Department of Biotechnology

Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz
Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz

Chairperson/Dean, Science and Technology

Director Research and Post Graduate Studies



  • 2019 - Present             Dean, Faculty of Science & Technology, LCWU.
  • 2010 - Present             Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, LCWU.
  • 2014 - Present             Director Research of Advance studies and Research Board, LCWU.
  • 2016 - 2018                 Director ORIC, LCWU, Lahore.
  • 2009 - 2010                 Associate Professor, Botany Department, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • 2005 - 2009                 Assistant Professor, Botany Department, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • 2002- 2005                  Senior Biotechnologist, Kissan Services and Supplies, Pvt. Ltd, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • 1996- 2002                  Director Research & Development, Agriculture Biotechnologies Pvt. Ltd Lahore, Pakistan.

Honor and Awards

  • Meritorious Award in the Year 2019, by Lahore College for Women University, Lahore.
  • Research and Productivity Award in year 2011, 2012, 2016 and 2017-18 by Pakistan Science and Technology, PSF, Islamabad.
  • Farogh-e-Taleem Award


  • Member of Pakistan Agriculture Research Board Selection
  • Committee
  • Secretory of Society of Promotion of Science and
  • Technology
  • Pakistan   Biotechnological Society
  • Pakistan Botanical Society
  • Bangladesh Botanical Society
  • Kitchen Garden Society
  • Member, Advisory Committee of Bagh-e-Jinnah, Lahore
  • Member, Biotechnology Committee, Lahore Chamber of Commerce, Lahore
  • Member, Horticulture Society, Lahore
  • Member, Biotechnological Society, Lahore

Graduate Students / Postdocs/Undergraduate/Students/Honour Students

List supervision of graduate students, postdocs and undergraduate honors theses showing:
Years            Degree            Name
2008-2010                  MS                            Farah Aslam
2008-2010                  MS                           Safia Jabeen
2009-2011                  MS                        Kalsoom Auyb Khan
2009-2011                  MS                         Khadija Gillani
2009-2011                  MS                        Syeda Qamar Nayab
2009-2011                  MS                        Rukhama Haq
2009-2011                  MS                        Sana Habib
2010-2012                  MS                        Ambreen Zafrullah
2010-2012                  MS                        Sana Rashied
2010-2012                  MS                        Intiaz Shehzadi
2010-2012                  MS                        Rabia Hassan
2010-2012                  MS                        Ammara Noreen
2011-2013                  MS                        Aisha Khalid
2011-2013                  MS                        Faryam Ashraf
2011-2013                  MS                        Saima javed
2011-2013                  MS                        Ayesha Afzal
2011-2013                  MS                        Huma Kausar
2008-2012                 Ph.D                     Sumeera Javed
2011-2016                 Ph.D                Saiqa  Ilyas
2011-2016                 Ph.D                Kiran Shahzadi
2012-2016                 Ph.D                Farah Aslam
2011-2017                 Ph.D                Amina Tariq
 2013-2017                 Ph.D                Rukhama Haq
2013 2017                 Ph.D                Sanyia Rasool
2013-2018                 Ph.D                Ambreen Zaffrullah

Service Activity

  • Director Research of Advance studies and Research Board, LCWU, Lahore   

  • Professor and chair in Biotechnology Department, LCWU, Lahore. 2010 to present

  • Chairperson of Works Committee

  • Convener of Committee of Supervising HEC Funded Projects of LCWU

  • Coordinator of TTS Program of LCWU, Lahore

  • Convener of Rationalization committee, LCWU, Lahore.

  • Convener of University Ethical Committee, LCWU, Lahore

  • Chair and overall incharge and advisor of laboratory resources of LCWU

  • Chair of garden committee of LCWU.

  • Coordinator of MS and PhD Program, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore

  • Coordinator with Director Linkages Lahore College for Women University, Lahore

  • Member of Curriculum Review of Integrated BS 4 –Year


  • Member of     National Curriculum Committee of Biotechnology-Higher Education   Commission, Islamabad

  • Reviewer of NRPU, Projects of HEC, Islamabad

  • Reviewer of TDF, Projects of HEC, Islamabad

  • Reviewer of Pak-US Projects of HEC, Islamabad.

  • Member of Affiliation Committee, LCWU, Lahore

  • Member of Examination Committee, LCWU, Lahore

  • Member of Plagiarism Standing Committee

  • Member of equivalence committee, LCWU, Lahore

  • Member PhD committee, LCWU, Lahore

  • Member of eligibility committee, LCWU, Lahore

  • Member, Senior Faculty forum, LCWU, Lahore

  • Member, Key Management Committee, LCWU, Lahore

  • Member Purchase Committee, LCWU, Lahore

  • Member, Academic Council of LCWU, Lahore

  • External Examiner of GCU, PU, UVAS, Lahore and Sargodha University

  • Convener, Selection Board grade 1-16, LCWU, Lahore

  • From 2005 to 2009 worked as coordinator in examination of

    Botany Department, Lahore College for Women University,


  • From 2005 to 2009 worked as member Purchase Committee of Botany Department, Lahore     College for Women University, Lahore.

  • From 2006 to 2007 worked as Member Disciplinary Committee, of Lahore College for   Women University, Lahore.

  • Worked as Focal Person in curriculum development of MS leading PhD program in Botany Department

  • Appointed as Management Representative in quality assurance program (ISO 9000) in Botany Department, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore

