2. Bioremediation Test
    3. Bench Scale Biodegradation
    4. Total/Fecal Coliform Bacteria
    5. Field Sampling/Field Analysis
    6. Total Aerobic Plate Count
    7. Pathogens
    8. Yeast and Mold
    9. E-Coli
    10. Total Coliform
    11. Fecal Coliform
    12. Services in Molecular Genetic Testing
GMO Testing of genetic modified organism in plants, food by PCR
DNA Finger Prints DNA finger prints of important crop varieties
DNA finger prints for forensics

Genetic disorders

Genetic disorders & abnormalities
Disease detection and classification Using molecular techniques
Microscopic Symptemology ELISA

3. Services in Pharmaceutics

  • Assistance in Patenting the products from medicinal plants
  • Drug Testing for the Market
  • Awareness of masses about plant natural products and drugs
  • Export & Import quality products (Testing quality for export & import)
S.No Name of Lab Place
1 Instruments Lab A Block
2 Biotechnology Lab A Block
3 Tissue Culture Lab A Block
4 Microbiology Lab A Block
5 Biology Lab A Block
6 Biochemistry Lab A Block
7 Chemistry Lab A Block
8 Pharmacognocy Lab A Block
9 Anatomy pathology Lab A Block
10 Pharmaceutics Lab A Block
11 Industrial Lab A Block
12 Analytical Lab A Block
13 Dr. A Rehman Research Lab A Block
14 MS/PhD Lab A Block
15 Mineralogy/ Petrology Lab AzeemShehzad Block