Dr. Muhammad Nawaz

M.Sc., Ph.D
Associate Professor (Tenured)

Tel:  +92 (0) 42 9211449 Ext 232
E.mail: muhammad.nawaz@uvas.edu.pk

HEC Approved Supervisor

Biography

Dr. Muhammad Nawaz (HEC approved supervisor for PhD), is an Assistant Professor, Institute of Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan. He holds M.Sc. degree in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from Punjab University, Lahore.  After M. Sc, in 2007, He won HEC Scholarship for PhD studies in China. He joined the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Xian Jiaotong University, Xian, China under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Xu. Jiru. Apart from his PhD studies, he was also involved in training and mentoring of undergraduate and Master students of the department. After PhD in 2011, he joined Institute of Microbiology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore as Assistant Professor. He is actively involved in undergraduate and post graduate teaching, and in research activities of department.

Area of Interest

  • Isolation, Identification, and characterization of pathogenic microbes of veterinary and human importance
  • Isolation, characterization and development of probiotics for poultry and human
  • Isolation and characterization of industrially important microorganisms

Publications

 

  1. Raza, S., Alvisi, G., Shahin, F., Husain, U., Rabbani, M., Yaqub, T., Anjum, A.A., Sheikh, A.A., Nawaz, M. and Ali, M.A., Role of Rab GTPases in HSV-1 infection: Molecular understanding of viral maturation and egress. Microbial Pathogenesis. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micpath.2018.03.028. (IF: 2.009).
  2. Madeeha Tariq, Muhammad Nawaz, Aftab Ahmad Anjum, Saba Sana, Mian Abdul Hafeez, Jawad Nazir, Wasim Shahzad and Muhammad Imran Najeeb. 2017. Production and characterization of phytase from indigenous Aspergillus niger isolates. Pak. J. Agri. Sci., Vol. 54(4), 799-806; 2017 (IF: 0.690).
  3. Ali Ahmed, A.A Anjum, M. Rabbani, K. Ashraf, M. Nawaz, S. Sana, A. Asif. 2017. Diversity of Phytase producing non-toxigenic fungi isolated from soil. J. Anim. Plant Sci. (Accepted, Available online). (IF: 0.38)
  4. Ali Ahmed, A. A Anjum, M. Rabbani, K. Ashraf, M. M. Awais, M. Nawaz, N. Ahmed, A. Asif, S. Sana. 2017. Effect of fermented rice bran on growth performance and bioavailability of phosphorous in broiler chickens. Indian Journal of Ani. Reseach. DOI: 10.18805/ijar.v0iOF.8002. (IF: 0.185)
  5. Asifa Rasool, A. A. Anjum, M. Rabbani, M. Lateef, F. Akhtar, H. Afroz, J. Muhammad and M. Nawaz. 2017. Molecular characterization and phylogenetic analysis of Mycoplasma synoviae isolated from chicken. J. Anim. Plant Sci. (Accepted, Available online).  (IF: 0.38)
  6. Asifa Rasool, A. A. Anjum, M. Rabbani, M. Lateef, M. Nawaz, F. Akhtar, A. Kanwal, S. Sattar. 2017. Preparation of Mycoplasma synoviae antigens and evaluation by rapid slide agglutination and enzyme linked immunosorbent assay. J. Anim. Plant Sci. 27(3): 841-847. (IF: 0.38)
  7. Amir Rasool, Muti-ur-Rehman Khan, Muhammad Asad Ali, Aftab Ahmad Anjum, Ishtiaq Ahmed, Asim Aslam, Ghulam Mustafa,  Saima Masood, Muhammad Amjad Ali, Muhammad Nawaz. 2017. Anti-avian influenza virus H9N2 activity of aqueous extracts of Zingiber officinalis (Ginger) and Allium sativum (Garlic) in chick embryos. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 30 (4): 341-1344. (IF: 0.682).
  8. S. Sana, A. A. Anjum, M. Nawaz, M.D. Ahmad and M. Rabbani (2017). Diversity of soil borne starch hydrolyzing fungi of livestock farms. J. Anim. Plant Sci. 27(2): 407-414. (IF: 0.38).
  9. Muhammad Asad Ali, Khushi Muhammad, Aftab Ahmad Anjum, Mansur-ud-Din Ahmad, Masood Rabbani, Muhammad Zubair Shabbir, Arfan Ahmad, Muhammad Nawaz, Muhammad Tasleem Ghori, Javed Muhammad, Haroon Rashid Chaudhry, Tariq Jamie, Muhammad Haisem, Tasmia Awan, Rais Ahmad and Bhushan M Jayarao. 2017. Association of soil chemistry and other factors with spatially distributed Burkholderia mallei DNA in Punjab province, Pakistan. IEEE Access. Proceedings of 2017 14th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences & Technology (IBCAST) Islamabad, Pakistan, 10th -14th January, 2017. Pp: 220 – 236. (IF: 1.249).
