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Name: Dr. Rani Faryal Faheem Tahir
Designation: Tenured Professor
Department: Microbiology


Qualifications:

M. Sc. Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology 

Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.   

 M. Phil. Microbiology     Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.

 Ph. D. Microbiology         Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.

Post Doc. Karolinska Instituet, Sweden

 


Phone: +92-51 9064 3008
Email: ranifaryal@qau.edu.pk
Status: On Job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

Molecular mechanism of Antimicrobial resistance
Molecular epidemiology of Viral diseases in Pakistan
Association of Metabolic diseases with dysbiosis
Molecular mechanism of signaling pathways


Publication with Impact Factor

1. Faryal R, Hameed A. Isolation and characterization of various fungal strains from textile effluent for their use in bioremediation. Pakistan J Bot. 2005;37(4):1003–8. 

2. Faryal R, Lodhi A, Hameed A. Isolation, characterization and biosorption of zinc by indigenous fungal strains Aspergillus fumigatus RH05 and Aspergillus flavus RH07. Pakistan J Bot. 2006;38(3):817–32. 

3. Faryal R, Ahmed S, Hameed A. Biodegradation of 4-aminobenzene sulphonic acid by a local textile mill Aspergillus niger isolate. Pakistan J Bot. 2006;38(4):1333–40. 

4. Faryal R, Tahir F, Hameed A. Effect of wastewater irrigation on soil along with its micro and macro flora. Pakistan J Bot. 2007;39(1):193–204. 

5.Faryal R, Sultan A, Tahir F, Ahmed S, Hameed A. Biosorption of lead by indigenous fungal strains. Pakistan J Bot. 2007;39(2):615–22. 

6.Faryal R, Yusuf M, Munir K, Tahir F, Hameed A. Enhancement of Cr6+ removal by 3 Aspergillus niger RH19 using a biofermenter. Pakistan J Bot. 2007;39(5):1873–81. 

7. Mohamed AJ, Yu L, Bäckesjö CM, Vargas L, Faryal R, Aints A, et al. Bruton’s tyrosine kinase (Btk): Function, regulation, and transformation with special emphasis on the PH domain. Immunol Rev. 2009;228(1):58–73. 

8. Hussain A, Faryal R, Nore BF, Mohamed AJ, Smith CIE. Phosphatidylinositol-3-kinasedependent phosphorylation of SLP-76 by the lymphoma-associated ITK-SYK fusionprotein. Biochem Biophys Res Commun [Internet]. 2009;390(3):892–6. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2009.10.070 

9. Munir K, Yusuf M, Noreen Z, Hameed A, Hafeez FY, Faryal R. Isotherm studies for determination of removal capacity of bi-metal (Ni and Cr) ions by Aspergillus niger. Pakistan J Bot. 2010;42(1):593–604. 

10. Noreen Z, Hameed A, Faryal R. Comparative analysis of biosorption potential for chromium removal by live and dead biomass of Aspergillus niger ZH2. Int J Chem React Eng. 2010;8(June). 

11. Iqbal H, Mir A, Faryal R. Molecular modeling of mutant kinase domain of Btk, a Tec family member, for structure prediction. African J Biotechnol. 2011;10(17):3274–89. 

12. Hussain A, Yu L, Faryal R, Mohammad DK, Mohamed AJ, Smith CIE. TEC family kinases in health and disease - Loss-of-function of BTK and ITK and the gain-of-function fusions ITK-SYK and BTK-SYK. FEBS J. 2011;278(12):2001–10.

 13. Masood N, Kayani MA, Malik FA, Mahjabeen I, Baig RM, Faryal R. Genetic variations in carcinogen metabolizing genes associated with oral cancer in Pakistani population. Asian Pacific J Cancer Prev. 2011;12(2):491–5. 

14. ur Rehman Kayani M, Kayani MA, Malik FA, Faryal R. Role of miRNAs in breast cancer. Asian Pacific J Cancer Prev. 2011;12(12):3175–80. 

15. Kanwal S, Kayani MA, Faryal R. Identification of novel SNPs in SYK gene of breast cancer patients: Computational analysis of SNPs in the 5′UTR. Mol Biol Rep. 2012;39(8):8345–51. 

