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Name: Dr. Aneesa Sultan
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Biochemistry (BMB)


Qualifications: PhD


Phone: +92-51 9064-3223
Email: aneesa@qau.edu.pk
Status: On Job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

Research in “Cancer Genetics Lab”  is focused on Epigenetic and Expression level studies of genes involved in Breast cancer and Leukemia. Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) in different genes implicated in Leukemia are also being investigated in Pakistani population.

Anees M, R A Anis, S Yousaf, I Murtaza, A Sultan, M Arslan, M Shahab. Effect of maternal iodine supplementation on thyroid function and birth outcome in goiter endemic areas. Curr Med Res Opin. 2015 Jan 28:1-25. [Epub ahead of print]

Muhammad Afzal, Mohammed Amir, Muhammad Jawad Hassan, Sheeba Murad Mall, Iram Murtaza, Mariam Anees, Aneesa Sultan. Clinical Role of HER2 gene Amplification and chromosome 17: A cohort Study on 154 IHC-Equivocal Cases of Pakistani Invasive Breast Carcinoma Patients. (Accepted in Tumor Biology on 08/25/2014, Ref. # TUBI-D-14-01045R1)

Spaderna S, O Schmalhofer, M Wahlbuhl, A Dimmler, K Bauer, A Sultan, F Hlubek, A Jung, D Strand, A Eger, T Kirchner, J Behrens, T Brabletz. The EMT inducer ZEB1 promotes metastasis and a loss of cell polarity in cancer. 2008. Cancer Research. 68: (2) 537-544

 

Aigner K, B Dampier, L Descovich, M Mikula, A Sultan, M Schreiber, W Mikulits, T Brabletz, D Strand, P Obrist, W Sommergruber, N Schweifer, A Wernitznig, H Beug, R Foisner and A Eger. The transcription factor ZEB1 (δEF1) induces tumour cell dedifferentiation by repressing master regulators of epithelial polarity. 2007. Oncogene. 26(49): 6979-6988

Aigner K, L Descovich, M Mikula, A Sultan, B Dampier, S Bonne, M Schreiber, FV Roy, W Mikulits, T Brabletz, H Beug, R Foisner and A Eger. The transcription factor ZEB1 (δEF1) represses Plakophilin 3 during human cancer progression. 2007. FEBS Letters 581 (2007) 1617–1624

Zafar M, Y Mussaddeq, S Akhter and A Sultan. Weight-length and condition factor relationship of thaila, Catla catla from Rawal dam Islamabad, Pakistan. 2003. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 6(17): 1532-1534.

Ali I, A Sultan. 2013. Investigation of ZEB1/DeltaEF1 Gene Expression in Breast Cancer Tissue of Pakistani Women. International Conference on the Applications of Molecular Biology in Medicine and Agriculture. August 2022, 2013. Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.

Rehan T, A Sultan, U Malik, A Zahra, M Khan, S A Malik, A A Khan. 2013. Epigenetic Analysis of Embryonic Stem Cells Specific Genes in Blood of Normal and Leukemic Patients. International Conference on the Applications of Molecular Biology in Medicine and Agriculture. August 2022, 2013. Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.

Sultan A, K. Aigner, L. Descovich, H. Beug, R. Foisner and A. Eger . 2007. The Transcription Factor ZEB1 (δEF1) Promotes Tumor Cell Dedifferentiation by Repressing Master Regulators of Epithelial Polarity. 32nd FEBS Congress, Molecular Machines, July 7-12, 2007 Vienna, Austria.

Sultan A, Fazle-Subhan, F Tahir, M Qayyum, A Khanum and A Dil. 2001. Serum Alpha Feto-

Protein(AFP) and Beta Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (ß-hCG) levels as tumor markers. 21st Pakistan Congress of Zoology held at University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan. 15-17. March, 2001.

Azeemi N Z and A Sultan. Characterization of Bioinformatics Applications on Multimedia Processor, in Proc. Proceedings Cairo International Biomedical Engineering Conference 2006, Cairo, Egypt, December, 2006.

Azeemi N Z, A Sultan and A. Muhammad. Parameterized Characterization of Bioinfomatics Workload on SIMD Architecture, in Proc. 2006 International Conference on Information and Automation, pages 189 - 194, Colombo, Sri Lanka, December, 2006.



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