  10. Ghulam Mustafa, S Iqbal, F. Rizwan, M. Y. Zahoor and M. Nawaz. 2016. Preparation and evaluation of glycemic response of inulin fortified ice cream in healthy individuals. Pak. J. Food Sci. 26(1): 29-37. (Non-Impact Factor Publication)
  11. I. Habib, A.A Anjum, M. Rabbani, MUD Ahmad, M. A Ali, M. Nawaz, M. Kamran and H. M Khan. 2016. Occurrence of Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria in dogs suffering from enteritis. The JAPS. 26 (1): 13-16. (IF: 0.448).
  12. S. Asghar, M. Arif, M. Nawaz, K Muhammad, M.A. Ali, M. D. Ahmad, S. Iqbal, A.A. Anjum, M. Khan, J. Nazir. (2016). Selection, characterization and evaluation of potential probiotic Lactobacillus spp. isolated from poultry droppings. Beneficial Microbes. 7 (1): 35-44. (IF: 2.614)
  13. Aziz, K., Nawaz, M., Nazir, J., Anjum, A. A., Yaqub, T., Ahmad, M. U. D., Khan, M. (2015). Isolation, characterization and effect of auxin producing bacteria on growth of triticum aestivum. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 25(4).  (IF: 0.448).
  14. M. Nawaz, C. Ma, Muhammad Asim R Basra, J. Wang, and J. Xu. 2015.  Amelioration of ovalbumin induced allergic symptoms in Balb/c mice by potentially probiotic strains of lactobacilli. Beneficial Microbes. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3920/BM2014.0141.  (IF: 2.614)
  15. Aziz, G., M. Nawaz, A.A. Anjum, T. Yaqub, M.D. Ahmed, J. Nazir, S.U. Khan, and K. Aziz. 2015. Isolation and characterization of phytase producing bacterial isolates from soil. J. Anim. Plant Sci. 25(3): 2015. (IF: 0.448)
  16. Hamid Akbar, Muhammad Arif Khan, Shehla Gul Bokhari, Mansuruddin Ahmed, Muhammad Nawaz, Aftab Ahmed Anjum and Humaira Majeed Khan. 2015. Efficacy of Medetomidine Hydrochloride Alone and In Combination with Ketamine Hydrochloride for Surgical Anesthesia in Cats. Pakistan Veterinary Journal.  (IF: 1.392)
  17. Khan, M., J. Nazir, A.A. Anjum, M. Ahmad, M. Nawaz, and M.Z. Shabbir. 2014. Toxinotyping and Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Enterotoxigenic Clostridium perfringens Isolates from mutton, beef and chicken meat. J Food Sci. Technol. DOI 10.1007/s13197-014-1584-3. (IF: 2.203)
  18. M. Kamran, M. U. D. Ahmad, A. A. Anjum, A. Maqbool, K. Muhammad, M. Nawaz, N.U. Hudda, S. Sana and M. A. Ali. 2014. Studies on the antibiotic susceptibility pattern of isolates of P. multocida from buffaloes. J. Anim. Plant Sci. 24 (5): 1565-1568. (IF: 0.448)
  19. M. Kamran, M. D. Ahmad, A. A. Anjum, A. Maqbool, K. Muhammad, H. M. Khan, N. Huda, M. Nawaz and M. A. Ali. 2014. Antigenic variation among Pasteurella multocida isolates from diseased buffaloes by protein profiling and cluster analysis. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 24(4): 2014, Page: 101-109. (IF: 0.448)
  20. Ma, C.; Wang, Z.; Li, S.; Xing, Y.; Wu, R.; Wei, J.; Nawaz, M.; Tian, H.; Xu, B.; Wang, J.; Yu, P. Analysis of an Outbreak of Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome in College Students in Xi’an, China. Viruses 2014, 6, 507-515. (IF: 3.353)
  21. S. Sabir, Anjum AA, Ijaz T, Ali MA, Khan MR, Nawaz M. Isolation and antibiotic susceptibility of E. coli from urinary tract infections in a tertiary care hospital. Pak J Med. Sci. 2014;30(2): 389-392 (IF: 0.231)
  22. Ahmad MUD., Sarwar A, Najeeb MI, Nawaz M, Anjum AA, Ali MA and Mansur N. 2013. Assessment of microbial load of raw meat at abattoirs and retail outlets. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 23(3): 745-748 (IF: 0.549)
  23. Akram Q, Muhammad K, Rabbani M, Nazir J, Nawaz M, Hanif K, Shakoor Z. 2013. Augmentation of biological titer of Foot and Mouth Disease Virus in In Vitroculture. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences.  23(3): 771-774. (IF: 0.549)
  24. Yu P, Ma C, Nawaz M, Han L, Zhang J, Du Q, Li S, Feng Q, Wang J, Xu J. 2013. An Outbreak of Acute Respiratory Disease Caused by “Human Adenovirus Type 7” in a Military Training Camp in Shaanxi, China. Microbiology and immunology. 57:553-560 (IF: 1.306)
