Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Ms. Saira Azam

Research officer cum Lecturer
Ms. 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). In CEMB I am working in plant biotechnology group and involve in different research activities. Previously I have done research with plant transformation group but now I also 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.As a team scientist I also involved in many research projects funded by PARB and USDA. In 2015 I have started my Ph.D. as well and working on the production of genetically modified insect resistant cotton.
I have trained many trainees from different universities of Pakistan. I also participate as resource person in different workshops held in CEMB.

Designation:- Research officer cum Lecturer