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Research Projects

Research Projects Completed

1.  Principal Investigator    Prof. 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


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
        
3    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


4    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- 2014

Ongoing Research Projects

1    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- On going


2    Principal Investigator    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

3    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-ongoing

4    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-ongoing

5    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     42.5 Million Rs.
    Funding Agency    HEC-USAID
    Project Duration    Aug. 2015-2018
        
6    Principal Investigator    Prof. Dr Shagufta Naz
    Co- Principal Investigator    Dr.Faiza Saleem
    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

7    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
        
8    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


9    Principal Investigator    Dr Afshan Kaleem
    Co- Principal Investigator    
    Title of Project    Investigation of Posttranslational modifications of proteins in diabetes”.
    Project Funds     0.5 Million
    Funding Agency    HEC-Start up Research Grant
    Project Duration    2015-on ward


10    Principal Investigator    Dr. Faiza Saleem
    Co-Principal Investigator    Dr. Farah Shakoori
    Title of Project    Engineering of Domain II of Cry2A entomocidal toxin of Bacillus thuringiensis
    Project Funds     10 Million Rs.
    Funding Agency    HEC
    Project Duration    2016-2019

11    Principal Investigator    Dr. Rasheeda Bashir
    Title of Project    Genetic Analysis of Disease Causing Genes for Glaucoma in Pakistani population
    Project Funds      1.846 Million Rs.
    Funding Agency    HEC-NRPU
    Project Duration    2016-2019