Dr. Nadeem Sheikh did M.Sc in Zoology in 1999 from University of the Punjab, Lahore and secured first class first position in the University. He was awarded Dr Muzzafar Ahmad Gold Medal, Sir William Roberts Gold Medal and University of the Punjab Gold Medal for outstanding performance. He joined the department in 2001 as a Lecturer in Zoology, worked as Assistant Professor for 6 years and promoted as Associate Professor in 2014.
In October 2003, he was awarded scholarship by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) for higher studies leading to PhD in Georg-August-University, Göttingen, Germany. He was successful to finish his PhD quite fast in 2 years and 8 months in the field of specialization is Cellular, Molecular and Clinical Biology of internal organs especially iron regulation during inflammation, hepatic injury, regeneration and iron overload conditions. In 2008 he was awarded Charles Wallace trust fellowship to visit Imperial College London for one month. In 2009, he was awarded HEC postdoctoral fellowship to work in Brain Tumor Research Center of Harvard Medical School at Harvard University (USA). He was involved in a project entitled Oncocytic Herpes Simples Virus Vectors expressing Therapertie Transgenes for the treatment of neurofibromatosis type1 (NF1) and GL10-blastoma (GBM) tumors.
Dr. Sheikh received Research Productivity Award for the year 2012 “Category G” from PCST. He has worked as local coordinator in Pakistan for EXPERTS II and III (Exchange by Promoting Quality Education, Research and Training in South and South-East Asia) managed by the Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany. In 2013, he attended Exchange academic Mobility (1 month) under the EXPERTS II, Exchange academic visitors fellowship by Exchange by Promoting Quality Education, Research and Training in South and South-East Asia) to visit the International office at Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany. In 2015, He was awarded Prof. Dr. A. R. Shakoori Gold Medal (2015) for research in Biological sciences awarded by Zoological society of Pakistan (Conferred on 01-03-2015 at Karachi).
Dr. Sheikh has published 70 articles in the Impact factor journals of international repute, HEC recognized, contributed book chapters and won research grants. He has more than 430 citations. Dr. Sheikh has presented his research in different National, International Conferences and travelled to many countries.
Currently, He is working Director CAMB since Nov. 2016.