List of On-Going Projects

Sr. No. Project Title & No. Principal Investigator
1 Budgeting Dietary Protein and Carbohydrate Fractions: A Practical Approach to Escalate Rumen Dynamics for Maximizing Productive Potential of Dairy Beetal Goat.
Dr. Muhammad Aasif Shahzad Assistant Professor, Institute of Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
2 Screening of Cotton Germplasm for Viral Resistance Using DNA Molecular Markers.
Dr. Aneela Yasmin, Assistant Professor Department of Biotechnology Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam.
3 Assessment of function composition and development of value added products from mulberry fruits of Gilgit Baltistan.
Dr. Sartaj Ali, Assistant Professor Department of Food & applied science chemical technology, Karakoram International University Northern areas, Gilgit.
4 Improvement of Carotenoid Contents and Herbicide Tolerance in Transgenic Potato for Commercial Cultivation.
Dr. Raza Ahmed, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Abbottabad.
5 Spectrochemical Studies of Pollutants in Soil, Water and Vegitation Using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy.
Dr. Yasir Jamil, Associate Professor/Chairman Department of Physics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
6 Development of Edible Vaccine Against Mastitis in Livestock by Transgenic Forage Grass.
Dr. Nyla Jabeen, Assistant Professor, Department of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, International Islamic University, Sector H-10, Islamabad.
7 A Comparative Assessment of Allopathic Drugs and Selected Medicinal Plants Potential against Infertility using Animals Model
Dr. Zahed Mahmood, Associate Professor Department of Applied Chemistry & Biochemistry Government College University Faisalabad.
8 Optimization, Validation and Multiplexing of 11 ChrX MiniSTRs in Pakistani Population.
Dr. Muhammad Saqib, Associate Professor Faculty of Life Sciences University of Central Punjab Lahore.
9 Formulation, Fabrication and Characterization of Self Assembling Bioreducible Chitosan Based Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications.
Dr. Furqan Muhammad Iqbal, Assistant Professor Department of Pharmacy Bahauddin Zakria University Multan.
10 Commercial Scale Production of High Quality DNA Extraction Kits for Plant and Blood Samples.
Prof. Dr. Bushra Mirza, Department of Biochemistry, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
11 Breeding Heat Tolerant and High Yielding Chickpea (Cicer arienum) Genotypes.
Dr. Iqbal Saeed, Senior Scientist, Nuclear Institute for Food & Agriculture, Peshawar.
12 Promotion of Improved Varieties of Buckwheat through Seed Production Villages Temperate Area of Gilgit-Baltistan.
Mr. Muhammad Ayub Senior Scientific Officer Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Agri. Research Station Sadpara Road, Satellite Town Skardu.
13 Production and characterization of modified starches from mango processing waste.
Dr. Anjum Nawab, Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science & Technology, University of Karachi, Karachi.
14 Phage Based Biocontrol of Bacterial Wilt Disease in Tomato and Chillies for Sustainable Production.
Dr. Saadia Naseem Assistant Professor (TTS) Department of Biosciences COMSATS University Islamabad, Park road, Chak Shahzad, Islamabad.
15 Design and Development of A Multipurpose Agribot for Smart Farming.
Dr. Anas Bin Aqeel, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of EME, National University of Science & Technology, Islamabad.
16 Potential of Hen Egg White Lysozyme (Ec; Muramidase) as A Natural Antimicrobial and Antioxidant in Controlling Microbial Growth and Oxidation in Mozzarella Cheese.
Dr. Nabila Gulzar Assistant Professor Department of Dairy Technology, UVAS Ravi campus, Lahore.
17 Enrichment of Omega (Ω) Fatty Acids in Edible Oils using Ultrasound Technology.
Dr. Muhammad Kaman Khan, Assistant Professor, Institute of Home and Food Sciences, Liaquat Block, New Campus, Jhang Road, GCUF.
18 Phytochemical Investigation of Seabuckthorn (Hyphophea rhmodies L.) and Development of value added products.
Dr. Shamsher Ali, Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Karakoram International University, Gilgit.
19 Diversity of Rhizobacteria Associated with Chickpea and Cluster Beans Growing in Marginal Lands.
Dr. Zahid Mumtaz, Assistant Professor Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology The University of Lahore, Lahore.
Prof. Dr. Malik Haji Arif, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Lahore, Lahore.