  25. Ma, C.; Yu, P.; Nawaz, M.; Zuo, S.; Jin, T.; Li, Y.; Li, J.; Li, H.; Xu, J., Hantaviruses in rodents and humans, Xi'an, PR China. Journal of  General Virology. 2012, 93 (10), 2227-36. (3.33). (IF=3.27)
  26. Ma, C.; Wu, X.; Nawaz, M.; Li, J.; Yu, P.; Moore, J. E.; Xu, J., Molecular characterization of fecal microbiota in patients with viral diarrhea. Current Microbiology 2011, 63 (3), 259-66. (IF=1.815)
  27. Nawaz, M.; Wang, J.; Zhou, A.; Ma, C.; Wu, X.; Moore, J. E.; Millar, B. C.; Xu, J., Characterization and transfer of antibiotic resistance in lactic acid bacteria from fermented food products. Current Microbiology 2011, 62 (3), 1081-9. (IF=1.815)
  28. Nawaz, M.; Wang, J.; Zhou, A.; Ma, C.; Wu, X.; Xu, J., Screening and characterization of new potentially probiotic lactobacilli from breast-fed healthy babies in Pakistan. African Journal of Microbiology Research 2011, 5 (12), 1428-1436. (IF=0.539)
  29. Zhou, A.; Nawaz, M.; Duan, Y.; Moore, J. E.; Millar, B. C.; Xu, J.; Yao, Y., Molecular characterization of isoniazid-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Xi'an, China. Microbial Drug Resistance 2011, 17 (2), 275-81.(IF=2.153)
  30. Zhou, A.; Nawaz, M.; Xue, X.; Karakousis, P. C.; Yao, Y.; Xu, J., Molecular genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Xi'an, China, using MIRU-VNTR typing. Internatioanl Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases 2011, 15 (4), 517-22. (IF=2.731)
  31. Hayat, K.; Asim, M. B.; Nawaz, M.; Li, M.; Zhang, L.; Sun, N., Ameliorative effect of thymoquinone on ovalbumin-induced allergic conjunctivitis in Balb/c mice. Current Eye Research 2011, 36 (7), 591-8. (IF=1.280)
  32. Wu, X.; Ma, C.; Han, L.; Nawaz, M.; Gao, F.; Zhang, X.; Yu, P.; Zhao, C.; Li, L.; Zhou, A.; Wang, J.; Moore, J. E.; Millar, B. C.; Xu, J., Molecular characterisation of the faecal microbiota in patients with type II diabetes. Current Microbiology 2010, 61 (1), 69-78. (IF=1.510)
  33. Chen, Q.; Wang, Z.; Xiong, Y.; Xue, W.; Kao, X.; Gao, Y.; Nawaz, M.; Song, D., Selenium increases expression of HSP70 and antioxidant enzymes to lessen oxidative damage in Fincoal-type fluorosis. Journal of Toxicological Sciences 2009, 34 (4), 399-405
  1. Transferable antibiotic resistances in lactobacilli of poultry gut origin a potential threat to public health. 2018. 15th international bhurban conference on applied sciences & technology
  2. Dynamics of aflatoxin producing fungi in home mixed and commercial poultry feed. 2018. 15th international bhurban conference on applied sciences & technology
  3. Genetic diversity of canine babesia species prevalent in pet dogs. 2018. 15th international bhurban conference on applied sciences & technology
  4. Fancy birds: carriers of antibiotic resistance salmonellae and Escherichia coli. 2018. 15th international bhurban conference on applied sciences & technology
  5. Incidence of mycoflora in animal feed and feed ingredients. 2018. 15th international bhurban conference on applied sciences & technology Bacteriological and mycological analysis of mixed vegetables salads for toxic potential. 2018. 15th international bhurban conference on applied sciences & technology
  6. M. A. Ali, K. Muhammad, A. A. Anjum, M. D. Ahmad, M. Rabbani, M. Z. Shabbir, A. Ahmad, M. Nawaz, M. T. Ghori, J. Muhammad, H. R. Chaudhry, T. Jamil, M. Haisem, T. Awan, R. Ahmad and B. M. Jayarao. Association of soil chemistry and other factors with spatially distributed Burkholderia mallei DNA in Punjab province, Pakistan. January, 10th–14th, 2017. 14th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences & Technology (IBCAST) Islamabad, Pakistan
  7. B. Chaudhry, M. Nawaz, A.A. Anjum, A. Mustafa, M. Khan and M.A. Ali. Modulation of ampicillin and ciprofloxacin resistance in E. coli of poultry origin by medicinal plant extracts. November 13th-15th, 2017. One health International Conference, (OHC-2017) CVAS Jhang, UVAS Lahore
  8. Q. Ain, M. Nawaz, M.A. Basra, M.I. Najeeb, M.A. Ali, A.A. Anjum, A. Mustafa and A. Khalid. Effect of different medicinal plant extracts on activity of ciprofloxacin and ampicillin against Salmonella enterica. December 19th-20th, 2017. International Conference on Recent Advances in Clinical Research, UVAS, Lahore
