Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Dr. Manzoor Hussain

Assistant Professor
Dr. Manzoor Hussain

Dr. Manzoor Hussain, is working as Senior Research Officer / Assistant Professor (Incharge/Head of Forensic DNA & Molecular Diagnostic laboratories) of CAMB. After completing his M. Phil degree in Molecular Biology, he joined the Forensic group as a “Research Officer” at CAMB in 2002. His journey was started as a Forensic DNA analyst on his successful completion of training on “Forensic DNA STR Analysis” from “Indianapolis Marion County Forensic Science Agency, Indiana, USA”. Later on, in 2005, he was declared as Focal Person on Forensic DNA analysis at CAMB. His journey is continued from Forensic DNA analyst to DNA Technical Manager and then Forensic DNA Laboratory Incharge (Head).
During this whole span, Mr. Hussain has not only provided DNA analysis services to the Law Enforcement Agencies and Honourable courts in thousands of criminal and paternity cases but also conducted series of training workshops for the police officers of various ranks and medico-legal doctors for the proper collection and preservation of evidence material. The judiciary and lawyers were also introduced about the DNA technology to promote the use of DNA technology in criminal justice system of Pakistan. He has attended several honorable courts (lower & higher) in the country to testify DNA reports.
He had also worked as “Project Director” in a development project to expand the Forensic DNA laboratory from small scale to a purpose built building. He is also fully engaged in developing & teaching Forensic courses including Forensic Process, Crime Scene Management and Forensic DNA Typing etc. to the M. Phil students. His area of research includes Forensic DNA analysis and population genetic studies.
He was also assigned an additional responsibility of “Incharge of Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory” in 2011, where his outstanding performance re-built the lost image of CAMB for providing quality services with rapid turned around time. Under his leadership, the laboratory is generating handsome annual revenue of Rs. 35 Millions approximately.

Designation:- Assistant Professor