Genetic Department INTRODUCTION


Genetics is considered the most of biological sciences that studies genes, heredity and genetics variation. The history of our Department of Genetics can be traced back to 1996, when the Sohag Faculty of Agriculture was founded, but officially it originated in 2009 from the Department of Agricultural Botany. Since then, the main goal of our department is teaching the genetic courses for undergraduates and postgraduates. We have a Genetics and Applied Biotechnology lab. for learning and researching providing by many modern equipment. So, our department is mainly participated in enhancing the productivity of plants and animals sectors as well as modification of micro-organisms.