Centre of Biotechnology and Microbiology

Ph.D. Scholars:

Naeem Ullah, (Supervised by:Dr. Bashir Ahmad)

Scholar Name: Naeem Ullah
Thesis Title: Bioassay-Guided Isolation and Structure Elucidation of Steroidal Alkaloids from Sarcococca Saligna (D.DON) Muel
Program: Ph.D.
Session: 2010-11
Admission Date: 30-11-2010
Completion Date: 26-04-2018
Declaration Date: 30-08-2016
Supervisor: Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Muhammad Ayub Kakar, Professor, University of Balochistan, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Huseyin Kara, Professor, Selcuk University, Turkey
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Joseph Molnar, Professor, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
1st Examiner: Dr. Muhammad Ibrar, Professor, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
2nd Examiner: Dr. Muhammad Ayub Kakar, Professor, University of Balochistan, Quetta, Pakistan
3rd Examiner: Dr. Noor Muhammad, Associate Professor, Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat, Pakistan
Paper Published: Steroidal Alkaloids as an Emerging Therapeutic Alternative for Investigation of their Immunosuppressive and Hepatoprotective Potential
Paper Authors: Naeem Ullah, Bashir Ahmad, Safdar Ali, Achyut Adhikari, Amjid Ali, Azra Jehan, Abid Ali and Hamid Ali
Journal: Frontiers in Pharmacology

Faheem Ahmed Khan, (Supervised by:Dr. Nafees Bacha)

Scholar Name: Faheem Ahmed Khan
Thesis Title: Replacement of Protein Source in the Existing Poultry Feed with Single Cell Microbial Protein
Program: Ph.D.
Session: 2011-12
Admission Date: 23-11-2011
Completion Date: 28-11-2017
Declaration Date: 15-03-2017
Supervisor: Dr. Nafees Bacha, Associate Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Anjas Asmara Hadi Bin Samsudin, Assistant Professor, University of Putra, Malaysia
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Dessie Salilew Sondim, Assistant Professor, Institute of Animal Sciences, Animal Breeding and Husbandry, Germany
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Syed M. Jamal, Associate Professor, University of Malakand, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Syed M. Jamal, Associate Professor, University of Malakand, Pakistan
Paper Published: Optimization of Laboratory Requirements through Experimental design for Maximum Growth of Indigenous Saccharomyces cerevisiae using Apple Waste as Substrate
Paper Authors: Faheem Ahmad Khan, Sarzamin Khan, Nafees Bacha, Tariq Khan
Journal: International Journal of Biosciences



MS/ M.Phil. Scholars:

Mahnoor, (Supervised by:Dr. Bashir Ahmad)

Scholar Name: Mahnoor
Thesis Title: Low density Polyethylene Degradation Potential of Fungi Isolated from Different Sources of Peshawar, Pakistan
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2016-17
Admission Date: 29-05-2016
Completion Date: 12-03-2019
Declaration Date: 05-12-2018
Supervisor: Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Maqsood Ur Rehman, , University of Malakand, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Lal Badshah, Assistant Professor, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr.Sajid Ali, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Maqsood Ur Rehman, , University of Malakand, Pakistan

Sonia Amir, (Supervised by:Dr. Bashir Ahmad)

Scholar Name: Sonia Amir
Thesis Title: Isolation and Characterization of Colicin E2/E7 Producing E.Coli from Human Fecal Samples
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2016-17
Admission Date: 25-09-2016
Completion Date: 28-02-2019
Declaration Date: 15-10-2018
Supervisor: Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Farman Ullah, , Kohat University of Science and Technology Kohat, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Fazal Jalil, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Sajid Ali, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali khan University Mardan, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Farman Ullah, , Kohat University of Science & Technology, Pakistan

Sadaf Akbar, (Supervised by:Dr. Bashir Ahmad)

Scholar Name: Sadaf Akbar
Thesis Title: Occurrence of Virulence Genes Encoding the Type III Effector Proteins among Clinical Isolates of Pesudomonas Aeruginosa in two Teaching Hospitals, Peshawar
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2014-15
Admission Date: 01-08-2015
Completion Date: 29-01-2019
Declaration Date: 13-06-2018
Supervisor: Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Farman Ullah, Assistant Professor, Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Syed Muhammad Mukarram Shah, Professor, University of Swabi, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Saeed Ur Rehman, Professor, University of Balochistan, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Farman Ullah, , Kohat University of Science & Technology, Pakistan

Asaf Ali Khan, (Supervised by:Dr. Ibrar Khan)

Scholar Name: Asaf Ali Khan
Thesis Title: Multi Drug Resistance in Gram-Negative Bacteria Causing Nosocomial Infections in Tertiary Care Hospitals Peshawar
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2014-15
Admission Date: 08-01-2015
Completion Date: 01-01-2019
Declaration Date: 07-12-2017
Supervisor: Dr. Ibrar Khan, Associate Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Farman Ullah, Assistant Professor, Kohat University of Science & Technology, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Rizwan Ullah, , Abasyn University Peshawar, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Akhtar Nadhman Shams, Assistant Professor, CECOS University, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Farman Ullah, Assistant Professor, Kohat University of Science & Technology, Pakistan

