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Research Projects

Lahore College for Women University

 

Detail of Projects of LCWU

 

Sr.No.

Completed Projects

Ongoing /Newly launched project

Total

1

24

28

52

 

Lahore College for Women University

 

Detail of Projects of LCWU

 

Sr.No.

Completed Projects

Ongoing /Newly launched project

Total

1

24

28

52

 

Research Projects Completed

 

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Kausar J. Cheema

Title of Project

Strengthening and development of Environmental Science Department at Lahore College for Women University, Lahore.

Project Funds

£21,000

Funding Agency

DFID, UK

Project Duration

2002-2005

 

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Kausar J. Cheema

Title of Project

Studies On Fluoride And Arsenic Contamination Of Drinking Water In And Around Lahore Pakistan-A Growing Threat To Human Health.

Project Funds

£57,500

Funding Agency

DelPhE, UK

Project Duration

2006-2009

(Extended till 2010)

 

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Kausar J. Cheema

Title of Project

Strengthening and development of Environmental training and Research Centre at Lahore College for Women University, Lahore.

Project Funds

£30,000.

Funding Agency

HEC-BC

(JHLP-II)

Project Duration

2006-2009

 

Principal Investigator

Prof.Dr. BushraMateen

Co-Principal Investigator

Dr. ArifaTahir

Title of Project

Development of Bio-Sorption Process for removing Chromium from Leather Industries Effluent

Project Funds

4.5 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2007- 2011

 

Principal Investigator

Dr. ArifaTahir

Title of Project

Biosynthesis of Interacellular Penicillin Acylase for Hydrolysis of Penicillin G to 6 Aminopenicillanic Acid

Project Funds

0.5 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2008- 2010

 

Principal Investigator

Dr. Atiq-ur-Rahman

Title of Project

LCWU-EPD, Pollution Control Project; Kasur

Project Funds

1.0 Million

Funding Agency

EPD

Project Duration

2009-2010

 

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

 

Principal Investigator

Dr. Zubaida Yousaf

Title of Project

Strengthening and Upgradation of Molecular Taxonomy Lab in Dept. of Botany, LCWU

Project Funds

1.0 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2009-2011

 

Principal Investigator

Dr. Saima Sharif

Title of Project

Functional Status of Vitamin D and its Relation to Bone Health in Local Population

Project Funds

0.5

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2010-2011

 

Principal Investigator

Dr. FarkhandaManzoor

Co-Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr KausarJ.Cheema

Title of Project

Survey and Control Strategies of Termites in Pakistan

Project Funds

1.0 Million

Funding Agency

FMC

Project Duration

2008-2010

 

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Ismat Naeem

Title of Project

Isolation of Antihypertensive compounds from polar extracts of Bark and Needles of Pinuswallichiana and Pinusroxburghii

Project Funds

Rs 4.175 Million

Funding Agency

(HEC)

Project Duration

2005-2008

 

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. IsmatNaeem

Title of Project

Isolation of anti-MRSA lead compounds from Guttiferae.

Project Funds

£30,000

Funding Agency

(HEC-BC)

Project Duration

2007-2009

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Principal Investigator

Dr. FarkhandaManzoor

Title of Project

Repellency and Toxicity of Different Essential Oils Against Termites

Project Funds

2.0 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2006-continued

 

Principal Investigator

Dr. FarkhandaManzoor

Title of Project

Molecular diagnostics of subterranean Termites of Pakistan” with NIBGE, Faisalabad

Project Funds

1.7 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2009-continued

 

Principal Investigator

Dr. FarkhandaManzoor

Title of Project

The Baseline Surveys of Butterflies in Punjab, Pakistan

Project Funds

3.0 Million

Funding Agency

WWF

Project Duration

2011-2013

 

Principal Investigator

Dr. KhajistaJabeen

Co-Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. ShaguftaNaz

Title of Project

Isolation of Natural Compounds from Meliaazedarach&Azadirachtaindica as antifungal agents against early blight of potato

Project Funds

0.5

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2011-2012

 

Principal Investigator

Dr. ShabnumShaheen

Co-Principal Investigator

Dr. Farah Khan

Title of Project

Systematic and

Pharmacognistic studies of selected medicinal plants of Pakistan

Project Funds

0.5

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2011-2012

 

Principal Investigator

Dr. Farah Khan

Co-Principal Investigator

Taxonomic naming of trees at Lahore Zoo

Title of Project

0.2million PKR

Project Funds

Lahore Zoo

Funding Agency

1 Year

Project Duration

 
 

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr Tahira Aziz Mughal

Title of Project

Development of Sustainable and Collaborative Research Networks

Project Funds

0.7 Million

Funding Agency

HEC-BC (INSPIRE)

Project Duration

1 Year

 

Principal Investigator

Dr. Farkhanda Manzoor

Title of Project

Bioavailability And Degradation Of Biflex (Bifenthrin) And Fipronil (Phenyl Pyrazole) Against Subterranean Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) Under Laboratory Conditions

Project Funds

0.63 Million

Funding Agency

FMC corp

Project Duration

3 years

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

Principal Investigator

SaimaFarhan

Title of Project

Signing Savvy: An Android Application

 

Project Funds

Rs. 58,750/-

Funding Agency

National ICT R&D Fund

Project Duration

1 Year

 

Ongoing Research Projects

  

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Kausar J. Cheema

Title of Project

Development of Collaborative Postgraduate Program on Climate Change and Sustainable Development

Project Funds

£35,000.

