Dr. Nabila Gulzar

B.Sc. (Hons) Food Technology, M.Sc.(Hons) Food Technology,  PhD Food Technology (UAF)
Assistant Professor-TTS

Department of Dairy Technology
Mob. No. 0332 3521800
Email: nabila.gulzar@uvas.edu.pk

Biography

I, Dr. Nabila Gulzar is an Assistant Professor (TTS) in the Department of Dairy Technology. I completed my B.Sc. (Hons.) in 2009, M.Sc. (Hons.) Food Technology in 2011 and Ph.D. (Food Technology) Dairy Technology in 2016 from National Institute of Food Science and Technology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. I served University of Agriculture Faisalabad as Teacher assistant (TA) for the period of six months in Dairy Technology section in 2013. I actively participated in “Wheat Campaign program” Organized by Ayyub Agriculture Research Institute Faisalabad, Pakistan in 2007.

Publication

 

 

Abstracts / Poster présentations

  • “Mozzarella cheese: a model for dairy industries in Pakistan. Nabila Gulzar*1, Aysha Sameen1, Nuzhat Huma1, Saima Rafiq1, in Kinnaird Multidisciplinary Research Conference (KMRC-2013) & Under Graduate Research Festival, 18-19 Nov, 2013 Organized by Kinnaird College, Lahore.
  •  “Therapeutic role of bioactive peptides in reducing oxidative stress” Saima Rafiq*1,Nuzhat Huma1, Aysha Sameen1, Imran Pasha1, Nabila Gulzar1, Farhan Saeed2, in 3rd International Conference on “Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals” 4-5 Dec, 2013, organized by GC university, Faisalabad.
  •  “Whey proteins:  a remedy for physiological disorders”Aysha Sameen1, Nabila Gulzar*1, Nuzhat Huma1, Saima Rafiq1 in 3rd International Conference on “Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals” 4-5 Dec, 2013, organized by GC university, Faisalabad.
  •  “Effect of Pastuerization on the Quality of Drinking Yoghurt Containing Strawberry Pulp and Aloe Vera Gel Extract” Nuzhat Huma1, Iqra Razaq1,Saima Rafiq*1, Aysha Sameen1, Muhammad Shahid2, Nabila Gulzar, “International Conference of Biochemical and Chemical Sciences (ICBCS-2014)” organized by Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Uni. Of Agri. Faisalabad. Feb, 24-26, 2014.
  •  “Effect of Processing Parameters and Ripening on Microstructure of Mozzarella Cheese” Aysha Sameen1, Nabila Gulzar, Nuzhat Huma1, Saima Rafiq1,  Muhammad Issa Khan1, “International Conference of Biochemical and Chemical Sciences (ICBCS-2014)” organized by Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Uni. Of Agri. Faisalabad. Feb, 24-26, 2014.  
  •  “Nutraceutical prospective of bioactive peptides derived from cheddar cheese Saima Rafiq*1, Nuzhat Huma, Imran Pasha, Mummad Issa khan, Nabila Gulzar, Zaib-un- Nisa, Muhammad Umair Sattar. International conference on Recent Developments in Human Nutrition. Organized by University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Lahore-Pakistan and Nutritionist Association of Pakistan. 19-20 March, 2014.
  •  “Angiotensin converting enzyme-inhibitory activity of bioactive peptides from cheddar cheese. Saima Rafiq*1, Nuzhat Huma, Imran Pasha, Mummad Issa khan, Nabila Gulzar. International Symposium on Technological & Nutritional aspects of Value Added Dairy Products. Organized by NIFSAT, UAF. 12-14 November, 2014.
  •  “Influence of Mozzarella and semi-ripened cheddar cheese blend on the chemical composition and textural attributes of processed Pizza cheese". Nabila Gulzar, Aysha Sameen, Nuzhat Huma, M. Umair Sattar, Saima Rafiq, Shamas Murtaza. International Symposium on Technological & Nutritional aspects of Value Added Dairy Products. Organized by NIFSAT, UAF. 12-14 November, 2014.
  • Influence of Mozzarella and Cheddar Cheese Blending on Baking Performance, Viscosity and Microstructure of Pizza Cheese. Nabila Gulzar1, Aysha Sameen2, Nuzhat Huma2, Saima Inayat1, Saima Rafiq. International conference on Foods of Animal. Origion. Organized by NIFSAT, UAF. 30-31 March, 2017.
  • Nutritional and Functional Properties of Fruited Cream Cheese Spread as influenced by Hydrocolloids. Nabila Gulzar, Aysha Sameen, Muhammad Issa Khan, Nuzhat Huma, Mian Anjum Murtaza, Saima Rafiq. Journal of Food and Nutrition Research. 2015. (IF: 0.44). Published
  • Influence of mozzarella and semi-ripened cheddar cheese amalgamation on the chemical composition and textural attributes of processed pizza cheese. Nabila Gulzar, Aysha Sameen, Nuzhat Huma, Muhammad Shahid. Pakistan Journal of Agriculture Sciences. (IF: 1.049). Published
  • Use of METEROXYLON SAGU as a Stabilizing Agent in Yoghurt. Muhammad Hasan, Nuzhat Huma, Saima Rafiq, Ayesha Sameen, Nabila GulzarJournal of Food Chemistry and Nutrition. 2014. Published.
  • Exposure of Raw-264.7 macrophage cell line to water soluble extract of Cheddar cheese: Assessment of antioxidant activity. Saima Rafiq, Nuzhat Huma, Imran Pasha, Nabila Gulzar, Muhammad Shahid and Hang Xiao. Journal of Plant and Animal Sciences. 2017. (IF 0.422) Published.
  • Effect of Cheddar cheese peptide extracts on growth inhibition, cell cycle arrest and apoptosis induction in human lung cancer (H-1299) cell line. Saima Rafiq, Nuzhat Huma, Nabila Gulzar, Mian Anjum Murtaza and Imtiaz Hussain. International Journal of Dairy Technology 2018. (IF 1.22) Published.
  • Impact of immediate and delayed chilling of raw milk on chemical changes in lipid fraction of pasteurized milk. Muhammad Ajmal, Muhammad Nadeem, Muhammad Imran, Muhammad Abid, Maryam Batool, Imran Taj Khan, Nabila Gulzar and Muhammad Tayyab. Lipids in Health and Disease. 2018. (IF 2.66). Published.
  • Impact of vitamin E and selenium on antioxidant capacity and lipid oxidation of cheddar cheese in accelerated ripening. Maryam Batool, Muhammad Nadeem, Muhammad Imran, Nabila Gulzar, Muhammad Qamar Shahid, Muhammad Shahbaz, Muhammad Ajmal and Imran Taj Khan. Lipids in Health and Disease. 2018. (IF 2.66). Published.
  • Influence of milling pH and storage on quality characteristics, mineral and fatty acid profile of buffalo Mozzarella cheese. Nabila Gulzar, Saima Rafiq, Muhammad NadeemMuhammad Imran, Anjum KhaliqueIqra Muqadas Sleem,1and Tahir Saleem. Lipids in Health and Disease. 2019. (IF 2.66) Published.