  9. S. Sana, A.A. Anjum, M. Nawaz, M.A. Ali and M.I. Najeeb. In-Vitro evaluation and optimization of starch hydrolyzing potential of Fusarium isolated from soil of livestock farms. December 19th-20th, 2017. International Conference on Recent Advances in Clinical Research, UVAS, Lahore
  10. Ghafoor A, A.A. Anjum, T. Yaqub, M.D. Ahmad, S. Sana, M.A. Ali and M. Nawaz. In-Vitro activity of plant essential oils against aflatoxin producing Aspergillus flavus from poultry feed. December 19th-20th, 2017. International Conference on Recent Advances in Clinical Research, UVAS, Lahore
  11. Kousar, A., M.A. Ali, A.A. Anjum, M.D. Ahmad, M. Nawaz, A.K. Mahmood, M.I. Najeeb, M. Khan, S. Sana, M.A. Hafeez, M. Azhar, R. Khan and A. Razaq.Isolation, molecular identification and antibiotic resistance pattern of Salmonellae from fancy birds. 2016. 2nd International Conference on Zoonoses, FVS, BZ University, Multan
  12. Sana, S., A.A. Anjum, M.D. Ahmad, M. Nawaz, I. Najeeb, A. Ahmad and M.A. Ali. Penicillium: A potential candidate for amylase production. 2016. 1st Biotechnology World Conference on advancements in biotechnology, Govt. College Women University Faisalabad and Akhuwat Faisalabad Institute of Research Science and Technology
  13. Ahmad, A. A.A. Anjum, M. Rabbani, K. Ashraf, M. Nawaz, A. Asif and S. Sana. Optimization of culture conditions for Phytase producing Aspergillus flavus Phy168 isolated from soil of livestock farms. 2016. 1st  Biotechnology World Conference on advancements in biotechnology, Govt. College Women University Faisalabad and Akhuwat Faisalabad Institute of Research Science and Technology
  14. Saima Asghar, Muhammad Nawaz, Muhammad Asad Ali, Mansur-ud-din Ahmad, Khushi Muhammad, Aftab Ahmad Anjum, Madeeha Khan. Evaluation of probiotic potential of locally characterized Lactobacillus spp. in broiler chicks. 10th Biennial International conference of Pakistan Society of Microbiology. Exploring Microbes for future endeavors. March 25-28, 2015. University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
  15. Sohail Aslam, Aftab Ahmad Anjum, Muhammad Nawaz, Imran Altaf, Muhammad Wasim, Muhammad Asad Ali, Sehrish Firyal, Muhammad Zubair Shabbir and Hassan Saleem. Isolation, characterization and use of phytases producing bacterial isolates to enhance the phosphorous content of poultry feed. 2015. International Poultry Nutrition conference and expo-15. November 3-4, 2015. Page: 41
  16. Nayyab Tariq, Aftab Ahmad Anjum, Muhammad Nawaz, Muhammad Nasir, Abdul Hameed, Saba Sana and Muhammad Asad Ali. Occurrence of bacterial contaminants in poultry meals and their antibiotic resistance pattern. International Poultry Nutrition conference and expo-2015. November 3-4, Page: 42.
  17. Saba Sana, Aftab Ahmad. Anjum, Muhammad Nawaz, Mansur-ud-Din Ahmad and Kinza Khan. Amylase production potential of indigenous Aspergillus niger isolates from soil of livestock farms. International Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Congress. April 3-4, 2015. Pp: 44.
  18. S. Sana, A. A. Anjum, M. Nawaz, M. D. Ahmad and M. Khan. Starch hydrolyzing potential of non-toxigenic Aspergillus terrus isolates from soil of livestock farms in Lahore, Pakistan. 37th All Pakistan Science Conference, 16-17, November, 2015. Page: 02
  19. M. Khan, A. A. Anjum, M. Ashraf, M. Nawaz, M. D. Ahmad and S. Sana. Efficacy of Eucalyptus globulus and Calotropis procera extracts against Staphylococcus aureus and Salmonella enterica. 37th All Pakistan Science Conference, 16-17, November, 2015. Page: 04
  20. Rasool, M. R. Khan, M. A. Ali, A. A. Anjum, I. Ahmad, A. Aslam, G. Mustafa, S. Masood and M. Nawaz . Anti-Avian influenza virus H9N2 activity of Zingiber officinalis and Allium sativum aqueous extracts on pathogenicity in chicken embryos. 37th All Pakistan Science Conference, 16-17, November, 2015. Page: 05
  21. S. A. Raja, M. Ashraf, A. A. Anjum, A. Javed and M. Nawaz. Activity of Zingeber officinale essential oil and its various fractions against multi-drug resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates. 37th All Pakistan Science Conference, 16-17, November, 2015. Page: 12
