The biotechnological base in the Syrian Arab Republic is the Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MBB) in the national Atomic Energy Commission. The Department has at least three divisions, Mammalian Cell Biology Division, Human Genetics Division and Mammalian Physiology Division, involved in planning, management and active participation in biotechnological research pertaining to health-related problems. The Radiation Medicine Department under the same commission has sequencing facilities and expertise. These departments are striving to acquire facilities for research in bioinformatics and stem cells and informatics with particular emphasis on human health.
|Institute:||MOH/PHLs/Molecular Biology Lab, Damascus|
|Address:||PHLs/Damascus-Aleppo St-Alghassani, Damascus|
|Head:||Dr. Maisoun Nasri|
|Focus of interest:||1) Disease diagnostic|
|Key Technical Fecilities:||1) DHPLC; 2) PCR (RNA or DNA)|