Research

I. Awards

S#

Name

Title

Year

Agency

1

Dr. Muhammad Moaeen-ud-Din

Research Productivity award

2013

Pakistan Council for Science & Technology, Islamabad
2

Dr. Muhammad Moaeen-ud-Din

Research Productivity award

2014

Pakistan Council for Science & Technology, Islamabad
3

Dr. Ghulam Bial

Research Productivity award

2015

Pakistan Council for Science & Technology, Islamabad


II. Laboratories of Department of Animal Breeding & Genetics

  • Molecular Genetics Lab
  • Functional Genomics Lab
  • Cytogenetic Lab
  • Computational Genetics & Genomics Lab


III. Research Facilities in Laboratories

The laboratories are equipped with following modern facilities:


S#

Equipment

Nos.

1

PCR Machine

2
2

Real Time PCR Machine

1
3

Gel Documentation System

1
4

Gel Electrophoresis

2
5

Power supply

2
6

Ultra low temperature freezer (-86 0C)

1
7

High speed centrifuge machine

1
8

Refrigerated centrifuge machine

1
9

Freezer (-20 0C)

1
10

Refrigerator

2
11

Ice Machine

1
12

Laminar flow hood

1
13

Laminar flow hood (local)

1
14

Water bath

2
15

Pipettes

3 Sets
16

Nanodrop

1
17

Water Distillation apparatus

1
18

Autoclave (Manual/Local)

1
19

37 0C Incubator

1
20

BoD Incubator with accessories

1
21

Microscopes

20
22

Dryer

1
23

Analytical weighing balance

2
24

Microwave oven

2
25

Shacking incubator

1
26

Vortex

2
27

Nano centrifuge

1
28

Centrifuge

1

These Labs are not only open for researchers & students of various disciplines of PMAS-Arid Agriculture University but also for all institutes across the nation. Moreover, there is one computation and informatics laboratory that is equipped with 50 modern computers facility for processing large volume of data.



IV. Projects


DEVELOPMENTAL PROJECTS SUBMITTED

S#

Project Title

Funding agency

Total Funds

1

PC-1 Establishment of National Center for Livestock Breeding Genetics & Genomics

HEC Rs. 799.192 Mill.
Total

Rs. 799.192 Mill.

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Submitted/Under Review

S#

Project Title

Funding agency

Total Funds

1

Collaborative Research for Genetic Improvement Balochi Sheep of Balochistan

HEC Rs. 7.44 Mill.
2

Collaborative research to initiate efficient and sustainable beef cattle production through genetics and genomics in Pakistan

HEC Rs. 15.71 Mill.
3

A study of longevity and reasons of culling in dairy animals of Pakistan

HEC Rs. 2.13 Mill.
Total

Rs. 23.150 Mill.

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Ongoing/Pipeline

S#

Project Title

Funding agency

Total Funds

1

Development of breed identification marker for Pakistani dairy cattle breeds

NSLP-PSF Rs. 4.42 Mill.
2

Collaborative Research for Genetic Conservation and Improvement of Pakistani Goats

USAID Rs. 59.02 Mill..
3

Development of genetic evaluation model for Dhanni cattle as potential beef cattle in Potohar region of Punjab

NSLP-PSF Rs. 3.19 Mill.
4

Development of breeding objective for desirable milk protein quality of dairy animals

HEC Rs. 3.544 Mill.
Total

Rs. 70.174 Mill.



V. Research associates & students trained


S#

Name of Research Associate

1

Asim Ijaz

2

Muhammad Aqeel

3

Naveed Ullah

4

Nasir Mahmood

5

Sahrish Sadiq

6

Amna Razaq

7

Muhammad Daud

8

Mehwish Malik

9

Muhammad Waseem

10

Abdullah Iqbal

11

Muhammad Abdullah

12

Adnan Ali

13

Muhammad Saad Khilji

14

Sobia Rehman

15

Amir Hussain Shah

16

Ali Zarghaman

17

Tariq Azam

18

MalihaAfreen

19

Muhammad Asim

20

Rukhsana Yousuf

21

Ahsan Farid

22

Tahira Mukhtar

23

Sumaira Jabeen

24

Ume Habiba

25

Nauman Wahid

26

Iqtidar Ali

27

Raja Danish Muner

28

Andelib Qayyum Muner

29

Rana Faisal Naeem



VI. Current Students


S#

Name

Thesis Title

Degree

Year

1

Rana Danish Muner

Emancipating phenotypic and genotypic variations among Punjab goat breeds using SNP chip. PhD ABG Since 2016