20 Investigate the effect of in ovo feeding of amino acids and trace elements on immunity and production performance of post-hatch broiler chicken.
Dr. Fazal Nabi Shar, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lasbela University of Agriculture Water and Marine Sciences (LUAWMS), Uthal, Balochistan.
21 Development of a phyto-protease and its comparative assessment with different commercial proteases used in poultry feed production.
Dr. Asad Sultan, Assistant Professor, Department of Poultry Science, University of Agriculture, Peshawar.
22 Development of Bacteriophage Therapy against Multi Drug Resistant Avian Pathogenic E coli causing Colibacillosis in Poultry.
Dr. Bilal Aslam, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Government College University Faisalabad New Campus Jhang Road Faisalabad.
23 Molecular quantification and breeding of heritage chickens (Asil) for better feed efficiency.
Dr. Nasir Mukhtar, Assistant Professor, Department of Poultry Science, Faculty of Vet & Animal Sciences PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi.
24 Genetic and antigenic characterization of FMD viruses for development of improved and potent vaccines.
Dr. Umer Farooq, Senior Scientific Officer, Animal Health Program, Animal Sciences Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre, Park Road, Islamabad.
25 Effects of Industrial Treatments on Biochemical and Biodiversity of Camel Milk and Dairy Products and Processing Constraints.
Muhammad Asif Arain Assistant Professor, Animal Products Technology, Lasbela University of Agriculture Water and Marine Sciences, Uthal, Balochistan.
26 Facile synthesis of Iron oxide nanoparticles as nutraceuticals for application in Livestock and Poultry Industry.
Dr. Khalid Abdul Majeed, Assistant Professor, University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Outfall Road, Lahore.
27 Development, evaluation and commercialization of potato culls and processing wastes as concentrate source in animal feed for cost effective feed formulation.
Dr. Muhammad Sharif, Associate Professor, Institute of Animal and Dairy Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
28 Effect of antioxidant resveratrol supplementation to semen extender on post-thawed sperm quality and fertility in mixed beetal goats.
Dr. Tarique Hussain, Senior Scientist, Animal Sciences Division, Nuclear Institute for Agriculture and Biology, Faisalabad.
29 Preparation and Evaluation of bovine serum and chicken egg derived immunoglobulins for the treatment of staphylococcus aureus mastitis in cattle and buffaloes.
Prof. Dr. Arfan Yousaf, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Muree Road, Rawalpindi.
30 Luteinizing hormone beta and Luteinizing hormone receptor, follicle stimulating hormone beta and follicle stimulating hormone receptor gene polymorphism associated with semen quality traits in Nili-Ravi buffalo bulls.
Dr. Sadia Nawaz, Assistant Professor, UVAS, Lahore.
31 Precision dairy farming using RFID technology.
Dr. Muhammad Moaeen-ud-Din, Associate Professor, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Science, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
32 Development and production of bio pesticides for the control of tick infestation in cattle in Pakistan.
Dr. Muhammad Oneeb, Assistant Professor, Department of Parasitology, University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore.
33 Green active packaging of poultry, livestock meat, fruits and shrimps having nanoencapsulated natural preservatives to boost national economy.
Prof. Dr. Ikram-ul-Haq, Professor Emeritus/S.I School of Industrial Biotechnology, Government College university Lahore.
34 Treatment of Abattoir Sludge for the Control of Parasitic Infection and Efficient Usage as Organic Fertilizer.
Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Rizwan, Assistant Professor, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Narowal, sub campus UVAS, Lahore.
35 Immunostimulation with sub-unit outer membrane protein coated nanoparticles in the control of colibacillosis in Poultry.
Dr. Faqir Muhammad, DVM, MSc (Hons.) PhD(USA) Professor and Chairman Department of Bioscience Faculty of Veterinary Science Bahauddin Zakaryia University Multan.
36 Development of probiotic formulation to mitigate mycotoxicity and fortify the growth potential of livestock feed.
Dr. M. Nadeem Hassan, Assistant Professor (TTS) Department of Biosciences, Academic Block III, COMSATS University, Park Road Islamabad.
37 Establishing Phenological and Genetic Responses to Seasonal Shifts in Guava (Psidium guajava L.) Germplasm.
Dr. Muhammad Usman, Assistant Professor, Plant Tissue Culture Cell, Institute of Horticultural Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
38 Way forward to the commercial farming of grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus) at CUVAS, Bahawalpur.
