Dr. Saman Sana

B.S.(Hons.) Environmental Sciences, M.S.(Hons.) Environmental Sciences (PU), PhD Environmental Sciences

Email: saman.saad@uvas.edu.pk


Saman Sana, is Lecturer, in the Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan. She has done B.S (Hons), M.S (Hons) and PhD with distinction in Environmental Sciences from University of the Punjab, Lahore. She has completed PhD research work from the University of Glasgow, UK. She is recipient of ‘Pakistan Scottish PhD Research Travel Grant Award, 2019’.

Her M.S work is focused on physiological and biochemical aspects of heavy metals hyperaccumulation in plants cultivated under in situ and in vitro Conditions, whereas her PhD work is based on the exposure of selected persistent organic pollutants to bovine in context to human health risks.
She visited Ankara, Turkey as master trainer of workshop on Environmental Impact Assessment in 2017. She has also worked as Lecture at Govt. College of Science Wahdat Road, Lahore from March, 2014 till March, 2015.

Areas of interest:

  • Phytoremediation of metal contaminated sites
  • Role of antioxidant enzymes in stress alleviation in plants
  • Health, Safety and Environment
  • Fertilizer perspective of solid waste
  • Biodiversity studies in metal polluted habitats

Research Articles:

  1. Sana, S., Qadir, A., Evans, N.P., Mumtaz, M., Javaid, A., Khan, A., Kashif, S.U., Rehman, H.U., Hashmi, M.Z., 2022. Human health risk surveillance of polychlorinated biphenyls in bovine milk from alluvial plain of Punjab, Pakistan. Environmental science and pollution research international.
  2. Sana, S., Qadir, A., Mumtaz, M., Evans, N.P., Ahmad, S.R., 2021. Spatial trends and human health risks of organochlorinated pesticides from bovine milk; a case study from a developing country, Pakistan. Chemosphere 276, 130110.
  3. Khan, A., Arooj, F., Kashif, S.R., Sana, S., Safdar, S., 2022. Air quality assessment of industrial boilers exhaust and its impact upon workers’ health. Journal of Environmental Science and Management 25, 57-63.
  4. Zameer, M., Munawar, S., Tabassum, B., Ali, Q., Shahid, N., Saadat, H.B., Sana, S., 2015. Appraisal of various floral species biodiversity from Iskandarabad, Pakistan. Life Sciences Journal 12, 13s.

Conference Presentation:

Sana, S., Bareen, F., Shafiq, M., 2013. “Influence of Cadmium on Morphological and Biochemical Performance of Dianthus bartbatus L.”. Food Security in Times of Climate Change.  DAAD-HEC international summer school, COMSATS, Islamabad.