Research papers

  • "Nutritional and Functional Properties of Fruited Cream Cheese Spread as influenced by Hydrocolloids" Nabila Gulzar1, Aysha Sameen1, Muhammad Issa Khan1, Nuzhat Huma1, Mian Anjum Murtaza2*, Saima Rafiq1. Journal of Food and Nutrition Research. 2015. (IF: 0.44). Published
  • Influence of mozzarella and semi-ripened cheddar cheese amalgamation on the chemical composition and textural attributes of processed pizza cheese " Nabila Gulzar,1* Aysha Sameen,1 Nuzhat Huma1,  Muhammad Shahid2. Pakistan journal of Agriculture Sciences. (IF: 1.049). Published
  • "Use of METEROXYLON SAGU as a Stabilizing Agent in Yoghurt" Muhammad Hasan1, Nuzhat Huma1, Saima Rafiq*1, Ayesha Sameen1, Nabila Gulzar1. Journal of Food Chemistry and Nutrition. 2014. Published.
  • Exposure of Raw-264.7 macrophage cell line to water soluble extract of Cheddar cheese: Assessment of antioxidant activity. Saima Rafiq, Nuzhat Huma, Imran Pasha, Nabila Gulzar, MuhammAd Shahid and Hang Xiao. Journal of Plant and Animal Sciences. (IF 0.422)Published.

 

 

 