Funding Agency

British Council-INSPIRE

Project Duration

2012-Onwards

   

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. ShaguftaNaz

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- ongoing

   

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

   

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

   

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

   

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

Principal Investigator

Dr. Adeela Haroon

Co-Principal Investigator

Dr. KhajistaJabeen

Title of Project

Forcing of apicormic spouts for colonalprogation of Shesham

Project Funds

0.5 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2013-ongoing

   

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Farah Khan

Title of Project

Strengthening and up gradation of Molecular Genetics Lab facilities in the Department of Botany of LCWU

Project Funds

0.64 million PKR

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

1 year

   

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Tasneem Farasat

Title of Project

Molecular Mechanisms Involved in The Interaction of Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension

Project Funds

5.7

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2011- Continued

Project Duration

2 Years

   

Principal Investigator

Dr. Shagufta Naz

Co- Principal Investigator

Dr. Tasneem Farasat,

Dr. RehanSaddiq

Title of Project

Genetic and Molecular characterization of corneal dystrophies prevalent in Pakistan

Project Funds

2.99 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2013-2016

   

Principal Investigator

Dr. Ghazala Jabeen

Co- Principal Investigator

Dr. Sabiha Fazal

Title of Project

Response of fish expose to metal contaminated sediments of River Ravi

Project Funds

0.5 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

1 year

   

Principal Investigator

Dr. Shehzad Sharif

Co- Principal Investigator

Dr. Bushra Khan

Title of Project

Construction, Characterization and evaluation of potential applications of novel coordination polymers derived from carboxylate ligands

Project Funds

0.5 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

1 Year

   

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

28.69

Million

Funding Agency

HEC-USAID

Project Duration

May 2015

   

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

   

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

   

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

   

Principal Investigator

Dr Samera Javad

Title of Project

Extraction and isolation of bioactive components by microwave assisted extraction

Project Funds

3.7 million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2015-

   

Principal Investigator

Dr Shafaq Fatima

Co- Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr Farkhanda Manzoor

Title of Project

Production of all-female population in silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) by 17α-methyltestosterone immersion and dietary treatment

Project Funds

1.9 Million

Funding Agency

HEC-NRPU

Project Duration

2015-

   

Principal Investigator

Dr Shafaq Fatima

Co- Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr Farkhanda Manzoor

Title of Project

Production of all-female population in common sole (S. solea) by 17α-methyltestosterone immersion treatment

Project Funds

0.2 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2015-

   

Principal Investigator

Dr Zakia Kanwal

Title of Project

Study of the Innate Immune System and Expression Profiles of Immune-Responsive Genes in Major Carps, Labeo rohita, Catla Catla and Cirrhinus Mrigala Challenged with Microbial Infections

Project Funds

Rs. 7,494,665/-

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2015-2019

   

Principal Investigator

Dr. Saima Aftab

Co- Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Arifa Tahir

Title of Project

Biosynthesis of cellulase for use in various industrial and environmental processes

Project Funds

0.5 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2015-2016

   

Principal Investigator

Dr Fakhar un Nisa

Co- Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr Farkhanda Manzoor

Title of Project

Enhancement of the Activity of Two synergistic Bacillus Thuringiensis Proteins Against Cotton Bollworms Earias Vitella Earias Insulana and Spodoptera Litura

Project Funds

5.96 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2015-onwards (December2015)

 

Principal Investigator

Dr Rashida Parven

Co- Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr Shagufta Naz

Title of Project

Influence of Ripening temperature onlow fat buffalo milk cottage cheese quality.

Project Funds

0.5 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2015-2016 (August 2015)

   

Principal Investigator

Dr Amina Arif

Co- Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr Bushra Khan

Title of Project

Studies on the in vivo effect of methionine aminopeptidase on the structure of human interferon alpha 2 b

Project Funds

0.5 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2015-2016

 

Principal Investigator

Dr Afshan Syed Abbas

Co- Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Farkhanda Manzoor

Title of Project

Natural/Synthetic Pesticides Induced Hepatic Toxicity and Variation in Iron Metabolism Regulatory Genes in Rattus Norvegicus

Project Funds

0.5 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2015-2016

 

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr Uzma Qureshi

Title of Project

Women Teacher Preneurship: Development and dissemination of entrepreneurship modules for teachers Education programs in Punjab under the theme “Economy: Issues and prospects”

Project Funds

1.5 Million

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2015-2016

 

Principal Investigator

Dr Irfana Iqbal

Co- Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Farkhanda Manzoor

Title of Project

Cloning and Expression of Antimicrobial Genes of Apis Cerana for the Production of Antimicrobial Compound

Project Funds

Rs. 412250/-

Funding Agency

HEC

Project Duration

2015-2016