  22. S. Asif, N. Qamar, A. A. Anjum, M. Nawaz, K. Muhammad, and M. A. Ali. Prevalence of multi drug resistant Salmonella in meat samples of Lahore, Pakistan. 37th All Pakistan Science Conference, 16-17, November, 2015. Page: 20
  23. Memoona Manzoor, Zubair Farooq, Sanaullah Iqbal, Muhammad Nawaz and Hina Mukhtar. Aflatoxin free maize through detoxification by using 1N citric acid. International Human Nutrition conference & expo-15. November 3-4, 2015.  page:57
  24. Memoona Manzoor, Zubair Farooq, Sanaullah Iqbal, Muhammad Nawaz and Hina Mukhtar. Quantification of Aflatoxin in maize samples collected from various parts of the Punjab, Pakistan. International Human Nutrition conference & expo-15. November 3-4, 2015.  Page:60
  25. Farah Javed, Sanaullah Iqbal, Zubair Farooq, Faiza Masood and Muhammad Nawaz. Production of synbiotic product containing galacto-oligosaccharides and saccharomyces boulardii and evaluation of its in vitro bifidogenic effect.  International Human Nutrition conference & expo-15. November 3-4, 2015. Page 115
  26. Preventive effect of probiotic Lactobacillus strains on ovalbumin induced allergic symptoms in Balb/C mice. 2014. International Conference & Expo 2014. Recent Developments in Human Nutrition, Lahore, Pakistan. Pp: 53
  27. M.S. Ahmad, A. Maqbool, A.A. Anjum, M.A. Ali, M. Nawaz and A.N. Ahmad. 2014. Rodents from urban habitats of Lahore-Pakistan as zoonotic vectors of Hymenolepis nana.  1st International Conference on Zoonoses. BZU, Multan, Pakistan. Pp: 56
  28. H.R. Farooq, A.A. Anjum, K. Muhammad, M.D. Ahmad, M.A. Ali and M. Nawaz. Microbiological quality assessment of fresh fruit juices and milk shakes in Lahore. 2014. International Conference & Expo 2014. Recent Developments in Human Nutrition, Lahore, Pakistan. Pp: 113.
  29. Khan, M., A.A. Anjum, M.D. Ahmad, M. Nawaz, and J. Nazir. Toxinotyping and antimicrobial susceptibility of Enterotoxigenic Clostridium perfringens isolates from mutton, beef and chicken meat. DAAD-HEC international summer school entitled “Food Security in Times of Climate Change. COMSATS, Islamabad, November 2-5, 2013. pp: 28
  30. Screening and characterization of probiotic lactic acid bacteria from fermented food Products. 2013. Proceedings of the 2nd international workshop on Dairy Science Park. 18-20 Nov. 2013. Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar-Pakistan, pp:103
  31. Akram, Q., K. Muhammad, M. Rabbani, J. Nazir, M. Nawaz, K. Hanif, and Z. Shakoor. Augmentation of biological titer of foot and mouth disease virus in in vitro culture. 2nd International workshop on dairy science park. University of Agriculture, Peshawar, November 18-20, 2013. pp:103
  32. Muhammad Nawaz, Aftab Ahmad Anjum and Jiru Xu. Antiallergic effects of a probiotic strain, Lactobacillus fermentum NWS29 in Ovalbumin induced allergic. 2nd International Conference on Future Perspective of Food Processing Industry in Pakistan & 2nd Food and Nutrition Expo. Government College University, Faisalabad. Held on 11-12 December 2013. Pp: 63
  33. Muhammad Naeem Iqbal, Aftab Ahmad Anjum, Khushi Muhammad, Azhar Maqbool, Muhammad Nawaz, Muhammad Asad Ali and Gull Naz. Microbial Load of commercial fruit Juices in Lahore City. International Conference on Future Perspective of Food Processing Industry in Pakistan & 2nd Food and Nutrition Expo. Government College University, Faisalabad. Held on 11-12 December 2012. Pp: 47
  34. Sana Hameed, Aftab Ahmad Anjum, Khushi Muhammad, Atif Hanif, Muhammad Nawaz, Muhammad Asad Ali, Gull Naz, and Muhammad Hadayat Rasool. Monitoring of Mixed Vegetable Salads for Microbial Quality. International Conference on Future Perspective of Food Processing Industry in Pakistan & 2nd Food and Nutrition Expo. Government College University, Faisalabad. Held on 11-12 December. 2012. Pp: 77
  35. Hanif, K., K. Muhammad, A.A. Anjum, M.S. Khan, J. Nazir and M. Nawaz. Optimization of polymerase chain reaction for the detection of Clostridium chauvoei in clinical specimen for cattle. 1st national symposium on new horizons of microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, Fedral Urdu University of Arts Sciences and Technology Karachi, November 7-8, 2012. pp:46

