Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Dr. Muhammad Usman Ghani

Assistant Professor
Dr. Muhammad Usman Ghani
Dr. Muhammad Usman Ghani (PhD) is presently working as Assistant Professor (Adhoc.) in Centre for Applied Molecular Biology (CAMB), University of the Punjab Lahore. He is also the Incharge/HoD of “Precision Genomics Research Lab, CAMB”.
After completing his M.Sc Chemistry (2007) from University of the Punjab Lahore, he started his career as a “Research Officer” in DNA Core Facility Lab-CAMB in April, 2008. He was trained on Oligo/Primer synthesizer and DNA Genetic Analyzers (sequencers), and provided commercial services of DNA Oligonucleotides/Primers synthesis, DNA Fragment analysis/Genotyping, DNA Sequencing analysis to various academic/research organizations of Pakistan.
Beside his professional services, he completed his M.Phil in Molecular Biolody (2014) from University of Lahore and completed his Ph.D in “Molecular Biology and Forensic Sciences” from CAMB-Punjab University (2021). During his services at CAMB, he was actively involved in basic molecular biology research and published research outcomes in national/international journals. From April-2008, he has indirectly contributed in almost all genomic studies based research projects of CAMB by providing services of Oligonucleotides (Primer) synthesis, DNA Fragment analysis and DNA Sequencing.
Some Prominent Services in CAMB:
Provided DNA genotyping services to Forensic Services Lab-CAMB to solve more than 100 cases.
Analyzed thousands of commercial DNA Sequencing/Genotyping samples provided by the researchers of national academic/research institutes.
Facilitated more than 100 M.Phil/Ph.D scholars of CEMB/CAMB in DNA samples analysis.
Identified several “genomic Variants” associated with asthma patients of local Pakistani population.
Designation:- Assistant Professor