Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Dr. Atif Kamran

Assistant Professor
Dr. Atif Kamran

Research Area/ Interests:
• Plant Breeding and Genetics
• Biofortification in Cereals
• Quantitative Genetics
• QTL and Association Mapping
• Incharge Seed Centre (All the research and Management Activities)
• Currently two MPhil and one MSc students are studying the effect of Fulvic Acid and Zinc Sulphate on Wheat, Rice and Corn.
• Focal Person on Active Citizen Program from British Council
• Teaching Two Courses: 1) Plant Breeding and Horticulture 2) Advances in Molecular Genetics
Awards/Research Experiences:

  1. Awarded with Faculty development program scholarship worth seven million rupees (Almost 70,000 CAD) by University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan for PhD.
  2. Won Canadian Wheat Board Fellowship worth CAD 58000 for the period of 2012-2014
  3. Won a travel Bursary for Agriculture Biotechnology international conference (ABIC 2010).
  4. Served as Manager Seeds in “Suncrop Pesticides International” and was responsible for recruiting technical and non-technical staff at farm.
  5. Served as Research and Development Officer in Warble (Pvt) Ltd. And was responsible for recruiting technical staff at farm
  6. Certified Trainer and Focal Person (Botany) of Active Citizenship Program launched by British Council and Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
  7. IFC World Bank Group training titled “ Communicating effectively”
Designation:- Assistant Professor