Faculty & Staff
Dr. Ghazala Kaukab
Professor / Director (HEC Approved Supervisor)
Ph.D
Phone : +92-51-9062740  
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Address : Department of Biochemistry, PMAS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi Shamsabad, Murree Road Rawalpindi
Work Experience : 20 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Genetic Association Studies
  • Total Publications : 60
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Shagufta Jabeen, Julia Pinsonneault, Wolfgang Sadee, Sung-Ha Lee, Mobeen Zafar, Saqlain M Raja, Ghazala Kaukab Raja (2019). Significant Association of DRD2 Enhancer Variant rs12364283 with Heroin Addiction in a Pakistani Population. Annals of Human Genetics, 0:1-6 DOI 10.1111/ahg.12322

    2. Muhammad Fiaz, Pakeeza Arzoo Shaiq, Ghazala Kaukab Raja, Muhammad Saqlain, Abid Mehmood, Syed Muhammad Saqlan Naqvi, Bernard MY Cheung (2019). Association study of Apolipoprotein A5 gene (APOA5 gene) variant with the Metabolic Syndrome in Local Pakistani population. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. 69: 301-305

    3. Muhammad Haseeb Malik, Muhammad Moaeen-ud-Din, Ghulam Bilal, Abdul Ghaffar, Raja Danish Muner, Ghazala Kaukab Raja, and Waqas Ahmad Khan (2018). Development of amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) markers for the identification of Cholistani cattle. Archives Animal Breeding. 61:387-394

    4. Madiha Khalid, Terri Driessen, Jong Seo Lee, Leon Tejwani, Asad Rasool, Muhammad Saqlain, Pakeeza Arzoo, Muhammad Hanif, Andrew Dewan, Ghazala Kaukab Raja, Janghoo Lim (2018). Association of CACNA1C with bipolar disorder among the Pakistani population. Gene. 664: 119-126

    5. Nusrat Saba, Osman Yusuf, Sadia Rehman, Saeeda Munir, Amna Noor, Muhammad Saqlain, Atika Mansoor, Ghazala Kaukab Raja (2018). Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms In Asthma Candidate Genes TBXA2R, ADAM33 FCER1B and ORMDL3 In Pakistani Asthmatics A Case Control Study. Asthma Research and Practice. 4:4 doi.org/10.1186/s40733-018-0039-4

    6. Marie Pigeyre, Muhammad Saqlain, Michelle Turcotte, Ghazala K. Raja, David Meyre (2018). Obesity genetics: Insights from the Pakistani population. Obesity Reviews. 19(3):364-380

    7. Zehra Agha, , Pakeeza Arzoo Shaiq, Shakeel Ahmed, Liaquat Ali, Maleeha Azam, Syeda Hafiza Benish Ali, Ghazala Kaukab, Raheel Qamar (2018). A study of ACE, eNOS and MTHFR association with psoriasis in Pakistani population. Meta Gene. 15: 65-69

    8. Muhammad Saqlain, Humaira Kalsoom, Muhammad Fiaz, Abid Mahmood, Rizwan Aziz Qazi ,Waseem Safdar Pakeeza Arzoo Shaiq, Bernard M. Y Cheung3, Ghazala Kaukab Raja (2018). Association of Intestinal Fatty Acid Binding Protein (FABP2) Polymorphism with Metabolic Syndrome Risk. Pakistan Journal of Zoology. 50(1): 175-181

    9. Nusrat Saba, Ghazala K Raja, Osman Yusuf, Sadia Rehman, Saeeda Munir, Atika Mansoor (2017). Impacts of Different Cytokine and Chemokine Polymorphisms In Pakistani Asthmatics: A Case Control Study. COPD Research and Practice. 3:8

    10. Rizwana Abdul Ghani, Raja Muhammad Saqlain, Muhammad Mobeen Zafar, Shagufta Jabeen, Syed Muhammad Saqlan Naqvi, Ghazala Kaukab Raja (2017) Study of Risk Phenotypes Predisposing to Fatty Liver Disease in a Pakistani Cohort. Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences. 33(1):121-126

    University Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology
    Professor / Director
    Phone #: +92-51-9062740