Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab
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Prof. Dr. Abdul Nasir Khalid

Director, Professor
Prof. Dr. Abdul Nasir Khalid

Research Interests
Research area encompasses fungal ecology, taxonomy and molecular phylogenetics of micro and macrofungi including mycorrhizae, lichens, pathogenic fungi (rusts, smuts and powdery mildews). Research also caters with the relationships among the members of these groups, their geographic distribution, and the associations of these fungi with other organisms.
Course Instructor
Lower Fungi
Higher Fungi
Ectomycorrhiza in Forestry
Co-author of the Book, Fungi of Pakistan, 1997
Maximum research publications award for the year 2012, 2013 and 2014 from University of the Punjab, Lahore. Research productivity award by Pakistan Council Science and Technology for the year 2014 and 2015.
Research Projects as Principal Investigator
12 research projects funded by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan Science Foundation and University of the Punjab, Lahore
Participation/Paper Presentation in International/National Conferences
Participated in 16 National/International conferences
Supervision/ Co-supervision of Ph.D /M.Sc., M.S and M.Phil Students
13/ many
166 research publications in national and international journals
Taxa Described New to Science
40 taxa described are new to science

Designation:- Director, Professor