Centre of Biotechnology and Microbiology

Ph.D. Scholars:

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

Scholar Name: Naeem Ullah Jan
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: 30-08-2017
Declaration Date: 18-09-2018
Supervisor: Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Huseyin KARA, Professor, Selcuk University, Turkey
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Joseph Molnar, Professor, Univversity of Szeged, Hungry
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Muhammad Ayub kakar, Professor, University of Balochistan, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Muhammad Ayub KaKar, Professor, University of Balochistan, Pakistan
2nd Examiner: Dr. Noor Muhammad, Associate Professor, Kohat University of Science and Technology, Pakistan
3rd Examiner: Dr. Muhammad Ibrar, Professor, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
Paper Published: Steroidal Alkaloids as an Emerging Therapeutic Alternative for Investigation of Their Immunosupperssive and Hepatoprotective Potential
Paper Authors: Naeem U Jan, Bashir Ahmad, Safdar Ali
Journal: Frontiers in Pharmacology
Journal Catagory: W

Kashif bashir (Supervised by: Dr. Bashir Ahmad)

Scholar Name: Kashif bashir
Thesis Title: Phytochemical, Biological Evaluation and Molecular Docking of Compunds Isolated from Picea Smithiana (Wall) Bioss
Program: Ph.D.
Session: 2012-13
Admission Date: 25-11-2013
Completion Date: 11-07-2017
Declaration Date: 21-12-2017
Supervisor: Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Gokhan Zengin, Associate Professor, University of Selcuk, Turkey
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Jos P. Ceron -Carrasco, Associate Professor, Universidad Catolica San Antonio de Muricia, Spain
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Waqar Ahmad, Professor, University Of Malakand, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Waqar Ahmad, Professor, University of Malakand, Pakistan
Paper Published: Urease inhibition potential and molecular docking of dihydroquercetin and dihydromyricetin isolated from Picea smithiana (wall) Boiss.
Paper Authors: Kashif Bashir
Journal: Biomedical Research

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: 15-03-2017
Declaration Date: 28-11-2017
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

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: 30-08-2016
Declaration Date: 26-04-2018
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

Nadia Bibi (Supervised by: Dr. Sumera Afzal)

Scholar Name: Nadia Bibi
Thesis Title: Biodegradation of some Model Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Bacterial Strains Isolated from Soil and Water
Program: Ph.D.
Session: 2010-11
Admission Date: 29-11-2010
Completion Date: 16-11-2015
Declaration Date: 31-01-2017
Supervisor: Dr. Sumera Afzal, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Johar Ali, , Alviarmani International, Canada
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Sa-Youl Ghim, Professor, Kyungpook National University, South Korea
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Sadia Alam, Assistant Professor, University of Haripur, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Sadia Alam, Assistant Professor, University of Haripur, Pakistan
Paper Published: Isolation Screening and Co-Metabolism of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Soil Bacteria
Paper Authors: Sumera Afzal Khan, Muhammad Hamayun, Nadia Bibi and Sikandar Khan Sherwani
Journal: American-Eurasian J. Agric & Environ. Sci



MS/ M.Phil. Scholars:

Abid Khan (Supervised by: Dr. Ibrar Khan)

Scholar Name: Abid Khan
Thesis Title: DISTRIBUTION, MUTATIONAL ANALYSIS AND ANTIBIOTIC PROFILING OF SHIGA TOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI FROM HUMAN AND CATTLE FEACES
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2016-17
Admission Date: 28-09-2016
Completion Date: 24-10-2019
Declaration Date: 18-02-2010
Supervisor: Dr. Ibrar Khan, Assistant Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Hamid Ali, , COMSATS Islamabad, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Waqar Ahmad Kaleem, Associate Professor, University of Swabi, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Muhammad Rizwan, Assistant Professor, University of Swat, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Hamid Ali, , COMSATS Islamabad,

Aimen Waheed (Supervised by: Dr. Shumaila Rauf)

Scholar Name: Aimen Waheed
Thesis Title: Bacteriological Profiling and Gene(s) Identification responsible for Antibiotic resistance in Bacteria causing complicated skin and skin structure infection
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2016-17
Admission Date: 29-09-2016
Completion Date: 19-07-2019
Declaration Date: 04-12-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Shumaila Rauf, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Farah Sherin Ali Shah, Assistant Professor, Sarhad University of science & Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Sajid Ali, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Mehboob Alam, Assistant Professor, Capital University of science & Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Farah Sherin Ali Shah, Assistant Professor, Sarhad University of Science & Technology, Peshawar,

