Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Dr. Muhammad Adnan Shan

Assistant Professor
Dr. Muhammad Adnan Shan
Dr. Muhammad Adnan Shan is currently serving as Assistant Professor at Centre for Applied Molecular biology (CAMB), University of the Punjab, Lahore. Earlier he served as a Research Officer/Forensic DNA Scientist and solved more than 500 forensic cases (i.e. parentage analysis, criminal investigation, dead body identification & bomb blast) at CAMB. He got foreign professional training in DNA Short Tandem Repeats (STR) Analysis from Strand Analytical Laboratories, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA in 2007. During the visit he also attended the 18th International Symposium on Human Identification held at Hollywood, California, USA. He received M.Phil degree in molecular biology from the Center of Excellence in Molecular Biology (CEMB), University of the Punjab, Lahore, and PhD degree in Forensic Medicine/Genetics with emphasis in Population and Forensic Genetics using various genetic markers (STRs, Indels, SNPs) from University of Copenhagen, Denmark after availing overseas PhD scholarship from University of the Punjab. He has published several research articles in journals of international repute.
His research interest is in the genetics of human population history, human evolutionary genetics, genetics of human appearance, forensic molecular biology and forensic genetics.
Research group (for Prospectus)
Human Evolutionary Genetics/Forensic Genetics
Designation:- Assistant Professor