Brief Statement of Research Interest

  • Plant Biotechnology


Publications in Impact Factor Journals 
  1. Z. JAHANGIR, S. NAZ ,M.Z. SALEEM, M.I. KHAN1, A. YOUNAS2, Z. QAMAR3, and Q. ALI (2021)Molecular characterization and expression studies of Eucalyptus globulus stress-responsive gene DHN-10. BIOLOGIA PLANTARUM (2021) 65: 316-322 DOI: 10.32615/bp.2019.107 (Impact factor 1.747) 
  2. Younas and Shagufta Naz (2021) Molecular detection of Nepo viruses in Pakistani grapevine germplasm using real time qRT-PCR . The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 31(6): 2021, Page: 1263-1272 (ISSN : 1814-1821; Impact factor 0.5)
  3. Sunniya Rasool, Shagufta Naz Madiha Mahmood Gillani · Adnan Ahmad (2021) First report of grapevine yellow speckle viroid‐1 infecting grapevines in Pakistan . Journal of Plant Pathology Received: 5 April 2021 / Accepted: 1 October 2021. (Impact factor 1.729)  
  1. Zafarullah, Shagufta Naz and F. Osman (2021) Comparison of a conventional PCR and quantitative real time PCR (qPCR) assay for the detection of Huanglongbing disease associated with ‘Candidatus liberibacter asiaticus’ in citrus varieties . Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 31(5): 1453-1460 
  1. Aqeel Ahmad; Waheed Ullah Khan; Anis Ali Shah; Nasim Ahmad Yasin; Shagufta Naz; Aamir Ali; Arifa Tahir.(2021) Synergistic effects of nitric oxide and silicon on promoting plant growth, oxidative stress tolerance and reduction of arsenic uptake in Brassica juncea.Chemosphere( IF 086 ) PubDate : 2020-09-21 , DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.128384 
  1. Neelma Munir, Armish Riaz, Esha Mehmood, Saba Ghulam Mustafa, Rukhama Haq , Saiqa Ilyas and Shagufta Naz(2021).Effect of different treatments on nutritional,microbiological and rheological properties of flours. Progress in Nutrition 2021; Vol. 23, N. 2: e2021113 (IF 0.5)
  1. Maria Hasnain1& Zainul Abideen & Shagufta Naz & Ute Roessner & Neelma Munir (2021)Biodiesel production from new algal sources using response surface methodology and microwave application Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery.  (IF 4.9) 
  1. Rasheeda bashir, Hira Ali, Saira malik, Neelma Munir, Rukhama Haq, Shagufta Naz and Imran Altaf. (2020)Association of STAT4rs7574865 with Sysceptibility to Juvenile Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematous in Pakistani Population. Sains Malaysiana (impact factor 0.65).
  2. Neelma Munir*, Sundas Moazzam, Rukhama Haq and Shagufta Naz. Detection of Fungus Causing Scab Disease of Citrus in Punjab, Pakistan. Philippine Journal of Crop Science (PJCS) April 2020, 45 (1):1-10. (Impact factor 0.2)
  3. Saiqa Ilyas, Nida Asghar, Neelma Munir, Mahwish Aftab and Shagufta Naz. 2020. Genetic transformation of carrot (Daucas carota L.) to express hepatitis b surface antigen gene for edible vaccine of HBV. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 30(5): 2020, Page: 1263-1272 (ISSN : 1018-7081; Impact factor 0.5) 
  1. Mehwish iqtedar, Huma Riaz, Afshan Kaleem and Roheena Abdullah Ayesha Aihtesiam, Shagufta Naz, Saima Sharif. 2020. Biosynthesis, optimization and characterization of ZnO nanoparticles using Bacillus cereus MN181367 and their antimicrobial activity against multidrug resistant bacteria Revista Mexicana de Ingeniería Química , 19(Suppl.1 ) 253-266. Impact Factor: 1.139 
  1. Marium Munir, Roheena Abdullah, Ikram-ul-Haq, Afshan Kaleem, Mehwish Iqtedar and Shagufta Naz(2020) Strain improvement by random mutagenesis of Aspergillus tamari RMLC-10 for improved biosynthesis of polygalacturonose. Pakistan Journal Botany, 52(5) 1809-1813. Imp act Factor: 0.80
  1. Rabail Javed, Rukhama Haq, Dania Mubashir, Fatima Nadeem, Nadeem Ahmad and Shugufta Naz (2020) Women’s Behavioral Health in Relation to Premenstrual Syndrome. EJERS, European Journal of Engineering Research and Science. Vol 5, ( 8) 1000-1003 
  1. Laeeq F, Ali Gm, Khan Mr And Naz S(2020) Comparative tissue culture studies of tomato cultivars Roma, Cherry-NARC and Nagina .IJBPAS, February, 2020, 9(2): 58-69
  2. Javed R., Zulfiqar S., Mohsin S.N., Rafique A. and Naz S. (2019). Association of HbA1C with Symptoms Related to Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 in Undiagnosed Population of Lahore . Biomedica 35(4) 227-232 .
  3. Saiqa Ilyas, Mahum Khalid and Shagufta Naz( 2019) Microshoot tip culture therapy for disease elimination in different varieties of grapes cvs. Princess seedless and Golden Italian Musact in Pakistan" The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences:. 29 (6) 1733-1742 Impact Factor: 0.407
  4. Mahwish Aftab, Shagufta Naz,Beenish Aftab, Amjad Ali, Shazia Rafique, Zareen Fatima, Inamullah, Muhammad Idrees. (2019.) Characterization of Hepatitis Delta Virus among pregnant women of Pakistan. Viral Immunology, doi: 10.1089/vim.2019.0048. 2019 Oct;32(8):335-340 (IF 1.417) 
  1. Javed, R., Mohsin, N.,Adnan, M. (2019) Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Among Asymptomatic Adults of Lahore Pakistan. Iran J Sci Technol Trans Sci 2019; pp 1–8. 
  1. Neelma Munir, Alia Hameed, Rukhama Haq and Shagufta NAz.(2019). Biochemical changes in cultivars of sweet oranges infected with  citrus tristeza virus, Brazilan Journal of Biology. 79 (4) 742-748 (ISSN:1519-6984; Impact factor: 0.54) 
  1. Shehzadi and  Naz(2019) Morphological, biochemical and genetic characterization of citrus canker pathogen (Xanthomonas axonopodis) from citrus cultivars of Punjab, Pakistan.The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences: Volume 29, No. (1), 2019, 117-124 (Impact Factor 0.407)
  2. Saniya Rasool & Shagufta Naz1& Adib Rowhani & Alfredo Diaz-Lara& Deborah A. Golino & Kristen D. Farrar & Maher Al Rwahnih(2019) “Survey of Grapevine Pathogens in Pakistan.” Journal of Plant Pathology: August 2019, Volume 101, Issue 3,pp 725–732| . 