16. Inayat U, Kayani MA, Faryal R. Sporadic mutations and expression analysis of spleen tyrosine kinase gene in breast cancer: A preliminary report. Polish J Pathol. 2012;63(2):106–11. 

17. Shakeel S, Mahjabeen I, Kayani MA, Faryal R. Association of SYK genetic variations with breast cancer pathogenesis. Asian Pacific J Cancer Prev. 2013;14(5):3309–14. 

18. Zeb M, Shah MKN, Faryal R. Development of putative molecular markers to trace durable rust resistance genes in wheat breeding stocks. Pakistan J Bot. 2013;45(SPL.ISS):359–66.

 19. Faryal R, Noreen Z, Tahir F, Zahid-Ur-Rehman. Seroprevalence of Corynebacterium diphtheriae among vaccinated population of Rawalpindi/Islamabad, Pakistan. Pak J Pharm Sci. 2013;26(3):649–51. 

20. Azam MT, Khan AS, Muzzafar D, Faryal R, Siddiqi SA, Ahmad R, et al. Structural, surface, in vitro bacterial adhesion and biofilm formation analysis of three dental restorative composites. Materials (Basel). 2015;8(6):3221–37.

 21. Noreen Z, Abrar M, Siddiqui F, Faryal R, Hamid H, Bokhari H. Antibiotic Susceptibility and Molecular Characterization of Campylobacter jejuni Strain Isolated from a Guillain Barré Syndrome Child. Indian J Pediatr [Internet]. 2016;83(7):728. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12098-015-1923-z 

22. Suleman M, Faryal R, Aamir UB, Alam MM, Nisar N, Sharif S, et al. Dengue outbreak in Swat and Mansehra, Pakistan 2013: An epidemiological and diagnostic perspective. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2016;9(4):380–4. 

23. Faryal R, Ishfaq M, Hayat T, Mahjabeen I, Kayani MA. Novel SYK gene variations and 4 changes in binding sites of miRs in breast cancer patients. Cancer Biomarkers. 2016;16(3):319–26. 

24. Suleman M, Faryal R, Alam MM, Sharif S, Shaukat S, Aamir UB, et al. NS1 antigen: A new beam of light in the early diagnosis of dengue infection. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2016;9(12):1212–4. 

25. Province P, Suleman M, Phil M, Faryal R, Ph D, Alam MM, et al. Dengue Virus Serotypes Circulating in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan, 2013-2015. Gen Lab Med. 2017;37(November 2015):151–4. 

26. Tasneem U, Siddiqui MT, Faryal R, Shah AA. Prevalence and antifungal susceptibility of Candida species in a tertiary care hospital in Islamabad, Pakistan. J Pak Med Assoc. 2017;67(7):986–91.

 27. Suleman M, Faryal R, Alam MM, Khurshid A, Sharif S, Shaukat S, et al. Outbreak of dengue virus type-3 in Malakand, Pakistan 2015; A laboratory perspective. Acta Trop [Internet]. 2017;169:202–6. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2017.02.011 

28. Suleman M, Faryal R, Alam MM, Zaidi SSZ. Demographic characteristics of dengue virus outbreaks in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan during 2003–2015. J Formos Med Assoc [Internet]. 2017;116(9):727–9. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfma.2017.02.004 

29. Suleman M, Lee HW, Zaidi SSZ, Alam MM, Nisar N, Aamir UB, Sharif S, Shaukat S, Khurshid A, Angez M, Umair M, Mujtaba G, Faryal, R. “Preliminary Seroepidemiological survey of dengue infections in Pakistan, 2009-2014.” Infect Dis Poverty. 2017;6(1):1–7. 

