Faculty & Staff
Dr. Zaib-Ur-Rehman
Lecturer (HEC Approved Supervisor)

PhD (With Distinction), M.Sc. (Hons) (Silver Medalist), B.Sc. (Hons)
Department of Poultry Science
Phone : +92 51 9290115  
Mobile : +92 333 6853190  
Fax :
Email : [email protected], [email protected]
Address : Department of Poultry Science, Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, PMAS, Arid Agriculture University, Muree Road, Rawalpindi
Work Experience : 9 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Host-pathogen interactions
  • Molecular epidemiology of viral diseases of poultry particularly Newcastle disease
  • Cellular signaling pathways associated with reproductive endocrinology
  • Metabolism
  • Gut health in diseased birds
  • Total Publications : 49
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. REN, S., REHMAN, Z. U., SHI, M., YANG, B., LIU, P., YIN, Y., QU, Y., MENG, C., YANG, Z., GAO, X., SUN, Y. and DING, C. (2019) Hemagglutinin-neuraminidase and fusion proteins of virulent newcastle disease virus cooperatively disturb fusion-fission homeostasis to enhance mitochondrial function by activating the unfolded protein response of endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondrial stress. Veterinary Research 50: 37. Impact factor 3.117.

    2. SUN, Y., MAO, X., ZHENG, H., WU, W., REHMAN, Z. U., LIAO, Y., MENG, C., QIU, X., TAN, L., SONG, C., XU, L., YU, S. and DING, C. (2019) Goose mavs functions in RIG-I-mediated ifn-B signaling activation. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 93: 58-65. Impact Factor 2.913.

    3. SUN, Y., ZHENG, H., YU, S., DING, Y., WU, W., MAO, X., LIAO, Y., MENG, C., REHMAN, Z. U., TAN, L., SONG, C., QIU, X., WU, F. and DING, C. (2019) Newcastle disease virus v protein degrades mitochondrial antiviral-signaling protein to inhibit host type i interferon production via e3 ubiquitin ligase rnf5. Journal of Virology. Impact Factor 4.324.

    4. MENG, C., REHMAN, Z. U., LIU, K., QIU, X., TAN, L., SUN, Y., LIAO, Y., SONG, C., YU, S., DING, Z., NAIR, V., MUNIR, M. and DING, C. (2018) Potential of genotype vii newcastle disease viruses to cause differential infections in chickens and ducks. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 65: 1851-1862. Impact Factor 3.504. co-first author.

    5. REHMAN, Z. U., CHE, L., REN, S., LIAO, Y., QIU, X., YU, S., SUN, Y., TAN, L., SONG, C., LIU, W., DING, Z., MUNIR, M., NAIR, V., MENG, C. and DING, C. (2018) Supplementation of vitamin E protects chickens from newcastle disease virus-mediated exacerbation of intestinal oxidative stress and tissue damage. Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry 47: 1655-1666. Impact Factor 5.5.

    6. REHMAN, Z. U., MENG, C., SUN, Y., MAHROSE, K. M., UMAR, S., DING, C. and MUNIR, M. (2018) Pathobiology of avian avulavirus 1: Special focus on waterfowl. Veterinary Research 49: 94. Impact Factor 2.903.

    7. REHMAN, Z. U., QIU, X., SUN, Y., LIAO, Y., TAN, L., SONG, C., YU, S., DING, Z., MUNIR, M., NAIR, V., MENG, C. and DING, C. (2018) Vitamin E supplementation ameliorates newcastle disease virus-induced oxidative stress and alleviates tissue damage in the brains of chickens. Viruses 10: 173. Impact Factor 3.761.

    8. REHMAN, Z. U., MENG, C., SUN, Y., SAFDAR, A., PASHA, R. H., MUNIR, M. and DING, C. (2018) Oxidative stress in poultry: Lessons from the viral infections. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity 2018: 14. Impact Factor 4.936.

    9. REHMAN, Z. U., MENG, C., UMAR, S., MAHROSE, K. M., DING, C. and MUNIR, M. (2017a) Mast cells and innate immunity: Master troupes of the avian immune system. World's Poultry Science Journal 73: 621-632. Impact Factor 1.439.

    10. ULLAH, Z., REHMAN, Z. U., YIN, Y., STEIN, H. H., HAYAT, Z., AHMED, G., NISA, M. U., AKHTAR, M. and SARWAR, M. (2017) Comparative ileal digestibility of amino acids in 00- rapeseed meal and rapeseed meal fed to growing male broilers. Poultry Science 96: 2736- 2742. Impact Factor 2.216.