Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab
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Dr. Muhammad Farhan Ul Haque

Assistant Professor
Dr. Muhammad Farhan Ul Haque
Dr Muhammad Farhan Ul Haque is a molecular microbiologist and microbial genomicist with almost eleven years of teaching and research experience in Europe, UK and USA. His research interests involve microbial genetics, molecular microbial ecology, environmental biotechnology, microbial genomics and metagenomics. He has pioneered several molecular tools involving genetic engineering and next generation genomic techniques applicable to study the microbiology of various systems (animals, plants, soil and water). During his research career, he has published his research in high impact journals (current IF ~ 185) and therefore he has been awarded with several European and American awards and fellowships. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor at the School of Biological Sciences, University of the Punjab Lahore since September 2019.

Key research interests
- Microbial genomics, metagenomics and microbial transcriptomics
- Molecular microbiology and biotechnology
- Environmental Microbiology
- Bacterial mitigation of methane, microbial metabolism of one carbon (C1) compounds and greenhouse gases
- Microbial ecology, genetics and physiology of methanotrophs (methane-utilizing bacteria)
Designation:- Assistant Professor