 

Trainings And Courses (Attended)

  1. Participated in “One Health International Conference (OHC 2017) on November 13-15, 2017 organized by College of Veterinary & Animal Sciencs, Jhang-Pakistan. (Sub Campus) UVAS Lahore
  2. Participated in Two days “National Workshop on the “Intellectual Property Protection for the Inventions Related to Agriculture and Animal Sciences” in collaboration with Punjab Agriculture Research Board (PARB) on October 09-10, 2017 at Conference Hall, UVAS
  3. Participated in “In Service Short Term Training of University and College Faculty” from 03-08-2016 to 05-08-2016, Institute of Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore
  4. Participated in “Food Safety & Halal Standards Compliance Management” certified Training Workshop April 13,2016 organized by Punjab Halal Development Agency
  5. Participated in One day Workshop on “Role of Imaging Techniques in Plant Disease Diagnosis” on May 5, 2015 organized by Department of Plant Pathology, University of Sargodha
  6. Participated in “37th All Pakistan Science Conference” held on 16th and 17th November, 2015 at Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) Labs, Ferozpur Road, Lahore
  7. Participated in two days training workshop on “Fermenter Studies and End-Product Analysis by HPLC” organized by Institute of Industrial Biotechnology June 29-30, 2015
  8. Participated in “International Conference & Expo 2014 Recent Developments in Human Nutrition”  on 19-20 March, 2014 organized by UVAS, Lahore and Nutritionists Association of Pakistan at Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore
  9. Participated in two days “International Conference on Pharmaceutical Toxicology” on April 25-26, 2013 held at Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, UVAS, Lahore  in collaboration with HEC Islamabad, Pakistan & Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, Uk
  10. Participated in 2nd International Conference on “Future Perspectives of Food Processing Industry in Pakistan & 2nd Food and Nutrition Expo” organized by Department of Food Science on December 11-12,2012
  11. Participated in “Current approaches for the diagnosis and control of Avian Mycoplasmosis” Organized by UDL, UVAS, Lahore in collaboration with University of Connecticut (UCONN), USA on September 03-04, 2012 (2 days duration)
  12. Participated in orientation workshop on ISI Web of Knowledge, 10th May, 2007, Organized by Punjab University Library

