Name: Dr. Zabta Khan Shinwari
Designation: Professor
Department: BIO Technology


·         D.Sc. (Molecular Systematics) 1994 Kyoto University, (Japan)

·         Post Doc Fellow 1996-98 Japan International Research Center for  Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)

·         STA Fellow July – Sept. 1999 (JIRCAS-Japan)

·         JIRCAS Fellow Jan - March 2001 (JIRCAS-Japan)

·         State dept (USA) Feb. 20th –March 18, 2006 State dept./Inst. Int. Edu (USA)  Leadership programme

Phone: +92-51 9064-4187
Status: On Job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

Molecular Systematics; Applied Ethnobotany; Dual Use Education.





Book Published (International Publishers):                                                   7

International Proceedings Published:                                                         10

Articles published in international journals/ impact factor:                          155

Articles published in national journals:                                                       57

Graduation Thesis & Reports:                                                                     7

Newspaper article:                                                                                     5

Urdu Booklet & Documentary Film Produced                                         1 + 1


Total:                                                               243

Citation:                      >2268

Impact Factor             >170

PUBLISHED BOOK (Main/Single Author; International Publishers)

 Shinwari, ZK & Ayaz, A.   2002. Plant wealth of Ayubia National Park and Indigenous knowledge (Urdu). WWF-Pakistan.

Shinwari, ZK; Khan, AA and Nakaike, T 2003. Medicinal and other useful plants of district Swat-Pakistan. Pp 187 WWF-Pakistan

Shinwari, ZK; Nasim, A and Rahman, A. 2003. Biotechnology: Opportunities and Challenges in OIC member state countries (An Overview). Pp 121 COMSTECH-Islamabad-Pakistan.

Shinwari, Z. K., M. Rehman, T. Watanabe, and Y. Yoshikawa. 2006. Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Pakistan (A Pictorial Guide). Pp. 492 Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat, Pakistan.

Gilani S.A., Z. K. Shinwari and K. N. Watanabe   2007     Monograph on Rhazya stricta. Mimatsu Corporation Tokyo, Japan.

Shinwari, ZK; Nasim, A and Qarshi, I. A. 2010. Biotechnology in Developing Countries: Opportunities and Challenges. Qarshi University, Lahore-Pakistan.

Shinwari, ZK; G. M. Mancini and W.J. Pinard       2011     An Introduction to Biorisk Management and Dual Use in Life Sciences. Landau Network Centro-Volta, Italy pp.144.



(Main Author; International Publishers):


Shinwari, Z.K. 1996 Proceedings First Workshop on Ethnobotany and its application to conservation Chief Editor PP 1- 227, WWF - ICIMOD - UNESCO - PARC.

Shinwari, Z K. & Ashiq A. Khan(Eds.) 2001         Proceedings Workshop on Ethnobotany and its application to Participatory Forest Management. WWF-Pakistan

Shinwari, Z K., A. Hamilton & Ashiq A. Khan(Eds.) 2002  Proceedings Workshop on Curriculum Development in Applied Ethnobotany. WWF-Pakistan.

Shinwari, Z.K. and Khan, AA      2003    Land Tenure and Resource Ownership. Proceedings: Consultative workshop on Land Tenure and Resource Ownership, Swat (Chief Organizer) (Sep. 2-4, 2002).

Hamilton, A.C., Pei Shengji, J. Kessy, Ashiq A. Khan, S. Lagos-Witte & Z.K. Shinwari 2003 The Purposes And Teaching Of Applied Ethnobotany, People And Plants Working Paper 11, March 2003.

Sarwar, M.; Khalid, A.M.; Shinwari, Z.K.; Malik, K.A. and Nasim, A. 2004 Advance Techniques in Biotechnology. Manual for an International workshop at NIBGE-Faisalabad-Pakistan. Jan. 5-17, 2004.

Aumeeruddy-Thomas, Y., Shinwari, Z. K., Ayaz, A. and Khan, A.A 2004  Fodder and fuelwood: ethnobotany and management at Ayubia National Park, Pakistan. Working Paper 14


Shinwari, Z.K., Watanabe, T., Ali, M and Anwar, R. 2005 International Symposium

Medicinal Plants: Linkages Beyond National Boundaries. Sep. 7-9, 2004. pp. 283. Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat-Pakistan.

Qaisar M and Z. K. Shinwari   2010 (Guest Editors) Pakistan Journal of Botany Special Issue (S.I. Ali Festschrift) (Vol 42, SI).

Shinwari, Z.K. and Showalter A. M. 2011  (Guest Editors) Pakistan Journal of Botany Special Issue (Medicinal Plants: Conservation & Sustainable Use) (Vol 43, SI).


Capacity Building in Applied Ethnobotany (A Case Study): Sustainable use of Natural Resources of Ayubia National Park. WWF-Pakistan (2002).



1.       Shinwari, Z.K.; R. Terauchi and S. Kawano 1994 Molecular Systematics of Liliaceae-Asparagoideae-Polygonatae. 1. RFLP analysis of cpDNA in several species of Asiatic Disporum species. Plant Species Bio. 9: 11-18.

2.       Shinwari, Z.K.; R. Terauchi; F.H. Utech and S. Kawano 1994 Recognition of the New World Disporum Section Prosartes as Prosartes (Liliaceae) based on the sequence data of the rbcL gene. Taxon 43(3): 353-366.

3.     Shinwari, Z.K.; R. Terauchi and S. Kawano 1994 Phylogenetic relationships among genera in the Liliaceae-Asparagoideae-Polygonatae sensu lato inferred from rbcL gene sequence data. PI. Systematic & Evolution 192: 263-277.

4.   Shinwari, Z.K. 1995 Congruence between morphology and molecular phylogeneties in Prosartes (Liliaceae). Pak. J. Bot. 27(2): 361-369.

5.       Shinwari, Z.K., Nakashima K, Miura S., Kasuga M., Seki M., Yamaguchi-Shinozaki K,  and Shinozaki K 1998. An Arabidopsis gene family Encoding DRE Binding Protein involved in Low Temperature - Responsive Gene Expression. Biochemical Biophysical Research Communications 250: 161-170.

6.       Shinwari, Z.K.,  K. Nakashima, S. Miura, M. Kasuga, K. Y.-Shinozaki, K. Shinozaki    1998     Identification of a Gene Family Encoding Dehydration-Responsive-Element (DRE) Binding Proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana and Analysis of its Promoter. Plant and cell physiology. 39: 106

7.   Shinwari, Z.K 1998 Molecular Systematics of the genus Uvularia and related taxa based upon rbcL gene sequence data. Pak. J. Bot. 30(2): 161-172

8.    Narusaka Y., Shinwari Z. K., Nakashima K., Yamaguchi-Shinozaki K., Shinozaki K.    1999 The Roles Of The Two Cis-Acting Elements, DRE and ABRE in the Dehydration, High Salt and Low Temperature Responsive Expression of the Rd29a Gene in Arabidopsis thaliana.  Plant and Cell Physiology. 40:91         

9.  Nakashima, K.; Shinwari, Z. K.; Miura, S.; Sakuma, Y.; Seki, M.; Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, K.; and Shinozaki, K. 2000 Structural organization, expression and promoter activity of an Arabidopsis gene family encoding DRE/CRT binding proteins involved in dehydration- and high salinity-responsive gene expression. Plant Molecular Biology 42 (4):657-665.

10.  Shinwari, Z. K. 2000 Chloroplast DNA variation in Polygonatae (Liliaceae). Pak. J. Bot. 32(1): 7-14

11.   Yoshihiro Narusaka, Y.,  K. Nakashima, Z. K. Shinwari, K. Shinozaki, and K. Shinozaki 2001 Promoter analysis of DREB1 genes encoding transcription factors involved in cold responsive gene expression in Arabidopsis. Plant and cell physiology. 42: 94

12.   Shinwari, Z. K. 2002 Sequence divergence of rbcL gene and Phylogenetic relationships in Liliales. Pak.J.Bot.  34(2): 191-204

13.   Gilani, S. S., M. A. Khan, , Z. K. Shinwari and Z. Yousuf        2002     Leaf Epidermal Anatomy of Selected Digiteria Species, Tribe Paniceae, Family Poaceae of Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 34(3): 257-273

14.   Narusaka, Y.; K. Nakashima; ZK Shinwari; Y. Sakuma, T. Furihata; H. Abe; M. Narusaka; K. Shinozaki and KY Shinozaki      2003     Interaction between two cis-acting elements, ABRE and DRE, in ABA-dependent expression of Arabidopsis rd29A gene in response to dehydration and high salinity stresses. The Plant Journal 34(2): 137-149

15.   Gilani, S. S.; M. A. Khan; Z. K. Shinwari; F. Hussein and Z. Yousaf    2003 Taxonomic Relationship of the Genus Digitaria in Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot. 35 (3): 261-278

16.   Gilani, S. S.; M. A. Khan; Z. K. Shinwari and A. Nasim                      2003 A new subspecies of Digitaria sanguinalis from Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot. 35 (3):279-282

17.   Shinwari, Z. K. & S. Gilani   2003   Sustainable harvest of medicinal plants at Bulashbar Nullah, Astore (Northern Pakistan). J. Ethnophormacology 84(2003): 289-298

18.  Yousaf Z.,  Shinwari Z.K., Qureshi R.A.,  Khan, M.A. and Gilani, S.S. 2004     Can Complexity Of Genus Allium L.  Be Resolved Through Some Numerical Techniques? Pak. J. Bot. 36(3): 487-501.

19. Masood, S., Y. Seiji, Z. K. Shinwari and R. Anwar. 2005. Mapping quantitative trait loci (QTLs) for salt tolerance in rice (Oryza sativa) using RFLPs. Pak. J. Bot., 36 (4): 825 – 834.

20.  Yousuf Z., Masood S., Shinwari Z.K.  Khan, M.A. and Rabbani, A.     2006     Evaluation of Taxonomic Status of Medicinal Species of the Genus Solanum and Capsicum Based on Poly Acrylamide Gel Electrophoresis. Pak. J. Bot., 38(1): 99-106

21.   H. R. Afridi, S. S. Gilani,  Z. K. Shinwari and J. Shah. 2007. Hedwigia ciliata (Hedw.) P. Beauv. A New Addition to the Moss Flora of Pakistan. New national and regional bryophyte records, 16 J. Bryology UK. 29:198-204

22.  Gilani, S.A.,  Kikuchi, A.,  Shinwari, Z.K, Khattak, Z.I. and Watanabe, W.N. 2007 "Phytochemical, pharmacological, and ethnobotanical studies of Rhazya stricta Decne." Phytother. Res. 21, 301-307

23. Yousaf, Z., Z. K. Shinwari, R. A. Qureshi, and A. Perveen 2008 “Leaf epidermal anatomy of selected Allium species, family Alliaceae from Pakistan”  Pak. J. Bot.,  40(1): 77-90

24.   Yousaf, Z., S. Masood, Z. K. Shinwari,  M. A. Khan And A. Rabani     2008 Evaluation of taxonomic status of medicinal species  of  the genus  Hyoscyamous,  Withania, Atropa and Datura based on poly acrylamide gel electrophoresis. Pak. J. Bot., 40(6): 2289-2297.

