Name: Dr. Asif Jamal
Designation: Lecturer
Department: Microbiology

Qualifications: M.Sc, M.Phil, PhD

Phone: +92-51 9064-3195
Status: On Job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

Applied and Industrial Microbiology

Biological control of plant pathogens 


Biodegradation of complex hydrocarbons 

1) Hassan Wasem, Asif Jamal, Muhammad Ishtiaq Ali, (2019) Contribution and Challenges of high throughput qPCR for determining antimicrobial resistance in the environment; A critical review, Molecules, 24(1), 163; (Impact Factor 3.09)

2)     Nazia Khaton, Asif Jamal & Muhammad Ishtiaq Ali (2018) Polymeric pollutant biodegradation through microbial oxidoreductases: a better strategy to safe environment; International Journal of Biological Macromolecules DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac2017.06.047. (Impact Factor 3.7)

3)     M.Ishiaq Ali, Asif Jamal, (2018) Catalytic efficiency of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans for bioleaching of Copper from Chalcocite Containing Sulfide Ore of Reko Diq Deposits of Balochistan, Pakistan, (Accepted Polish Journal of Environmental Studies). (Impact 0.97) Accepted

4)    Nazia Khaton, Asif Jamal, Muhammad Ishtiaq Ali (2017) Lignin peroxidase isoenzyme: A Novel approach to biodegrade the toxic synthetic polymer waste. Environmental Technology (Accepted article: Impact factor 1.75)

5)     Nazia Khatoon, Najam I Sahar, Asif Jamal, Naeem Ali, Udonna Ndu, Safia Ahmed, Muhammad Ishtiaq Ali (2017). High throughput production of peroxidase and its biodegradation potential toward polymeric material.  International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. DOI: 10.1007/s13762-016-1182-1. (Impact Factor 2.344)

6)     Ramla Rehman, Abdul Hameed, Fariha Hasan, Asif Jamal, 2017. Catalytic Role of Thermostable Metallo-Proteases from Bacillus subtilis KT004404 as Dehairing and Destaining Agent" Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology (DOI: 10.1007/s12010-016-2222-5) Impact factor 1.75

7)     Aneela Younis Malik , Muhammad Ali, Asif Jamal, Muhammad Ishtiaq Ali (2017) Isolation and Characterization of Coal Solubilizing Aerobic Microorganisms from Salt Range Coal Mines Pakistan. Geomicrobiology Journal. DOI 10.1080/01490451.2016.1143538 Impact factor (1.44)

8)     Rabia Liaquat, Asif Jamal, Muhammad Ishtiaq Ali (2017). Characterization of bacterial consortia from anaerobic digester treating organic waste for biogas production. Polish Journal of Environmental Sciences (Impact factor 0.89)

9)      Mutiullah Khattak, Sabir Nawaz, Neak Muhammad, Asif Jamal, Aamer Ali Shah (2017) Prevalence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci from three tertiary care hospitals and role of esp gene in biofilm formation, International Journal of Biosciences (Impact factor 0.5)

10)Asif Jamal, Muhammad Zahid Qureshi, Raja Rizi ul Hasan, Naeem Ali, Muhammad Ishtiaq Ali (2016). Mathematical modeling of bioprocess variables for improved production of Rhamnolipid from P. aeruginosa strain JQ. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences.  (impact Factor 1.054)

11)Asif Jamal, Naeem Ali, Muhammad Ishtiaq Ali, Abdul Hameed, M.Z. Qureshi (2014) Enhanced Production of rhamnolipid by P. aeruginosa using Response Surface Methodology. Asian Journal of Chemistry; 26(4):1044-1048 (Impact factor 0.355)

12)Rabia Liaquat, Sidra Kaleem, Aqeela Azeem, Asif Jamal and Muhammad Ishtiaq Ali (2015). Production and characterization of α-amylase from indigenously isolated bacterial strains treating organic waste in anaerobic digester. Pakistan journal of agricultural sciences. 52(4).  Impact factor (1.05)

13)Hajra Hanif, Awais Anjum, Naeem Ali, Asif Jamal, Muhammad Imran, Bashir Ahmad and Muhammad Ishtiaq Ali (2015). Isolation and antibiogram of Clostridium tetani from clinically diagnosed Tetanus patients. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0040 (Impact factor 2.78)

14)Nazia Khatoon, Iffat Naz, Naeem Ali, Asif Jamal, Safia Ahmed, Abdul Hameed and Muhammad Ishtiaq Ali (2014). Bacterial Succession and degradative changes by biofilm on plastic for wastewater treatment. Journal of Basic Microbiology. 54(7): 739-749 (Impact factor 1.822)

15)Syed Zeeshan Haider Naqvi, Urooj Kiran, Muhammad Ishtiaq Ali, Asif Jamal, Abdul Hameed, Safia Ahmed and Naeem Ali (2013). Combined efficacy of biologically synthesized silver nanoparticles and different antibiotics against multi-drug resistant bacteria. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 8 : 3187-3195 (Impact factor 4.195)

16)Ghumro, P.B., Shafique, M., Ali, M.I., Javed, I., Ahmad, B., Jamal, A., Ali, N. and Hameed, A., 2012. Isolation and screening of protease producing thermophilic Bacillus strains from different soil types of Pakistan. African Journal of Microbiology Research. 6(8), pp.1663-1668 (Impact factor 0.539).

·         Seminar on 50 Years of Academics, Department of History, Quaid-i-Azam University, March, 2017

·         1st International Conference on Microbiology, American Society for Microbiology-Abotabad University of Science and Technology, September 2016

·         7th International Conference on Revitalization of degraded areas (Poland) October 6-8, 2015 (HEC Travel Grant)

·         8th International Conference on Revitalization of degraded areas (Poland) October 6-8, 2014 (HEC Travel Grant)

·         Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation Policy, COMSTECH, 2011

·         Academic research skills, American information and resource center U.S embassy, Islamabad, October 20, 2009

·         International Productivity Congress, National Productivity organization, Ministry of Industries, Govt. of Pakistan 17-18 November, 2011

·         International Seminar on Wastewater Treatment and its Re-use, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, 17 May 2012,

·         American Society for Microbiology-Karachi University National Microbiology Teachers Training Workshop, ASM-KU Bio resource center, Karachi, 27-30 September 2013

·         Training Workshop on SPSS and EndNote, Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, 7-8 November, 2013

·         Quality assurance in analytical chemistry; Department of chemistry, GC University, Lahore, 2011.

·         Seminar on Setting new standards 21st century, Higher education commission, Islamabad, 2011

·         Seminar on Trends in Process engineering and bioenergy, Quaid-i-azam University, Islamabad, 13th December, 2011

·         Master Classes Training, British council of Pakistan and Columbia University, 17 Jan, 2012

·         Regional Peace and Economics: Developing role of China and Pakistan, National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, 16th January 2012

·         Knowledge exchange Master Classes, Entrepreneur University Leadership, HEC-British Council Islamabad, July 2012

·         Pak-US Science and Technology Symposium, National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, 31-Jan-1st Feb 2013

·         Co-Principle Investigator; Reduction and Characterization of Biochar and its application for soil Bioremediation and as Bio-fertilizer. Awarding Agency (Higher Education commission of Pakistan) 6.3 million PKR (2016-2019)


·         Principle Investigator; Development of biological treatment system for pulp and paper industry waste water, Awarding Agency (Higher Education commission of Pakistan) 4.23 million PKR (2017-2019)


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