I am a self-made and motivated researcher with all the oriented urge, interest and craze for idealistic approach of looking a loft so as to prove myself as a scientist. I have the vision and vitality and visualized that I have enough skills for developing harmony with my co-workers with all the seriousness for purpose, adaptability and responsibility. I enjoy working enthusiastically in life sciences and have a passion for this field as my future career goal.
Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan-Pakistan/Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnolgy
Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan-Pakistan/ Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnolgy
B.Sc. MLT (Medical Lab Technology)
University of the Punjab, Lahore/
National Institute of Health (NIH) Islamabad-Pakistan.
1- Senior Lab Supervisor – Since January 2009 to date in TB Control Program under GFATM (Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB & Malaria) posted at Provincial TB Reference Lab, Nishtar Medical College & Hospital Multan since January 2009 to date.
2- Medical Lab Tech in Director General Health Punjab, posted at Provincial TB Reference Lab, Nishtar Medical College & Hospital Multan since November 2008 to January 2009.
3- Medical Technologist at Bakhtawar Amin Memorial Trust Hospital Multan since Feb to Nov 2008.
4- 03 months worked at Pathology Department/ Central Lab, Nishtar Medical College & Hospital Multan.
International Workshop on Applied Biosafety:
-52W: Applied Biosafety Training Workshop (424-111-16) at Jordan University of Science & Technology, Princess Haya Biotechnology Center, Irbid, Jordan organized by American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Health Security Partners and Behavioral-Based Improvement Solutions on
09-12th May 2016 Lab Trainings:
-05 Days training on GeneXpert (Molecular Rapid Diagnostics) at Provincial TB Reference Lab, Nishtar Medical College & Hospital Multan, under National TB Control Program 11-15th April 2016
-05 Days training on Capacity Building at National TB Control Program Islamabad 9-14th March 2015
-02 Days training on Specimen Transportation & management of TB at Provincial TB Reference Lab, Institute of Public Health, Lahore, Pakistan 18-19th Feb 2013.
-05 Days refresher training on EQA (External Quality Assurance) at National TB Reference Lab, National TB Control Program Islamabad 8-12th June 2012.
-02 weeks training on Culture & DST, Molecular Diagnosis and GeneXpert in BSL-3 Lab of IOM, UNO and National TB Reference Lab, National TB Control Program Islamabad in 26th Sep to 8th Oct 2011.
-10 Days Basic Training on Sputum Smear Microscopy, EQA System and Data Validation at Provincial TB Reference Lab, Nishtar Medical College & Hospital Multan, Pakistan 22nd -31st January 2009.
International Research Publications:
1- Role of Toll-like receptor 2 (–196 to –174) polymorphism in susceptibility to pulmonary tuberculosis in Pakistani population
Khan AU, Aslam MA, Hussain I, Naz AG, Rana IA, Ahmad MM, Ali M, Ahmad S.
2- TLR8 gene polymorphism and association in bacterial load in Southern Punjab of Pakistan: An association study with Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Muhammad Assad Aslam, Maimona Bukhari, Abrarulhaq Khan, QuratulainIram, Usman Ali Ashfaq, Hafza Aziz, Asma Gul Naz, Shahbaz Ahmad, Atif Akbar, Muhammad Masood Ahmad, Muhammad Ali.
3- Prevalence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Horses from Southern Punjab
4- Haemato-Biochemical Profiling & prevalence of Anaplasma marginale in Southern Punjab Shahbaz Ahmad, Faiza Razzaq, Muhammad Gulsher, Tafheem Khosa, Zaka Saeed, Rehan Sadiq Sheikh, Muhammad Ali, Furhan Iqbal (Submitted) 5- Molecular detection of Anaplasmasp. (Anaplasma marginale and Anaplasma phagocytophilum) in blood samples of apparently healthy Cholistan breed of cows from Bahawalpur district (Pakistan)
Malik Fiaz Hussain, Muhammad Qamar, Malik Irfan Malik, Shahbaz Ahmad, Rehan Sadiq Shaikh, Zaka Saeed, Furhan Iqbal (Accepted)
Techniques in Hand:
Molecular Biology: DNA and RNA Extraction, Plasmid & Genomic DNA Isolation, PCR & RFLP,