25.   Hussain, J.,  Khan, AL,  Rehman, N.,  Hamayun, M.,  Shah T., Nisar M., Bano T.,  Shinwari, Z.K. and Lee, I.   2009 Proximate and nutrient analysis of selected vegetable species: A case study of Karak region, Pakistan. Afr. J. Biotechnol. 8 (12): 2725-2729

26.   Hussain J.,  Hussain H., Shinwari ZK, Ahmad I., Hussain ST., and  Ahmad V. 2009 Antibacterial Activity Of The Chemical Constituents From Ranunculus laetus. Chemistry of Natural Compounds. 45(5): 720-721

27.   Kidokoro S. K. Nakashima, Z. K. Shinwari, ----- , K. Shinozaki, and K. Yamaguchi-Shinozaki  2009    The Phytochrome-Interacting Factor PIF7 Negatively Regulates DREB1 Expression under Circadian Control in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 151(4): 2046-2057

28.   Khan  A.L.,  J. Hussain J., M. Hamayun,  Z. K. Shinwari, H. Khan, Y. Kang,  S.M. Kang  and I. Lee  2009 Inorganic  Profile  And  Allelopathic  Effect  Of Endemic Inula Koelzii From Himalaya Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot. 41(5): 2517-2527

29.   Yousuf, Z., M.A. Khan and Z.K. Shinwari      2009     A new variety of Solanum surattense Burm. From Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot. 41(6): 2097-2103

30.   Hussain, J.  A. L. Khan, N. Rehman, M. Hamayun, Z. K. Shinwari, W. Malik and I-J Lee 2009 Assessment of herbal products and their composite medicinal plants through proximate and micronutrients analysis. Journ.  Med. Pl. Res. 3(12): 1072-1077

31.   Shinwari, Z. K.  I. Khan, S. Naz and A. Hussain 2009 Assessment of antibacterial activity of three plants used in Pakistan to cure respiratory diseases. African Journal of Biotechnology 8 (24): 7082-7086

32.   Shinwari, Z.K.         2010     Medicinal Plants Research in Pakistan. Journ. Med. Pl. Res. 4(3): 161-176

33.   Adnan M., J. Hussain, M.T. Shah, F. Ullah, Z.K. Shinwari, A. Bahadar and A.L. Khan 2010 Proximate and nutrient Composition of Medicinal Plants of Humid and Sub-humid regions in Northwest Pakistan. Journal of Medicinal Plant Research 4(4): 339-345

34.   Gilani S. A., Y. Fujii, Z. K. Shinwari, M. Adnan, A. Kikuchi, K. N. Watanabe. 2010. Phytotoxic studies of medicinal plant species of Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 42 (2): 987 - 996.

35.   Hamayun, M., S.A. Khan, Z.K. Shinwari, A.L. Khan, N. Ahmed and I-J Lee   2010       Effect Of Polyethylene Glycol Induced Drought Stress On Physio-Hormonal Attributes Of Soybean. Pak. J. Bot., 42(2): 977-986

36.   Mahmood, T., S. Muhammad and Z.K. Shinwari         2010     Molecular and Morphological Characterization of Caralluma Species. Pak. J. Bot., 42(2): 1163-1171, 2010.

37.   Qasim M., S. Gulzar, Z. K. Shinwari, I. Aziz and M. A. Khan  2010 Traditional Ethnobotanical Uses of Halophytes from Hub, Balochistan. Pak. J. Bot., 42(3): 1543-1551

38.   Yousaf Z., Z. K. Shinwari and M. A. Khan     2010     Phenetic Analysis Of Medicinally Important Species Of The Genus Solanum From Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 42(3): 1827-1833

39.    Hamayun M., E-Y. Sohn, S. A. Khan, Z. K. Shinwari, A. L. Khan and I-J Lee  2010     Silicon Alleviates The Adverse Effects Of Salinity and Drought Stress on Growth and Endogenous Plant Growth Hormones of Soybean (Glycine Max L.). Pak. J. Bot., 42(3): 1713-1722

40.   Hussain J.,  N. R. Rehman, A. L. Khan, M. Hamayun, S. M. Hussain and Z. K. Shinwari 2010 Proximate And Nutrients Evaluation Of Selected Vegetables Species From Kohat Region, Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 42(4): 2747-2755

41.   Rabbani M.A.,  M. S. Masood, Z. K. Shinwari And K. Y. Shinozaki      2010     Genetic  Analysis  Of  Basmati  And  Non-Basmati Pakistani Rice (Oryza Sativa L.) Cultivars Using Microsatellite Markers. Pak. J. Bot., 42(4): 2551-2564

42.   Hamayun M., S. A. Khan, A. L. Khan, Z. K. Shinwari, I. Iqbal, E-Y Sohn, M.A. Khan and I-J Lee          2010     Effect Of Salt Stress On Growth Attributes And Endogenous Growth Hormones Of Soybean Cultivar Hwangkeumkong Pak. J. Bot., 42(5): 3103-3112

43.   Pervaiz, Z.H.,  M. A.  Rabbani, Z. K. Shinwari, M. S. Masood and S. A. Malik  2010 Assessment  of  Genetic  Variability  in  Rice (Oryza sativa l.) Germplasm from Pakistan Using RAPD Markers. Pak. J. Bot., 42(5): 3369-3376

44.   Ali A., Z. K. Shinwari and F. M. Sarim                       2010 Contribution To The Algal Flora  (Chlorophyta) Of Fresh Waters Of District Swat. NWFP, Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot. 42(5):3457-3462

45.   Mumtaz, SA; M. Naveed and Z. K. Shinwari  2010     Assessment Of Genetic Diversity And Germination Pattern In Selected Cotton Genotypes Of Pakistan.Pak. J. Bot., 42(6): 3949-3956

46.   Tang, D., M. Hamayun, Chae-In Na, A. L. Khan, Z. K. Shinwari And In-Jung Lee         2010  Germination Of Some Important Weeds As Influenced By Red Light And Nitrogenous Compounds. Pak. J. Bot., 42(6): 3739-3745

47.   Ali, A., Z. K. Shinwari and F. M. Sarim                     2010     Confidence Limits For Chlorophycean Members Recorded From Fresh Waters Of District Swat N.W.F.P. Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 42(6): 4157-4167

48.   Shinwari, Z.K. and Shehla Shinwari 2010 Molecular Data and Phylogeny of Family Smilacaceae. Pak. J. Bot., Special Issue (S.I. Ali Festschrift) 42: 111-116

49.   Hamayun, M. S. A. Khan, A. L. Khan, Z. K. Shinwari, N. Ahmad, Y-Ha Kim and In-J Lee 2011 Effect Of Foliar And Soil Application Of Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium On Yield Components Of Lentil. Pak. J. Bot., 43(1): 391-396

50.   Hussain, J. F. U. Khan, R. Ullah, Z. Muhammad, N. Rehman, Z. K. Shinwari, I. U. Khan, M. Zohaib, I. Din and S. M. Hussain      2011Nutrient Evaluation and Elemental Analysis of Four Selected Medicinal Plants Of Khyber Pakhtoon Khwa, Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 43(1): 427-434

51.   Jan H. U., M. A. Rabbani and Z. K. Shinwari 2011 Assessment of genetic diversity of indigenous turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) germplasm from Pakistan using RAPD markers. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research  5(5): 823-830.

52.   Jan, H.U. Z. K. Shinwari And A. A. Khan 2011          Staining Effect Of Dye Extracted From Dry Leaves Of Lawsonia Inermis Linn (Henna) On Angiospermic Stem Tissue. Pak. J. Bot., 43(1): 383-389

53.   Alam, N., Z.K. Shinwari, M. Ilyas and Z. Ullah           2011     Indigenous knowledge of medicinal plants of Chagharzai valley, district Buner, Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 43(2): 773-780

54.   Ahmed, M., M. A. Anjum, Z. K. Shinwari, M. S. Awan and M. A. Rabbani -      2011 Assessment of variability in fruit quality parameters of Pyrus germplasm collected from Azad Jammu and Kashmir (Pakistan). Pak. J. Bot., 43(2): 971-981

55.   Hussain, A., S. Naz,  H. Nazir and Z. K. Shinwari      2011    Tissue culture of black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) in Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 43(2): 1069-1078

56.   Shinwari, Z.K., S. Sultan and T. Mehmood    2011     Molecular and Morphological Characterization of Selected Mentha Species. Pak. J. Bot., 43(3): 1433-1436

57.   Ali, A. Z. K. Shinwari           and M. K. Laghari         2011     Diversity of the Genera of Chlorophyta in Fresh Waters of District Swat N.W.F.P Pakistan Pak. J. Bot., 43(3): 1759-1764

58.   Shaheen H., R. A. Qureshi & Z. K. Shinwari  2011 Structural Diversity, Vegetation Dynamics and Anthropogenic Impact on Lesser Himalayan Subtropical Forests of Bagh District, Kashmir. Pak. J. Bot., 43(4): 1861-1866

59.   Shah, SMA., H. Rahman, F. M. Abbasi, M. A. Rabbani, I. A. Khan and Z. K. Shinwari. 2011  Inter specific variation of total seed protein in wild rice germplasm using SDS-PAGE. Pak. J. Bot.,  43(4): 2147-2152

60.   Akbar, F., M. A. Rabbani, M. S. Masood And Z. K. Shinwari   2011     Genetic Diversity Of Sesame (Sesamum Indicum L.) Germplasm From Pakistan Using RAPD Markers. Pak. J. Bot.,  43(4): 2153-2160

61.   S Farooq, SAMAS Eqani, RN Malik, Athanasios Katsoyiannis , G Zhang, Z Yanlin, J Li, L Xiang, KC Jones, ZK Shinwari (2011). Occurrence, finger printing and ecological risk assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the River Chenab, Pakistan, J. Environ. Monit., 2011, 13 (11), 3207 – 3215

62.   Ahmad N., Bin Guo, H. Fazal, B. H. Abbasi1, Chun-Zhao Liu, T. Mahmood and Z. K. Shinwari 2011     Feasible plant regeneration in black pepper from petiole explants. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research  5(18): 4590-4595.

63.   Zeb A., Z. K. Shinwari and T. Mahmood         2011     Molecular Markers Assisted Genetic Characterization Of Some Selected Wild Poaceae Species.  Pak. J. Bot., 43(5):2285-2288

64.   Jan H.U., Z. K. Shinwari And K. B. Marwat    2011     Influence Of Herbal Dye Extracted From Dry Wood Of Indigenous Berberis Petiolaris Wall. In Plant Histological Staining. Pak. J. Bot., 43(5):2597-2600

65.   Mumtaz, A.S. Dur-E-Nayab, M. J. Iqbal  and Z. K. Shinwari   2011     Probing Genetic Diversity to Characterize Red Rot Resistance in Sugarcane. Pak. J. Bot., 43(5):2513-2518

66.   Akbar F., M.A. Rabbani, Z.K. Shinwari and S.J. Khan.           2011     Genetic Divergence in Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) Landraces based on Qualitative and Quantitative Traits  Pak. J. Bot., 43(6): 2737-2744

67.    Hussain J.,  N. R. Rehman, A.L. Khan,  H. Hussain, A. Al-Harrasi, L. Ali, F. Sami and  Z. K. Shinwari 2011      Determination of Macro and Micronutrients and Nutritional Prospects of Six Vegetable Species of Mardan, PAKISTAN. Pak. J. Bot., 43(6): 2829-2833.

