Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Dr. Saira Azam

Research officer cum Lecturer
Dr. Saira Azam
I have started my professional carrier in CEMB University of the Punjab as research officer (BPS-17) in 2005, after completing my M.Phil. degree in biotechnology. In 2010 the post was upgraded and now I am working as research officer cum lecturer (BPS-18). Recently I have completed my Ph.D in Molecular Biology from CEMB.  In CEMB I am working in plant biotechnology group and involve in different research activities. Previously I was involved in pre and post release monitoring of GM crops. Various molecular methods have been established to detect GM crops by DNA and protein analysis. Currently I am in-charge of Biosafety group, working on risk assessment of different GM crops. As a team scientist I also involved in many research projects funded by HEC, PARB and USDA. I have trained many M.Phil students as well participate as resource person in different workshops held in CEMB.
Designation:- Research officer cum Lecturer