Dr. Zahid Farooq, Assistant Professor Department of Zoology. Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur.
39 Large Scale Reclamation of Farm Land Using Innovative Bio-solid Fertilizer from Different Agro-waste, Sewage Slurry and Microbes.
Dr. Abid Ali, Associate Professor, Department of Zoology, Abdul wali Khan University, Mardan.
Dr. Javed Nawab (Co-PI), Assistant Professor TTS Department of Environmental Sciences Abdul Wali khan university Mardan.
40 Ameliorative potential of indigenous yeast derived Mannan-oligosaccharides (MOS) and diatomaceous earth (DAE) against mycotoxins and coccidiosis in commercial poultry birds.
Dr. Muhammad Irfan Anwar, Associate Professor, Department of Pathobiology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan.
41 Surveillance and pathobiological investigations against Contagious Ecthyma Virus.
Dr. Muti-ur-Rehman Khan, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore.
42 Control of Pale-Soft-Exudate meat and improvement of eating quality through changes in myofibrillar proteins by nanoparticles supplementation.
Dr. Muhammad Ammar Khan, Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science & Technology, University College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur.
43 Biofortification of Fodders with Selenium to Improve Milk Yield and Quality in Dairy Cattle.
Dr. Fahim Nawaz, Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Old Shujabad Road, Multan.
44 Assessment of water conservation strategies for cooling dairy animals during summer.
Dr. Muhammad Qamer Shahid, Associate Professor Department of Livestock Production, UVAS, Ravi Campus, Pattoki.
45 Establishment of Vermiculture and Vermi-Composting Production Units and Technology Transfer to the Farmers.
Muhammad Arsalan, Assistant Agri. Chemist, Barani Agricultural Research Institute, Talagang Road Chakwal.
46 Development and Characterization of Biodegradable Food Packaging Films from Indigenous Agricultural Residues.
Dr. Abid Aslam Maan, Assistant Professor, National Institute of Food Science and Technology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad.
47 Breeding high yielding tomato hybrids resilient to diseases and drought.
Dr. Muhammad Yussouf Saleem, Deputy Chief Scientist, NIAB, Faisalabad.
48 Treatment of Acute Mycotoxicosis in Poultry and Animals Through Development of Indigenous Mycotoxins Inactivating Liquid Product.
Dr. Muhammad Kashif Saleemi, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture Faisalabad.
49 Traceable beef production: An innovative production system to develop consumer trust on food safety through traceability.
Dr. Muhammad Fiaz, Assistant Professor Department of Livestock Production and Management, Faculty of Animal Production and Technology, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi.
50 Weed Control in vegetable farms via Microwave Irradiation.
Dr. Muhammad Yameen Sandhu, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, Sukkur IBA University, Airport Road, Sukkur.
51 Development of multi strains Probiotic for the production of safe, antibiotic free and high quality Poultry meat.
Dr. Sher Bahadar Khan, Assistant Professor, Department of Poultry Science, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar.
52 Determination of Weed crop competition time and economic threshold of weeds in major crops.
Dr. Rizwan Maqbool, Department of Agronomy, The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
53 Citrullus Colocynthis as a potential growth promoter in poultry.
Dr. Muhammad Qumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Nutrition, Cholistan University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur.
54 Development of low phytate maize through CRISPR/Cas genome editing.
Dr. Aftab Ahmad, Assistant Professor, Center for Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security, The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
55 Feed-grade Nano-additives to Control the Salmonellosis and Campylobacteriosis.
Dr. Muhammad Imran, Assistant Professor, Department of Biosciences, COMSATS University Islamabad, Islamabad.
56 Development of effective diagnostics and vaccine for the control of Mycoplasma bovis (local strain) infections in cattle and buffaloes.
Dr. Farhan Anwar Khan Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Health, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar.
57 Molecular Characterization of local isolates of Mycoplasma gallisepticum for the development of improved diagnostics, treatment and efficient vaccine.
Prof. Dr. Umar Siddique Professor, Department of Animal Health, Faculty of Animal Husbandry And Veterinary Sciences University of Agriculture, Peshawar.
58 Isolation of novel selective enzyme inhibitors from Pistacia integerrima galls for Development of Enzymes Inhibitory drug.
Dr. Abdur Rauf, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Swabi, Swabi.
59 Nutraceutical Characterization and Storage Stability Assessment of Indigenous Guava (Psidium guajava L.) Cultivars in response to different post-harvest interventions.