  1. Khadija Gilani, Shagufta Naz, Farheen Aslam (2019) Metabolomic analysis of citrus infected with huanglongbing. IJBPAS, October, 2019, 8(10): X-X 
  2. Mehwish Iqtedar, MyraWasim, Roheena Abdullah, Afshan Kaleem, Ayesha Aihetasham,Asma Chaudhary and Shagufta Naz. 2019.Synergistic effect of pretreatment, packaging and cobalt-60gamma irradiation on nutrition and shelf life of pine nuts. Progress in Nutrition,  21(1): 194-201(IF 0.323).
  3. Madiha Mahmood, Andrea Gentili, Shagufta Naz, Franceso Faggioli. First report of grapevine rupestris vein feathering virus in Pakistan. (2019). Journal of plant pathology 
  1. Saniya Rasool, Shagufta Naz, Adib Rowhani, Alfredo Diaz-Lara, Deborah A. Golino, Kristen D. Farrar &Maher Al Rwahnih. (2019). Survey of Grapevine Pathogens in Pakistan. Journal of Plant Pathology. Impact Factor: 0.944
  2. Shehzadi and S. Naz (2019) Morphological, biochemical and genetic characterization of citrus canker pathogen (Xanthomonas axonopodis) from citrus cultivars of Punjab, Pakistan. The journal of animal and plant sciences. Volume 29, No. (1), 2019, 117-124 (Impact Factor 0.407)
  3. Roheena Abdullah, Samra Kiran, Mehwish Iqtedar, Afshan Kaleem, Faiza Saleem, Tehreema Iftikhar, Javaria Saleem Cheema and Shagufta Naz. (2018). Random mutagenesis and process optimization of bacterial co-culture for hyperproduction of 1, 4-α-D-glucan glucanohydrolase using submerged fermentation. Hemijska Industrija,72(6), 341-349. Impact Factor: 0.591
  4. Roheena Abdullah, Saba Rashid, Shagufta Naz, Mehwish Iqtedar and Afshan Kaleem. (2018) Postharvest preservation of citrus fruits (Kinnow) by gamma irradiation and its impact on physicochemical characteristics. Progress in Nutrition, ISSN: 1129-8723, 21(1), 133-146. Impact Factor: 0.323
  5. Roheena Abdullah, Bakhtawar Javed Peracha, Kinza Nisar, Mehwish Iqtedar, Afshan Kaleem, Tehreema Iftikhar, Faiza Saleem, Shagufta Naz. (2018). Influence of medium composition and physical factors on enhanced production of endoglucanase by locally isolated fungal strain in solid state fermentation. Cellular and Molecular Biology, 64(5), 56-61. Impact Factor: 1.372
  6. Roheena Abdullah, Nabiha Naeem, Mahwish Aftab, Afshan Kaleem, Mehwish Iqtedar, Tehreema Iftikhar and Shagufta Naz. (2018). Enhanced production of alpha amylase by exploiting novel bacterial co-culture technique employing solid state fermentation. Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions A: Science, 42: 305-318. Impact Factor:0.757
  1. Sadia Iftikhar, Mehwish Iqtedar, Mohammad Saeed Akhtar, Roheena Abdullah, Afshan Kaleem, Ayesha Aihetashm, Asma Chaudhry, Shagufta Naz and Saima Sharif. (2018). Bacillus mojavensis BTCB15-mediated synthesis of silver nanoparticles with mosquito larvicidal activity against vector-borne diseases. Nanoscience and Nano Technology Letters,         10 (7): 943-949. Impact Factor: 2.917 
  1. Roheena Abdullah, Mubshra Zulfiqar, Zainab Akram, Mehwish Iqtedar, Afshan Kaleem and Shagufta Naz. (2018). Influence of gamma irradiation on microflora, sensory quality, nutritional properties and shelf life of Desi Chickpea (Cicer arietinum). Progress in Nutrition, (1): 289-297. Impact Factor: 0.323 
  1. Shagufta Naz, Saima Sharif, Haiba Kaul, Afshan Kaleem, Amina Tehseen. (2018). Prevalence of stromal corneal dystrophies in Lahore. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, 68(4): 663-665. Impact Factor: 0.718
  2. Mahwish Aftab, Irum Amin, Muhammmad Idrees, Amjad Ali, Shazia Rafique and Shagufta Naz (2018) Molecular epidimology of Hepatitis Delta and hepatitis B Viruses circulating in two major provinces East and North West of Pakistan. Infection, Genetics and Evolution; 64 (2018), 65-69. Impact Factor: 2.545
  3. R. Haq and S. Naz (2018) Molecular identification and characterization of Citrus tristeza virus coat protein from the Punjab province of Pakistan. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences: 28(3). Impact Factor: 0.407
  4. S. Ilyas, S. Naz, S. Javad and K. Shahzadi (2018) Genetic divergence among Curcuma longa l. (Turmeric) germplasm from Pakistan using RAPD markers. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences: 28(2): 597-603. Impact Factor: 0.407
  5. Neelma Munir, Rukhama Haq, Zunaira Munir and Shagufta Naz (2018) Citrus Psorosis Virus: A Qualitative and Quantitative detection by RT-PCR and Real Time Taqman RT-PCR in Pakistan. Int. J OF Agric. Biol:  20(9)2091-2096. Impact Factor: 0.869
  6.  Neelma Munir, A.Manzoor, R.Haq and Shagufta Naz (2018) Influence of Gamma  Radiation on shelf life and proximate analysis of fresh tomatoes (Lycoperscicon asculentum) The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences:  28(5)1385-1390. Impact Factor: 0.407
  7. Roheena Abdullah, Amna Jaffer, Kinza Nisar, Afshan Kaleem, Mehwish Iqtedar, Tehreema Iftkhar, Faiza Saleem, Shagufta Naz (2018). Process of optimization for Pectinase production by locally isolated Fungal strain using submerged fermentation. Bioscience J.: 34(4) 1025-1032. Impact Factor: 0.404
  8. Rida Zainab, Sana Elahi, Afshan Kaleem, Daniel C.Hoessli, Mehwish Iqtedar,Roheena Abdullah,Faiza Saleem, Shanza Khan,Anusha Ejaz, Shagufta Naz and Abdul R Shakoori. (2018) Computational Pharmacophore Modelling of 5-HT2a and D2 Receptor Inhibitors of Schizophernia. Pak. J. Zoology: 60(6) 2331-23342. Impact Factor: 0.547
  9. Roheena Abdullah, Saima Nadeem, Mehwish Iqtedar, Afshan Kaleem, Tehreema Iftikhar and Shagufta Naz (2017). Influence of growth conditions on enhanced Production of Alpha Amylase from Penicillium Species in Solid State Formation. Indian Journal of Biotechnology. 16: 426-432.Impact Factor