Sobia Nawab (Supervised by: Dr. Kafeel Ahmad)

Scholar Name: Sobia Nawab
Thesis Title: Molecular Detection and Characterization of Entrohemorrhagic Coli from Market Cooked Beans and Chick Pea sold in Peshawar
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2016-17
Admission Date: 28-09-2016
Completion Date: 08-07-2019
Declaration Date: 28-11-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Kafeel Ahmad, Assistant Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Waqar Ali, Assistant Professor, University of Malakand, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Isfahan Tauseef, Assistant Professor, Hazara University Mansehra, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Muhammad Zahid, Assistant Professor, Islamia College University Peshawar, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Waqar Ali, Assistant Professor, University of Malakand, Pakistan

Hina Zamir (Supervised by: Meritorious Prof. Dr. Bashir Ahmad)

Scholar Name: Hina Zamir
Thesis Title: Molecular Characterization and Polymerism analysis of MPT64 Gene in Micobacterium Tuberculosis
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2017-18
Admission Date: 23-10-2017
Completion Date: 10-06-2019
Declaration Date: 15-11-2019
Supervisor: Meritorious Prof. Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Mehboob Alam, Assistant Professor, Capital University of Science & Technology Islamabad, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Sajid Ali, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Abdur Rauf, Assistant Professor, University of Swabi, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Mehboob Alam, , Capital University of Science & Technology Islamabad, Pakistan

Raheela Sarwar (Supervised by: Dr. Bashir Ahmad)

Scholar Name: Raheela Sarwar
Thesis Title: Molecular Characterization and Polymorphism Secretory Antigen 85 Complex Gene as a new Target for Diagnosis of Micobacteria Tuberculosis
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2017-18
Admission Date: 19-10-2017
Completion Date: 30-04-2019
Declaration Date: 07-08-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Mukarram Shah, , University of Swabi, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Anwar Ali Shad, Associate Professor, The University of Agriculture Peshawar r, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Sajid Ali, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Mukarram Shah, , University of Swabi, Pakistan

Inamullah (Supervised by: Dr. Bashir Ahmad)

Scholar Name: Inamullah
Thesis Title: Isolation, Purification and Characterization of Proteolytic Microorganisms from Soil and Water of Peshawar, Pakistan
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2014-15
Admission Date: 22-04-2015
Completion Date: 19-04-2019
Declaration Date: 11-09-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Farah Shireen Ali Shah, , Sarhad University of science and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Waqar Ahmad, Professor, University of Malakand, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Fazal Jalil, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Farah Shireen Ali Shah, , Sarhad University of science and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan

Shabeena Naz (Supervised by: Dr. Nafees Bacha)

Scholar Name: Shabeena Naz
Thesis Title: Isolation, Genotypic Confirmation and Analysis of Probiotic Lactic Acid Producing Leuconostoc from Camel Milk
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2015-16
Admission Date: 13-10-2015
Completion Date: 10-04-2019
Declaration Date: 22-10-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Nafees Bacha, Assistant Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Abdur Rafi, Professor, The University of Agriculture Peshawar, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Malik Badshah, Assistant Professor, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Muhammad Irshad, Associate Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Abdur Rafi, Professor, The University of Agriculture Peshawar, Pakistan

Fawad Ahmad (Supervised by: Nill)

Scholar Name: Fawad Ahmad
Thesis Title: Nill (Course based degree)
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2015-16
Admission Date: 16-10-2015
Completion Date: 08-04-2019
Declaration Date: 08-04-2019
Supervisor: Nill, Lecturer
1st Evaluator: Nill, , Nill,
2nd Evaluator: Nill, , Nill,
3rd Evaluator: Nill, , Nill,
1st Examiner: Nill, , Nill,

Yasir Mehmood (Supervised by: Dr. Sumera Afzal)