68.   Khan AL, M. Hamayun, S. A. Khan, Z. K. Shinwari, M. Kamaran, Sang-Mo Kang, Jong-Guk Kim, In-Jung Lee. 2011. Pure culture of Metarhizium anisopliae LHL07 reporgrams soybean to higher growth and mitigates salt stress. World J. Microb Biotech.  28(4):1483-94.

69.   Shinwari, Z.K. & M. Qaisar   2011     Efforts On Conservation and Sustainable Use of Medicinal Plants Of Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 43 (Special Issue): 5-10.

70.   Abbasi B.H., A. Rashid, M. A. Khan, M. Ali, Z. K. Shinwari, N. Ahmad, T. Mahmood  2011 In Vitro Plant Regeneration In Sinapis Alba And Evaluation of its Radical Scavenging Activity. Pak. J. Bot., 43 (Special Issue): 21-27.

71.   Gilani S.A., Y. Fujii, A. Kikuchi, Z. K. Shinwari And K.  N. Watanabe  2011     Ecological Consequences, Genetic And Chemical Variations in Fragmented Populations of a Medicinal Plant, Justicia adhatoda and Implications for its Conservation. Pak. J. Bot., 43 (Special Issue): 29-37.

72.   Hussain  H., J.  Hussain, A. Al-Harrasi and Z. K. Shinwari     2011     Chemistry of Some Species Genus Lantana. Pak. J. Bot., 43 (Special Issue): 51-62.

73.   Mahmood A., R. N. Malik, Z. K. Shinwari and A.  Mahmood   2011     Ethnobotanical Survey of Plants from Neelum, Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 43 (Special Issue): 105-110.

74.   Saqib Z., R. N. Malik, M. I. Shinwari and Z. K. Shinwari         2011     Species Richness, Ethnobotanical Species Richness and Human Settlements along a Himalayan Altitudinal Gradient: Prioritizing Plant Conservation in Palas Valley, Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 43 (Special Issue): 129-133.

75.   Sultana S.,  M. A. Khan, M. Ahmad, A. Bano, M. Zafar and Z. K. Shinwari      2011 Authentication of Herbal Medicine Neem (Azadirachta Indica A.Juss.) by Using Taxonomic and Pharmacognostic Techniques. Pak. J. Bot., 43 (Special Issue): 141-150.

76.   Walter C., Z. K. Shinwari, I. Afzal and R. N. Malik     2011     Antibacterial Activity in Herbal Products Used in Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 43 (Special Issue): 155-162.

77.   Jabeen A., B. Guo, B. H. Abbasi, Z. K. Shinwari1 and T. Mahmood                2012

Phylogenetics of selected Mentha species on the basis of rps8, rps11 and rps14 chloroplast genes.  Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(1): 30-36

78.   Shaheen H., & Z. K. Shinwari  2012 Phyto diversity and Endemic richness of Karambar Lake Vegetation from Chitral, Hindukush- Himalayas. Pak. J. Bot., 44(1): 17-21

79.   Kang, S-M, A. L. Khan, M. Hamayun, Z. K. Shinwari, Yoon-Ha Kim, Gil-Jae Joo and In-Jung Lee – 2012      Acinetobacter calcoaceticus ameliorated plant growth and influenced gibberellins and functional biochemicals. Pak. J. Bot., 44(1): 365-372

80.   Rasheed A., A. S. Mumtaz and Z. K. Shinwari           2012     Genetic Characterization of Novel Lr Gene Stack in Spring Wheat Variety Chakwal86 and its Effectiveness Against Leaf Rust In Rain Fed Areas Of Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 44(2): 507-510

81.   Shaheen H., Z. K. Shinwari, R. A. Qureshi and Z. Ullah         2012     Indigenous Plant Resources and their Utilization Practices in Village Populations of Kashmir Himalayas Pak. J. Bot., 44(2): 739-745

82.   Malik, R. N., Z. K. Shinwari, H. Waheed  2012          Linkages Between Spatial Variations in Riparian Vegetation and Floristic Quality to the Environmental Heterogeneity: A Case Study of River Soan and its Associated Streams, Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 44 (SI1): 187-197

83.   Sultan, M., M. A. Rabbani, Z. K. Shinwari and M. Shahid Masood       2012     Phenotypic Divergence in Guar (Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba) Landrace Genotypes of Pakistan Pak. J. Bot., 44 (SI1): 203-210

84.   Jan H.U., M. A. Rabbani and Z. K. Shinwari 2012 Estimation Of Genetic Variability In Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) Germplasm Using Agro-Morphological Traits  Pak. J. Bot., 44 (SI1): 231-238

85.   Yoon-Ha Kim, A. L. Khan, Z. K. Shinwari, Duck-Hwan Kim, M. Waqas, M. Kamran and In-Jung Lee      2012     A Silicon Treatment to Rice (Oryza Sativa L. Cv ‘Gopumbyeo’) Plants During Different Growth Periods and its Effects on Rice Growth and Grain Yield. Pak. J. Bot., 44(3): 891-897

86.   Turi, N. A., Farhatullah, M. A. Rabbani and Z. K. Shinwari      2012     Genetic Diversity in the Locally Collected Brassica Species of Pakistan Based on Microsatellite Markers".  Pak. J. Bot., 44(3): 1029-1035.

87.   Shinwari, ZK;  S.A.  Gilani and A.L.  Khan                 2012     Biodiversity Loss, Emerging Infectious Diseases and Impact on Human and Crops. Pak. J. Bot., 44: 137-142, Special Issue May 2012.

88.   Ilyas M., Z.K. Shinwari and R. Qureshi          2012     Vegetation Composition and Threats to the Montane Temperate Forest Ecosystem of Qalagai Hills, Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 44: 113-122, Special Issue May 2012.

89.   Kuroyanagi,M., M. Murata, T. Nakane, O. Shirota, S. Sekita, H. Fuchino, and Z. K. Shinwari    2012     Leishmanicidal Active Withanolides from a Pakistani Medicinal Plant, Withania coagulans Chem. Pharm. Bull. 60(7) 892–897.

90.   Llabjani V., R. N. Malik, J. Trevisan, V. Hoti, J. Ukpebor, Z. K. Shinwari, C. Moeckel, K. C. Jones, R. F. Shore, F. L. Martin.        2012     Alterations in the infrared spectral signature of avian feathers reflect potential chemical exposure: A pilot study comparing two sites in Pakistan. Environment International 48 (2012):39-46

91.   Sarwat, Z. K. Shinwari and N. Ahmad           2012     Screening of potential medicinal plants from district Swat specific for controlling women diseases. Pak. J. Bot., 44(4):1193-1198.

92.   Khan, A.M., R. A. Qureshi, F. Ullah, Z. K. Shinwari and J. Khan         2012     Flavonoids distribution in selected medicinal plants of Margalla hills and surroundings. Pak. J. Bot., 44(4): 1241-1245.

93.   Khan, SA, M. Hamayun, A. L. Khan, In-Jung Lee, Z. K. Shinwari and Jong-Guk Kim    2012     Isolation of plant growth promoting endophytic fungi from dicots inhabiting coastal sand dunes of Korea. Pak. J. Bot., 44(4):1453-1460.

94.   Khan, AL., Z. K. Shinwari, Yoon-Ha Kim, M. Waqas, M. Hamayun, M. Kamran, In-Jung

Lee                   2012     Isolation and detection of Gibberellins and indole acetic acid from Endophyte Chaetomium globosum LK4 growing with drought stressed plant. Pak. J. Bot., 44(5): 1601-1607

95.   Gul F., Z. K. Shinwari and I. Afzal     2012     Screening of Indigenous Knowledge of

Herbal Remedies for Skin Diseases among Local Communities of North West Punjab. Pak. J. Bot., 44(5): 1609-1616

96.   Banaras, S., S. Aman, M. Zafar, M. Khan, S. Abbas, Z. K. Shinwari, S. N Shakeel      2012     Molecular Identification And Comparative Analysis Of Novel 18s Ribosomal RNA Genomic Sequences Of Wide Range Of Medicinal Plants. Pak. J. Bot., 44(6): 2021-2026

97.   Akbar, F., N. Yousaf, M. A. Rabbani, Z. K. Shinwari and M. S. Masood          2012     Study of total seed proteins pattern of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) landraces via sodium dodecyl sulfate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE).  Pak. J. Bot., 44(6): 2009-2014

98.   Nadeem, M., Z.K. Shinwari and M. Qaisar     2013     Screening of Folk Remedies by Genus Artemisia Based on Ethnomedicinal Surveys and Traditional Knowledge of Native Communities Of Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 45(S1): 111-117

99.   Shaheen, S., N. Haroon, Z. K. Shinwari, R. B. Tareen and M. I. Shinwari        2013     Systematic Identification Of Genus Brachiaria On The Basis Of Vegetative and Floral Morpho-Palynological Markers (Lm & Sem). Pak. J. Bot., 45(SI): 143-149

100.            Shinwari, S., A. S. Mumtaz, M. A. Rabbani, F. Akbar, and Z. K. Shinwari  2013     Genetic Divergence in Taramira (Eruca sativa L.) Germplasm Based On Quantitative and Qualitative Characters. Pak. J. Bot., 45(SI): 375-381

101.            Zada M., N. Zakir, M. A. Rabbani and Z. K. Shinwari       2013     Assessment of Genetic variation in Ethiopian Mustard (Brassica Carinata A. Braun) Germplasm using Multivariate Techniques. Pak. J. Bot., 45(S1): 583-593

102.            Ahmad, I., M. Hussain, M. S. A. Ahmad, M. Hameed, M. Y. Ashraf, Z. K. Shinwari, T. Nawaz, R. Batool and S. Fatima      2013     Spatio-Temporal Variations in Some Medicinally Important Biochemical Constituents of Peganum Harmala (Hermal). Pak. J. Bot., 45(S1): 601-607

103.            Ilyas, M., M.,  R. Qureshi, Z. K. Shinwari, M. Arshad, S. N Mirza, Zia-Ul-Haq        2013     Some Ethnoecological Aspects of the Plants of Qalagai Hills, Kabal Valley, Swat, Pakistan. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology. 15(5): 801-810

104.            Ibrahim, M., N. Ahmad, Z. K. Shinwari and A. Bano, F. Ullah        2013     Allelopathic Assessment of Genetically Modified and Non Modified Maize (Zea Mays L.) on Physiology of Wheat (Triticum Aestivum L).  Pak. J. Bot., 45(1): 235-240

105.            Shinwari Z.K., N. Ahmed, J. Hussain and N.U. Rehman              2013     Antimicrobial Evaluation and Proximate Profile ofNepeta leavigata, Nepeta kurramensis and Rhynchosia reniformis. Pak. J. Bot., 45(1): 253-259

106.            Zada, M., Z. K. Shinwari, Nahida Zakir  And M. A. Rabbani          2013     Study of total Seed Storage Proteins in Ethiopian Mustard (Brassica Carinata A. Braun) Germplasm. Pak. J. Bot., 45(2): 443-448.

