Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Prof. Dr. Ahmad Ali Shahid


Professor & Director
Prof. Dr. Ahmad Ali Shahid

I am working as Professor in Centre of Excellence in Molecular biology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. I joined university of the Punjab Lahore in 1988.I completed my PhD from University of the Punjab, Lahore and Post Doc from University of the Nottingham UK. My area of research includes Plant Molecular Biology, Plant Transformation, Plant Biosafety, Biological control of plant diseases, Plant Pathology, Plant Nematology and Forensic Science.
Presently, I am head of Plant Molecular Biology and Forensic Science Research Groups at Centre of Excellence in Molecular biology (CEMB). Fifteen PhD and sixty nine MPhil students have completed their degrees under my supervision. I achieved eight research grants from different agencies. I have published 07 books and 140 research publications with impact factor 170 and 1200 plus citations.
I have been awarded by several awards and honors which include, four times performance evaluation awards from University of the Punjab in years 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. I am also winner of PCST Research Productivity Award (2013-2014, 2014-15 and 2015-16). I am honored for being Member Board of Faculty of Life Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore, (1999 to 2000 and 2013-2015). Presently member Board of Studies of GCU, Faisalabad, IAGS, Lahore, University of Central Punjab, Lahore and CEMB, Lahore and also being a Faculty member of Biology Department, University College London UK during 1990-91.

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