Kauser Abdulla Malik

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Kausar Abdulla Malik (born 7 July 1945),[1] also spelled Kausar Abdullah Malik,[2][3] is a noted agriculture scientist and educationist from Lahore, Pakistan. Since 2008 he has been Professor of Biotechnology in Forman Christian College, Lahore.


Malik is the eldest son of noted Urdu Language author, journalist, and Marxist, Abdullah Malik.[2]


Malik attended Forman Christian College (A chartered university) from 1959–1961 and completed his pre-med FSc. His Bachelor of Science and Master of Science are from Government College University, Lahore. He holds his Doctor of Philosophy in microbiology from Aston University, United Kingdom.

Scientific career[edit]

Malik has worked at different positions and institutions during his scientific career, and maintains working relationships with many. He was the chief science officer (CSO) at Nuclear Institute for Agriculture and Biology (NIAB), Faisalabad. He served as the CSO of Pakistan's National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE) and the Nuclear Institute for Agriculture and Biology, both bioscience research laboratories for Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission. He later became the director of NIBGE. Malik is also a member of Pakistan's Ministry of Economic Development, the Planning Commission of Pakistan.

Awards and honors[edit]

Distinguished National Professor by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.[1][3]

He has been awarded three prestigious civil award by the Government of Pakistan at different occasions. These are, Hilal-i-Imtiaz, Sitara-i-Imtiaz, and Tamgha-e-Imtiaz.[4]

In 1997 he was awarded ISESCO Prize in Biology.[1][5] Dr Malik is a Fellow of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences[1] and is one of five leading scientists and technologists appointed by the government to the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology.[6]


Malik Played an influential role in the establishment of country's well known research institution, National Institute for Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering (NIBGE), Faislabad


  1. ^ a b c d "Fellows of the Academy". Pakistan Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Legendary Abdullah Malik remembered -DAWN - National; April 21, 2008". Archives.dawn.com. 2008-04-21. Retrieved 2012-02-03. 
  3. ^ a b Khan, Ameen Amjad (8 June 2011). "PAKISTAN: Bin Laden home a 'university for peace'?". University World News. 
  4. ^ "Awards". Pakps.com. 2012-01-18. Retrieved 2012-02-03. 
  5. ^ FCC – Forman Christian College. "Biological Sciences". Fccollege.edu.pk. Retrieved 2012-02-03. 
  6. ^ "Composition of PCST". Pakistan Council for Science and Technology. Retrieved 27 January 2011.