Scholar Name: Yasir Mehmood
Thesis Title: Isolation. Identification and Characterization of Plant Growth Promoting Endophytic Fungi from Roots of Withania Somnifera L.
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2016-17
Admission Date: 29-09-2016
Completion Date: 27-03-2019
Declaration Date: 29-08-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Sumera Afzal, Associate Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Noor Muhammad, Associate Professor, Kohat University of Science and Technology Kohat, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Nadeem AHmad, Assistant Professor, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Muhammad Irshad, Associate Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Noor Muhammad, Associate Professor, Kohat University of Science and Technology Kohat, Pakistan

Madiha Ibrar (Supervised by: Dr. Sumera Afzal)

Scholar Name: Madiha Ibrar
Thesis Title: Isolation and Screening of Soil Fungi for Bioactive Metabolite from Agriculture Fields
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2016-17
Admission Date: 28-09-2016
Completion Date: 18-02-2019
Declaration Date: 27-09-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Sumera Afzal, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. S. Aamer Ali Shah, , Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Farman Ullah, , Kohat University of Science & Technology Kohat, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Syed m Jamal, , University of Peshawar, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. S. Aamer Ali Shah, , Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan

Aakash Ahmad Khattak (Supervised by: Dr. Sadiq Azam)

Scholar Name: Aakash Ahmad Khattak
Thesis Title: Molecular Analysis of Extended Spectrum B-Lactamase Genes in Proteus Mirablilis isolated from Wound Samples in Tertiary care Hospital, Peshawar
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2016-17
Admission Date: 30-09-2016
Completion Date: 18-02-2019
Declaration Date: 03-07-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Sadiq Azam, Assistant Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Hamid Ali, , COMSATS Islamabad, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Ruidar Ali Shah, , University of Swabi, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Muhammad Ali, Assistant Professor, Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Hamid Ali, , COMSATS, Islamabad, Pakistan

Bashir Ahmad (Supervised by: Dr. Bashir Ahmad)

Scholar Name: Bashir Ahmad
Thesis Title: Exploitation of Trichoderma Viride Isolated from the Rhizosphere of Zea Mays for its Biological Potentials
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2014-15
Admission Date: 07-01-2015
Completion Date: 31-12-2018
Declaration Date: 23-05-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Waqqar Ahmad, , University of Malakand, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Farah Shireen, Assistant Professor, Sarhad University of Science & Technology Peshawar, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Sajid Ali, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Waqar Ahmad, , University of Malakand, Pakistan

Muhammad Imran Mughal (Supervised by: Dr. Ghosia Lutfullah)

Scholar Name: Muhammad Imran Mughal
Thesis Title: Screening of Extracts of Cladosporium Sphaerospermum isolated from Musa Acuminata for Biologically Active Metabolites
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2015-16
Admission Date: 27-01-2015
Completion Date: 31-12-2018
Declaration Date: 27-08-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Ghosia Lutfullah, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Syed M. Jamal, , University of Malakand, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Waheed Ullah, Assistant Professor, Kohat University of Science & Technology Kohat, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Zafar Iqbal, Assistant Professor, The University of Agriculture Peshawar, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Syed M. Jamal, , University of Malakand, Pakistan

Noman Khan (Supervised by: Dr. Sadiq Azam)

Scholar Name: Noman Khan
Thesis Title: Prevalence and Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern of Extended-Spectrum -Lactamases in Clinical Isolates of Enterobacter Spp in Public Sector Tertiary Care Hospital
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2014-15
Admission Date: 26-01-2015
Completion Date: 31-12-2018
Declaration Date: 19-04-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Sadiq Azam, Assistant Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Hamid Ali, Assistant Professor, COMSATS Islamabad, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Ruidar Ali Shah, , University of Swabi, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Johar Jamil, Assistant Professor, University of Swabi, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Hamid Ali, Assistant Professor, COMSATS Islamabad, Pakistan

Muhammad Soahil (Supervised by: Dr. Sumera Afzal)

Scholar Name: Muhammad Soahil
Thesis Title: An Evaluation of Pulmonary TB infection among HIV positive Patients, Visiting tertiary Hospitals in Peshawar, Pakistan
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2015-16
Admission Date: 13-10-2015
Completion Date: 06-12-2018
Declaration Date: 29-05-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Sumera Afzal, Associate Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Malik Badshah, Assistant Professor, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Muhammad Aasim, Assistant Professor, University of Malakand, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Ataif Kamil, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Malik Badshah, Assistant Professor, Quaid I Azam University Islamabad,, Pakistan

