Monday, December 17, 2018

Dr. Qaiser M. Khan ,

Deputy Chief Scientist

Work Phone: +92 41 9201316-20 Ext.251
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Dr. Qaiser M. Khan



  • 2004 Post-Doc(Molecular Biology )University College London, UK
  • 1992 PhD Biotechnology (mol. Biology)Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine, London, UK.
  • 1992 DIC (Biotechnology) Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine, London, UK.
  • 1986 DHMS Punjab Homeopathic Medical College, Faisalabad (Gold medal for first position)
  • 1982 MSc (Hons) (Pharmacology) University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. (Silver Medal for first position)
  • 1980 DVMUniversity of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.



Research interests:  

  • Environmental Toxicology & Risk Assessment
  • Genetic Toxicology (DNA damage) 
  • Bioremediation & Phytoremediation
  • Molecular diagnosis of animal pathogens


  • Tara, N., Afzal, M., Ansari, T. M., Tahseen, R., Iqbal, S., Khan, Q. M., (2013) Combined use of alkaline-degrading and plant growth- promoting bacteria enhanced phytoremediation of diesel contaminated soil. ACCEPTED in International Journal Phytoremediation (I.F. 1.2)
  • Ali, R., Xiaoqing, G., Haixia, L.,  Khan, Q. M., Waheed, U.,Ismail, M., Ali, T., Bhalli, J. A., Mobin, A., and (2013) Mutant frequency in comparison to oxidative DNA damage induced by ochratoxin A in L5178 tk+/- (3.7.2C) mouse lymphoma cells. Accepted in Drug and Chemical Toxicology (I.F 1.293)
  • Irem, S.,  Khan, Q. M., E. Islam.,  Hashmat, A. J., Haq, M. A., Afzal, M., and Mustafa, T.,  (2013)Enhanced removal of reactive navy blue dye using powdered orange waste.ACCEPTED in Ecological Engineering(I.F.2.958)
  • Afzal, M., G, Shabir. Tahseen, R., Islam, E.,  S, Iqbal., Khan, Q. M., Khalid, Z. M., (2013) EndophyticBurkholderia Sp. Strain PsJN improves plant growth and phytoremediation of soil irrigated with textile effluent. ACCEPTED in Clean soil, air & water. July 2013 (I.F. 2.2)
  • Ali, R., Ismail, M., Bhalli, J. A., Mobin, A., and Khan, Q. M., (2013) Effect of temperature on ochratoxin A, production in common cereals by Aspergillus species. ACCEPTEDin Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences Feb, 2013 23 (3) 2013. (I.F. 0.638)
  • Jalees, M. M., Hussain, I., Arshad, M., Muhammad, G., Khan Q. M., and Mahmood M. S., (2013) Occurrence of Peste Des Petitis Ruminants in Five Districts of Punjab, Pakistan. Pak. Vet. J. 33(2): 165-169. (I. F1.365)
  • Shabir, G., Afzal, M., Tahseen, R., Iqbal, S., Khan, Q. M., Khalid, Z. M., (2013) Treatment of Oil Refinery Wastewater Using Pilot Scale Fed Batch Reactor Followed by Coagulation and Sand Filtration. American Journal of Environmental Protection (2013) 1 (1): 10-13
  • Khan, S., Afzal, M., S, Iqbal., Mirza, M. S., and Khan, Q. M., (2013) Inoculum pretreatment affects bacterial survival, activity and catabolic gene expression during phytoremediation of diesel contaminated soil. Chemosphere. 91 (2013)663-668 ( I.F. 3.2)
  • Khan, S., Afzal, M., Iqbal, S., Khan, Q. M., (2013) Plant–bacteria partnerships for the remediation of hydrocarbon contaminated soils. Chemosphere. 90 (4): 1317-1332 ( I.F. 3.2)
  • Ahmad, F., S, Iqbal, Anwar, S., Afzal, M., E. Islam., Mustafa, T., Khan, Q. M., (2012) Enhanced remediation of chlorpyrifos from soil using rye-grass (Lolliummultiflorum) and chlorpyrifos-degrading bacterium Bacillus pumilus C2A1. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 237 (238): 110-115 (I F. 4.2)
  • Jabbar, S., Shahzadi, I., Rehman, R., Iqbal, H., Ain, Q.U., Jamil, A., Kousar, R., Alib, S., Shahzadi, S., Choudhary, M. A., Shahid, M., Khan, Q. M., Sharma, S, K., &Qanungo, K., (2012) Synthesis, characterization, semi-empirical study, and biological activities of organotin (IV) complexes  with cyclohexylcarbamodithioic acid as biological active ligand. Journal of Coordination Chemistry. 65 (4): 572-590 (I.F 1.547)
  • Sadiq, R., Bhalli, J. A., Yan, I., Wooderuff, R. S., Pearce, M. G., Li, Y., Mustafa, T., Watanabe, F., Pack, M. L., Biris, A. S., Khan, M. Q., Chen, T. (2012). Genotoxicity of TiO2 anatase nanoparticles in B6C3F1 male mice evaluated using Pig-a and flow cytometric micronucleus assays. Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis. 745:65-72  (I.F 3.035)
  • Munir, M., Zohari, S., Saeed, A., Khan, Q. M., Abubakar, M., LeBlanc, N., Berg, M., (2012). Detection and phylogenetic analysis of Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) Virus isolated from outbreaks in Punjab, Pakistan. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 59 (1): 85–93 (I.F 2.448)
  • Jabeen, M., Ali, S., Shahzadi, S., Shahid, M., Khan, Q.M., Sharma, S.K., Qanungo, K., (2012). Homobimetallic complexes of ligand having O- and S-donor sites with same and different di- and trialkyl/aryltin(IV) moiety: their synthesis, spectral characterization and biological activities. Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society. 9 (3) : 307-320 (I.F 2.215)
  • Afzal, M.,  G, Shabir., S, Iqbal.,  T, Mustafa., Khan, Q. M., Khalid Z. M., (2012) Assessment of heavy metal contamination in soil and groundwater at leather industrial area of Kasur, Pakistan. ACCEPTED in Clean soil, air & water. (I.F. 2.2)
  • Khan, H. A., Rahman, S. U., Khan, A., and Khan, Q. M., (2012). Genetic diversity in field isolates of Peste des Petits ruminants (PPR) virus from Pakistan by sequencing and phylogenetic analysis.  ACCEPTEDin PVJ (I. F1.365)
  • Shabir, G., Anwar, F., Sultana, B., Khalid, Z. M., Afzal, M., Khan, Q. M., and Ashrafuzzaman, M., (2011). Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Attributes and Phenolics of Different Solvent Extracts from Leaves, Flowers and Bark of Gold Mohar [Delonixregia (Bojer ex Hook.) RAF.] Molecules 16 (9) : 7302-7319 (I.F. 2.0)
  • Ali, S., Khan, Q. M., Waheed, U., Arshad, M., Asif, M., Farooq, M., (2011). RT-PCR evaluation for identification and sequence analysis of foot-and- mouth disease serotype O from 2006 to 2007 in Punjab, Pakistan. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.34 (2) 9
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