107.            Aman, S. M. Iqbal, S. Abbas, S. Banaras, M. Awais, I. Ahmad, Z. K. Shinwari, S. N Shakeel         2013     Molecular And Comparative Analysis Of Newly Isolated Beta-Tubulin Partial Gene Sequences From Selected Medicinal Plants. Pak. J. Bot., 45(2): 507-512

108.            Deeb, T., K. Knio, Z. K. Shinwari, S. Kreydiyyeh and E. Baydoun             2013     Survey of Medicinal Plants Currently Used by Herbalists in Lebanon. Pak. J. Bot., 45(2): 543-555

109.            Sultan, M., N. Zakir, M. A. Rabbani, Z. K. Shinwari1 and M. S. Masood    2013     Genetic Diversity of Guar (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba L.) Landraces from Pakistan Based   on RAPD Markers. Pak. J. Bot., 45(3): 865-870.

110.            Khan, SA, Z. K. Shinwari and M. A. Rabbani       2013     Study of Total Seed Protein Pattern of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Breeding Lines of Pakistan Through SDS-Page. Pak. J. Bot., 45(3): 871-876.

111.            Mahmood, A., A. Mahmood, R. N. Malik, Z. K. Shinwari   2013      Indigenous knowledge of medicinal plants from Gujranwala district, Pakistan . Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 148(2):714-723.

112.            Shinwari, S., F. Akbar , M. A. Rabbani, A. S. Mumtaz and Z. K. Shinwari  2013     Evaluation of Genetic Diversity in Different Genotypes of Eruca sativa from Pakistan by SDS-Page Analysis. Pak. J. Bot., 45(4): 1235-1240

113.            Shinwari, Z.K., M. Saleema, R. Faisal, S. Huda and M. Asrar       2013     Biological Screening of Indigenous Knowledge based Plants used in Diarrheal Treatment. Pak. J. Bot., 45(4): 1375-1382

114.            Ullah, M., M.U. Khan, A. Mahmood, R.N. Malik, M. Hussain, S.M. Wazir, M. Daud and Z.K. Shinwari        2013     An ethnobotanical survey of indigenous medicinal plants in Wana district south Waziristan agency, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. (Add HEC)

115.            Naz, F., S. Qamarunnisa, Z. K. Shinwari, A. Azhar, and S. I. Ali   2013     Phytochemical Investigation of Tamarix indica Willd. and Tamarix passernioides Del Ex Desv. Leaves From Pakistan.  Pak. J. Bot., 45(5): 1503-1507

116.            Hussain, A.  I. A. Qarshi, H. Nazir, I. Ullah, M. Rashid and Z. K. Shinwari            2013     Invitro Callogenesis and Organogenesis in Taxus wallichiana Zucc.; The Himalayan Yew. Pak. J. Bot., 45(5): 1755-1759

117.            Hussain, J., N U Rehman, A.L. Khan, L. Ali, A. Al-Harrasi, Z.K. Shinwari and H. Hussain  2013     Proximate Based Comparative Assessment of Five Medicinal Plants to Meet the Challenges of Malnutrition. European Journal of Medicinal Plants 3(3): 444-453

118.            Ahmad, N., Z. K. Shinwari, S. Bashir and M. Yasir           2013     Function and Pylogenetic Characterization of Rhizospheric Bacteria Associated With GM and Non GM Maize. Pak. J. Bot., 45(5): 1781-1788

119.            Khan S.,  A. S. Mumtaz, G. Mustafa, M. Naveed,  Z. K. Shinwari and A. Downie   2013     The Lc-ms/ms profiling of AHLs produced in Sinorhizobium meliloti Nodulating Alysicarpus bupleurifolius. Pak. J. Bot., 45(6): 2037-2041.

120.            Hussain, J., N. U. Rehman,  Z. K. Shinwari, L. Ali,  F. Mabood, A. Al-Harrasi         2013 Quality Characteristics of the Commonly used Vegetables in Usterzai - A Native Village of the Kohat Region. Pak. J. Bot., 45(6): 2071-2074

121.            Ibrahim, M.,  Z. K. Shinwari and  F. Ullah 2013     Comparative impact of genetically modified and non modified maize (Zea mays L.) on succeeding crop and associated weed. Toxicology and Industrial Health 0748233713505125

122.            Ali, Z., R. N. Malik, Z.K. Shinwari and A. Qadir    2013     Enrichment, risk assessment, and statistical apportionment of heavy metals in tannery-affected areas. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, November 2013. 

123.            Syed, K. and Z.K. Shinwari                    2013     Physiological biosafety assessment of genetically modifiedcanola on weed (Avena sativa). Toxicol Ind Health,  0748233713503372

124.            Syed, K. and Z.K. Shinwari                    2013     Allelopathic effect of methanolic extracts of genetically modified and non-genetically modified canola on soybean. Toxicol Ind Health,  0748233713501366

125.                        Junaid, M., M. U. Khan, F. Ahmad, R. N. Malik and Z. K. Shinwari       2013     Rice Husk as Dyes Removal from Impregnated Cotton Wastes Generated in Sports Industries of Sialkot, Pakistan. Pak. J. Bot., 46(1):

126.            Khan M.A., B. H. Abbasi and Z.K. Shinwari.        2013     Thidiazuron Enhanced Regeneration And Silymarin Content In Silybum Marianum L. Pak. J. Bot., 46(1):





127.       Shah, M.; Z.K. Shinwari; M.K. Leghari and T. Nakaike 1992 A note on centre of diversity of the genus Potentilla (Rosaceae). Bull. Natn. Sci. Mus., Tokyo Ser. B, 18(3): 117-122.

128.       Shinwari, Z.K. and M.N. Chaudheri 1992 A taxonomic revision of genus Mentha from Pakistan Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 43(2): 97-110.

129.       Shinwari, Z.K.; R. Terauchi and S. Kawano 1992 RFLP analysis of cpDNA of Disporum and several related genera of Liliaceae- Polygonatae. In Kawano, S. Comparative Floristic and Ecological studies o the temperate elements in North America. Report of 1989- 1991 North America Project. 142-148.

130.       Shinwari, Z.K.; R. Terauchi and S. Kawano 1992 Molecular Systematics of the Liliaceae-Polygonatae. 1. RFLP analysis of cpDNA in several Disporum species. In Kawano, S. Comparative Floristic and Ecological studies on the temperate elements in North America. Report of 1989-1991 North America Project. Pp. 131-141.

131.       Fukuhara. T. and Z.K. Shinwari, 1994 Seed coat anatomy of the Northern Hemispheric Uvulariaceae (Liliales): Systematic implications. Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 45(1): 1-14.

132.       Utech, F.H.; Z.K. Shinwari and S. Kawano 1995 Biosystematic studies in Disporum (Liliaceae) VI. Recognition of the North American Section Prosartes as an autonomous genus. Mem. Fac. Sci. Kyoto Univ. (Ser. Biol.), 16: 1.41.

133.       Shinwari ZK; K. Hayashi, R. Terauchi and S. Kawano  1998             rbcL sequence divergence and Phylogenetic relationship in Liliales. Pages 384-393. Publisher Floristic characteristics and diversity of East Asian plants: proceedings of the first international symposium of floristic characteristics and diversity of East Asian plants: Springer Verlag Beijing: China Higher Education Press.

134.       Shinozaki K, Yamaguchi-Shinozaki K, Liu Q, Kasuga M, Ichimura K, Mizoguchi T, Urao T, Miyata S, Nakashima K, Shinwari ZK, Abe H, Sakuma Y, Ito T, Seki M. 1999. Molecular responses to drought stress in plants: regulation of gene expression and signal transduction. In: Smallwood MF, Calvert CM, Bowles DJ, eds. Plant responses to environmental stress. Bios Scientific Publishers Ltd., 133–143.

135.       Watanabe, T; Z. K. Shinwari; K.J. Malla and B. K. Basnet 2000 Medicinal Edible Plants Used in the Himalayas and their Cultures. Foods & Food Ingredients, Journal of Japan No. 184-2000: 40-56

136.       Shinwari, Z. K.; T. Watanabe; S. Gilani and I. K. Wazir 2001 Aromatic Plants of Pakistan. Aroma Research 2(2): 195-201

137.       Shinwari, Z. K.; T. Watanabe and Z. Yousuf 2000 Medicinal Plants of Pakistan: An Overview. Proceedings Nepal-Japan Joint Symposium on Conservation of Natural Medicinal Resources and their Utilization, Kathmandu-Nepal, Nov. 5-11, 2000.

138.       Shinwari, Z. K.; S. Gilani and T. Nakaike 2000 Status of Medicinal Plants in Pakistani Hindu-Kush-Himalayas. Nepal-Japan Joint Symposium on Conservation of Natural Medicinal Resources and their Utilization, Kathmandu-Nepal, Nov. 5-11, 2000.

139.       Shinwari, Z. K.  2002 Ethnobotany and its application to conservation in Swat-Himalaya, Pakistan. 145-159 Pro-Natura, Japan

140.        Shinozaki. Y. K., Kasuga. M., Liu.Q., Nakashima.K., Sakuma.Y., Abe.H., Shinwari.Z.K., Seki.M. and  Shinozaki.K.  Biological mechanisms of drought stress response. JIRCAS working report 2002: 1-8.  

141.       Latif, A.; Shinwari, Z. K.  and Begum, S. Potential and Market Status of Mushrooms as Non-Timber Forest Products in Pakistan. Ethnobotanical Leaflets. 2003.

142.       Nasim, A. and ZK Shinwari           2003     Biotechnology in the Islamic World: Challenges and Opportunities. In Majali, A.S., Ergin, M and Zoubi, M.R. (Eds.) Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering for development in the Islamic World. Islamic Academy of Sciences, Amman, Jordan.

143.       Khan, B.R., Iqbal, M. & Shinwari, Z.K.       2004     Part III COUNTRY REPORTS: Pakistan, Sustainable Farming Systems in Upland Areas: ©APO 2004, ISBN: 92-833-7031-7(STM 09-00) Report of the APO Study Meeting on Sustainable Farming Systems in Upland Areas held in New Delhi, India, 15–19 January 2001 Edited by Dr. Tej Partap, Published by the Asian Productivity Organization, Japan E-mail: • URL:

144.       Hamayun, M. and Z.K. Shinwari    2004     Folk Methodology of Charas (Hashish) Production and Its marketing at Afridi Tirah, FATA, Pakistan. Journal OF Industrial Hemp, Production Processing and Products. 9 (2): 41-50.