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: 05-12-2018
Declaration Date: 12-03-2019
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

Sajjad Ahmad (Supervised by: Dr. Nafees Bacha)

Scholar Name: Sajjad Ahmad
Thesis Title: Phenotypic and Molecular Identification of Multi Drug Resistant Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Suspects patients of Tuberculosis in Population of KHyber Pakhtunkhwa
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2015-16
Admission Date: 13-10-2015
Completion Date: 09-11-2018
Declaration Date: 27-08-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Nafees Bacha, Assistant Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Syeed M. Jamal, , University of Malakand, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Abdl Rafi, Professor, The University of Malakand, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Sadia Khalil, Assistant Professor, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Syed M. Jamal, , 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: 15-10-2018
Declaration Date: 28-02-2019
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

Waqas Abdullah (Supervised by: Dr. Nafees Bacha)

Scholar Name: Waqas Abdullah
Thesis Title: Study on Disease Causing Microbial Contamination in Red Meat Samples Collected from Selected Markets in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2015-16
Admission Date: 14-10-2015
Completion Date: 15-10-2018
Declaration Date: 23-04-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Nafees Bacha, Assistant Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Malik Badshah, Assistant Professor, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Syed M. Jamal, Associate Professor, University of Malakand, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Hamid Ali Khan, Assistant Professor, Sarhad university of Science & Technology Peshawar, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Malik Badshah, Assistant Professor, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan

Gul Rukh Sajid (Supervised by: Dr. Bashir Ahmad)

Scholar Name: Gul Rukh Sajid
Thesis Title: Production and Characterization of Industrially Important Protease from Bacillus Species
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2016-17
Admission Date: 27-09-2016
Completion Date: 15-10-2018
Declaration Date: 23-04-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Farman Ullah, Assistant Professor, Kohat University of Science and Technology Kohat, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Waqar Ahmad, Professor, University of Malakand, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Fazal Jalil, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan,
1st Examiner: Dr. Farman Ullah, Assistant Professor, Kohat University of Science and Technology Kohat, 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,

Syed Muhammad Afzal (Supervised by: Dr. Nafees Bacha)

Scholar Name: Syed Muhammad Afzal
Thesis Title: Isolation, molecular identification and utilization of Yogurt based lactic acid bacteria as a source of single cell proteins
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2015-16
Admission Date: 13-10-2015
Completion Date: 19-09-2018
Declaration Date: 23-04-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Nafees Bacha, Associate Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Malik Badshah, Assistant Professor, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Malik, , Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Syed Muhammad Jamal, Associate Professor, University Of Malakand,
1st Examiner: Dr. Malik Badshah, Assistant Professor, Quaid I Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Abdul Wali Khan (Supervised by: Dr. Shumaila Bashir)

Scholar Name: Abdul Wali Khan
Thesis Title: Cytometric Evaluation of regulatory T cell of Dengue Virus Infection in three Major Hospitals of Peshawar, Pakistan
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2015-16
Admission Date: 13-10-2015
Completion Date: 13-09-2018
Declaration Date: 19-02-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Shumaila Bashir, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Waqar Ahmad, Professor, University of Malakand, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Saeed Ahmad, Assistant Professor, Sarhad University of Science & Technology, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Sajjad Ahmad, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Waqar Ahmad, Professor, University of Malakand, Pakistan

Muhammad Rawan (Supervised by: Dr. Bashir Ahmad)

Scholar Name: Muhammad Rawan
Thesis Title: Phytochemical Analysis and Biological Investigation of Parrotiopsis Jacquemontiana (DCNE.) Rehder
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2015-16
Admission Date: 13-10-2015
Completion Date: 13-09-2018
Declaration Date: 23-05-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Farman Ullah, Assistant Professor, Kohat University of Science and Technology Kohat, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Fazal ur Rehman, , University of Balochistan, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Waqar Ahmad, Professor, University Of Malakand, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Farman Ullah, Assistant Professor, Kohat University of Science and Technology Kohat, Pakistan

Pazir Gul (Supervised by: Dr. Bashir Ahmad)

