Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Dr. Ahmad Usman Zafar

Assistant Professor
Dr. Ahmad Usman Zafar

Present Research: Development of recombinant human proteins for therapeutic use.

Professional Achievements
• Established infrastructure for pilot scale fermentation and commercial production of recombinant human proteins for therapeutic use.
• Established mammalian cell culture lab and providing national facility for quality control testing of recombinant human proteins.
• Established and patented 3 patents for the downstream process of recombinant human interferon for therapeutic use.
• Established and Patented down stream process for the commercial production of Bt. based biopesticide against lepidoptera.
• Prepared three different formulations of diptericidal Bt. based biopesticides.
• Developed Probiotic formulation for poultry.
• Established CAMB culture collection repository of 2000 bacterial isolates.

Teaching Experience
• Teaching M.Phil/ Ph.D Classes (Cell Biology, Molecular Bacteriology, Advance course - Biosafety and Biosecurity)
• Supervised 26 M.Phil/Ph.D thesis research works of students as supervisor and/or co-supervisor.

Administrative Assignments:
• Incharge Biopharmaceuticals
• Chairman, Institutional Procurement Committee
• Chairman, Institutional Animal Ethics Committee
• Member, Biosafety & Biosecurity Committee

Designation:- Assistant Professor