Fawad Hayat, (Supervised by:Dr. Sadiq Azam)

Scholar Name: Fawad Hayat
Thesis Title: Phenotypic and Genotypic Detection of Virulence Factors of Proteus Mirabilis Isolated from Clinical Samples
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2014-15
Admission Date: 09-01-2015
Completion Date: 15-11-2018
Declaration Date: 05-06-2018
Supervisor: Dr. Sadiq Azam, Assistant Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Farman Ullah, , Kohat University of Science and Technology Kohat, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Waqar Ahmad kaleem, Associate Professor, University of Swabi, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Shoaib ur Rehman, Assistant Professor, University of Science & Technology Bannu, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Farman Ullah, , Kohat University of Science & Technology, Pakistan

Muhammd Aizaz, (Supervised by:Dr. Kafeel Ahmad)

Scholar Name: Muhammd Aizaz
Thesis Title: Analysis of Inducible Clindamycin Resistance and Class-1 Integrase in Staphylococcus Aureus Isolated from Raw Milk
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2015-16
Admission Date: 19-10-2015
Completion Date: 15-11-2018
Declaration Date: 07-06-2018
Supervisor: Dr. Kafeel Ahmad, Assistant Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Waqas Ali, , University of Malakand, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Syed Waqas Hassan, Associate Professor, University of Wah, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Syed Kashif Haleem, , Hazara University Mansehra, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Waqas Ali, , University of Malakand, Pakistan

Shaista Mehnaz, (Supervised by:Dr. Bashir Ahmad)

Scholar Name: Shaista Mehnaz
Thesis Title: Nill (Course work based degree)
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2015-16
Admission Date: 12-10-2015
Completion Date: 25-09-2018
Declaration Date: 25-09-2018
Supervisor: Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Professor
1st Evaluator: Nill, , Nill,
2nd Evaluator: Nill, , Nill,
3rd Evaluator: Nill, , Nill,
1st Examiner: Nill, , Nill,

Abdur Rafay, (Supervised by:Nill)

Scholar Name: Abdur Rafay
Thesis Title: Nill (Coursework based degree)
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2015-16
Admission Date: 12-10-2015
Completion Date: 18-07-2018
Declaration Date: 18-07-2018
Supervisor: Nill, Lecturer
1st Evaluator: Nill, , Nill,
2nd Evaluator: Nill, , Nill,
3rd Evaluator: Nill, , Nill,
1st Examiner: Nill, , Nill,

Rabia Zeb, (Supervised by:Dr. Sadiq Azam)

Scholar Name: Rabia Zeb
Thesis Title: Prevalence of Brucellosis and its Related Risk Factors in patients at Tehsil Headquarters Hospital, Dargai Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2013-14
Admission Date: 04-11-2013
Completion Date: 10-05-2018
Declaration Date: 03-11-2017
Supervisor: Dr. Sadiq Azam, Assistant Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Akhtar Nadhman, Assistant Professor, CECOS University Peshawar, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Aamir Aziz, Assistant Professor, Sarhad University of Information and Technology, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Sajid Ali, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Akhtar Nadhman Shams, Assistant Professor, CECOS University Peshawar, Pakistan

Muhammad Riaz, (Supervised by:Dr. Ibrar Khan)

Scholar Name: Muhammad Riaz
Thesis Title: Study on Multi Drug, Extensive Drug and Pandrug Resistance in Septicemic Infaints
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2014-15
Admission Date: 08-01-2015
Completion Date: 11-04-2018
Declaration Date: 12-09-2017
Supervisor: Dr. Ibrar Khan, Assistant Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Akhtar Nadhman Shams, , Institute of Integrative Biosciences & Technology, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Saima Naz, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Muhamamd Shakeel, Assistant Professor, Bacha Khan University Charsadda, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Akhtar Nadhman Shams, , Institute of Integrative Biosciences & Technology, Pakistan

Nadia Bashir, (Supervised by:Dr. Sadiq Azam)

Scholar Name: Nadia Bashir
Thesis Title: In-Vitro Antileishmanial Activity of Terbinafine and Miconazole Against Leishmania Tropica
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2014-15
Admission Date: 08-01-2015
Completion Date: 14-11-2017
Declaration Date: 27-04-2017
Supervisor: Dr. Sadiq Azam, Assistant Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Sajid Ali, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali Khan Mardan, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Muhammad Shakeel, Assistant Professor, Bacha Khan University Charsadda, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Shaoib Ur Rehman, Assistant Professor, University of Science and Technology Bannu, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Shoaib Ur Rehman, Assistant Professor, University of Science and Technology Bannu, Pakistan