Dr. Kashif Sarfraz Abbasi Institute of Food & Nutritional Sciences, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
60 Production of microalgal biomass, as potential biofertilizer, using wastewater leading to removal of pollutants and pathogenic load.
NSLP/C-QAU (895)
Dr. M. Ishtiaq Ali, Associate Professor/ TTS, Department of Microbiology, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
61 Evaluation of arsenic free groundwater zones in arsenic effected areas of Sindh and Punjab.
Dr. Hifza Rasheed, Director (Water Quality) PCRWR H-8/1 Islamabad.
62 Exploring Potential of Saline Fish Farming at the Foothills of Salt Range Using Saline Groundwater.
Dr. Naveed Iqbal, Deputy Director, PCRWR, Khayaban-e-Johar, Sector H-8/1, Islamabad.
63 Isolation, preparation, formulation and application of novel nematicidal compound Chloro - Trifloromethyle Phenyl for the control of plant parasitic nematodes.
NSLP/S-KU (902)
Dr. Tabassum Ara Khanum National Nematological Research Centre, University of Karachi, Karachi.
64 Developing a climate resilient sustainable agricultural system through improved and healthier soil-plant-microbes synergism.
Prof. Dr. Iqbal Munir Director, Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar.
65 Sustainable Approach for Effective Control of Peach Stone Replant Disorders.
Mr. Shahid Akbar Khalil, Principal Scientist, NIFA, Peshawar.
66 Development, Formulation and Patenting of Mycorrhizal Fungi Based Biofertilizer.
Dr. Ali Raza Gurmani, Associate Professor, Department of Soil & Climate Science University of Haripur, Haripur.
67 Treatment of Mastitis by nanoparticles and egg yolk antibodies.
Dr. Misbah Ijaz, Lecture, Department of Clinical Mediciane & Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tariq Javed, Department of Pathology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
68 Low cost green synthesis of selenium nanoparticles (SeNPs) and its impact on egg and meat-type birds.
Dr. Rifat Ullah Khan Department of Animal Health, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar.
69 Fertility determination of local achai cattle semen using crocin and salvianic acid as extender.
Dr. Zia-u-Rehman Lecturer, College of Veterinary Sciences, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar.
70 Development of local toxin binder for the prevention and control of mycotoxicosis in poultry.
Dr. Muhammad Mobashar, Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Nutrition, Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar.
71 Molecular Identification and Biopolymeric Encapsulation of Lactic Acid Bacteria.
Dr. Asma Sohail, Associate Professor, Institute of Food and Nutritional Sciences PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
72 Adaptation of Fine Grain Rice to Multiple Adversities Stress, Heat, and Drought, under Changing Climate Scenario.
Dr. Zia-ul-Qamar, Principal Scientist, NIAB, Faisalabad.
73 Exploring the In-vitro and In-vivo antibacterial role of Herbal Medicine (6-Gingerol) to Treat Mastitis in small ruminants.
Dr. Arshad Zahoor, Lecturer, College of Veterinary Sciences, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar.
74 Development of high yielding, disease resistant and herbicide tolerant lentil genotypes through conventional and marker assisted breeding approaches.
Dr. Muhammad Jawad Asghar, Principal Scientist, NIAB, Jhang Road, Faisalabad.
75 Evaluation and utilization of forage grasses produced in salt-affected areas for feeding and fattening of small ruminants.
Dr. Muhammad Rizwan, Principal Scientist, Soil and Environmental Sciences Division, Nuclear Institute of Agriculture and Biology, Faisalabad.
76 Development of forecasting model for early warning system of leaf and yellow rust diseases in wheat.
Dr. Kamran Saleem, Senior Scientist, Plant Protection Division, NIAB, Jhang Road, Faisalabad.
77 Assessment of silver and zinc oxide nanoparticles for the management of a bacterial and fungal disease of rice.
Dr. Sumaira Yousaf, Principal Scientist, NIAB, Jhang Road Faisalabad.
78 Phenotyping by using image sensors and image processing techniques for measurement of crop parameters for crop modeling.
Dr. Naeem Ahmad, Principal Scientist, Technical Services Division, NIAB, Jhang Road, Faisalabad.
79 Molecular identification of M. bovis induced mortality in calves and antibacterial susceptibility testing of Cholistani herbs along with vaccine discovery.
