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Phone: +92-42-99211449-50
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Prof. Dr. Aftab Ahmad Anjum


DVM (UAF), M.Sc. Hons. (UAF), Ph.D. (UAF)


Prof. Dr. Aftab Ahmad Anjum (HEC approved supervisor for PhD), is Professor, Institute of Microbiology, University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan and holds DVM, M.Sc. (Hons.) and Ph.D. in Veterinary Microbiology. He worked as Veterinary Officer, L&DD, Punjab, Team member, Study on Drought in Cholistan, Bahawalpur Rural Development Project (BRDP), Bahawalpur. In 2006, He joined University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore as assistant Professor. His areas of Specialization are Molecular Biology, Virology, Bacteriology and Mycology. Prof. Aftab is Principal Officer, Transport, UVAS, Lahore. He is also serving as Chairman, Sports Board, UVAS, Lahore. Under his leadership, UVAS has got distinctions at National and International level in sports. Due to his personnel interest and encouragement of the students, Director Sports, HEC, Pakistan recognized UVAS as role model for all Pakistani Universities. Prof. Aftab was member of organizing committee and resource person for around 25 national and internal conferences and workshops. He is also member of Selection Board of different Universities and institutes. Prof. Aftab has published about 100 research papers in peer reviewed journals. Prof. Aftab is reviewer of different peer reviewed journals and Secretary, Editorial board, Pakistan Journal of Science. Prof. Aftab worked as Secretary, Board of Studies, Institute of Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore. As secretary, He was part of the core group to design course work for four years degree program B.S. (Hons.) Applied Microbiology started in 2007. He is also member of committee for revision of DVM degree course work in Pakistan. So far, he has produced around 20 postgraduate students under his supervision and around 100 as member of supervisory committee. He is also Co-supervisor of many students at different Universities of Lahore. He is member, Postgraduate Synopsis Committee, Faculty of Bio-Sciences, UVAS, Lahore. Prof. Aftab is also member of committee for the evaluation of internship of DVM and B.S. (Hons.) Applied Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore. He is Chairman, Memento committee for B.S. (Hons.) Applied Microbiology.

Area of Interest



Sr. #PeriodTitlePlace & Organizer
11998International Seminar on Microbial Diseases of Livestock and PoultryCollege of Veterinary Sciences, Lahore
22006Practical Veterinary EpidemiologyUVAS, Lahore
32007Staff Development CourseHEC and NAHE


2007Case Teaching MethodologyHEC
52009Environmental samplingBritish Council, WWF


20096th Asian Buffalo CongressAsian Buffalo Association
72009Lecture on Centrifugation for post graduate students in student Orientation ProgrammeUVAS, Lahore
82010Construction of a Standard MCQUVAS, Lahore
92010National biotechnology exhibition and seminarUVAS, Lahore
102011Latest techniques for conservation of Animal genetic resources in PakistanUVAS, Lahore
112011National seminar and workshop on Environmental Toxicology and HealthUVAS, Lahore
122011Molecular diagnosticsUVAS, Lahore
132011National seminar on “The awareness & current status of rabies”UVAS, Lahore
142011National awareness workshop on improving Bio-safety and Bio-security at Veterinary laboratories in PakistanMinistry of food & Agriculture Islamabad.
152012International conference on ToxicologyUVAS, Lahore
162012Current approaches for the diagnosis and control of Avian MycoplasmasUVAS, Lahore

Workshops Organized

Sr. #PeriodTitlePlace & Organizer
103-13 Aug, 2009Preparation & Evaluation of Foot & Mouth Disease VaccineInstitute of Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore
207-10 Sep, 2009Sero-diagnosis of Animal Microbial DiseaseInstitute of Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore
331 May – 04 Jun, 2010
12-15 Jul, 2010
Propagation of Newcastle Disease Virus in Chicken embryos & Molecular Characterization of Its Immunogenic Protein Using SDS – PAGEInstitute of Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore


05-01 Jul, 2010Hygienic Monitoring of Food & Food ProductsInstitute of Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore
501-05 Mar, 2011
07-09 Mar, 2011
10-12 Mar, 2011
Isolation & Molecular Characterization of Shiga Toxin Producing E. Coli O157Institute of Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore


11-13 Aug, 2011Application of SDS – PAGE for Molecular Characterization of Pasteurella multocidaInstitute of Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore
717-20 Sep, 2012Techniques in Isolation & Identification of BacteriaInstitute of Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore
810-13 Sep, 2012Poly Acrylamide Gel Electrophoresis (PAGE) for microbial CharacterizationInstitute of Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore
928-29 Sep, 2012Use of Endnote Software in Article and Thesis WritingInstitute of Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore
1016-20 Sep, 2013Basic Laboratory Techniques in MicrobiologyInstitute of Microbiology, UVAS, Lahore
114-8 Aug, 2014Immunity and ImmunogensisInstitute of Microbiology and UDL, UVAS, Lahore
1211-13 Aug, 2014Protein profiling of Mycoplasma gallisepticum using SDS PAGEInstitute of Microbiology and UDL, UVAS, Lahore