Trainings And Courses (Resource Person)

  1. Resource Person In Training Program entitles “Basic Chinese Language Course” organized by UVAS-Pak China DESK from 27th March -10th April, 2017
  2. Resource Person In Two week Training of Young Faculty members of SBBUVAS (SKRAND) organized by Institute of Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore from  July 17-30, 2016
  3. Resource Person in Three Day Training on “Advanced Lab Techniques” for Lab Assistants And Lab Attendants of UVAS organized by Institute of Microbiology, UVAS from July 20-22, 2016
  4. Resource Person in Workshop on “Basic Lab techniques “ for Lab assistants and Lab attendants of UVAS organized by Institute of Microbiology, UVAS from  August 3-7, 2015
  5. Resource Person In Workshop on “Immunity and Immunogenesis4-8 August 2014, Institute of Microbiology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore
  6. Resource Person In Workshop on Complement fixation test” 7-8 April 2014,Institute of Microbiology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore
  7. Resource Person In Workshop on Laboratory techniques in Microbiology” 27 Jan – 01 Feb 2014, Institute of Microbiology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore
  8. Resource Person In Workshop on Common Laboratory Practices in Food Microbiology” 23-27 September 2013,Institute of Microbiology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore
  9. Resource Person In Workshop on “Basic Laboratory techniques in bacteriology” 16-20 September 2013, Institute of Microbiology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore
  10. Resource Person In Two day workshop on “Use of Endnote Software in Article and Thesis Writing” on 28-29 September 2012.
  11. Resource Person in Workshop on Basic laboratory techniques in Microbiology “Isolation and identification of food borne bacterial pathogens from foods of animal origin” from 24- 28 September 2012.