  10. S.Rasool, Shagufta.Naz, A.Rowhani, N.M.Westrick, K.D.Farrar and M.Al.Rwahnih (2017). First Report of Grapevine Pinot gris virus infecting Grapevine in Pakistan. Plant disease. Impact Factor: 2.941 Doi:
  11. Mehwish Iqtedar, Javed Iqbal Qazi, Nudrat Baqri, Saima Shehzad Mirza, Roheena Abdullah,  Afshan Kaleem, Shagufta Naz 2017. Bioconversion of agro-industrial feather waste utilizing thermophilic Bacillus megatarium D1. Romanian Biotechnological Letters, 22 (1) 12234- 12239. Impact Factor: 0.321
  12. Neelma Munir*, Nazish Hameed, Rukhama Haq and Shagufta Naz. Effect of Gamma Radiation on the Shelf Life, Physiological and Nutritional Value of Onion (Allium cepa L.) Philippine Journal of Crop Science (PJCS) August 2017, 42 (2): 61-65 Impact Factor: 0.211
  13. Neelma Munir, Sundas Moazzam, Rukhama Haq, Faiza Saleem and Shagufta Naz (2017) Effect of physical mutagen on the salmonella inactivation, sensory evaluation and proximate analysis of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L. Legume Research. Impact Factor: 0.232
  14. Rooma Adalat 1, Faiza Saleem 1, Neil Crickmore , Shagufta Naz 1 and Abdul Rauf Shakoori (2017) In Vivo Crystallization of Three-Domain Cry Toxins. Toxins, 2017, 9, 80; doi: 10.3390/toxins9030080. Impact Factor: 3.273
  15. Roheena Abdullah, Hina Qaiser, Adeen Farooq, Afshan Kaleem, Mehwish Iqtedar,  Mahwish Aftab, Shagufta Naz. 2017. Evaluation of microbial potential and ripening behavoiur of preclimacteric bananas following gamma irradiation. Bioscience Journal, 33 (1), 57-65 Impact Factor: 0.404
  16. Farah Aslam, Shagufta Naz and Sameera Javed (2016). Effect of radiation on morphological Characters of cultivars of Lilium and genetic analysis of mutants through Molecular markers. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences: 26(6): 1819-1827. Impact Factor: 0.381
  17. Sameera Javed, Shagufta Naz, Farah Aslam and Arusa Aftab (2016) Production of Stevioside from Callus and Cell Suspension cultures of Stevia rebudiana (Bertoni) The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences: 26 (5) 1474-1382 Impact Factor: 0.381
  18. Roheena Abdullah, Aqsa Abdul Sattar, Mehwish Iqtedar, Afshan Kaleem and Shgufta Naz. 2016. Gamma irradiation induced control of epiphytic microflora on garlic to enhance the shelf life. Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 45(5) 1239-1241 Impact Factor: 0.233
  19. Ambreen Zafrullah, Shagufta Naz and Faiza Saleem (2016) Detection and molecular characterization of candidatus liberibacter spp. causing HLB in indigenous citrus cultivars in Pakistan. Pakistan J. of Botany Vol 48(4), 2016. Impact Factor:  0.690
  20. Kiran Shahzadi, Shagufta Naz and Saiqa Ilyas (2016) Genetic diversity of citrus germplasm in Pakistan based on Random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) marker. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences: 26 (3) 2016. Impact Factor: 0.381
  21. Rasheeda Bashir, Bakht Afroze, Hafiz Fizza Zulfiqar, Resham Saleem, Intasar Altaf, Faiza Saleem, Farheen Aslam and Shagufta Naz (2016) Microbiological load of Ethylene Oxide sterilized Medical devices and its elimination by Cobalt-60 source. Journal of the college of the physician and surgeon, 26(6): 486-489. Impact Factor: 0.372
  22. Roheena Abdullah, Wajeeha Zafar, Muhammad Nadeem, Mehwish Iqtedar, Afshan Kaleem and Shagufta Naz (2016). Partial purification and characterization of cellulases produced by Bacillus strain. Romanian Biotechnological Letters, 21:11103- 11109. Impact Factor: 0.396
  23. Faiza Saleem, Quratulain Amjad, Afshan Kaleem,  Roheena Abdullah, Mehwish Iqtedar, Shagufta Naz and Abdul Rauf Shakoori. (2016). In-silico Analysis of Loop Residues of the Receptor Binding Domain of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry2Ac11 Toxin. Pakistan Journal of Zoology. 48:821-828. Impact Factor: 0.491
  24. Neelma Munir, Sundas Moazzam, Rukhama Haq, Faiza Saleem and Shagufta Naz (2016) Analysis of nutritional components of peas after sterilization treatment with gamma radiation. Legume Research, 39 (1): 43-47. Impact Factor: 0.116
  25. Faiza Saleem, Neelma Munir, Shagufta Naz and Abdul Rauf Shakoori. (2016) Molecular characterization of bacillus chitinase for bioconversion of chitin waste. Natural Product Research, 30 (6): 720-723. Impact Factor: 1.828
  26. Amina Tariq, Shagufta Naz, Kiran Shahzadi, Saiqa Ilyas and Sumera Javed (2015) Study of genetic stability in in vitro conserved Podophyllum hexandrum using RAPD markers. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 25(4) 1114-1120. Impact Factor: 0.422
  27. Shagufta Naz, I. Shehzadi, K. Shahzadi and S. Ilyas (2015) Assessment of genetic variability in different chrysanthemum varieties of Pakistan using RAPD markers. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 25(2) 554-560. Impact Factor: 0.422
  28. Shagufta Naz, Rukhama Haq, Farah Aslam and Saiqa Ilyas (2015) Evaluation of antimicrobial activity of extracts of in vivo and in vitro grown Vinca rosea L. (Catharanthus roseus) against pathogens. Pak. J of Pharmaceutical Science, 28(3): 849-853. Impact Factor:  0.591
  29. Shagufta Naz, Huma Kausar, Faiza Saleem and Ambreen Zafrullah (2015) Characterization of aboitic stress genes from different varieties of eucalyptus. Pak. J. Bot 47(4): 1217-1223. Impact Factor:  0.658
  30. Bashir R, Tahir H., Yousaf K, Naz S and Naz. S (2015) Homozygous p.g61E mutation in a consanguineous Pakistani family with co-existance of juvenile –onset angle glaucoma and primary congenital glaucoma, Gene, 570(2):295-298 Impact Factor : 3.242
