Department of Biotechnology

Research Projects

Lahore College for Women University

Detail of Projects of LCWU

Sr. No.

Completed Projects

Ongoing /Newly launched project

Total

1

8

8

16

Research Projects Completed

 

1

Principal Investigator

Dr. Shagufta Naz

Title of Project

Development of Turmeric Production Technology for Enhancement of yield, Curcumin and Oleoresin Content Using Tissue Culture technology

Project Funds

3.5 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2007-2010

 

2

Principal Investigator

Dr. Asma Waheed

Co-Principal Investigator

Dr. FaizaSaleem

Title of Project

Molecular characterization of Fasciola isolates from Punjab, Pakistan

Project Funds

0.5 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2011-2012

 

3

Principal Investigator

Dr. Mehwish Iqtedar

Title of Project

Strengthening and Up-gradation of Microbial Biotechnology Lab in Department of Biotechnology & Microbiology at Lahore college for women University

Project Funds

0.98 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2011-2012

 

4

Principal Investigator

Dr. NeelmaMunir

Co-Principal Investigator

Dr. ShaguftaNaz

Title of Project                                                                                                                   

Effect of induced mutation for varietal improvement and their molecular characterization in local cultivars of grapes

Project Funds

0.5 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2011-2012                    

 

 

5

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz

Title of Project

In vitro conservation of some medicinally important endangered, threatened and near to extinct species of different ecological zones of Pakistan

Project Funds

2.7 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2010

 

6.

Principal Investigator

Dr. Rasheeda Bashir

Co-Principal Investigator

Dr. Faiza Saleem

Title of Project

Genetic Analysis of Recessive Glucoma in Pakistan

Project Funds

0.5 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2013

 

7

Principal Investigator

Dr. Farheen Aslam

Title of Project

Studying the effect on expression of a recombinant protein by changing the nucleotides at the promoter & start of the gene.

Project Funds

0.5 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2013

 

 

 

8

Principal Investigator

Dr. Roheena Abdullah

Co-Principal Investigator

Dr. Mehwish Iqtedar

Title of Project

Optimization of cultural conditions for the production of alpha amylase from different fungal isolates

Project Funds

0.5 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2012- ongoing

 

 

 

 

Ongoing Research Projects

 

 

 

 

1.       

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Title of Project

Establishment of Plant Tissue Culture lab. along with green houses in  Bagh-e- Jinnah

Project Funds

6.5 Million

Funding Agency

Govt. of Punjab

Project Duration

25 Years

 

 

 

2

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr Shagufta Naz

Title of Project

Application of molecular methods for the development of a pathogen-free certification program for grapevine in Pakistan

Project Funds

42.9 Million

Funding Agency

HEC-USAID

Project Duration

May 2015

 

 

 

3

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr Shagufta Naz

Title of Project

High throughput citrus Diagnosis and screening of pathogens of canker, greening scab and viruses from nurseries and orchards of Sargodha

Project Funds

05 Million

Funding Agency

PARB

Project Duration

2015-2018

 

 

 

4

Principal Investigator

Dr Neelma Munir

Co- Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr Shagufta Naz

Title of Project

Collection identification and extraction of oil from various high oil yielding algal specie Molecular characterization and analysis of algal oil as a feedstock for biofuel production

Project Funds

10.1 Million

Funding Agency

HEC-NRPU

Project Duration

2015-2018

 

 

 

5

Principal Investigator

Dr Afshan Kaleem

Co- Principal Investigator-I

Dr Daniel C Hoessli

Co- Principal Investigator-II

Dr Ikram-ul-Haq

Title of Project

Concerned bioinformatics and proteomic approaches to define the role of post translation modifications in signaling proteins of the insulin pathway

Project Funds

2.8 Million

Funding Agency

HEC-NRPU

Project Duration

2015-2018

6

Principal Investigator

Dr Faiza Saleem

Title of Project

Expression Augmentation of Recombinant Human Therapeutic Peptides in Bacillus Expression System

Project Funds

5.888 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2016-2019

 

7

Principal Investigator

Dr Rasheeda Bashir

Title of Project

Genetic Analysis of Disease Causing Genes for Glucoma in Pakistani Population

Project Funds

1.846 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

3 Years

February 2016-onwards

 

8

Principal Investigator

Dr Madiha Akram

Co- Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr Shagufta Naz

Title of Project

Study of Natural Prevalence of HCV Variants Showing Resistance to Direct Acting Antivirals (DAAs) in Treatment naïve HCV Patients in Pakistan

Project Funds

Rs. 487750

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

9 Months

October 2017-0nwards