VII. Students graduated/visited


S#

Name

Thesis Title

Degree

Year

1

Sumaira Jabeen

Evolution of HPA genes, promoters and their expression profile M.Phil. Biotechnology 2017
2

Ume Habiba

Evolution of MRGX2 genes among species M.Phil. Biotechnology 2017
3

Nauman Wahid

Factors Affecting Racing Bull Production in Punjab M. Phil. ABG 2019
4

Iqtidar Ali

Factors Affecting Beef Production Traits in Dhanni M. Phil. ABG 2019
5

Dr. Hafiz M Waheed

Development of Genetics Markers Panel to predict growth potential in Beetal Goats PhD ABG 2020


VIII. Lab facilities used by UAAR


S#

Department/Institute

Referred by

Student name

Facility used

Date

1

Zoology & Biology

Dr.Ruqia Mehmmod Ihsan Ullah Neelam Khan PCR, PAGE 29-Jul-15
2

Plant Breeding &Genetics

Dr.Rashid Mehmood Amber Maso Nano drop 29-Nov-16
3

Horticulture

Prof. Dr .Nadeem Akhtar Abbasi Muhammad Riaz Khan Nano drop 29-Nov-17
4

Biochemistry

Dr.Tayyaba Zainab Neeha Ghafoor Nano drop 29-Nov-17
5

Horticulture

Prof. Dr. Ishfaq Ahmad M.Faisal Khan Nano drop 11-May-18
6

Plant Breeding &Genetics

Dr. Zahid Akram Atta Ullah Nano drop 8-Aug-18
7

Zoology & Biology

Dr.Ruqia Mehmmod Rashda Nano drop 8-Aug-18
8

Biotechnology

Prof. Dr. Saqlain Naqvi Neeha Ghafoor Nano drop 20-Jun-18
9

Plant Breeding & Genetics

Prof. Dr. Kousar Nawaz Shah Rana Arslan Nano drop 1-Oct-18
10

Biochemistry

Dr. Tayyaba Zainab Sana Aslam Nano drop 3-Oct-18
11

Bio Chemistry

Dr. Sadia Saeed Fizza Haseeb Nano drop &qPCR machine 03-10-2018
12

Plant Breeding & Genetics

Rana Arsalan Javaid Nano drop 03-10-2018
13

Dep of Horiculture

Prof. Dr. Nadeem Akhtar Qudsia Saeed Gel Dock 05-10-2018
14

Dr. Pakeeza Arzoo Shaiq Atia Fazal Nano drop &qPCR machine 22-10-2018
15

Bio Chemistry

Dr. Tayyaba Zainab Yamna Ijaz Nano drop 31-10-2018
16

Dep of Zoology

Dr. Sadia Saeed Dr. Ruqia Mehmood Baig Nano drop Spectrophotometer 08-11-2018
17

Plant Breeding & Genetics

Kashif Ahmed Nano drop 08-01-2019
18

Plant Breeding & Genetics

Prof. Dr. Kausar N. Shah Sameena Naqi Nano drop 21-01-2019
19

Plant Breeding & Genetics

Dr. Munir Ahmad Muhammad Kashif Aziz Nano drop Spectrophotometer 22-04-2019
20

Plant Breeding & Genetics

Dr. Munir Ahmad Shujaat Hussain Nano drop Spectrophotometer 03-05-2019
20

Plant Breeding & Genetics

Dr. Mahmoodul Hassan Tazien Bukhari Gel Documentation System 26-09-2019
21

Plant Breeding & Genetics

Dr. Munir Ahmad Kashif Ahmed Nano drop 26-09-2019
21

Plant Breeding & Genetics

Dr. Munir Ahmad Jantaj Nano dropper 30-09-2019
22

Plant Breeding & Genetics

Dr. Munir Ahmad Sanober Gul Gel Electrophoresis & Gel Documentation System 22-02-2019
23

Plant Breeding & Genetics

Dr. Mahmoodul Hassan Qandeela Nigar Nano drop Spectrophotometer 03-12-2019
24

Plant Breeding & Genetics

Dr. Mahmoodul Hassan Ayesha Shams Nano drop 01-09-2020
25

Plant Breeding & Genetics

Dr. Mahmoodul Hassan Ahmed Altaf Nano drop 21-08-2020