145.       Latif, A., Shinwari, Z.K., Hussain, J.  and  Hussain, S.M. 2006                   NTFPs: An alternative to forest logging in Maindam and Sulatanr Valleys Pakistan Lyonia- Honolulu, USA, ISSN: 0888-9619.

146.       Adnan, S.M., Khan, A. A., Latif, A.  & Shinwari, Z.K.          Oct. 2006          Threats to the sustainability of Ethno-Medicinal uses in Northern Pakistan (A Case Study of Miandam Valley, District Swat, NWFP Province, Pakistan). (11)2: 1-10 Download at:

147.       Shinwari, Z.K.      2008     Importance of Ethnobotany in Nature –based Drug Discovery. In: Ahmed, . & Dar. A. Advances in Natural Products Importance in Health & Economy. NAM S & T Centre, Daya Publishing House Delhi. Pp.154-159

148.       Shinwari, Z. K. 2008          Sustainable Agriculture & Educational Progress in Pakistan

149.       Shinwari, Z. K. 2009          Loss of Biodiversity in the Pakistani Hindukush Himalayas. Online publication

150.       Hussain, J, A. L. Khan, N. Rehman, F. Khan and Z. K. Shinwari     2009     Proximate and Nutrient investigations of selected medicinal species of Pakistan.  Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 8(5): 620-624.

151.       Shinwari, Z.K. & S. Shinwari         2010     Towards Greener Asia: Poverty Reduction helps in Conservation & Sustainable Use of Biodiversity” in Proceedings of 2010 AASA International Symposium on ‘One Green Asia’ 18-22 Oct., 2010 pp. 133-141. In Hotel Kyo-yuk Mun-hwa Hoekwan, Seoul, Korea, Hosted by The Korean Academy of Science & Technology (KAST).

152.       Shinwari, Z.K., A. L. Khan and In-Jung Lee            2012     Ethnobotnical, Phytochemical, Pharmacological and Conservational Studies on Glycyrrhiza glabra: An Overview in Pakistan. In: V.K. Gupta, Traditional and Folk Herbal Medicine: Recent Researches Vol 1:133-154(2012). Published by: Daya Publishing House, New Delhi-India.

153.       Shinwari, Z.K.      2012     Medicinal plant Research and Pakistani Scientist’s Problems. In Masood, MS; MA Rabbani; S. U. Siddiqui &  A. Javaid Conservation and Sustainable utilization of Medicinal Plants in Pakistan. IABGR-NARC, Islamabad. Pp 12-16.

154.            Hussain W., J. Hussain, R. Ali, I. Khan, Z. K. Shinwari and I. A. Nascimento        2012    Tradable and Conervation Status of Medicinal Plants of Kurram Valley, Parachinar, Pakistan. J App Pharm Sci. 2 (10): 066-070.

155.            Hussain W., J. Hussain, R. Ali,, S. Hussain, M. A. Khan, I. Khan, Z. K. Shinwari, W. A. Lopes and I. A. Nascimento.       2012     Phytomedicinal Studies of Kurram Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan. J App Pharm Sci. 2 (10): 081-085.




156.       Shinwari, Z.K. and I.K. Wazir, 1988 A key and checklist to the weeds of wheat fields of Bannu District, Pakistan J. Agr. Res. 9(4): 561-573.

157.       Shinwari, Z.K. S. Malik and M. Shah, 1988 Summer Flora of Dera Bugti Area, Baluchistan. Biologia 34(2): 237-247.

158.       Shah, S.M.; Z.K. Shinwari and J. Shah, 1989 Liliaceae of Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Abbotabad and Mansehra Districts. Sci. Khyber 2(1): 41-58.

159.       Shinwari, Z.K. and F. Bano 1989 History of cultivation in Pakistan. Pakis. No. 19&20;53-59.

160.       Shinwari, Z.K. and S. Malik 1989 Plant Wealth of Dera Bugti Area, Baluchistan. Progressive Farming 9(1): 39-42.

161.       Shinwari, Z.K.; S. Gorsi and M. R. Awan 1990 Taxonomic studies on the weeds of wheat fields in Attock District. Pak. J. Weed Sci. Res. 3(1): 31-41.

162.       Marwat, Q. and Z.K. Shinwari, 1990 A checklist of the Flora of Muslakh Range, Pishin, Baluchistan, Pakistan. Biologia 36(1): 109-116.

163.       Awan, M.R.; Z.K. Shinwari, and Z.D. Khattak, 1990 Orographic distribution of Umbelliferae in Hazara Division. Sci. Khyber 3(2): 217-226.

164.       Shinwari, Z.K. and M.N. Chaudheri, 1990 A new species of Family Labiatae from Pakistan. Biologia 36(2):67.

165.       Gorsi, S.; Z.K. Shinwari and M. Arshad 1991 Preliminary studies o weeds of Rice Fields of Rechina-Doab. Pak. J. Weed Sci. Res. 4(1): 62-68.

166.       Shinwari, Z.K.; M. Shah and M.R. Awan 1992 Central Asiatic Influence in the Flora of Pakistan (Part I Family Labiatae). Central Asia No. 31: 79-94.

167.       Shinwari, Z.K. 1993 Firewood Crops: Shrub and Tree Species in NWFP. Pakistan Pak. J. Agr. Res. 14(1): 92-100.

168.       Shinwari, Z.K. and M.N. Chaudheri 1994 New species of genus Nepeta (Labiatae) from Pakistan. Pak. J. Sci. Ind. Res. 37(11): 477- 478.

169.       Shinwari, Z.K. 1995 Introduction of new Techniques in Biological Sciences in Pakistan: I: Future Directions for Plant Systematics using RFLP Sci. Tech. Dev. 14(4): 22-30

170.       Shah, M. and Z.K. Shinwari 1996 Distribution of the genus Potentilla (Rosaceae) in Pakistan. Natural History Bulletin. 2(1): 47- 55.

171.       Shinwari, Z.K. 1996 Ethnobotany in Pakistan : Sustainable and participatory approach. Proc. First Train. Workshop. Etho. Appl. Conserv. 16-25; NARC, Islamabad-Pakistan.

172.       Sultana, K. & Shinwari, Z.K. 1996 Diversity of Edible Mushrooms in Pakistan. IbD. 46-50.

173.       Marwat, Q. & Shinwari, Z.K. 1996 Ethnobotaniyal studies in upper Siran IbID 73-82.

174.       Shinwari, MI & Shinwari, Z.K. 1996 Ethnobotany of Kaghan Valley. IbId 94-103.

175.       Shinwari, Z.K. 1996 Ethnobotany of Kharan district, Baluchistan (Pakistan). Ibid 124 -132.

176.       Shah, M. and Z.K. Shinwari 1996 Traditional uses of Potentilla species in Pakistan. IbiD 158-167.

177.       Sultana, K.; Shinwari, Z.K.; Shah, M. and Inam, B. 1997 Occurrence of rust species on four hosts of the family Labiatae. Pak. J. Pl. Sci. 3(1): 47-52.

178.       Shinwari, Z. K. 2000 Plant Gene Isolation. Course Manual NIBGE-PARC Training Course on Molecular Breeding 09-12 May, 2000 at NIBGE-Faisalabad pp. 34-37.

179.       Shinwari, Z. K. 2000 Function and Regulation of genes that are induced by Dehydration Stress. SCIENCE VISION 5(4): 39-47.

180.       Shinwari, Z. K. 2000 Molecular Markers in Plant Improvement. Sci. Tech. Dev. 19(3): 39-45.

181.       Shinwari ZK and Ashiq A. Khan     2001     Participatory Forest Management: Concept and Practices. In Shinwari, Z K. & Ashiq A. Khan (Eds.) Proceedings Workshop on Ethnobotany and its application to Participatory Forest Management. WWF-Pakistan pp40-54.

182.       Shinwari ZK         2001     Participatory Forest Management: A Review. In Shinwari, Z K. & Ashiq A. Khan (Eds.) Proceedings Workshop on Ethnobotany and its application to Participatory Forest Management. WWF-Pakistan 87-101.

183.       Shinwari, Z K. & Ashiq A. Khan     2001    Participatory Forest Management: Concepts and Practices. In Shinwari, Z K. & Ashiq A. Khan (Eds.) Proceedings Workshop on Ethnobotany and its application to Participatory Forest Management. WWF-Pakistan pp 38-52

184.       Shinwari Z.K., Alan Hamilton & Ashiq A. Khan. 2002. International Workshop on Curriculum Development in Applied Ethnobotany. WWF-Pakistan.

185.       Shinwari, Z. K.     2002     Applying Ethnobotany in Land Tenure and Resource Ownership. In: Shinwari, Z.K. and A.A. Khan, Proceeding of National Workshop on “Land Tenure and Resource Ownership in Pakistan”. WWF-Pakistan (Swat). September 2-4, 2002 pp. 12-14

186.        Ahmad, H.; Z. K. Shinwari and A. Latif     2002     Changes in Land Tenure and their effects on Natural Resources and Socio-Economic Conditions of Communities in Swat. In: Shinwari, Z.K. and A.A. Khan, Proceeding of National Workshop on “Land Tenure and Resource Ownership in Pakistan”. WWF-Pakistan (Swat). September 2-4, 2002 pp. 85-89

187.       Shinwari, Z. K.; M. Shoukat and S. Begum            2002     Efforts of Ethnobotany Project to address Land Tenure and Resource Ownership in Ayubia National Park. In: Shinwari, Z.K. and A.A. Khan, Proceeding of National Workshop on “Land Tenure and Resource Ownership in Pakistan”. WWF-Pakistan (Swat). September 2-4, 2002 pp. 141-149

188.       Shoukat, SS; M. Afzal and ZK Shinwari     2003     Cluster Analysis In: M. Afzal and A. Nasim Manual of International Workshop on Bioinformatics. April 22-25, 2003. COMSTECH-Islamabad. pp.173-188

189.       Shoukat, SS; M. Afzal and ZK Shinwari     2003     Cluster Analysis Applied to Microarray Analysis. In: M. Afzal and A. Nasim Manual of International Workshop on Bioinformatics. April 22-25, 2003. COMSTECH-Islamabad pp.189-194.

190.       Shinwari Z.K., Gilani, S. and Shoukat, M.  2003     Role of medicinal plants in alleviating Poverty of Pakistani Hindukush Himalayas. In Mufti S.A., Hussein S. S. and Khan, AM Proceeding Mountains of Pakistan: Protection, Potential and Prospects Global Change Impact Studies Centre, Islamabad-Pakistan pp 233-241

191.       Nasim, A. and ZK Shinwari           2003     Human Genome Project. Manual, Training workshop on Modern Techniques in Biotechnolgy. NIBGE 2-7 March, 2003

192.       Gilani, S.S.; Abbas, S.Q.; Shinwari, Z.K.; Hussein, F. and Nargis, K.          2003     Ethnobotanical Studies of Kurram agency, Pakistan through Rural Community Participation. PJBS 6(15): 1368-1375.