Co-Curricular Activities

  1. Focal Person, QEC for Institute of Microbiology
  2. Focal Person, PM Laptop Scheme, Institute of Microbiology
  3. Member, Board of studies of the Institute of Microbiology
  4. Member, Faculty Board, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, UVAS, Lahore
  5. Member, Curriculum revesion committee of BS Hons. Applied Microbiology Program
  6. Member, Time table committee for BS (Hons.) Applied Microbiology, Undergraduate programs, UVAS
  7. Member, Internship Placement Committee, BS (Hons.) Applied Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore
  8. Member, Internship Monitoring Committee, BS (Hons.) Applied Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore
  9. Member, Purchase committee, Institute of Microbiology
  10. Member, Disciplinary committee, Annual Sports UVAS
  11. Member, Scientific Exhibition Committee
  12. Member, Memento Committee
  13. Member, Disciplinary committee in the “International conference and expo 2014 “Recent developments in Human Nutrition” held on 19-20 March 2014 at PC Hotel Lahore
  14. Tutor, One of the tutorial group
  15. External Examiner, postgraduate thesis examination at Microbiology and Molecular genetics, Punjab University, Lahore, Institute of Microbiology, Kohat University of Science and Technology and Department of Industrial Biotechnology, GCU, Lahore

RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

Project Title

Funding Agency

Worth (Millions)

Status

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Isolation of Enterotoxigenic Clostridium Perfringens from mutton, beef, and poultry meat and their Toxinotyping. (CO-PI)

HEC

0.50

Completed 

  •  

Evaluation and characterization of probiotic bacteria for enhanced and efficient poultry production (PI)

HEC

0.5

Completed

  •  

Development and Evaluation of Probiotics and plant extracts targeting increased phosphorus availability and decreased ammonia emmission in poultry (PI)

HEC

3.0

In Process

  •  

Characterization, development and evaluation of indigenous probiotics targeting control and mitigation of salmonella in poultry(PI)

HEC

6 Million

In Process

CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  1. Focal Person, QEC for Institute of Microbiology
  2. Focal Person, PM Laptop Scheme, Institute of Microbiology
  3. Member, Board of studies of the Institute of Microbiology
  4. Member, Faculty Board, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, UVAS, Lahore
  5. Member, Curriculum revesion committee of BS Hons. Applied Microbiology Program
  6. Member, Time table committee for BS (Hons.) Applied Microbiology, Undergraduate programs, UVAS
  7. Member, Internship Placement Committee, BS (Hons.) Applied Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore
  8. Member, Internship Monitoring Committee, BS (Hons.) Applied Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore
  9. Member, Purchase committee, Institute of Microbiology
  10. Member, Disciplinary committee, Annual Sports UVAS
  11. Member, Scientific Exhibition Committee
  12. Member, Memento Committee
  13. Member, Disciplinary committee in the “International conference and expo 2014 “Recent developments in Human Nutrition” held on 19-20 March 2014 at PC Hotel Lahore
  14. Tutor, One of the tutorial group
  15. External Examiner, postgraduate thesis examination at Microbiology and Molecular genetics, Punjab University, Lahore,       Institute of Microbiology, Kohat University of Science and Technology and Department of Industrial Biotechnology, GCU, Lahore

 

POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION

Designation

M. Phil Students

PhD Students

in Progress

Produced

in Progress

Produced

Supervisor

08

12

02

-

Member

10

21

03

-

Total

18

33

05

-

DISTINCTIONS

  • Won HEC overseas scholarship for MS/MPhil leading to PhD in selected fields phase II