Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Dr. Saima Younas

Assistant Professor
Dr. Saima Younas
Dr Saima Younas, is working as Assistat Professor in Molecular Diagnostics lab of CAMB. She is a diligent novice scientist with a proven record of academic success in field of diagnostics. She served in a challenging and dynamic environment of diagnostic lab towards a successful career by making the best out of her professional abilities and interpersonal skills.
She is well experienced in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology techniques like Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/ RT (Real time) PCR/ Nested PCR, Genomic DNA isolation, Qualitative and Quantitative detection of hepatitis C virus and hepatitis B virus, Genotyping of hepatitis C virus, Microbiological techniques, RNA, DNA and Protein Extraction, PAGE & Agarose Gel Electrophoresis and documentation, Direct and Indirect ELISA.
Academically, she earned her M.Sc degree in Biochemistry, M.Phil in Molecular Biology and Ph.D in Molecular Biology and Forensic sciences. Her areas of interest revolves around microbial infection particularly caused by viruses and bacteria including Antiviral resistance, Genetic Variability of viruses, virus pathogenesis, development of In house PCR based methods for detection of viral and bacterial diseases, Phage therapy for MDR bacteria, Molecular characterization of viral genes for drug resistance studies.
Designation:- Assistant Professor