193.       Shinwari, Z.K.      2003     Why conserve? How to sustainably use Medicinal Plants? Looking ahead. In: Ahmed, H. and Khan, A.A. Procceedings of the International Workshop on “Conservationa and Sustainable uses of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Pakistan”. held in Islamabad Dec. 2-4, 2002, WWF-Pakistan. Pp. 48-56.

194.       Shinwari, Z.K.; Nasim, A. and Shinozaki, KY.        2004     DNA Promoter Analysis. In: Sarwar, M. et al. (eds.) Advance Techniques in Biotechnology. Manual for an International workshop at NIBGE-Faisalabad-Pakistan. Jan. 5-17, 2004.

195.       Rabbani, MA and Shinwari, Z.K     2004     DNA Microarray Analysis. In: Sarwar, M. et al. (eds.) Advance Techniques in Biotechnology. Manual for an International workshop at NIBGE-Faisalabad-Pakistan. Jan. 5-17, 2004.

196.       Shinwari, Z.K.; Khalid, A.M. and Nasim, A.            2004     Global Issues of GM Food and derived products. In: Y. Zafar, M. Asif and A. M. Khalid (eds.) Manual NIBGE-FAO workshop on GMO detection, NIBGE Faisalabad, June 14-17, 2004.

197.       Yousuf Z., Z. K. Shinwari and S.M. Ali       2004     Medicinally Important Flora of Dhibbia Village (Mianwali Dist.). AJPS. 3(6): 757-762

198.       Shinwari Z.K.       2005     Medicinal Plants in 21st Century. In: Shinwari, Z.K., Watanabe, T., Ali, M and Anwar, R. International Symposium Medicinal Plants: Linkages Beyond National Boundaries. Sep. 7-9, 2004. pp. 12-17. Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat-Pakistan.

199.       Latif A., Ahmad H. and Shinwari Z.K.        2005     Non Timber Forest Products: An Alternative to Forest Consumptive Uses in Miandam and Sulatnar Valley, Swat-Pakistan. In: Shinwari, Z.K., Watanabe, T., Ali, M and Anwar, R. International Symposium Medicinal Plants: Linkages Beyond National Boundaries. Sep. 7-9, 2004. pp. 35-41. Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat-Pakistan.

200.       Rahman Z, Begum S., Ishfaq M., Latif A., Shinwari Z.K. and Ahmad, H.      2005     Folk Uses of Medicinal Plants of Babuzai Village in Sakra Mountain Range (District Mardan). In: Shinwari, Z.K., Watanabe, T., Ali, M and Anwar, R. International Symposium Medicinal Plants: Linkages Beyond National Boundaries. Sep. 7-9, 2004. pp. 95-104. Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat-Pakistan.

201.       Yousuf Z., Masood S., Shinwari Z.K. and Khan, M.A.         2005     Taxonomic Relationship of Medicinally important species of family Solananceae revealed by SDS-PAGE. In: Shinwari, Z.K., Watanabe, T., Ali, M and Anwar, R. International Symposium Medicinal Plants: Linkages Beyond National Boundaries. Sep. 7-9, 2004. pp. 184-192. Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat-Pakistan.

202.       Adnan S.M., Watanabe T., Kawaguchi K., Nagashima S.,  Shinwari Z.K., Takano A., Kitajima J. and Yoshikawa T.   2005   Phytochemical and Genomic Evaluation of Himalayan Buplerum Species. In: Shinwari, Z.K., Watanabe, T., Ali, M and Anwar, R. International Symposium Medicinal Plants: Linkages Beyond National Boundaries. Sep. 7-9, 2004. pp. 224-230. Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat-Pakistan.

203.       Shinwari Z.K., Ali S.M. and Anwar R.        2005     Overview of Policy Options of Intellectual Property Rights and Biodiversity in Relation to Traditional Knowledge and Benefit Sharing. In: Shinwari, Z.K., Watanabe, T., Ali, M and Anwar, R. International Symposium Medicinal Plants: Linkages Beyond National Boundaries. Sep. 7-9, 2004. pp. 258-273. Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat-Pakistan.

204.       Abdul, L. and Z.K. Shinwari           2005     Non Timber Forest Products in Pakistan can Help in Poverty Alleviation. Journal Pak. Sci. Tech. Dev. 24 (1): 38-46. PCST-Islamabad-Pakistan.

205.       Gilani, S.S., Ban, T. and Shinwari, Z.K.     2006     Reconstruction of Chromosomal Inheritance in Pedigree of Japanese Wheat Cultivars and Detection of QTL Linked to Fusarium Head Blight Resistance. J. Agri. & Biol. Sciences 1(1): 8-21 (

206.       Ahmed, S., A. Ali., H. Beg, A.A. Dasti, & Z.K. Shinwari      2006     Ethnobotanical studies on some Medicinal Plants of Booni Valley, District Chitral- Pakistan. Pak. J. Weed Sci. 12(3): 183-190

207.       Shinwari, Z.K.      2006     Biotech for Indigenous Plants: Risks & Ethics.    In Khan, K.M. et al. (eds.) Proceedings International Conference Biotechnology: Shaping future Agriculture (June 20-21, 2006).

208.       Hussain, J., A. Bahader, F. Ullah, N Rehman, A Khan, W. Ullah, Z. K.  Shinwari     2009     Proximate and Nutrient Analysis of the Locally Manufactured Herbal Medicines and its Raw Material. J. Am. Sci 5(6): 1-5.

209.       Ahmad N.  Z. K. Shinwari, J. Hussain3, S. Ahmad, G. Abbas, M. Zada, N. Ahmad1 and J. Iqbal       2011     Biological Evaluation of the Crude Extracts/Fractions of Nepeta leavigata and Nepeta kurramensis. Journal of Pharmacy Research 4( 10):3472-3474


210.       Revill, J., M Daniela,  C. Carnevali, åke Forsberg, A. Holmström, J. Rath, Z. K. Shinwari, G. M. Mancini      2012    Lessons learned from implementing education on dual-use in Austria, Italy, Pakistan and Sweden. J. Medicine, Conflict and Survival 28(1):31-44


211.            Jan H. U., A. Jan and Z. K. Shinwari      2012     Distribution of Weeds in Wheat Fields of District Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan. Pak. J. Weed Sci. Res. 18(3): 393-411

212.            Hussain, W., J. Hussain, S. Hussain, Z.K. Shinwari, R. Ali and A. Bashir 2013     Ethno Medicinal Study of Parachinar, Kurram Valley (FATA) KPK, Pakistan. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science  3 (11): 085-088




213.       Genomics and agriculture: application based research. News International, Sep 4, 2000.

214.       DNA double helix discovery turns fifty. DAWN (Saturday, May 10, 2003. pp 1 & 3)

215.       Biotechnology for peace and development. The News (24), Nation & Pakistan Observer, Nov. 10, 2003

216.       What is the state of Science and Technology in Pakistan. DAWN: Sci-Tech World:8-9, May 05, 2004.

217.       Syed Abdullah Gilani, Nadia Anwar, Shakeel Ahmed Jatoi, Daud Ahmed, Sayyar Khan, Zabta Khan Shinwari  2006 Islam and Science

Research Papers Presented/Invited Lectures Delivered/ Trainings Conducted


1.        Third National Conference on Plant Scientists - Islamabad (1989)

2.        Member of the delegation for Regional discussion on Flora and Fauna and Establishment of Quarantine belt for ECO- countries – Tehran (1989)

3.        International Seminar on the Management of Arid Lands - Islamabad (1990)

4.        Intern. Symposium: Importance of Natural Forest for Environmental Conservation – Kyoto (1991)

5.        International Conference on Youth and Hunger - Kyoto (1991)

6.        International Botanical Congress Yokohama 28 Aug -3 Sept. (1993)

7.        Intern. Symposium: Maintenance, Mechanism & Diversity of Plant Species Population - Kyoto (1993)

8.        Intern. Symposium "Karakorum-Hindukush-Himalaya; Dynamics of change” – Islamabad (1994)

9.        UNESCO-ICIMOD: Planning workshop on ethnobotany and its application to conservation and community development in the Hindukush/Himalaya - Nepal (1995)

10.     International Workshop on Ethonbotany and its application to conservation (1996)

11.     International Conference of Plant Physiology - Kyoto (1997)

12.     International Conference of Molecular Biology - Kyoto (1997)

13.     International Conference of Plant Physiology - Japan (1998)

14.     International Conference of Molecular Biology & Genetic Engineering - Japan (1999)

15.     16th International Conference on Plant Growth Substances - Japan (1998)

16.     Japan National Conference of Plant Physiology - Sendai (1999)

17.     10th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research - Melbourne (1999)

18.     Conference of Molecular Biology - Japan (1999)

19.     International Seminar on Biotechnology for Development – Islamabad (2000)

20.     NIBGE-PARC Training Course on Molecular Breeding - Faisalabad (2000)

21.     Genomics and its application - Islamabad (2000)

22.     Nepal-Japan Joint Symposium on Conservation of Natural Medicinal Resources and their Utilization – Kathmandu (2000)

23.     Workshop on Application of Ethnobotany to Participatory Forest Management – Abbotabad (Chief Organizer) (2001)

24.     IUCN workshop on Economics and Biodiversity Conservation: Awareness, Review and Exploration – Islamabad (2001)

25.     NWFP, Biodiversity Group workshop – Peshawar (2001)

26.     JIRCAS Workshop on Genetic Engineering of Crop Plants for Abiotic Stress – Bangkok (2001)

27.     Consultative workshop on Land Tenure & Resource Ownership, Swat (Chief Organizer) (Sep. 2-4, 2002)

28.     Training workshop for collectors of Medicinal Plants in Swat (Oct. 3, 2002)

29.     Participated in International Orientation Program of WWF in Switzerland (Sep. 22-26, 2002)

30.     Workshop on Health Challenges of 21st Century and Herbal Medicine in SAARC countries (Nov. 4-6, 2002 Islamabad)

31.     Regional workshop on Wise Practices and Experiential Learning in the conservation and Management of Himalayan Medicinal Plants, IDRC, WWF-Kathmandu Dec. 15-20, 2002 (Member, Tech. Com, Draft Com).

32.     Training workshop on Modern Techniques in Biotechnolgy. NIBGE 2-7 March, 2003

33.     International Workshop on Dialogue and Promotion of Bioethics in Asia. Held In Meritus Mandarin Hotel, Singapur, March 9-10, 2003. Organized by Prof. Ryuichi Ida, Kyoto University Japan.

34.     Guest speaker in Seminar on Himalayan Medicinal Plants. Kitasato University, Japan. April 12, 2003.

35.     Special lecture on efforts to conserve and sustainable use of Medicinal Plants of Pakistan. Showa University, Japan. April 17, 2003.

36.     Organiser of International Workshop on Bioinformatics. COMSTECH-Pakistan, April 22-25, 2003. (Presented Two lectures).

