Faculty & Staff
Dr. Sofia Hussain
Assistant Professor/Visiting (HEC Approved Supervisor)
Ph. D. (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
Phone : +92-2229319  
Mobile : +92-335-5040869  
Fax :
Email : Sofiahussain001@gmail.com
Address : Department of Zoology, PirMehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi
Work Experience : 7 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Molecular Biology
  • Human Genetics
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Total Publications : 5
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Hussain S, Akhtar N, Qamar R, Khan N, Naeem M. Molecular study of nephronophthisis in 7 unrelated Pakistani families. Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases 12 (2018) 240-242.

    2. Murtaza G, Siddiq S, Khan S, Hussain S, Naeem M. Molecular study of X-linked ichthyosis: Report of a novel 2-bp insertion mutation in the STS and a very rare case of homozygous female patient. Journal of Dermatological Science 74 (2014) 159-182.

    3. Parrock S, Hussain S, Issler N, Differ AM, Lench N, Guarino S, Oosterveld MJ, Keijzer-Veen M, Brilstra E, van Wieringen H, Konijnenberg AY, Amin-Rasip S, Dumitriu S, Klootwijk E, Knoers N, Bockenhauer D, Kleta R, Zdebik AA. Mutations display differential sensitivity to heteromerisation with KCNJ16. Nephron Physiology 123 (2013) 7-14.

    4. Mustafa M, Hussain S, Qureshi S, Malik SA, Kazmi AR, Naeem M. Study of the effect of antiviral therapy on homocysteinemia in hepatitis C virus- infected patients. BMC Gastroenterology 12 (2012) 117

    5. Naeem M, Hussain S, Akhtar N. Mutation in the tight-junction gene Claudin19 (CLDN19) and familial hypomagnesaemia, hypercalciuria, nephrocalcinosis (FHHNC) and severe ocular disease. American Journal of Nephrology 34 (2011) 241-248.

    Depatment of Zoology
    Professor / Chairperson
    Phone #: +92-51-9290015
    shamim@uaar.edu.pk, sashraf1993@gmail.com