  1. Mozzarella cheese: a model for dairy industries in Pakistan. Nabila Gulzar, Aysha Sameen1, Nuzhat Huma1, Saima Rafiq, in Kinnaird Multidisciplinary Research Conference (KMRC-2013) & Under Graduate Research Festival, 18-19 Nov, 2013 Organized by Kinnaird College, Lahore.
  2.  Therapeutic role of bioactive peptides in reducing oxidative stress. Saima Rafiq, Nuzhat Huma, Aysha Sameen, Imran Pasha, Nabila Gulzar, Farhan Saeed, in 3rd International Conference on “Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals” 4-5 Dec, 2013, organized by GC university, Faisalabad.
  3.  Whey proteins:  A remedy for physiological disorders. Aysha Sameen, Nabila Gulzar, Nuzhat Huma1, Saima Rafiq1 in 3rd International Conference on “Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals” 4-5 Dec, 2013, organized by GC university, Faisalabad.
  4.  Effect of Pastuerization on the Quality of Drinking Yoghurt Containing Strawberry Pulp and Aloe Vera Gel Extract” Nuzhat Huma1, Iqra Razaq1,Saima Rafiq, Aysha Sameen, Muhammad Shahid, Nabila Gulzar, “International Conference of Biochemical and Chemical Sciences (ICBCS-2014)” organized by Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Uni. Of Agri. Faisalabad. Feb, 24-26, 2014.
  5.  Effect of Processing Parameters and Ripening on Microstructure of Mozzarella Cheese. Aysha Sameen, Nabila Gulzar, Nuzhat Huma, Saima Rafiq, and Muhammad Issa Khan. International Conference of Biochemical and Chemical Sciences (ICBCS-2014)” organized by Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Uni. Of Agri. Faisalabad. Feb, 24-26, 2014.  
  6.  Nutraceutical prospective of bioactive peptides derived from cheddar cheese. Saima Rafiq, Nuzhat Huma, Imran Pasha, Mummad Issa khan, Nabila Gulzar, Zaib-un- Nisa, Muhammad Umair Sattar. International conference on Recent Developments in Human Nutrition. Organized by University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Lahore-Pakistan and Nutritionist Association of Pakistan. 19-20 March, 2014.
  7.  Angiotensin converting enzyme-inhibitory activity of bioactive peptides from cheddar cheeseSaima RafiqNuzhat Huma, Imran Pasha, Mummad Issa khan, Nabila Gulzar. International Symposium on Technological & Nutritional aspects of Value Added Dairy Products. Organized by NIFSAT, UAF. 12-14 November, 2014.
  8.  Influence of Mozzarella and semi-ripened cheddar cheese blend on the chemical composition and textural attributes of processed Pizza cheese. Nabila Gulzar, Aysha Sameen, Nuzhat Huma, M. Umair Sattar,Saima RafiqShamas Murtaza. International Symposium on Technological & Nutritional aspects of Value Added Dairy Products. Organized by NIFSAT, UAF. 12-14 November, 2014.
  9. Influence of Mozzarella and Cheddar Cheese Blending on Baking Performance, Viscosity and Microstructure of Pizza Cheese. Nabila Gulzar, Aysha Sameen, Nuzhat Huma, Saima Inayat1, Saima Rafiq. International conference on Foods of Animal. Origion. Organized by NIFSAT, UAF. 30-31 March, 2017.
  10. Bioactivity of Lysozyme: Antimicrobial, Antioxidant and anticancer properties. Nabila Gulzar, Iqra Muqaddas, Saima Rafiq and Mian Shamas Murtaza. 3rd international Conference on Biosciences- 2018 May 9th to 11th, 2018. GC University of Lahore, Pakistan.
  11. Application of ultrasound technology in dairy industry.  Nabila Gulzar, Iqra Muqadas Saleem, Saima Rafiq. Trends and Innovation in Food Processing Technology: Prospects and Challenges- 2018 November 7th-8th, 2018 Organized by Department of Dairy Technology.
  12. Factors associated with maternal anemia among pregnant women in Lahore city. Iqra Muqadas Saleem, Nabila Gulzar, Sadia Jamal, Maliha Khalil, Ubaid Tayyib, Fukaiha Dar. Trends and Innovation in Food Processing Technology: Prospects and Challenges- 2018 November 7th-8th, 2018 Organized by Department of Dairy Technology.
  13. A comparative study on the texture analysis of different type of biscuits available in market. Iqra Muqadas Saleem, Dr. Saima Inayat, Nabila Gulzar, Muhammad Imran. Conference on Trends and Innovation in Food Processing Technology: Prospects and Challenges November 07-08, 2018.

 

 

 

Expertise and Research Interest

Expertise

  • Dairy Science and Technology
  • Cheese Technology (Specifically Mozzarella cheese, Cheddar cheese, Processed Pizza cheese, Cream Cheese and Cream Cheese Spread).
  • Analytical skills in Food Science
  • Product Development