30. Hamid S, Zainab S, Faryal R, Ali N, Sharafat I. Inhibition of secreted aspartyl proteinase activity in biofilms of Candida species by mycogenic silver nanoparticles. Artif Cells, Nanomedicine Biotechnol [Internet]. 2018;46(3):551–7. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/21691401.2017.1328688 

31. Hamid S, Zainab S, Faryal R, Ali N. Deterrence in metabolic and biofilms forming activity of Candida species by mycogenic silver nanoparticles. J Appl Biomed [Internet]. 2017;15(4):249–55. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jab.2017.02.003 

32. Mehmood F, Iqbal J, Jan T, Gul A, Mansoor Q, Faryal R. Structural, photoluminescence, electrical, anti cancer and visible light driven photocatalytic characteristics of Co doped WO3 nanoplates. Vib Spectrosc [Internet]. 2017;93:78–89. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vibspec.2017.09.005

 33. Saeed A, Haider A, Zahid S, Khan SA, Faryal R, Kaleem M. In-vitro antifungal efficacy of tissue conditioner-chitosan composites as potential treatment therapy for denture stomatitis. Int J Biol Macromol. 2019;125:761–6. 

34. Subhan M, Faryal R, Macreadie I. Statin resistance in Candida glabrata. Biotechnol Lett [Internet]. 2018;40(9–10):1389–94. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10529-018- 2597-1 

35. Arshad A, Iqbal J, Alam A, Khadija B, Faryal R. Synthesis, characterization, enhanced dielectric and antimicrobial properties of WxCu1−xO nanostructures. Ceram Int [Internet]. 2018;44(6):5894–900. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2017.12.101 

36. Sahar N, Bibi S, Masood N, Faryal R. Status of serine tyrosine kinase at germline and expressional levels in asthma patients. Mol Biol Res Commun. 2019;8(2):69–77. 

37. Sakandar HA, Kubow S, Azadi B, Faryal R, Ali B, Ghazanfar S, et al. Wheat fermentation with Enterococcus mundtii QAUSD01 and Wickerhamomyces anomalus QAUWA03 consortia induces concurrent gliadin and phytic acid degradation and inhibits 5 gliadin toxicity in Caco-2 monolayers. Front Microbiol. 2019;10(FEB):1–12. 

38. Noreen H, Iqbal J, Arshad A, Faryal R, Ata-ur-Rahman, Khattak R. Sunlight induced catalytic degradation of bromophenol blue and antibacterial performance of graphene nanoplatelets/polypyrrole nanocomposites. J Solid State Chem [Internet]. 2019;275(January):141–8. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jssc.2019.03.045

 39. Khadija B, Abbasi A, Khan S, Nadeem M, Badshah L, Faryal R. Isolation of pathogenic Candida species from oral cavity of postpartum females, and its association with obstetric and dental problems. Microb Pathog [Internet]. 2019;131(January):40–6. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micpath.2019.03.022

 40. Shirazi JH, Ali MI, Alghamdi, HA, Faryal, R, Akhtar Z, Jamal A, Rashid A. Pediatric oropharyngeal candidiasis: A comprehensive study on risk factors and most prevalent species of Candida. Pak J Pharm Sci. 2019;32(6):2873–8. 

41. Muhammad A, Bokhari SAI, Vernoux JP, Ali MI, Faryal R, Desmasures N, et al. Purification, characterization and thermodynamic assessment of an alkaline protease by Geotrichum candidum of dairy origin. Iran J Biotechnol. 2019;17(2):30–7. 

42. Zafar S, Hanif S, Akhtar H, Faryal R. Emergence of hypervirulent K. pneumoniae causing complicated UTI in kidney stone patients. Microb Pathog [Internet]. 2019;135(February):103647. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micpath.2019.103647

 43. Anjum S, Ullah R, Rana MS, Khan HA, Memon FS, Ahmed Y, Jabeen S, Faryal R. COVID-19 Pandemic: A serious threat for public mental health globally. Psychiatr Danub. 2020;32(2):245–50. 

44. Zafar S, Fatima K, Faryal R. Prevalence of virulent Candida spp. in complicated urinary tract infection of nephrolithiatic patients from surgical units of tertiary care hospitals Islamabad. J Mycol Med [Internet]. 2020;101024. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mycmed.2020.101024 

45. Saddique A, Rana MS, Alam, MM, Ikram A, Usman M, Salman M, Faryal R, Massab U, Bokhari H, Mian MS, Israr A, Safiullah. Emergence of co-infection of COVID-19 and dengue: A serious public health threat. J Infect J. 2020;(January).

