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Prof. Dr. Shamshad Zarina

(Director)

Research Interests:

Protein Structure function relationship, Proteomics, Bioinformatics. Proteomic profiling studies on oral carcinoma in Pakistan. Role of glycation in development of cataract formation. Taxon specific crystallins, Antioxidant enzymes and their expression. Drug screening against DNA and RNA viruses. Drug induced apoptosis studies on liver cancer cell lines. Using bioinformatics tools to understand structure function relationship of proteins.

Dr. Zehra Manzoor

(Assistant Professor)

Research Interests:

Comparative proteomics, biomarker identification and drug induced modifications in Breast, liver and oral cancer tissues and cell lines. This includes cell culture, protein extraction, protein characterization, 2DE and mass spectrometry. Role of glycation and glycoxidation in cataract formation. Function of antioxidant enzymes and their expression in lens opacity. Identification of taxon specific lens crystallins.

Dr. Syed Faraz Moin

(Assistant Professor)

Research Interests:

Protein-protein interactions, Protein structure-function relationship, Protein expression and purification, structural biology and Biotechnology.

Dr. Kanwal Haneef

(Assistant Professor)

Research Interests:

Current research interests include the transcriptional profiling of stem cells in response to hypoxia, genetic modification of genes encoding cardioprotective proteins and cardiac tissue engineering. Future research includes the investigation of gene expression and proteomics profiling of signaling molecules involve in lineage-differentiation of stem cells.

Dr. Amber Noman

(Senior Research Assistant)

Research Interests:

Dr. Amber has completed her Ph.D from National Center for Proteomics, University of Karachi. The goal of her research is to develop better understanding between proteomics and genomics, focusing drug induced alterations and identification of therapeutic targets in liver cancer.

M. Shakeel Ur Rehman

(Network Administrator)