37.     Co-Organizer COMSTECH-Forum on BIOMetrics: Identification Technology for a Secure World. June 24, 2003.

38.     Participated in International workshop on Vaccine Production And Utilization In Developing Countries: Issues, Prospects And Implications For Pakistan. Agha K. University Karachi. August 08-10, 2003

39.     Co-Organizer H.E.J, COMSTECH, TWAS International Workshop on the development of Medicines from Plants. HEJ, Karachi-Pakistan. Sep 8-13, 2003.

40.     Dialogue and Promotion of Bioethics in Asia. Kyoto-Japan. Sep. 21-24, 2003

41.     Co-Organizer International Workshop on Conservation and sustainable use of Medicines from Plants. WWF-MINFAL-Qarshi-Islamabad-Pakistan. Dec 2-4, 2003.

42.     Organizer COMSTECH-NIBGE International workshop on Advanced Techniques in Biotechnology. NIBGE-Faisalabad-Pakistan. Jan. 5-17, 2004.

43.     Co-Organizer IDB-COMSTECH-INTROM-IMR International Workshop on Herbal Medicine, 16-20 Feb., 2004. IMR Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

44.     Participated in Workshop on Bioethics, March 12-13, 2004 by PMRC & COMSTECH.

45.     Resource Person in NIBGE-FAO workshop on GMO detection, NIBGE Faisalabad, June 14-17, 2004.

46.     Presented a Paper on “From basic to applied science of botanicals and its industrial applications” in International Workshop on “Industrial Applications of Basic Sciences”, Organized by COMSATS,  Best Western Hotel, Islamabad July 5-7,2004.

47.     Organized an International Symposium on “Medicinal Plants: Linkages beyond National Boundaries”, Sep. 7-9, 2004. Presented Two papers.

48.     Paper presented in a workshop entitled, “Genetics For Medical People”, Institute of Mol. Genetics, Karachi. Dec.  2004.

49.     Paper presented in a workshop entitled, “Modern techniques in Biotechnology”, Hazara University. Dec. 01,  2004.

50.     Paper presented in “International Conference on Biotechnology for salinity and drought tolerance in Plants” 28-31, March 2005, NCB-Pakistan.

51.     Organized a symposium on Current status and future intervention of Biodiversity of Afghanistan as a side event of IBC: Vienna- Austria July 17-24, 2005. Presented two papers.

52.     National Education Forum, organised by HEC (Sep. 21-22, 2005).

53.     National Workshop of core group of Chemistry at Riphah Islamic University (Sep. 23, 2005)

54.     International Training Course on Traditional knowledge and drug development. (Feb. 14-15, 2006). HEJ-Karachi.

55.     Key Note speaker at Pakistan Botanical Conference at Sindh University (Feb. 13, 2006).

56.     International Training Course on Traditional knowledge and drug development. (Feb. 14-15, 2006). HEJ-Karachi.

57.     Visited Japan and signed MoU with Tsukuba University, presentations on collaboration between KUST and NIAES, JIRCAS, Ochanomizo University and RIKEN. June 22 to July 2nd, 2006.

58.     Delivered lecture at Life Science Workshop on Advances in Ecology at Karachi University on Use of DNA and Genomic data and Ecology on July 3-4, 2006 (Chief Guest at Inauguration ceremony).

59.     HEC sponsored workshop on Life Sciences “Role of Botanical Gardens in Life Sciences” Bot. Dept. Peshawar Univ. Nov. 23, 2006.

60.     HEC sponsored workshop on Life Sciences “Weeds threatens Biodiversity” Weed Sci. Dept. NWFP Agri. Univ. Peshawar, Dec. 12, 2006.

61.     Delivered lecture at National Conference on Prospects of Ethno-veterinary Medicine Research and Development in Pakistan 16-17 Feb. 2007, at University of Agriculture Faisalabad (Chaired two sessions).

62.     Delivered talk on “Ethnobotany: Success and Future perspective” in International Conference “Biological resources of Pakistan: Problems, success and future perspectives” at Univ. Arid Agri. Rawalpindi, 25-27, April, 2007.

63.     Participated in Bio-Asia (The Global Bio Business forum), Feb. 7-9, 2008, Hyderabad-India.

64.     Participated as resource person in HEC workshop on “Identification techniques in Botany” at Jamshoro, Sindh. March 2008

65.     Participated as key note speaker on “Indigenous knowledge & modern Science” in International Botanical Conference, at Faisalabad Agricultural University, 21-24 April, 2008.

66.     Participated as guest of honour in COMSATS TechnoMoot 2008, presented a talk on “Research for Wealth Generation” on May 13, 2008.

67.     Presented a talk on Biodiversity, Botanicals & Biotechnology in Second National Conference on Health Biotechnology, by NCB at Pakistan Academy of Sciences, May 27-28, 2008.

68.     First meeting of the Coordinators of the Scientific Thematic Groups for Enhancing Cooperation among Islamic Countries. 10-12 March, 2009, COMSATS-ISESCO, Islamabad

69.     Presented data on “Invasive species: threat to wild vegetables” in Seminar on “Impact of  Invasive species on Biodiversity” by HEC-Karachi & Urdu Universities 9-10, June, 09.

70.     Participated in Consultative Meeting on Commercialization of Health Biotechnology, June 15, 09 at Sheraton organized by NCB.

71.     Presented a paper “Wealth generation through research: A case studies” in Policies and Strategies for Successful Implementation of Employment Generating Programmes in Renewable Energies, Biotechnology, Agriculture, Environment and ICTs By COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad August 11-12, 2009

72.     Workshop on Ethical Issues in Research on Human Subjects. Organised by Aga Khan University Medical College’s Bioethics Unit, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA and the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at Serena Hotel, Islamabad.

73.     Consultative Workshop on Progress towards Implementation of Biodiversity Targets for 2010. Ministry of Environment, Islamabad. 14-11-2009

74.     National workshop on Adaptation and Implementation of Good Agri. & collection Practices (GACP) and Field  Collection Practices (FCP) Guidelines, April 5-6, 2010 (NIH-Islamabad) Chaired a session.

75.     US-Pak Bio-Engagement Workshop in Cairo, Egypt 3-6 May, 2010 (Presented a Project on Dual Use Education).

76.     Organized International Conference on RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT OF SCIENCE, 9-10 JUNE 2010. Facilitated Group discussion and presented paper. COMSTECH-Islamabad.

77.     Participated in US-Pak Bio-Engagement Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey 16-20 Sep., 2010 (Got a Project on Dual Use Education of US$ 76K; Approved).

78.     Participated in a workshop on “International Engagement: Bioscience for a safe and secure society”. Organized by AAAS (USA) in Intercontinental Hotel, Amman (Jordan), Oct. 3-6, 2010.

79.     Presented an article entitled “Towards Greener Asia: Poverty Reduction helps in Conservation & Sustainable Use of Biodiversity” in 2010 AASA International Symposium on ‘One Green Asia’ 18-22 Oct., 2010 in Hotel Kyo-yuk Mun-hwa Hoekwan, Seoul, Korea, Hosted by The Korean Academy of Science & Technology (KAST).

80.     Presented an article entitled, “The Dual-Use Dilemma and the Responsibilities of Scientists in Pakistan” in International workshop “Global Networking to Promote Biosecurity and Limit Dual Use Risks. The Science-Ethics-Security Nexus” 12-13 Nov.,2010 organized by Landau Network-Centro Volta, Como Italy.

81.     Participated in International workshop “Securing Dual Use Expertise: Developing Sustainable Global Engagement and Outreach Programmes” 15-16 Nov.,2010 organized by Landau Network-Centro Volta, Como Italy.

82.     Participated in the Steering committee meeting of Biosecurity Biosafety International Conference (BBIC) held in Beirut, Labanon 13-14 Dec., 2010.

83.     US-Pak Bio-Engagement Workshop in Cairo, Egypt 15-17 May, 2010 (Discussed the details of the Project on Dual Use Education, which got approved for US$ 72000).

84.     National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation at NARC, Islamabad on Dec. 21, 2010, presented a paper entitled, “Impact of Biodiversity Loss on Human Health and Socio-Economy of Rural Communities.

85.     National Symposium on Floristic Biodiversity and Conservation at Fed. Urdu Univ. Arts S & T at Karachi on Dec. 22, 2010, presented a paper on DNA barcodes of Land Plants.

86.     National Consultative Workshop for Mapping Inter-Sectoral Linkages in Policy, Planning & Legislation between Forest & Water Sector Jan 06, 2011. Lead at Hill View Hotel, Islamabad.

87.     Presented a paper on “Biocontrol Agents & Illicit Drug Plants: A Dual Use Scenario” in Workshop on Conduct of Responsible Science, organized by FC College Univ., Lahore: 31 Jan. to 1 Feb., 2011.

88.     Focal Person and presented article on Synthetic Biology and its Dual Use in International Workshop on Synthetic Biology at COMSTECH, Islamabad 3-5 Feb., 2011.

89.     Participated in 2nd International conference of Plant Sciences and 11 Conference of Pakistan Botanical Society Feb. 22-24, 2011 at GCU-Lahore. Presented paper on Dual Use Education and Illicit Drug Plants, co-chaired a session and was elected as next President of the Society.

90.     Participated in International Workshop entitled, “International Engagement: Responsible Science for a safe and Secure Science” in Regency Hotel Kuwait, by AAAS & KISR 13-16 March, 2011. Part of Panel discussing Bioethics & Dual Use Education.

91.     Pakistan-US Science and Technology Conference. March 21-24, 2011, Sofitel Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Dubai, UAE. Pakistan. Presented two papers on a) National Framework for Biorisk Management, and Standardization and Quality Assurance of Medicinal Plants of Pakistan.

92.     Participated in International Workshop on “Frontiers in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology”, presented a talk on “DNA barcodes in Land Plants” at COMSTECH Islamabad. 28-30 March, 2011.

93.     International workshop on Current trends in Halophytes Research, 11-13 April, 2011 at Institute of Sustainable Utilization of Halophytes, University of Karachi (Presented article on From Salinity tolerance to Extremophiles: biotechnological inputs)

94.     Organized International Consultative Workshop on “Educational Materials on Bioethics, Biosafety, Biosecurity and Dual Use Education” at Quaid-i-Azam University with LNCV (Italy) & BEP (USA) on May 24, 2011.

95.     National Biodiversity Symposium 7-9 June, 2011; PMNH-Islamabad (Presented article on Biodiversity: Neglected areas. Chaired two sessions.

96.     World Environment day’s Congress on Forests: Nature at your service. Organized by Pakistan Engineering congress, Lahore on June 16, 2011. Presented article on Human Infectious disease link to Biodiversity loss.

97.     Taking Biosecurity Networks to the Next Level. Organized by Virtual Biosecurity Center at The Renaissance Mayflower® Hotel, Washington, DC 20036. Sep. 01, 2011. Participated online.

98.     Participated in Biosafety and Biosecurity International Conference (BBIC) 2011 at Royal Scientific Society Campus-Amman, Jordan 12-15 Sep. 2011; Presented article on Synthetic Biology and Dual Use issue, also chaired a session.

99.     Participated in PARC-TASO-PGR National Workshop on ‘Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Medicinal Plants in Pakistan’. Institute of Agri-Biotechnology & Genetic Resources, NARC, Islamabad. (October 4-5, 2011). Presented a paper on Medicinal Plants Research and Pakistani Scientist’s Problems.

