Along with the Scientific Committee, the core members are responsible for the scientific modules and the management of the workshops. The accompanying is a list of the core members and invited instructors.

Dr. Ibrar Ahmed
NGS Expert,
CEO, Alpha Genomics
Dr. Ibrar Ahmed completed his PhD from Massey University, New Zealand in February 2014. His area of expertise is genomics, molecular evolution, plant molecular biology and next-generation sequencing. After spending a little less than three years as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biochemistry, Quaid-i- Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan, Dr. Ahmed established Alpha Genomics to extend his services and expertise to fellow researchers and scientists in universities and R&D organizations. His PhD thesis can be downloaded here. He documented his expertise through publications in prestigious international journals
Dr. Waseem Haider
Assistant Professor (Bioinformatics)
CEO, Next Gen. Solutions  
Dr. Haider is a PhD from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC), USA. He is working as an Assistant Professor (Bioinformatics) in the department of Biosciences. His area of research is Next Generation Sequence Analysis (NGS) that includes a variety of tasks like; Data storage and handling, RNASeq data acquisition and analysis, Gene networks and networks motifs, Genome assemblies, identification of DNA polymorphisms, Metagenome Analysis, QTL and Association studies. Dr Haider and his students raised an NGS data analysis training and consultation company "Next Gen. Solutions (NGS)"
Mr. Syed Hassan Abbas
(Bioinformatics/NGS Data Analyst)
Abbas received his master’s degree in bioinformatics from COMSATS University, Islamabad in 2018, with a dissertation focused on Next Generation Sequencing (NGS). Mr. Abbas works on genome and discovery of variations using NGS data. In 2018, Abbas started working at Alpha Genomics as a Scientific Officer (Bioinformatics).  Before joining Alpha Genomics, Abbas working in Next Gen. Solutions. Currently, he manages software and analysis pipeline of NGS platforms technologies as well as taking part in national and international projects. Abbas also organizes workshops.  
Abbas is fascinated by Computational Biology, enjoy good thriller stories, and likes to take n challenges.


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