Scholar Name: Pazir Gul
Thesis Title: Assessment of Viral Hepatitis in General Surgery Patients at Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar, Pakistan
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2015-16
Admission Date: 12-10-2015
Completion Date: 13-09-2018
Declaration Date: 29-01-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Anwar Ali Shad, , The University of Agriculture Peshawar, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Syed Muhammad Mukarram Shah, Professor, University of Swabi, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Farman Ullah, Assistant Professor, Kohat University of science & Technology, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Anwar Ali Shad, , The University of Agriculture Peshawar, Pakistan

Muhammad Atif (Supervised by: Dr. Bashir Ahmad)

Scholar Name: Muhammad Atif
Thesis Title: Exploring Male Infertility using Hormonal and Seminal Analysis in Suspected Subjects of District Peshawar
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2014-15
Admission Date: 12-01-2015
Completion Date: 13-09-2018
Declaration Date: 17-04-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Farman Ullah, , Kohat University of Science and Technology Kohat, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Magsood ur Rehman, , University of Malakand, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Faiz Ur Rehman, , University of Balochistan, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Farman Ullah, , Kohat University of Science and Technology Kohat, Pakistan

Ramla Sumayya (Supervised by: Dr. Sumera Afzal)

Scholar Name: Ramla Sumayya
Thesis Title: QUANTIFICATION OF ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE GENES IN GRAM NEGATIVE BACTERIAL ISOLATES FROM FLOWING WATER: A CASE STUDY OF RIVER SWAT AND KABUL, DISTRICT CHARSADDA
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2014-15
Admission Date: 08-01-2015
Completion Date: 10-08-2018
Declaration Date: 18-07-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Sumera Afzal, Associate Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. S. Aamer Ali Shah, , Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Syed M. Jamal, Associate Professor, University of Malakand, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Noor Muhammad, , Kohat University of science & Technology, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr.S. Aamer Ali Shah, , Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan

Faiza Rashid (Supervised by: Dr. Ibrar Khan)

Scholar Name: Faiza Rashid
Thesis Title: PREVALENCE, ANTIBIOTIC SUSCEPTIBILITY PATTERN AND IDENTIFICATION OF GENE(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE IN DIABETIC FOOT PATIENTS
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2014-15
Admission Date: 09-01-2015
Completion Date: 10-08-2018
Declaration Date: 11-02-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Ibrar Khan, Assistant Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Hamid Ali, , COMSATS Islamabad, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Akhtar Nadhman, Assistant Professor, CECOS University Peshawar, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Waqar Ahmad Kaleem, Associate Professor, University of Swabi, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Hamid Ali, , COMSATS Islamabad, Pakistan

Kalim ullah (Supervised by: Dr. Bashir Ahmad)

Scholar Name: Kalim ullah
Thesis Title: SUBSTRACTIVE GENOME ANALYSIS FOR THE CHARACTERIZATION OF NOVEL DRUG TARGETS IN KLEBSIELLA PNEUMONIA STRAIN PITTNDM01
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2015-16
Admission Date: 12-10-2010
Completion Date: 10-08-2018
Declaration Date: 19-02-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Sajid Ali, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Anwar Ali Shad, Associate Professor, The University of Agriculture Peshawar, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Muhammad Mukarram Shah, Professor, University of Swabi, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Sajid Ali, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan

Usman Ghani (Supervised by: Dr. Irshad Ur Rehman)

Scholar Name: Usman Ghani
Thesis Title: PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF THE 5'UNTRANSLATED REGION OF UNTYPABLE HCV GENOTYPES
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2015-16
Admission Date: 30-10-2015
Completion Date: 10-08-2018
Declaration Date: 11-06-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Irshad Ur Rehman, Assistant Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Noor Muhammad, , Kohat University of Science and Technology Kohat, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Muhammad Ali, Assistant Professor, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Muhammad Tahir Sarwar, Assistant Professor, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Noor Muhammad, , Kohat University of Science and Technology Kohat, Pakistan

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,

Iftikhar Ahmad (Supervised by: Dr. Saeed Ullah Khattak)