  31. Nadia Sharif, Neelma Munir, Faiza Saleem and Shagufta Naz (2015) Factors affecting Agrobacterium Mediated transformation of indigenous Chlorella vulgaris bayerinck. Bangladesh journal of Botany 44(2):323-326. Impact factor: 0.301
  32. N. Munir, A. Imtiaz, N. Sharif and S. Naz (2015) Optimization of growth conditions of different algal strains and determination of their lipid contents. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 25(2) 546-553  ISSN: 1018-7081 Impact Factor : 0.422
  33. N Sharif, N Munir, F Saleem, F Aslam, S Naz (2015) Mass cultivation of various algal species and their evaluation as a potential candidate for lipid production. Natural Product Research, 29(20):1938-4110.1080/14786419.2015.1010163  Impact Factor: 1.057
  34. N. Munir, I. Safdar and S. Naz (2015). The effect of induced mutation for varietal improvement in some local grapevine cultivars. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 25(1): 234-242.   ISSN: 1018-7081 Impact Factor: 0.422
  35. Roheena Abdullaha, Wajeeha Zafara, Muhammad Nadeemb, Mehwish Iqtedara, Shagufta Naz, Quratulain Syed & Afshan Kaleem (2015) Process optimization for the biosynthesis of cellulase by Bacillus PC-BC6 and its mutant derivative BacillusN3 using submerged fermentation. Natural Product Research, Volume 29, Issue 12(1133-1138) 2014 Impact Factor: 1.057
  36. R Abdullah, W Zafar, M Nadeem, M Iqtedar, S Naz, Q Syed, ZA Butt (2015) Random mutagenesis and media optimisation for hyperproduction of cellulase from Bacillus species using proximally analysed Saccharum spontaneum in submerged fermentation. Natural product research, 29(4): 336-344.  Impact Factor: 1.057
  37. Mehwish Iqtedar, Mohammad Nadeem, Hira Naeem, Roheena Abdullaha, Shagufta Naz, Qurat ul Ain Syed & Afshan Kaleem. (2015)  Bioconversion potential of Trichoderma viride HN1 cellulase for a lignocellulosic biomass Saccharum spontaneum. Natural Product Research. Volume, 29(11):1012-1019. DOI:10.1080/14786419.2014.971320. Impact Factor : 1.057
  38. Shagufta Naz, , Kiran Shahzadi, Sana Rashid and Ambreen  Zafrullah (2014) Molecular characterization and phylogenetic relationship of different citrus varieties of Pakistan. Journal of Animal and Plant Science: 24(1) 315-320 Impact Factor: 0.448
  39. Kiran Shehzadi, Shagufta Naz and Summaira Riaz, (2014) Assessing genetic diversity of Pakistani Citrus varieties using microsatellite markers. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 24 (6) 1752-1757 Impact Factor: 0.448
  40. Saiqa Ilyas And Shagufta Naz (2014) Gamma irradiation effects on morphological characteristics and isolation of curcuminoids and oleoresins of Curcuma longa L. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences 24 (5), 1396-1404 Impact Factor: 0.448
  41. Saiqa Ilyas, Shagufta Naz, Farah Aslam, Zahida Parveen and Aamir Ali (2014) Chemical Composition Of Essential Oil From In Vitro Grown Peperomia Obtusifolia Through GC-Ms, Pak. J. Bot 46 (2), 667-672. Impact Factor: 1.207
  42. Sumera Javad, Shagufta Naz, Saiqa Ilyas, Amina Tariq and Farah Aslam (2014) Optimization of the Microwave assisted extraction and its comparison with different conventional extraction methods for isolation of stevioside from Stevia rebaudiana. Asain J.of Chemistry: 26(23): 8043-8048.  Impact Factor: 0.822
  43. Faiza Saleem, Aisha Younas, Rasheeda Bashir, Shagufta Naz and Abdul Rauf Shakoori (2014) Molecular Cloning and Characterization of Exochitinase a Gene of Indigenous Bacillus thuringiensis isolates. Pakistan J. Zool., vol. 46(6), -1952-14 Impact Factor: 0.404
  44. Faiza Saleem, Reema Aslam, Yasar Saleem, Shagufta Naz, Qurat-ul-Ain Syed, Neelma Munir, Nazia Khurshid And Abdul Rauf Shakoori (2014) Analysis and Evaluation of Growth Parameters for Optimum Production of Polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) by Bacillus thuringiensis strain CMBL-BT-6. Pakistan J. Zool., 46(5), pp. 1337-1344.  Impact Factor: 0.404
  45. Roheena Abdullaha, Kinza Nisara, Aafia Aslam, Mehwish Iqtedar and Shagufta Naz (2014) Enhanced production of xylanase from locally isolated fungal strain using agro-industrial residues under solid-state fermentation. Natural Product Research: 19:25 DOI: 10.1080/14786419.2014.968157. Impact Factor: 0.919
  46. N Munir, AS Iqbal, I Altaf, R Bashir, F Saleem, S Naz (2014) Evaluation of antioxidant and antimicrobial potential of two endangered plant species Atropa belladonna and Atricaria chamomilla. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative medicines. 11(5): 111-117. Impact Factor: 0.5
  47. Neelma Munir, Wasqa Ijaz, Imran Altaf, Shagufta Naz (2014) Evaluation of antifungal and antioxidant potential of two medicinal plants: Aconitum heterophyllum and Polygonum bistorta. Asian Pac J Trop Biomed 2014; 4(Suppl 2): S779-S783. Impact Factor:   1.062
  48. R Abdullah, N Shaheen, M Iqtedar, S Naz, T Iftikhar (2014) Optimization Of Cultural Conditions For The Production Of Alpha Amylase By Aspergillus Niger (Btm-26) In Solid State Fermentation. Pak. J. Bot 46 (3), 1071-107. Impact Factor: 0.822S
  49. Shagufta Naz, Ambreen Zafarullah, Kiran Shahzadi and Neelma Munir (2013) Assessment of genetic diversity within germplasm accessions in tomato using morphological and molecular markers. Journal of Animal and Plant Science: 23(4). 1099-1106. Impact Factor:  0.448
  50. Farah Aslam, Shagufta Naz, Amina Tariq, Saiqa Ilyas and Kiran Shehzadi (2013).      Rapid multiplication of ornamental bulbous plants of Lilium orientalis and Lilium longiflorum.   Pakistan Journal of Botany, Vol.45 (6): 2051-2055. Impact Factor: 1.207
  51. Farkhanda Manzoor, Sabiha Fazal, Neelma Munir, Shagufta Naz and Asma Akbar (2013). Acaricidal Activity of Essential oils from Tulsi (Ocimum basilicum), Bach (Acorus calamus) And Mint (Mentha arvensis) against Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille) Asian Journal of Chemistry. Volume 25, No. 12; 6787-6790. Impact Factor:  0.355
