Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Dr. Nazim Hussain

Assistant Professor
Dr. Nazim Hussain
Dr. Nazim Hussain joined the Center for Applied Molecular Biology (CAMB) PU, Lahore in 2006 as a forensic scientist and after preliminary training at CAMB went to Indianapolis USA for hands-on training in evidence examination, serology procedures, DNA extraction, Real-time PCR and, DNA Short Tandem Repeat (STR) analysis using ABI 310 Genetic Analyzer. He solved more than 300 criminal cases including parentage, theft, rape, murder, sodomy, robbery, mass disaster, and dead body identification at CAMB. Meanwhile, more than a dozen symposium, and hands-on training workshops were arranged for Medico legal Doctors, Judiciary personals, and police officials. Later he joined the department of biochemistry and molecular biology at Xian Jiaotong University Xian China for his Doctoral programme. During his Ph.D. at Xian Jiaotong medical university, he explored a novel miRNA involved in the regulation of rheumatoid arthritis and proposed its therapeutic importance for the treatment of RA. He is foreign PhD degree holder along with 48.5 impact factor. He has also been recognized as HEC approved PhD supervisor and had published more than 16 publications.
Currently, along with teaching/supervising M-Phil and Ph.D students, also providing molecular diagnosis of Covid-19, HCV, and HBV at molecular diagnostic laboratory CAMB.
Designation:- Assistant Professor