Department of Biotechnology

ph.D Students

Number of Ph.D. Scholars Currently Enrolled in the Department (Data Updated September 19, 2019)

Sr. No.

Name of Ph.D. Scholars

Enrollment Year

Thesis/ Synopsis Title

Scholarship (s)

(Duration)

 

Status

National

International

Name Of Supervisor

 

1.       

Khadija Gillani

Fall 2011

Analysis of metabolite of healthy and Huanglongbing infected citrus varieties of Pakistan

HEC Indigenous Scholarship (2012-2016)

IRSIP, Florida State University, USA

(June, 2015- December 2015)

Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz

Degree Awarded

2.       

Nadia Sharif

Fall 2011

Optimization conditions for biodiesel fabricarion from algae

HEC Indigenous Scholarship

(2012-2015)

 

IRSIP, John Hopkins University, USA

(May 20, 2015- November 19, 2015)

Dr. Neelma Munir

Degree Awarded

3.       

Rooma Adalat

Fall 2011

The  role of ribosome binding dites sequence and spacer length between binding sites and initiation codon on CRY 2 expression in Bacillus host

 

 

Dr. Faiza Saleem

Degree Awarded

4.       

Ambreen Bibi

Spring 2013

Detection and Molecular characterization of cadidatus spp causing HLB in indigenous citrus cultivars and its control by genetic manipulation of citrus genome

 

 

Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz

Degree Awarded

5.       

Intiaz Shehzadi

Spring 2013

Molecular detection of citrus bacterial pathogen (xanthomonas axonopodis)and incorporation of AMP gene in citrus cultivars for disease resistance against citrus markers

HEC Indigenous Scholarship

(2013-2017)

 

 

Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz

Degree Awarded

6.       

Mahwish Aftab

Fall 2013

Molecular characterization and genome wide variability studies of full length genome of hepatitis Delta virus circulating in Pakistan

HEC Indigenous Scholarship

(2016-2020)

IRSIP

Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA

Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz

Degree Awarded

7.       

Rukhama Haq

Fall 2013

High throughput molecular screening of citrus tiristeza virus from the citrus germplasm of Punjab and production of virus free citrus plants via shoot-tip grafting

 

IRSIP, University of California Riverside, USA

October 2016- April 2017

Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz

Degree Awarded

8.       

Sunniya  Rasool

Fall 2013

Detection of viruses in different commercial varieties of grapes in Pakistan and establishment of virus free plants

 

IRSIP, Foundation Plant Services University of California, Davis USA

October 2016- April 2017

Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz

Degree Awarded

9.       

Aisha Younas

Fall 2014

Molecular detection and characterization of nepoviruses in local grapevine varieties and establishment of virus free plant via in vitro techniques

HEC Indigenous Scholarship

(2016-2020)

IRSIP

Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz

Thesis Write Up

10.   

Asma Shahzad

Fall 2014

Mycosynthesis of silver nanoparticles :optimization characterization and their antimicrobial and cytotoxic activity

 

IRSIP

“Engineering nanoparticle distributions for brain cancer treatment” University of Bristol, UK Feb 2018 to July 2018

Dr Mehwish Iqtedar

Degree Awarded

11.   

Kunza Latif

Fall 2014

Expression and immunological profile of recombinant vaccine against typhoid fever

 

IRSIP

Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz

Thesis Write Up

12.   

Gulam Zahra Jahangir

Fall 2014

Cloning and expression studies on abiotic stress tolerance genes in Solanum tuberosum

 

 

Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz

Degree Awarded

13.   

Maria Rafique

Fall 2014

Production and immunological evaluation of polyvalent vaccine of AI (AIV-H9) and fowl cholera (Pasterulla multocida)

 

 

Dr Rasheeda Bashir

Thesis Submitted

14.   

Kinza Nisar

Fall 2015

Biosynthesis of Cellulases by thermophillic fungi and its application

 

IRSIP

Dept. of Structure & Molecular Biology , University College London , 22nd Feb 2018 to 22nd July 2018

Dr. Roheena Abdullah

Thesis Write Up

15.   

Rohina Ijaz

Fall 2015

Early Pharmaceutical Profiling of Hits From Microbial Metabolites Against Carbapenem Resistant Enterobacteriacea

 

 

Dr. Mehwish Iqtedar

Absent without any intimitation

16.   

Marium Munir

Fall 2015

Biosynthesis of polygalacturonase using locally isolated fungal strain for industrial application

 

 

Dr. Roheena Abdullah

Thesis Write Up

17.   

Madiha Mahmood Gillani

Fall 2015

Detection and Molecular Characterization of Grapevine Viruses In Pakistan and Production of Virus free Germplasm through Micropropagation

 

IRSIP

Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz

Thesis Write Up

18.   

Rabail Javed

Fall 2016

Association Between Type 2 Diabetes, Vitamin D And VDR Polymorphism In Asymptomatic And Symptomatic Population Of Lahore (Punjab)

 

 

IRSIP

Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz

Research in Progress

19.   

Mehral Aslam

Fall 2016

Liposomes As Nanocarriers: Targeted Drug Delivery Via Liposomes Against Salmonella Species

 

 

Dr. Mehwish Iqtedar

Research in Progress

20.   

Asia Firdous

Fall 2016

Bacterial Mediated Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles: Optimization, Characterization, their Antimicrobial and cytotoxic Activity

 

 

Dr. Mehwish Iqtedar

Research in Progress

21.   

Ayesha Munir

Fall 2016

Screening Of Anti-HCV Drugs From Natural Sources

 

 

Dr. Rasheeda Bashir

Research in Progress

22.   

Uzma Nisar

Fall 2016

Bacillus Subtilisas  as Cell Factory For Heterologous Expression Human Therapeutic Peptides

 

 

Dr. Faiza Saleem

Research in Progress

23.   

Rida Zainab

Fall 2016

The concerted Proteomics and Bioinformatics approaches to determine the role of PCSK9 and IRS protein in Familial Hypercholesterolemia

HEC Indigenous Scholarship

 

Dr. Afshan Kaleem

Research in Progress

24.   

Maria Hasnain

Fall 2017

Effect of different Abiotic stress factors on metabolite profiling and utilization of algae as a Potential feed stock for biodiesel production

 

 

Dr. Neelma Munir

 

Research in Progress

25.   

Rabia Mushtaq

Fall 2017

Isolation, Screening And Characterization Of Bacteria Possessing Thrombolytic Activity

 

 

Dr. Mehwish Iqtedar

 

Research in Progress

26.   

Sadia Iftikhar

Fall 2017

Targeted Delivery of Nanosomes Incorporated with Microbial Synthesized Bismuth Nanoparticles as a Therapy Against H. pylori infection

HEC Indigenous Scholarship

 

Dr. Mehwish Iqtedar

 

Research in Progress

27.   

Hafsa Amjad

Fall 2017

Evaluation of microbial expression systems for heterologous chymosin production

HEC Indigenous Scholarship

 

Dr. Faiza Saleem

 

Research in Progress

28.   

Khazeema Yousaf

Fall 2017

 

 

 

Dr. Rasheeda Bashir

Synopsis Write up