Interests

  • Dairy Science and Technology
  • Food and Nutrition

Conference/workshop/Training attended

  1. Mozzarella cheese: a model for dairy industries in Pakistan. Nabila Gulzar, Aysha Sameen1, Nuzhat Huma1, Saima Rafiq, in Kinnaird Multidisciplinary Research Conference (KMRC-2013) & Under Graduate Research Festival, 18-19 Nov, 2013 Organized by Kinnaird College, Lahore.
  2.  Therapeutic role of bioactive peptides in reducing oxidative stress. Saima Rafiq, Nuzhat Huma, Aysha Sameen, Imran Pasha, Nabila Gulzar, Farhan Saeed, in 3rd International Conference on “Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals” 4-5 Dec, 2013, organized by GC university, Faisalabad.
  3.  Whey proteins:  A remedy for physiological disorders. Aysha Sameen, Nabila Gulzar, Nuzhat Huma1, Saima Rafiq1 in 3rd International Conference on “Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals” 4-5 Dec, 2013, organized by GC university, Faisalabad.
  4.  Effect of Pastuerization on the Quality of Drinking Yoghurt Containing Strawberry Pulp and Aloe Vera Gel Extract” Nuzhat Huma1, Iqra Razaq1,Saima Rafiq, Aysha Sameen, Muhammad Shahid, Nabila Gulzar, “International Conference of Biochemical and Chemical Sciences (ICBCS-2014)” organized by Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Uni. Of Agri. Faisalabad. Feb, 24-26, 2014.
  5.  Effect of Processing Parameters and Ripening on Microstructure of Mozzarella Cheese. Aysha Sameen, Nabila Gulzar, Nuzhat Huma, Saima Rafiq, and Muhammad Issa Khan. International Conference of Biochemical and Chemical Sciences (ICBCS-2014)” organized by Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Uni. Of Agri. Faisalabad. Feb, 24-26, 2014.  
  6.  Nutraceutical prospective of bioactive peptides derived from cheddar cheese. Saima Rafiq, Nuzhat Huma, Imran Pasha, Mummad Issa khan, Nabila Gulzar, Zaib-un- Nisa, Muhammad Umair Sattar. International conference on Recent Developments in Human Nutrition. Organized by University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Lahore-Pakistan and Nutritionist Association of Pakistan. 19-20 March, 2014.
  7.  Angiotensin converting enzyme-inhibitory activity of bioactive peptides from cheddar cheeseSaima RafiqNuzhat Huma, Imran Pasha, Mummad Issa khan, Nabila Gulzar. International Symposium on Technological & Nutritional aspects of Value Added Dairy Products. Organized by NIFSAT, UAF. 12-14 November, 2014.
  8.  Influence of Mozzarella and semi-ripened cheddar cheese blend on the chemical composition and textural attributes of processed Pizza cheese. Nabila Gulzar, Aysha Sameen, Nuzhat Huma, M. Umair Sattar,Saima RafiqShamas Murtaza. International Symposium on Technological & Nutritional aspects of Value Added Dairy Products. Organized by NIFSAT, UAF. 12-14 November, 2014.
  9. Influence of Mozzarella and Cheddar Cheese Blending on Baking Performance, Viscosity and Microstructure of Pizza Cheese. Nabila Gulzar, Aysha Sameen, Nuzhat Huma, Saima Inayat1, Saima Rafiq. International conference on Foods of Animal. Origion. Organized by NIFSAT, UAF. 30-31 March, 2017.
  10. Bioactivity of Lysozyme: Antimicrobial, Antioxidant and anticancer properties. Nabila Gulzar, Iqra Muqaddas, Saima Rafiq and Mian Shamas Murtaza. 3rd international Conference on Biosciences- 2018 May 9th to 11th, 2018. GC University of Lahore, Pakistan.
  11. Application of ultrasound technology in dairy industry.  Nabila Gulzar, Iqra Muqadas Saleem, Saima Rafiq. Trends and Innovation in Food Processing Technology: Prospects and Challenges- 2018 November 7th-8th, 2018 Organized by Department of Dairy Technology.
  12. Factors associated with maternal anemia among pregnant women in Lahore city. Iqra Muqadas Saleem, Nabila Gulzar, Sadia Jamal, Maliha Khalil, Ubaid Tayyib, Fukaiha Dar. Trends and Innovation in Food Processing Technology: Prospects and Challenges- 2018 November 7th-8th, 2018 Organized by Department of Dairy Technology.
  13. A comparative study on the texture analysis of different type of biscuits available in market. Iqra Muqadas Saleem, Dr. Saima Inayat, Nabila Gulzar, Muhammad Imran. Conference on Trends and Innovation in Food Processing Technology: Prospects and Challenges November 07-08, 2018.
  14. One day training workshop on “END NOTE X7 BASIC” held on 26th June 2018 at IT center, UVAS, Ravi campus, Organize by Dept. of Statistics and computer Science in Collaboration  with Information Technology Center, UVAS.
  15. One Day certified Halal Training Workshop on “Halal Food Safety Standards” held on April, 17-18, 2018 at Faletti’s Hotel, Lahore Pakistan, organized by Punjab Halal Development Agency.
  16. Training of women livestock farmer and the milk traders on December 22, 2018 at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce Sialkot under WINDS initiative of USAID PEEP as trainer.

Research projects

PI in project entitled “Influence of milling pH on the chemical composition and fatty prfile profile of Mozzarella cheese” Higher Education commission, Pakistan (Approved; PKR 477000) with Co PI Prof. Dr. Anjum Khalique in 2017.