100.  Participated in One Day National Workshop on Development of National Response Strategy to Combat Impacts of Climate Change on Forest of Pakistan. Organized by Pakistan Forest Institute, Peshawar at Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Islamabad on 5th October, 2011.

101.  US-Pak Bio-Engagement Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey 03-05 November, 2011. Presented Project Report on Dual Use Education: Gap Analyses and Survey. (Got extension of Project for Survey of Practioner Researchers (US$ 25000 and 20 Awareness raising workshops for Policy makers and Researchers US$ 180,000.

102.  Presented an article on “Ethics in Life Sciences: From theory to the real world” in Third ICLS-KIBGE International Conference on Responsible Conduct of Science. November 13-16, 2011.

103.   IWG – LNCV Biosecurity Workshop and Round Table “Biosecurity, Biosafety, Human Capital and the Seventh Review Conference of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention”. Organized by International Working Group, Landau Network Centro Volta Como, Italy. 18-19 November 2011

104.  Participated in HEC-QAU workshop on Strategic Planning, held at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad Nov. 29-30, 2011.

105.  Organized International Workshop on“Medicinal Plants:Conservation & Sustainable Use” Pak-US Joint Initiative. Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad- Pakistan, 8-10 December, 2011. Funded by Pak Academy of Sciences and WWF-Pakistan.

106.  Organized International Conference on “Greener and Safer South Asia” at COMSATS Islamabad, sponsored by HEC Dec. 10-11, 2011. In sideline meeting of South Asian Federation of Japanese Universities Alumni Associations (SAFJUAA), was elected President SAFJUAA.

107.  Presented an article on “Biosafety, Biosecurity:International Obligations, National Scene and Dual Use Education” in International Workshop on Advances in Genetic Engineering of Plants, held at COMSTECH, Islamabad 20-22 December, 2011.

108.  Coordinator QAU-DAAD International Summer School on “Recent Advances in Plant Biotechnology for Sustainable Development (Exploring the Hidden Potential of Microorganisms. March 26-28, 2012, QAU-Islamabad.

109.  Participated in a workshop on International Engagement in Genetics and Epigenetics: Responsible Science for a Safe and Secure Society, March 2930 2012, Dubai, UAE. Under the patronage of Chairperson of Dubai Healthcare City Authority HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, & AAAS-USA.

110.  Presented an article in  Workshop on Higher Education and Professional Responsibility in CBRN Applied Sciences and Technology Across the Sub-Mediterranean Region April 3-4, 2012 Organized by UNESCO-Venice-Italy.

111.  Presented two papers and chaired a session in the International Symposium on “Strategies for Conservation of Endangered Ecosystems” to be held on April, 16-18, 2012 at Department of Botany, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan.

112.  Co-Organized and presented article on “Biodiversity los, Emerging Infectious diseases and its Impact” in International Conference “Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges” 9-11 May, 2012 at NUST, Islamabad.

113.  Participated in “SAARC Regional Conference on New Frontiers in Agricultural Genomics and Biotechnology”. June 5-7, 2012, NIGAB-PARC at Marriott, Islamabad. Presented an article on Nexus Of Biodiversity Loss, Metagenomics And Emerging Infectious Diseases.

114.  Presented a talk on “Biotechnology in 21st Century” in a seminar at University of        Wah, on 12-6-12.

115.  Participated in Expert Group Consultation for Protected Areas Gap Analysis- 26 June, 2012, IUCN-Islamabad

116.  Participated in Pakistan & Chinese Academies of Sciences (PAS-CAS) Bi-national conference on Nano Science & Technology, Network Security & Environment at Pak. Acad. of Sciences, Islamabad.

117.  Chief Organizer of 12th NATIONAL & 3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF BOTANY. Organized By Pakistan Botanical Society & Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan. September1st – 3rd 2012.

118.  Participated In International Workshop On High  Altitude  Ecosystems  And  Climate  Change. September 3-5, 2012. Presented A Paper On “COMSTECH, Islamabad.

119.  Participated “International Conference on Conservation of Biodiversity in the Desert Areas: Present Status, Threats &Remediation” ISESCO- Rabat, Morocco. Sep. 13-14 Sep., 2012. Presented  Paper, “Nexus of biodiversity loss in desert ecosystems, metagenomics & emerging infectious diseases”.

120.  Participated in Third Meeting of International Biotechnology Advisory Committee (IBAC) on New Trend in Biotechnology research and their potential in Member States. Organized by ISESCO, in Days Inn Hotel, Jordan Sep. 25-27, 2012. Presented a Talk on, “Biotechnology in Pakistan:Prospects and Challenges”.

121.  Participated in The Fourth ICLS-KIBGE Conference On "Science, Technology & Engineering: Innovative, Yet Responsible!" at KIBGE on Oct 18, 2012.

122.  Member Technical Committee of 10th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Science & Technology, held at Center of Excellence in Science & Applied Technologies, Islamabad (National centre for Physics) 15-19 Jan., 2013, presented a paper on Synthetic biology in relation to infectious diseases & dual use issues.

123.  Pakistan–U.S. Science and Technology Symposium, held in Islamabad at National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), 31st January and 1st February 2013. Presented a talk on Standardization and Quality Assurance of Medicinal Plants, using bar codes.

124.  Participated in seminar on “Role of Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan in Regulation and Development of Traditional medicine System in Pakistan. Feb. 13, 13; Holiday Inn, Islamabad, organized by Pak. Tibbi Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PTPMA).

125.  Participated in International workshop “Primary Connections Collaboration with Asia”. Organized by the Australian Academy of Science, Menzees Hotel Sydney March 24-27, 2013.

126.  Presented a key note paper entiltled, “Celebrating Biodiversity day in 21st Century: Prospects and Challenges” in University of Swat in Symposium, “Celebration of International Biodiversity Day 2013 on the theme Water and Biodiversity” on May 22, 2013.

127.  Presented a key note paper entiltled, “Recent trends in studying Biodiversity’s impact on Humanity” in a conference on “Plant Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable use of Biodiversity Day Plant Wealth of Pakistan” at For Plant Conservation (Herbarium and Botanic Garden),      University Of Karachi. June 27-28, 2013.

128.  Participated in Educational Institute on Responsible Research in  Kuala lumpur, august 17-22, 2013 as a Committee member on south and south-east Asia initiative on education about Dual use issues in science: A faculty development institute

129.  Delivered a talk in Ohio University Athens (USA) entitled, “Molecular Systematics and Applied Ethnobotony in Pakistan” on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 in Porter 104.

130.  Delivered a talk on Gap analysis & Dual Education in Pakistan. In International conference Biology, Chemistry and Biosecurity:  Implications of Convergence for Biosecurity and Recent Advances in the Education of Life Scientists on 14-15 October 2013 at the Hilton Hotel, Bradford, Organized by Bradford University.

131.  Presented a talk on "The Gender Gap in Entrepreneurship: Issues and Challenges" in International Conference on "Enterpreneurship for young women and using of new technologies: Issue and Challanges" organised by NASIC at Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, 26-27 Nov. 2013,

132.  Facilitated Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs) Cultivation study organized by USAID ENTREPRENEURS Project to be held on 28 November 2013 in Serena Hotel, Swat. 

133.  Co-organizer of " Symposium on Application of Frontier Technologies in Conserving Biodiversity and Studying Climate Change”, at SBB University Sheringal, Dir, 29-30 Nov. 2013, presented a paper on "Potential Dual Impact of Frontiers in Biotechnology on Biodiversity Conservation".

134.  Presented a paper on "Gap Analysis of Awareness level to assess Biosecurity risk in Pakistan" in a conference on " Natural or Deliberate Outbreak – How to Prevent or Detect and Trace its Origin:Biosecurity, Surveillance, Forensics" 5-6 Dec. 2013, Warsaw, Poland.

135.  Participated in the Center for Environmental Risk Assessment (CERA), & ILSI Research Foundation, workshop on "The Biosafety Research in Pakistan: Grants Program" at CIIT, Islamabad on Dec. 13th, 2013.



Grants/Funds Secured/Collaborated

1.   Comparative floristic and ecological studies on the temperate elements in North America. 5 million US$ (300 million Pak Rs.) US-Japan Project.

2.       Ethnobotany and its application to conservation in Swat-Himalayas (WWF-P). Rs. 5 million.

3.    Hindukush-Himalayan Medicinal Plant (WWF and People and Plant Project, UK). Rs. 20 m.

4.    HEC – Industry Project of Rs. 8 Million, “Re-Evaluation and Standardization of Selected Herbal Products for Export, using biotechnology”. 2005.

5.      Reconstruction of Chromosomal Inheritance in Pedigree of Pakistani wheat Cultivars”. HEC grant of Rs. 6.0 million. 2005.

6.      Ecology, Distribution and Management of Tropical Dry Deciduous Forest of Pakistan. WWF-Pakistan (Rs. 0.5 million) 2010

7.  Effect of Genetically Modified Crops on Soil Fertility Status and Physiological and Molecular Characterization of Succeeding Crops. HEC (5.1 million) 2010-2012.

8.  Survey of Dual Use Education in Pakistan. Bio-engagement programe of USA and Landau Network  Centro Volta -Italy (US $ 17000;  2010-2011).

9.  Awareness raising programe of Dual Use Education Bio-engagement programe of USA and Landau Network  Centro Volta -Italy (US $ 17000;  2010-2011).

10. Standardization and Quality Assurance of Medicinal Plants. Pak-US programe, Higher Education Commission-Pakistan. (9 million; 2011-2014).

11.  Phytochemical, Proximate Analysis and Biological Investigation of Some Selected Medicinal Plants of Kurram Agency. Pakistan Academy of Sciences (Rs. 1.8 m; 2011-12).

12.   Collection, Evaluation and Sustainable Utilization of Crucifer Biodiversity in Pakistan. Pakistan Science Foundation. Rs. 2 million. 2011-14.

13.   Phylogenetic analysis of bacterial community composition in Deosai peat land of Pakistan. 0.5 million HEC, 2011-12. Co-PI.

14.   Phytochemical Investigations, Proximate Analysis and Biological Investigations of some selected Omani Medicinal Plants. US$ 52000, Funded by Nizwa University, Oman, 2012-13.

15. Molecular Characterization of Potato Leaf Roll Virus  (PLRV) from Potato in Hazara Division 0.5 million HEC, 2012-13. Co-PI.

16.   International Network of Universities and Institutes for Raising Awareness on Dual-Use Concerns in Bio-Technology. EU-Project through LNCV. Rs. 1.5 m. 2013-2014.

17. Useful endophytes in plants with unique surviving to use as yield enhancement organisms. Pakistan Academy of Sciences (Rs. 4 m; 2013-15).

18.  Establishment of new Lab in Molecular Systematics. 1.0 million HEC, 2013.

19.   Survey and Awareness of Dual Use Education in Pakistan” Inter Academy Panel (IAP) US$ 25000.

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