Scholar Name: Iftikhar Ahmad
Thesis Title: Exploitation of Endophytic Aspergillus Flavus for Production and Purification of Secondary Metabolites
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2014-15
Admission Date: 15-01-2015
Completion Date: 03-07-2018
Declaration Date: 19-02-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Saeed Ullah Khattak, Assistant Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Amir Ali Shah, Associate Professor, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Waheed Ullah, Assistant Professor, Kohat University of Science & Technology Kohat, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Zafar Iqbal, Assistant Professor, The University of Agriculture Peshawar, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Amir Ali Shah, Associate Professor, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, 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: 13-06-2018
Declaration Date: 29-01-2019
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

Muhammad Ilyas (Supervised by: Dr. Sadiq Azam)

Scholar Name: Muhammad Ilyas
Thesis Title: Study on Prevalence of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis and Susceptibility Pattern of Rifampicin using Gene Xpert
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2014-15
Admission Date: 09-01-2015
Completion Date: 11-06-2018
Declaration Date: 18-12-2018
Supervisor: Dr. Sadiq Azam, Assistant Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Hamid Ali, , COMSATS Islamabad, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Saima Naz, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Akhtar Nadhman, Assistant Professor, CECOS University Peshawar, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Hamid Ali, , COMSATS, Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, 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: 07-06-2018
Declaration Date: 15-11-2018
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

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: 05-06-2018
Declaration Date: 15-11-2018
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

Muhammad Ayaz (Supervised by: Dr. Ibrar Khan)

Scholar Name: Muhammad Ayaz
Thesis Title: Cloning, expression and Characterization of Recombination Human Interleukin-15
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2014-15
Admission Date: 09-01-2015
Completion Date: 18-04-2018
Declaration Date: 19-09-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Ibrar Khan, Assistant Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Hamid Ali, Assistant Professor, COMSATS Islamabad, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Waqar Ahmad Kaleem, Assistant Professor, University of Swabi, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Sajid Ali, Assistant Professor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Hamid Ali, Assistant Professor, COMSATS Islamabad, Pakistan

Aftab Khan (Supervised by: Dr. Ghosia Lutfullah)

Scholar Name: Aftab Khan
Thesis Title: Comparison of ICT Negative HBV and HCV Blood Donations with Elisa in Public and Private Blood Banks in Selected Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2013-14
Admission Date: 20-03-2014
Completion Date: 12-02-2018
Declaration Date: 19-02-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Ghosia Lutfullah, Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Mlaik Badshah, , Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Isfahan Tauseef, Assistant Professor, Hazara University Mansehra, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Syed M. Jamal, Associate Professor, University Of Malakand, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Malik Badshah, , Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan

Ruby Khan (Supervised by: Dr. Nafees Bacha)

Scholar Name: Ruby Khan
Thesis Title: Toxicological Evaluation of Milk from farms and domestic cattle in selected regions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2015-16
Admission Date: 16-10-2015
Completion Date: 17-01-2018
Declaration Date: 08-04-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Nafees Bacha, Associate Professor
1st Evaluator: Dr. Malik Badshah, Assistant Professor, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Zafar Iqbal, Assistant Professor, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Syed Muhammad Jamal, Associate Professor, University Of Malakand,
1st Examiner: Dr. Malik Badshah, Assistant Professor, Quid-i-Azam University Islamabad,

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: 07-12-2017
Declaration Date: 01-01-2019
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

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: 03-11-2017
Declaration Date: 10-05-2018
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: 12-09-2017
Declaration Date: 11-04-2018
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: 27-04-2017
Declaration Date: 14-11-2017
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

Farhan Ullah (Supervised by: Dr. Ibrar Khan)

Scholar Name: Farhan Ullah
Thesis Title: Mutational Analysis of Tyr Gene Causing Oculocutaneous Albinism in Families from District Peshawar
Program: MS/ M.Phil.
Session: 2016-17
Admission Date: 18-02-2019
Completion Date: 30-09-2016
Declaration Date: 23-05-2019
Supervisor: Dr. Ibrar Khan, Lecturer
1st Evaluator: Dr. Farman Ullah, , Kohat University of Science and Technology Kohat, Pakistan
2nd Evaluator: Dr. Akhtar Nadhman, Assistant Professor, CECOS University Peshawar, Pakistan
3rd Evaluator: Dr. Muhammad Shakeel, Assistant Professor, Bacha Khan University Charsadda, Pakistan
1st Examiner: Dr. Farman Ullah, , Kohat University of Science & Technology Kohat, Pakistan