 46. Subhan M, Faryal R, Macreadie I. Utilization of an industry byproduct, corymbia maculata leaves, by aspergillus terreus to produce lovastatin. Bioengineering. 2020;7(3):1–10.

 47. Rana DMS, Usman MM, Alam DMM, Khalid DA, Ikram DA, Salman DM, Zaidi SSZ, Faryal R, Qadir M, Umair M, Rooullah, Sufian MM. First trimester miscarriage in a pregnant woman infected with COVID-19 in Pakistan. J Infect [Internet]. 2020;(xxxx):9–10. Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32896525

 48. Fatima R, Usman M, Faryal R. Association of TLR2 polymorphisms, Arg753Gln and Arg677Trp, with tuberculosis in Pakhtun population of Pakistan. Infect Genet Evol [Internet]. 2020;83(September 2019):104291. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2020.104291 

Publication without impact factor

1. Faryal R, Bari A, and Qazilbash A. A. A study on the incidence of Listeria monocytogenes in raw milk. Proc. Pak. Cong. Zool 1996; 16: 167-172.

2. Qazilbash A, Faryal R, Naqvi K. B, Ahmed, S. and Hameed, A. Efficacy of Indigenous Bacillus Species in the Removal of Chromium from Industrial Effluent. Biotechnology2006; (5):12-20.

3. Qazilbash A, Faryal R, Tabassum A, Lodhi A. B, Ahmed S. and Hameed A.Comparative Analysis of Oven-dried and Non-growing Strains of Aspergillus niger forthe Removal of Lead under Laboratory Conditions. International Journal of Botany 2006;(2):137-145.

4. Amir S, Faryal R, Zaufishan B, and Kabir A. Relationship Of Symptoms With Demographic Features In Case Of Thyroid Disorders In Pakistani Population. Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2012; 2(12):12. 37-40.

5. Suleman M, Faryal R, Alam M.M, Sharif, S, Shaukat S, Khurshid A, Angez M, Umairm M, and Zaidi S.S.Z. Identification of Concurrent Infection by Multiple Dengue Virus Serotypes during an Epidemic in 2011 in Pakistan. Journal of Microbiology & Experimentation 2016; 3(3):00088.

6. Suleman M, Faryal R, Sufian M. M, and Arshad Y. Epidemiological Profile and Laboratory Characteristics of Dengue Virus Infection during 2011 Outbreak in Rawalpindi, Islamabad. Journal of Human Virology &Retrovirology 2016; 3(4):00099.

7. Subhan M, Faryal R, and Ian Macreadie I. Exploitation of Aspergillusterreus for the production of natural statins. J. Fungi 2016; 2: doi:10.3390/.

8. Subhan M, Sabir S. B, Akhtar Y, Khan S, Macreadie I, and Faryal R. Isolation and characterization of lovastatin producing fungi; investigating the antimicrobial and extracellular enzymatic activities. Int. J. Biosci 2016;10(2),12-20. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/10.2.12-20

9. Dar A, Faryal R, and Masood N. Possible Association of a Distinct Combined Glutathione S Transferase Members with Allergic Asthma Patients in Pakistan. Genes & Diseases 2017; 4(2):111-115.

10. Naveed Q, Faryal R. Risk factors and prevalence of coccidiosis in chicken in district Gujarat, Punjab, Pakistan. Int. J. Biosci 2019; 15(3): 66-79.

11. Naveed Q, Faryal R, Rani R. A, Ahmad F, and Hussain B. Prevalence of coccidiosis inpoultry farms in District Chakwal Punjab Pakistan. Int. J. Biosci 2019; 15(5) : 425-4427

12. Naveed Q, Faryal R, Rani N. A, Ahmad F, Hussain B, and Rashid, Q Incidence and prevalence of coccidiosis in different age group and contributory factor of coccidiosis in poultry farms of District Sahiwal, Punjab Pakistan. Int. J. Biosci 2019; 15(5): 462- 478