  52. Sumera Javad, Shagufta Naz, Saiqa Ilyas and Bushra Mateen. (2013). Establishment of the honey crop (Stevia rebaudiana) in hot semi-arid climate. Journal of Animal and Plant Science: 23(1): 108-113. Impact Factor: 0.549
  53. Shagufta Naz, Farah Aslam, Saiqa Ilyas, Kiran Shahzadi and Amina Tariq (2012) In vitro propagation of tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa) Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol.  6(24), pp. 4107-4112, 28 June, 2012. Impact Factor :  0.879
  54. Shagufta Naz, Erum Akbar, Safia Jabeen, Saiqa Ilyas (2012) Antibacterial activity of different varieties of Curcuma longa rhizome extracts against pathogenic bacteria.  Asian Journal of Chemistry. Volume 24, No. 9 ; 2875-2877 Impact Factor :  0.354
  55. Farkhanda Manzoor, Saadiya Asma Malik, Narjis Naz, K.J. Cheema, Shugufta Naz (2012)  Potential of Antitermitic Activities of Eucalyptus Oil . Pakistan Journal of Zoology: 44(2)335-339. Impact Factor :  0.40
  56. Aamir Ali, Anum Sajid, Naima Huma Naveed, Abdul Majid, Asif Saleem, Umair A. Khan,Fisal Iqbal Jafery and Shagufta Naz (2011). Initiation, proliferation and development of micropropagation system for mass scale production of banana through meristem culture African Journal of Biotechnology: 10(70): 15731-15738. Impact Factor :  0.540
  57. Shagufta Naz, Fozia Tabassum, Sumera Javad, Saiqa Ilyas, Farah Aslam, Neelma Munir and Aamir Ali(2011)Micropropagation and callogenesis of a recalcitrant species Ricinus communis. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 43(5) 2419-2422. Impact Factor :  1.207
  58. Shagufta Naz, Saiqa Ilyas, Safia Jabeen,  and Zahida Parveen (2011) Composition and anti-bacterial activity of  the essential oil from the rhizome of  turmeric (Curcuma longa L. Asian Journal of Chemistry :Volume 23, No. 4 :1639-1642.
  59. Aamir Ali, Irum Gull, Shagufta Naz AND Shahid Afgan (2010) Biochemical investigation of protein and peroxidase activity during different stages of In vitro propagation of Stevia rebaudiana. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 42(4): 2827-2837. Impact Factor :  1.207
  60. Shagufta Naz, Safia Jabeen, Saiqa Ilyas,  Farkhanda Manzoor,  Farah Aslam and Aamir Ali (2010) Antibacterial activity of curcuma longa varieties against different strains of bacteria. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 42(1): 455-462. Impact Factor :  1.207
  61. Shagufta Naz, Saiqa Ilyas, Zahida Parveen and Sumera Javed (2010) Chemical analysis of essential oils from turmeric (Curcuma longa) rhizome through GC-MS Asian Journal of Chemistry. Volume 22. (4): 3153-3158. Impact Factor :  0.354
  62. Shagufta Naz, Saiqa Illyas, Sumera Javed, and Aamir Ali (2009) In vitro clonal     multiplication and acclimatization of different varieties of turmeric (curcuma longa L.) Pakistan Journal of Botany .Volume No. 41(6) 2807-2816. Impact Factor :  1.207
  63. Shagufta Naz, Sumera Javed, Saiqa Illyas and Aamir Ali (2009) An efficient protocol for rapid multiplication Bryophyllum Pinnatum and Bryophyllum daigrimontianum. Pakistan Journal        of             Botany: 41(5)2347-2355. Impact Factor :  1.207
  64. Shagufta Naz, Fayyaz Ahmed Siddique, Aamir Ali and Javed Iqbal (2009) Virus indexation of in vitro regenerated sugarcane plants.  Pakistan Journal of Botany. 41(4) 1931-1939. Impact Factor :  1.207
  65. Shagufta Naz, Aamir Ali, and Javed Iqbal (2008) Phenolics in in vitro cultures of chick    pea during callogenesis and organogenesis.  Pakistan Journal of Botany 40(6) 2525-2539 Impact Factor :  1.207
  66. Shagufta Naz, Aamir Ali, Fayyaz Siddique and Javed Iqbal (2008) Somatic embryogenesis from immature cotyledons and leaf calli  of chick pea (Cicer arietinum L.) Pakistan Journal of Botany .40(2) 523-531. Impact Factor :  1.207
  67. Shagufta Naz, Aamir Ali and Aqsa Siddique (2008) Somatic Embryogenesis and plantlet formation in different varieties of sugarcane (Saccharam officinarum L.) Sarhad Journal of Agriculture.24 (4)593-598. Impact Factor :  1.207
  68. Aamir Ali, Shagufta Naz, Fayyaz Siddique and Javed Iqbal (2008) An efficient protocol for large scale production of sugarcane through micropropagation. ) Pakistan Journal of Botany .40(1)139-149. Impact Factor :  1.207
  69. Aamir Ali, Shagufta Naz, Fayyaz Siddique and Javed Iqbal (2008) Rapid clonal multiplication of sugarcane ( Saccharam officinarum L.) through callogenesis and organogenesis) Pakistan J. of Botany. 40(1):123-138. Impact Factor :  1.207
  70. AamirAli, Humera Afrasiab, Shagufta Naz, Mamoona Rauf and Javed Iqbal (2008) An efficient protocol for in vitro propagation of carnation (Dianthus Caryophyllus) ) Pakistan Journal of Botany 40( 1)111-121. Impact Factor :  1.207Sha
  71. gufta Naz, Aamir Ali, Fayyaz Siddique and Javed Iqbal (2007) Multiple shoot formation from different explants of chick pea (Cicer arietinum L.) Pakistan Journal of Botany. 39(6)2067-2073. Impact Factor :  1.207
  72. Aamir Ali, Asifa Munawar, Shagufta Naz (2007). An In Vitro study on micropropagation of    Caladium bicolour.  International J. of Agriculture & Biology1560-8530/09-5731-735
  73. Aamir Ali, Shagufta Naz, and Javed Iqbal (2007) Effect of different explants and media compositions for efficient somatic embryogenesis in Sugarcane (Saccharam officinarum L.) Pakistan Journal of Botany 39(6):1961-1977. Impact Factor :  1.207
  74. Aamir Ali, Shagufta Naz, Sarwar Alam and Javed Iqbal (2007) In Vitro induced mutation  for screening of red rot (Colletotrichum falcatum) Resistance in Sugarcane (Saccharam officinarum L.) Pakistan Journal of Botany.39 (6):1979-1994. Impact Factor :  1.207
