Name: Dr. Rani Faryal Faheem Tahir
Designation: Associate Professor and Chairperson
Department: Microbiology


M. Sc. Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology   

 M. Phil. Microbiology

 Ph. D.Microbiology 

 Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.

Phone: +92-51 9064 3008
Status: On Job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

1.      Mohamed, A.J., Yu, L., Bäckesjö, C.M., Vargas, L., Faryal, R., Aints, A., Christensson, B., Berglöf, A., Vihinen, M., Nore, B.F. and Smith, C.I. 2009. Bruton’s tyrosine kinase (Btk): function, regulation, and transformation with special emphasis on the PH domain. Immunol. Rev. 228(1):58-73.


2.      Hussain, A., Faryal, R., Nore, B.F., Mohamed, A.J. and Smith, C.I. 2009. Phosphatidylinositol-3 kinase-dependent phosphorylation of SLP-76 by the lymphoma-associated ITK-SYK fusion-protein. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 390(3): 892-896 (doi:10.1016/j.bbrc.2009.10.070  Oct 19, 2009, Epub ahead of print].



3.      Munir, K., Yusuf, M., Noreen, Z., Hameed, A., Hafeez, F. Y. and Faryal, R. 2010.  Isotherm studies for determination of removal capacity of bi-metal (Ni and Cr) ions by Aspergillus niger. Pak. J. Bot. 42: 593-604.


4.      Noreen, Z., Hameed, A. and Faryal, R. 2010. Comparative analysis of biosorption potential for chromium removal by live and dead biomass of Aspergillus niger ZH2. International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering. 8: A143.


5.      Iqbal, H, Mir, A. and Faryal, R. 2011. Molecular modeling of mutant kinase domain of Btk, a Tec family member, for structure prediction. African Journal of Biotechnology. 10(17): 3274-3289.

6.      Hussain, A., Yu, L., Faryal, R., Mohammad, D. K., Mohamed, A. J. and Smith, C. I. 2011. 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 Journal.  278: 2001-2010 (doi: 10.1111/j.1742-4658.2011.08134.x. Apr 23, 2011, Epub ahead of print].


7.      Masood, N., Kayani, M.A., Malik, F.A., Mahjabeen, I., Baig, R.M. and Faryal, R. 2011. Genetic variation in carcinogen metabolizing genes associated with oral cancer in Pakistani population. Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev. 12(2): 491-495.


8.      Kiani, M., Malik, F.A , Kayani, M.A. and Faryal, R. 2011. Role of miRNAs in Breast cancer. Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev. 12(12): 3175-3180


9.      Kanwal, S.,  Kayani, M.A. and Faryal, R.2012.Identification of novel SNPs in SYK gene of breast cancer patients: computational analysis of SNPs in the 50UTR.Mol. Biol. Reps. Mol Biol Rep. 39:8345–8351


10.  Anayat, U., Kayani, M.A. and Faryal, R.2012. Sporadic mutations and expression analysis of Spleen Tyrosine Kinase gene in breast cancer. Polish Journal of Pathology. 63(2):106-111.



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