1. Faryal, R., Bari, A. and Qazilbash, A. A. 1996. Development of cell mediated prophylactic against listeriosis. 3 rd Annual National Symposium, Aga KhanUniversity, Karachi, Pakistan.
 2. Tahir, F., Subhan, F., Faryal, R., Asif, M., Bari, A. and Qazilbash, A. A. 1996. Blood chemistry profiles of FSH related male infertility cases. 3 rd Annual National Symposium, Aga KhanUniversity, Karachi, Pakistan.
 3. Faryal, R., Bari, A. and Qazilbash, A. A. 1997. Listeriosis: A foodborne threat to maternal and neonatal health. 1997. I st National Symposium on Current Trends in Development and Reproductive Biology, Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan.
 4. Qazilbash, A. A., Khan, J., Tahir, F., Faryal, R. and Bari, A. 1997. Mycoplasmal infection among infertile women. I st National Symposium on Current Trends in Development and Reproductive Biology, Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan.
 5. Qazilbash, A. A., Tahir, F., Faryal, R. and Bari, A. 1997. Human Brucellosis. A potential reproductive health hazard. I st National Symposium on Current Trends in Development and Reproductive Biology, Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan. 
6. Ali, N., Faryal, R. and Hameed, A. 2000. Biological characterization of textile industry effluent. 3 rd International Biennial Conference of Pakistan Microbiological Society, Lahore, Pakistan. 
7. Faryal, R. and Hameed, A. 2000. Isolation and characterization of various fungal strains from textile industry effluent. 20 thPakistan Congress of Zoology, University of Sind, Jamshoro, Pakistan.
 8. Faryal, R. and Hameed, A. 2001. Chromium tolerant bacterial strains and their use in industrial bioremediation. 21 stPakistan Congress of Zoology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
 9. Faryal, R. and Hameed, A. 2002. Effect of wastewater irrigation on microbial community and its soil environment. 4th International Biennial Conference of Pakistan Microbiological Society, Peshawar and MalamJabba, Pakistan. 8 
 10. Batool, S.K., Faryal, R., Ahmed, S. and Hameed, A. 2002. Bioremediation of chromium by using Bacillus sp. 3 rd International Science Conference, University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. 
 11. Lodhi, A., Faryal, R., Ahmed, S. and Hameed, A. 2002. Isolation, characterization and biosorption of heavy metals by indigenous fungal strains. 3 rd International Science Conference, University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. 
 12. Zahoor, L., Faryal, R. and Awan, Z.I. 2003. Analysis of drinking water quality in Islamabad and its suburbs. 7 th International Conference of the Pakistan Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Trends in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. 
 13. Sarwar, S. Faryal, R. and Awan, Z.I. 2003. Physico-chemical analysis of soil and industrial effluents in the industrial area of Islamabad, Pakistan. 7 th International Conference of the Pakistan Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Trends in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. 
 14. Chaudhry, M. I., Faryal, R., Saba, N.U. and Nasir, J. A. 2003. Analysis of faecal contamination in drinking water. 7 th International Conference of the Pakistan Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Trends in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. 
 15. Tabassum, A., Faryal, R. and Hameed, A. 2003. Studies on the role of microbes in bioremediation of metals. 7 th International Conference of the Pakistan Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Trends in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. 
 16. Sultan, A., Faryal, R., Ahmed, S. and Hameed, A. 2003. Bioaccumulation and biosorption of lead by newly isolated fungal strains. 7 th International Conference of the Pakistan Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Trends in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. 
 17. Batool, A., Hasan, S., Faryal, R. and Ahmed, S. 2003. Optimization of some nutritional and physiological parameters for lysine production by Corynebacteriumglutamicumstrain AHS-3. 7 th International Conference of the Pakistan Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Trends in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. 