  75. A, Naz.S, Siddique. F. A and Iqbal. J (2001) Callogenesis, emmbrogenesis and Organogenesis in CHRISMIS CACTUS (SCHLUMBERGERA BRIDESH) Pakistan Journal of    Botany. 33(Special issue) 569-575. Impact Factor :  1.207
  76. A, Naz. S, Siddique. F. A and Iqbal. J (2001) IN VITRO Propagation of GLOXINIA (SINNIGIA SPECIOSA) Pakistan Journal of Botany.33 (Special issue) 575-579. Impact Factor :  1.207
  77. Naz, S. Siddique, F. A and Iqbal, J, (1993) In vitro flowering of Hyacinths. Advances in plants tissue culture 1:40-42 
  1. Naz, S. Siddique, F. A and Iqbal, J, (1993) In vitro propagation of carnation. Advances in plants tissue culture 1:43-47 
  1. Naz, S. Siddique, F. A and Iqbal, J, (1993) Micropropagation of roses. Advances in plants tissue culture 1:48-54 
  1. Iqbal, J, Naz, S., Nasir, S, Aftab, F and Ahmad, M.S. 1991. Total phenolics, phenylalanine ammonia lyase and polyphenol oxidase in in vitro calli of chickpea. Pakistan Journal of Botany .23(2): 227-235 Impact Factor : 207 
  1. Iqbal, J and Naz, S. Effects of Barium on the germination. Soluble protein and isozymic forms of peroxides in wheat.  Pakistan Journal of Agri. Res., 10 (1)15-22. 
Publications in HEC Recognized X/Y/Z Category Journals
  1. Rabail Javed, Shagufta Naz,Faiza Saleem, Muhammad Asim and Rabia Zafar (2018). A Review on requirements of Vitamin D fortification in Pakistan. Pakistan J. of Medical Research: 57(2) 83-89. Impact Factor:
  2. Microbial production of alginate. Nadia Sharif, *Neelma Munir and Shagufta Naz. Journal of Innvative Sciences. (Z category). 4(1). 49-65.
  3. Shahid Razaa, Neelam Munir, Shagufta Naz, Jalil Ahmedb .2017.  Effect of pH During Composting of Municipal Solid Waste. Pak. j. sci. ind. res. Ser. A: phys. sci. 2017 60(2) 114-116 (Y category)
  4. Neelma Munir, Zunaira Tahir, Rukhama Haq and Shagufta Naz. 2017. Nutritional value assessment and proximate composition of gamma irradiated grapes. Pakistan Journal of Science. Vol. 6 9  (Y category)
  5. Saiqa Ilyas1*, Shagufta Naz1*, Noureen Ashraf1, Sumera Javad2 and Kiran Shahzadi2   (2016) In vitro clonal propagation and acclimatization of Philodendron erubescens “Rojo Congo” JIS:  4 (2) 2016 
  1. Munir, A. Imtiaz, N. Sharif, R. Haq and S. Naz (2016) Screening of lipid contents of microalgae by optimization of oil extraction processes. Pakistan Journal of Science, 68(1): 1-7. 
  1. Roheena Abdullah, Sadia Iftikhar, Mehwish Iqtedar, Afshan Kaleem , Irfana Iqbal  and Shagufta Naz (2016) Gamma irradiation as a quarantine treatment to prevent post-harvest spoilage of Daucus carota Fuuast Journal of Biology, 6(1):109-115. 
  1. Mehwish Iqteda, Samra Kiran1, Uzma Sarwar, Roheena Abdullah, Afshan Kaleem, Mahwish Aftab And Shagufta Naz. (2016) Effect of Co60 gamma radiation on shelf life of pakistani mangoes evaluated through sensory and microbial analysis. Fuuast Journal of Biology, 6(1): 121-125. 
  1. Afshan Kaleem, Humaira Nazir, Samra Pervaiz, Mehwish Iqtedar, Roheena Abdullah, Mahwish Aftab and Shagufta Naz (2016). Investigation of the effect of temperature on vitamin c in fresh and packed fruit juices. Fuuast Journal of Biology, 6(1):117-120.
  2. Shagufta Naz, Kiran Shahzadi, Altaf-ur- Rehman, Akbar Hayat  and Muhammad Asim (2015) Evaluation of Pakistani orange cultivars using morphological and molecular markers. J. of Innovative Sciences: 1(1) 1-10
  3. Sumera Javad and Shagufta Naz (2015) Quantification of stevioside from in vitro and in vivo grown Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni L. J. of Innovative Sciences: 1(1) 28-36.
  4. Saiqa Ilyas, Shagufta Naz, Farah Aslam, Kiran Shahzadi and Rukhama Haq (2015) In vitro shoot proliferation of Euonymus japonicas (An ornamental plant). J. of Innovative Sciences: 1(1): 20-28.
  5. A. Zafarullah, S. Ilyas, S. Naz, F. Aslam and F. Manzoor (2013) Effect of culture media and growth regulators on in vitro propagation of chrysanthemum indicum l. Pakistan Journal of Science: Vol. 65, No.4 (2013).
  6. Neelma Munir, Shagufta Naz, Farah Aslam, Kiran Shahzadi and Sumera Javad (2013).  Effect of various levels of ascorbic acid pretreatment on alleviation of salt stress in salt sensitive genotype (SPF 213). Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 51(3) 267-276.
  7. Neelma Munir, Nadia Sharif, Shagufta Naz and Farkhanda Manzoor (2013) Algae: A potent antioxidant source.  Sky Journal of Microbiology Research, Vol. 1(3), pp. 22 – 31.
  8. K. Shahzadi, S. Naz, A. Tariq, S. Ilyas, M. A Qadeer and I. U. Haq (2012) Production of calcium gluconate by Aspergillus niger gcu-1 Pakistan Journal of Science Vol. 64 No. 3 :214-218
  9. Sana Rashid, Saiqa. Ilyas, Shagufta. Naz, Farah Aslam and Aamir Ali (2012) In vitro propagation of gypsophila paniculata through plant tissue culture techniques. Pakistan Journal of Science: Vol. 64 No. 1, 6-10.
  10. Farah. Aslam, Sana. Habib and Shagufta. Naz (2012) Effect of different phytohormones on plant regeneration of amaryllis hippeastrum. Pakistan Journal of Science: Vol. 64, No. 1:54-60.
  11. Saiqa Ilyas, Shagufta Naz, Sumeera Javad, Kiran Shehzadi, Amna Tariq, Neelma Munir (2012) Influence of cytokinins, sucrose and pH on adventitious shoot Regeneration of Polyscias balfouriana (Balfour aralia)  Journal of Medicinal Plants Research: Vol. 5(xx), pp. xxx-xxx 18 March, 2011  Available online at DOI:10.5897/JMPR11.1652 ISSN 1996-0875 ©2011 Academic Journals  Impact Factor :  0.879
  12. Sumera Javad, Shagufta Naz, Saiqa Ilyas, Aamir Ali, Farah Aslam and Neelma Munir. (2012) A study of the effect of Physical state of medium and different concentrations of Sucrose, FeEDTA and CuSO4 to enhance micropropagation system of Stevia rebaudiana. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, Vol. 6(9), pp. 1800-1805. Impact Factor:  0.879
