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Showing posts with label Department of Biotechnology. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Department of Biotechnology. Show all posts

Friday, August 9, 2019

Invitation to conference on Recent updates in Biotechnology (ICRUB-2019)

Department of Biotechnology Abdul Wali Khan Univ Mardan Cordially invites you all to the upcoming conference on Recent updates in Biotechnology (ICRUB-2019)
Date: 16-18 October 2019,
Venue: Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad, Pakistan.

visit our website for further details.

Monday, July 8, 2019

Mr. Abeer Kazmi, M.Phil Scholar of Biotechnology, Published his Research Work

Mr. Abeer Kazmi, M.Phil. student at Department of Biotechnology has published his research work in the Journal of Industrial Crops and Products (Impact Factor: 4.1). His research supervisor was Dr. Mubarak Ali Khan, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology. Mr Kazmi has recently successfully defended his final viva and sooner will be awarded M.Phil. Degree from the University.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Dr. Mubarak Ali Khan, Assistant Professor of Biotechnology, Published Eight Research Articles and Two Books

Dr. Mubarak Ali Khan, Assistant Professor in the department of Biotechnology has published eight research articles in different International Impact factored Journals and two book chapters published by international publishers.
1.      Feasible production of biomass and natural antioxidants through callus cultures in response to varying light intensities in olive (Olea europaea. L) cult. Arbosana  in Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B (Impact factor: 3.1)

2.      Silver nanoparticles elicited in vitro callus cultures for accumulation of biomass and secondary metabolites in Caralluma tuberculate in Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine, and Biotechnology An International Journal (Impact factor: 3.1)

3.      Comprehensive investigations on anti-leishmanial potentials of Euphorbia wallichii root extract and its effects on membrane permeability and apoptosis in Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (Impact factor: 1.9)

4.      Production of biomass and medicinal metabolites through adventitious roots in Ajugambracteosa under different spectral lights  in Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B (Impact factor: 3.1)

5.      Biosynthesis of anti-leishmanial natural products in callus cultures of Artemisia scoparia in Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine, and Biotechnology An International Journal (Impact factor: 3.1)

6.      Plant defensins: types, mechanism of action and prospects of genetic engineering for enhanced disease resistance in plants in 3 Biotech (Impact factor: 1.4)

7.      Biotechnological approaches for production of bioactive secondary metabolites in Nigella sativa: an up-to-date review in International Journal of secondary metabolite (Site score: 1.42)

8.      In vitro antileishmanial and antioxidant potential, cytotoxicity evaluation and phytochemical analysis of extracts from selected medicinally important plants in Journal of  Biocatalysis and Agriculture Biotechnology (Site score: 2.26)

9.      Plant cell nanomaterials interaction: Growth, physiology and secondary metabolism in the book Analysis, fate, and toxicity of engineered nanomaterials in plants (978-0-12-819831-5) published by Elsevier.

10.  Plant Cell Culture Strategies for the Production of Terpenes as Green Solvents in the book Industrial applications of Green Solvents, Published by Materials Research Forum, USA

Monday, June 10, 2019

Dr. Naveed Khan, Lecturer of Biotechnology, Published a Paper

Dr. Naveed Khan, Lecturer Department of Biotechnology, published a paper in Cell (impact factor: 31.39)"
Title: Tracking Five Millennia of Horse Management with Extensive Ancient Genome Time Series"

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Position Vacant "Research Assistant at Department of Biotechnology"

Applications are invited for the appointment of following position at Department of Biotechnology, AWKUM, under Research Project No. 9868/KPK/NRPU/R&D/HEC/2017 sponsored by HEC entitled “CRISPR-Cas9 based genome engineering of Saccharomyces cerevisiae for the production of biochemicals with special emphasis on biofuels using locally produced sugar cane molasses as a carbon and energy source
Number of position
Research Assistant
i.       BS (4 years) degree in the field of Biotechnology
ii.    First division during bachelors and no third division in the entire academic career.

Rs.20,000/-p.m. fixed

Terms and condition:
  1. The above position is on project fund basis and will not be liable for extention.
  2. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.
  3. The AWKUM reserve the right to accept or reject any application without assigning any reason. 
  4. Less than 3.00/4.00 CGPA will be considered as second division.
Application on plain paper along with CV and a motivation letter should be submitted to the office of Dr. Zia-ul Islam, Department of Biotechnology Abdul Wali khan University Mardan on or before 04/03/2019.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

One Day Seminar

One Day Seminar on
Speaker: Dr. Sikandar K. Sherwani
When: 11 am, Dec 06, 2018
Where: Department of Biotechnology, AWKUM
Who can Attend: All Research Students of BS 7th Semester, MPhil and PhD Students
Organizers: Dr. Ayaz Ahmad, Dr. Muhammad Arif, Prof. Dr. Raham Sher Khan, Biotechnology Society AWKUM (BSA) and ORIC AWKUM
Registration: Not Required

About the Speaker:
Dr. Sikandar K. Sherwani, Faculty at Department of Microbiology, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology
Chair by Laws- Medical Microbiology Association of Pakistan
International Certified Biosafety Trainer – USA
International Certified Clinical Biosafety Trainer – Thailand
Member of World JI Scientist List 2012
United Nations Appreciation Award

Thursday, November 22, 2018

One Day Seminar at Department of Biotechnology

Mr. Abdul Nasir, PhD student at Ajou University, South Korea
When and Where:
11 am, Tuesday,  27 Nov 2018 at Department of Biotechnology Garden Campus AWKUM
Who can attend:
BS 7th semester and all MPhil students
Not Required
Dr Ayaz Ahmad, Dr. M. Arif, Dr. Gauhar Rahman and Prof. Dr. Raham Sher Khan in collaboration with Biotechnology Society AWKUM (BSA)

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Dr. Mubarak Ali Khan, Assistant Professor of Biotechnology, Published Five Papers

Dr. Mubarak Ali Khan, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, published five papers with a total accumulative impact factor of 12 in different international journals.

1.       Thidiazuron Regulated Growth, Secondary Metabolism And Essential Oil Profiles In Shoot Cultures Of Ajuga Bracteosa

2.       Impacts Of Hormonal Elicitors And Photoperiod Regimes On Elicitation Of Bioactive Secondary Volatiles In Cell Cultures Of Ajuga Bracteosa

3.       The Interplay Between Light, Plant Growth Regulators And Elicitors On Growth And Secondary Metabolism In Cell Cultures Of Fagonia Indica

4.       Molecular Identification And Control Of Endophytic Contamination During In Vitro Plantlet Development Of Fagonia Indica

5.       Production Of Callus Biomass And Antioxidant Secondary Metabolites In Black Cumin

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

An International Seminar Organized at Department of Biotechnology


Speaker: Prof. Dr. Murat Kaya, Department of Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Aksaray University, Turkey

Venue: Department of Biotechnology, Garden Campus AWKUM
Time: 11 am
Date: Wednesday October 10, 2018

Organizing Committee: Prof. Dr. Raham Sher Khan, Dr. Ayaz Ahmad and Dr. Muhammad Arif in Collaboration with ORIC AWKUM and Biotechnology Society AWKUM (BSA)