 18. Faryal, R., Ahmed, S. and Hameed, A. 2005. Biodegradation of 4-Aminobenzene sulphonic acid by Aspergillus species RH19.5th International Biennial Conference of Pakistan Microbiological Society, Karachi, Pakistan. 19. Munir, K., Faryal, R. and Hameed, A. 2005. Factors effecting Nickel and Chromium removal from aqueous solution using oven dried biomass of Aspergillus niger strain RH 
 19. 21st Annual Conference of Bangladesh Society of Microbiologist, BINA, Mymensingh,Bangladesh. 9 
 20. Faryal, R. Munir, K., Ahmed, S. and Hameed, A. 2005.Studies on development of fungal biosorbet for removal of organic and metal pollutants. “Genomics, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology and Economic Development”, Karachi, Pakistan 
 21. Faryal, R. and Hameed, A. 2006. Removal of metal ions using non-growing biomass of Aspergillus niger RH19. 1 st International Conference on Biotechnology and Informatics. Balochistan University of Information Technology and Management Sciences, Quetta, Pakistan. 
 22. Qazilbash, A.A., Faryal, R.,Tabasum, A., Lodhi, A., Ahmad, S. and Hameed, A.2008.Bioremediation Efficacy of Indigenous Strains of Bacillus Species in the Removal of Chromium VI from Industrially Polluted Soils.9th Biennial Conference Advances in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan (December, 17-20, 2008). 
 23. Qazilbash, A.A., Faryal, R., Tabasum, A., Lodhi, A., Ahmad, S. and Hameed, A.2008. Removal of Lead (Pb) from SDB Media Using Oven-dried and Non-growing Strains of Aspergillusniger Under laboratory Conditions. 9th Biennial Conference Advances in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan (December, 17-20, 2008). 
 24. Badshah, I., Mehboob, M. and Faryal, R.2009.Antibiotic resistance pattern and integrons in clinical isolates of E. coli from Rawalpindi/Islamabad. 5 thInternational Symposium on Biotechnology (ISB09). University of Sindh, Pakistan October 4 –7,2009 
 25. Parveen, A., Ahmed, A., Ahmad, F. and Faryal, R. 2014.Association of GSTM and GSTT polymorphism to allergic rhinitis among resident of Rawalpindi/Islamabad.12th International Congress of Immunology and Allergy of Iran. Mahmoudabad, Mazandaran, Iran (29th April to 2nd May 2014) 
 26. Ismail, T. and Faryal, R. 2014.Spleen tyrosine kinase’s genetic polymorphism among allergic asthma patients in Pakistani population.12th International Congress of Immunology and Allergy of Iran. Mahmoudabad, Mazandaran, Iran (29th April to 2 nd May 2014) 
 27. Subhan, M., Ahmed, S. and Faryal, R. 2015. Screening of Lovastatin Production by Indigenous Filamentous Fungi.10th Biennial International Conference of Pakistan Society of Microbiology. University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan (25th to 28thMarch, 2015) 
 28. Subhan, M., Faryal, R., and Ian Macreadie.2016. Exploitation of Aspergillusterreus for production of lovastatin Bioprocessing Networks annual conference (BPN 2016).Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (11-13 October, 2016) 
 29. Subhan, M., Faryal, R., and Ian Macreadie. 2016. Production of lovastatin in statin resistant strains of Aspergillus terreus, International Biotechnology Symposium 2016 and Aus-Biotech., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (24 - 27 October 2016) 
 30. Subhan, M., Faryal, R., and Ian Macreadie.2016. Lovastatin production by Aspergillus terreus using a novel substrate (Corymbia Maculata) as a carbon source in solid state 10 fermentation, International conference on “New frontiers of Microbiology”. Australian society of Microbiology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia (July 03-06, 2016) 
 31. Subhan, M., Faryal, R., and Ian Macreadie.2016.Yeast assays for discovery of novel chemotherapeutics compounds, International conference on metabolomics “Australia and New Zealand metabolomics conference 2016(ANZMET 2016)”, Melbourne , Australia (March 30-1st April 2016)