Dr. Khalid Mehmood (Assistant Professor), Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur 63100, Pakistan.
80 Devising and Validating Pen-side Hematological Tests as an Enhanced Approach to the Diagnosis of Anemia in Cholistani Livestock (Camels and Cattle).
Dr. Umer Farooq Associate Professor Department of Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur.
81 Management studies of noxious weed (Asphodelus tenuifolius-Wild onion) in chickpea growing areas of District Karak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
Dr. Imtiaz Khan Associate Professor Department of Weed Science, The University of Agriculture-Peshawar.
82 Development of rapid multiplex PCR assays for verification of commercial food products in Pakistan.
Dr. Muhammad Safdar, Chairman, Department of Breeding and Genetics, Cholistan University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur Near DHA Bahawalpur.
83 Development of naturally colored cotton and creation of environment friendly denim fabrics using routine weaving setup.
Dr. Manzoor Hussain, Deputy Chief Scientist, Cotton Group/PBGD, NIAB, Faisalabad.
84 Application of Thermal Imaging Technique to Monitor the Reproductive Cycle and Early Pregnancy in Nili-Ravi Buffaloes.
Dr. Musadiq Idris, Assistant Professor, Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur.
85 Characterization of fish skin mucus for antibacterial peptides and their therapeutic use against multi drug resistant bacteria.
Dr. Waheed ullah, Department of Microbiology, Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat.
86 Development of local variants based infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) and Newcastle disease virus (NDV) vaccines for the control of major threat to local Poultry Industry.
Prof. Dr. Sar Zamin Khan, Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, The University of Agriculture Peshawar.
87 Development of a bacteriophage biobank against major pathogenic bacteria of poultry, and poultry borne human pathogenic bacteria.
Dr. Raees Khan, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Medical Sciences, Rawalpindi, Punjab.
88 Production of Biogas from Organic Waste using Microbially Triggered Clay Minerals as an Accelerant.
Dr. Ayaz Mehmood, Assistant Professor, Department of Soil & Climate Sciences, The University of Haripur.
89 Enhancement of leaf rust disease resistance in wheat using Agrobacterium-mediated protein translocation (a non GMO approach).
Dr. Majid Khan, Assistant Professor, Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, The University of Agriculture Peshawar.
90 Improving wheat grain yield at reduced N fertilizer supply by knocking out TaGASR7 gene through CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing approach.
Dr. Ch. M. Moddassir Ahmed, Principal Scientist, Agricultural Biotechnology Division, National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE) Faisalabad.
91 CRISPR-Cas9 based precise excision of TaHyPRP1 domain(s) to generate salt stress tolerance in wheat.
Dr. Nasir Ahmad Saeed, Deputy Chief Scientist (DCS), Agricultural Biotechnology Division, National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE), P. O. Box No. 577, Jhang Road, Faisalabad.
92 Design and development of integrated partial automatic potato digger.
Engr. Dr. Umair Sultan, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Engineering, MNS University of Agriculture Multan (MNSUAM), Old Shujabad Road, Multan.
93 Pilot scale production of efficacious anti-tick vaccine and vaccination trials against high-risk ticks prevalent in Pakistan.
Dr. Abid Ali, Associate Professor, Department of Zoology, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan.
94 Evaluating the selenium (Se) status of soils in Punjab and production of Se bio-fortified wheat to combat Se deficiency in humans.
Dr. Muhammad Imran, Senior Scientist, Soil & Environmental Sciences Division, Nuclear Institute of Agriculture and Biology Faisalabad.
95 Efficacy of clay mineral sorbents for toxic elements and antibiotics removal from industrial effluents.
Dr. Shah Rukh, Assistant Professor, National Centre of Excellence in Geology, The University of Peshawar, Peshawar.
96 Enhancing and improving taxol production and its analogues in cell suspension cultures of Taxus baccata.
Dr. Imran Ali, Associate Professor, Department of Botany, Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat.
97 Biofortification of Bread Wheat for iron (Fe) and Zinc (Zn) by CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing.
Prof. Dr. Tariq Mahmood, Department of Plant Sciences, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
98 Exploring the metagenome of Hudiara drain for potential bioremediation, and to determine antibiotic resistant genes along with multidrug-resistant pathogenic bacteria.
Prof. Dr. Kauser Abdulla Malik, School of Life Sciences, Forman Christian College, Lahore School of Life Sciences.