Friday, June 05, 2020

Dr. M. Hamid Rashid ;

Principal Scientist

Work Phone: +92 41 9201316-2 Ext: 229,303
Fax Phone: +92 41 9201472
Dr. M. Hamid Rashid



  • B. Sc.(1985)Zoology, Botany,Chemistry. Univ. of the Punjab, Lahore.(Government College, Lahore).
  • M. Sc.(1988)Zoology (Cell & molecular Biology, Immunology, Genetics, Biochemistry etc.) Univ. of the Punjab, Lahore.(Government College, Lahore).
  • Ph. D(1998)Zoology (Enzyme Engineering/ Biotechnology) Univ. of the Punjab, Lahore.
  • Post Doc(2002-2004) Gene Cloning and Expression. Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan.


Research Interests:


  • Enzymes Engineering
  • Carboxyl and Amino Group Modification of Enzymes
  • Enzyme Modification through Metals
  • Enzyme Immobilization on nano-particles and nano-porous materials 
  • Random Mutagenesis for Microbial Strain Development
  •  Gene Cloning and Expression


Research Publications:


  • Nadeem, H., Rashid, M.H.*, Riaz, M., Asma, B., Javed, M.R. and Perveen, R. (2009). Invertase from Hyper Producer Strain of Aspergillus niger: Physiochemical Properties, Thermodynamics and Active Site Residues Heat of Ionization. Protein Pept. Lett.16:1098-1105. (I.F.: 1.755
  • Hussain, A., Rashid, M.H.*, Perveen, R. and Ashraf, M. (2009): Purification, Kinetic and Thermodynamic Characterization of Soluble Acid Invertase from Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) Plant Physiol. Biochem. 47: 188-194. (I.F.: 2.485)
  • Javed, M.R., Rashid, M.H.*, Nadeem, H., Riaz, M. and Perveen, R. (2009): Catalytic and Thermodynamic Characterization of Endoglucanase (CMCase) from Aspergillus oryzae cmc-1. Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol. 157:483-97 (I.F.: 1.42).
  • Rashid, M.H.*, Javed, M.R., Kawaguchi, T., Sumitani, J.I., and Arai, M. (2008): Improvement of Aspergillus oryzae for hyperproduction of endoglucanase: Expression cloning of cmc-1 gene of Aspergillus aculeatus. Biotechnol. Lett. 30: 2165-2172. (I.F.: 1.636)
  • Jabbar, A., Rashid, M.H.*, Javed, M.R., Perveen, R. and Malana, M.A. (2008): Kinetics and Thermodynamics of a Novel Endoglucanase (CMCase) from Gymnoascella citrina Produced under Solid State Condition. J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 35, 515-524. (I.F.: 1.798)
  • Riaz, M., Perveen, R., Javed, M.R., Nadeem, H., and Rashid, M.H.* (2007): Kinetic and Thermodynamic Properties of Novel Glucoamylase from Humicola sp. Enzyme Microb. Technol.  41, 558-564 (I.F.: 2.638)
  • Bhatti, H.N., Rashid, M.H., Nawaz, R., Asgher, M., Perveen, R. and Jabbar, A. (2007): Optimization of Media for Enhanced Glucoamylase Production in Solid-State Fermentation by Fusarium solani. Food Technol. Biotechnol. 45, 51-56. (I.F.: 0.976)
  • Bhatti, H.N., Rashid, M.H., Asgher, M., Nawaz, R., Khalid, A.M. and Perveen, R.  (2007): Chemical Modification Results in Hyperactivation and Thermostabilization of Fusarium solani Glucoamylase. Can. J. Microbiol. 53, 177-185. (I.F.: 1.262)
  • Bhatti, H.N., Rashid, M.H., Nawaz, R., Khalid, A.M., Asgher, M. and Jabbar, A. (2007): Effect of aniline coupling on kinetic and thermodynamic properties of Fusarium solani glucoamylases. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 73, 1290-1298. (I.F.: 2.896)
  • Bhatti, H.N., Rashid, M.H., Nawaz, R., Asgher, M., Perveen, R. and Jabbar, A. (2007): Purification and characterization of a novel glucoamylase from Fusarium solani. Food Chem. 103, 338-343. (I.F.: 3.146)
  • Perveen, R., Rashid, M.H., Saleem, M., Khalid, A.M. and Rajoka, M.I. (2006): Kinetic and Thermodynamic Properties of an Immobilized glucoamylase from a mesophilic fungus, Arachniotus Citrinus. Protein Pept. Lett. 13, 665-671. (I.F.: 1.755)
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