 32.Workshop on Preservation, Identification and activity check of microbial cultures (University of Karachi/ UNESCO, Nov. 17-25 th , 1991).
 33. Training Course on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing, Islamabad, Pakistan (National
Institute of Health/ WHO Oct. 28-30 th , 1999).
 34. Training Workshop on Quality Assurance (Lab diagnosis) in Clinical Microbiology,
Islamabad, Pakistan (National Institute of Health/WHO, June 28-30 th , 2000).
 35. Training course on Role of Women in Population, Islamabad, Pakistan (Sustainable
Development Policy Institute, Feb. 25-27 th , 2003).
 36.Training course on Designing Learning Experiences, Islamabad, Pakistan (Higher Education
Commission,8-10 th April,2004)
 37.Training course on Identification, Maintenance and Preservation of microorganisms,
Islamabad, Pakistan (Quaid-i-Azam University10-12 th May,2004)
 38. Inter Regional Workshop on Environmental Health Impacts from Exposure to Metals,Shimla, India(US Department of Health and Human Services/WHO/ICMR1-3 rd June 2005).
HEC workshop/PARC symposia on Bacteriocin, Karachi, Pakistan (Microbiology Department, University of Karachi,6-10 th Dec.2005)
 39. HEC workshop/PARC symposia on Bacteriocin, Karachi, Pakistan (Microbiology Department, University of Karachi, 6-10 th Dec. 2005)
 40. Workshop on Microflora, Karolinska Institute, Solna, Sweden (27 th August, 2008)
 41. Workshop on ”Curriculum Development and Associated Requirements for Biomedical Engineering” Pakistan Engineering Council, Islamabad, Pakistan, (5 -6 th Jan.2009)
 42. Workshop on “Introduction to STAT”, Health Services Academy, Islamabad, Pakistan(27 -29 th Sept.,2010 )
 43. WHO Consultative meeting on Developing Biosafety and Biosecurity Policy Document,Pakistan (7-9 th Sept.,2015)
 44. WHO Consultative meeting on Developing Biosafety and Biosecurity Policy Document and Strategic Plan, Pakistan (21-22 nd Sept., 2015)
 45. WHOSecond Workshop on National Laboratory Policy, Pakistan (6-8th Oct., 2015)
 46. WHOThird Workshop on National Laboratory Policy, Pakistan (11-13th Nov., 2015)
 47. 1st National Policy forAntimicrobialResistanceContainment,Pakistan (2-3 rd Feb., 2016)
 48. 2nd Workshop onDevelopment of NationalPolicy for Containment Antimicrobial Resistance(AMR) in Pakistan, Pakistan (28 -29 th April, 2016)
 49. Indo-U.S. workshop titled IndoU.S. Workshop on BuildingRegional Capacity to Tackle Challenges of Emerging Infections and Global Health Safety, Seychelles(9-11 th May,2016)
 49. National Laboratory working Group Workshopto finalize National Policyand Strategic plan for Biosafety/Bio-security, Pakistan (2-3 rd June, 2016)
 50. NIH-WHO meeting of National Laboratory Working Group (NLWG) for endorsement of National Laboratory Strategic Framework & to finalize operational plan for Laboratory Bio safety & Biosecurity,Pakistan (19 -23 rd Oct., 2016)
 51. Preparing Biological Laboratories for Certification in BioriskManagement,Pakistan (10 -13 th Dec., 2016)
 52. 15 th Meeting of the Avian Immunology Research Group (AIRG), St. Catherine’s College at University of Oxford, UK (5-7 th September, 2018)
 53. Responsible Conduct in the Life Sciences Workshop PBSA at Islamabad (Dec. 6 th -10 th 2018).
 54. Containment Certification Schemeto support the WHO Global Action Plan for PoliovirusContainment Training for Auditors, Copenhagen, Denmark (6 th -10 th May, 2019)
 55. Sample Processing using Flexible film Isolator (FFI) and FFI maintenance, NADP Training Laboratory, Public Health Enngland, Porton Down, UK(15-17 th May, 2019)
 1. Studies on transmission mechanism of antibiotic resistance from poultry to human population 
 2. Molecular characterization of Corynebacterium diphtheria strains prevalent in Pakistan. 
 3.To assess the role of spleen tyrosine kinase in paper mulberry allergy" 
 4. Development of Containment facility for preservation of indigenous microbial strains at Department of Microbiology, Quaid-i-Azam University 
 5. Strengthening Medical Microbiology for teaching at Department of Microbiology
6. Development of Diagnostic Biomarker for Circulating Varicella Strains In Pakistan 


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