  13. Aamir Ali, Irum Gull , Abdul Majid, Asif Saleem,  Namia Huma Naveed1and Shagufta Naz (2012) In vitro conservation and production of vigorous and desiccate tolerant synthetic seeds in Stevia rebaudiana Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. Vol. 6(7), pp.1327-1333. Impact Factor :  0.879
  14. Farkhanda Manzoor, Neelma Munir, Asma Ambreen and Shagufta Naz (2012) Efficacy of some essential oils against American cockroach Periplaneta americana (L) Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(6), pp. 1065-1069 . Impact Factor :  0.879
  15. Farkhanda Manzoor , W.Beena,Saadiya  Malik , Narjis Naz, , Shugufta Naz and W.H.Syed (2011)  Preliminary evaluation of Ocimum sanctum as toxicant and repellent against termite, Heterotermes indicola (Wasmann)(Isoptera:Rhinotermttidae). Pakistan Journal of Science: Volume 63, No1: 59-62.
Publications in Other Journals
  1. Khadija Gilani, Shagufta Naz, Farheen Aslam and William Gurley (2018) A Comparison of Zinc, Phosphorous and Potassium Levels in Leaves and Fruit Pulp of Healthy and Huanglongbing Affected Citrus Cultivars. J Plant Physiol Pathol 2018, 7:1 DOI: 10.4172/2329-955X.1000192. Impact Factor: 0.95
  2. Ghulam Zahra Jahangir, Shagufta Naz, Muhammad Idrees Khan and Muhammad Zafar Saleem  (2018) Rapid RNA extraction from Eucalyptus tree and its down processing for cloning of Dehydrin genes . Advances in Life Seiences:5 (4) 185-191.
  3. Roheena Abdullah, Ambreena Ilyas, Mehwish Iqtedar, Afshan Kaleem, Tehreema Iftikhar and Shagufta Naz . 2017.. Process optimization for hyperproduction of 1,4-alpha-D-glucan glucanohydrolase from locally isolated Bacillus subtilis BBT6 under solid state fermentation  Indian Journal of experimental Biology,  55: 795-799
  4. Faiza Saleem, Hira Rehman, Munir Ahmed, Roheena Abdullah,Afshan Kaleem,Shagufta Naz (2017). Sequestration of Cr(VI) by mutual metal resistant Acinobacter sp isolated from Sundar  industrial Estate. The Environmental Monitor: XVII(9-10) 20-22
  1. Iram Amin, Shagufta Naz, Muhammad Shahid, Samia Afzal, Usman Ashraf, Asif Rasheed, Afza Rasul, Rabia Nawaz1, Sadia Zahid, Iqra Almas, Khadija Zahid, Farkhanda Manzoor, Muhammad Idrees(2016) Inhibitory Effects of Thiazolide Compounds against Hepatitis C virus: in vitro Study. International Journal of Virology and Molecular Biology 2016, 5(2): 27-33 DOI: 10.5923/j.ijvmb.20160502.01. 
  1. Ghulam Zahara Jahangir, Faiza Saleem, Shagufta Naz, Neelma Munir, Rukhama Haq, Aleena Sumrin.(2016) Thyroid hormone dependent gene expression. Adv. life sci., vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 119-124
  2. Roheena Abdullah, Nabiha Naeem, Mehwish Aftab, Mehwish Iqtedar, Afshan Kaleem, Tehreema Iftkhar and Shagufta Naz (2016). Enhanced production of Alpha Amylase by exploiting novel bacterial co-culture using solid state fermentation. Iran. J. Sci. Technol. Trans Sci
  3. N. Munir, Ayesha Saleha Iqbal, imran Altaf, Rasheeda Bashir and Shagufta Naz. (2016) Phytochemical Analysis of Extracts of Atropa Belladonna and Matricaria Chamomila Obtained By Microwave Extraction Method. International Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Allied Sciences, 5(1): 144-152.
  4. Rasheeda Bashir, Braira Wahid, Aneeqa Javed, Imran Altaf, Neelma Munir, Rukhama Haq and Shagufta Naz (2015) Reducing the risk of nosocomial illness by targeting the viable microflora on oxygen cannula through cobalt 60 source. International Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Allied Sciences (IJBPAS) 4(10): 6098-6106.
  5. Uzma Waheed and Shagufta Naz (2015) Analysis of Nutritional Quality of Peach to Increase Shelf Life by using Gamma Radiation (COBALT-60). Journal of pure and applied microbiology, Vol. 9(3), p. 2145-2152. Impact Factor: 0.073
  6. Sumera Javad, Sana Khalid, Shagufta Naz, Kanwal Naz. 2015. Evaluation of extraction methods of household products. Asian J Agri Biol., 3(3): 105-109.
  7. Faiza Saleem, Rukhama Haq, Neelma Munir, Shagufta Naz, Mehral Aslam, Rabia Aslam and Imran Altaf (2015) Quality Characteristics and microbial safety evaluation of gamma irradiated almonds. International J. of Bioscience 6(19): 97-103.
  8. Roheena Abdullah, Maryam Akbar, Hina Qaiser, Adeen Farooq, Mehwish Iqtedar, Afshan Kaleem, Mahwish Aftab and Shagufta Naz (2015) Targeting the Residential Microflora to Enhance the Mean Life of Raw Lycopersicum esculentum by Gamma Irradiation. Journal of pure and applied Microbiology, May 2015. Vol. 9. 265-271.
  9. Afshan Kaleem, Farhana Munir, Mehwish Iqtedar,Roheena Abdullah, Fakhar-un-Nisa, Irfana Iqbal,Faiza Saleem, Mahwish Aftab and Shagufta Naz (2015) Genetic Analysis of Gene Responsive To Tuberculosis in Under Developing Areas Of Pakistan. Journal of pure and applied Microbiology, May 2015. Vol. 9. 319-324.
  10. Mehwish Iqtedar, Uzma Sarwar, Roheena Abdullah, Afshan Kaleem, Mahwish Aftab, Shagufta Naz (2015). Increasing Shelf Life of Pakistani Peaches Using Gamma Irradiation to Overcome Quarantine Barriers in Fruit Exports From Pakistan.  Journal of pure and applied Microbiology, May 2015. Vol. 9. 313-318.
  11. Khajista Jabeen, Kashifa Noureen, Shagufta Naz, Sumera Iqbal, Shahnaz Hanif (2014) Fungistatic effects of melia azedarach l. Against early  blight of potato. Pak. J. Phytopathol., 26 (02) 219-224.
  12. Shagufta Naz, Rukhama Haq, Sidra Akram, Neelma Munir, Faiza Saleem (2014) Influence of gamma radiation on nutrient contents of canned tomato paste. MYCOPATH. 12 (1):53-57.
  13. Khajista Jabeen, Shahnaz Haneef, Shagufta Naz and Sumera Iqbal (2013) Antifungal activity of Azadirachta indica against Alternaria solani. Journal of Life Sciences and technologies, 1(1): 89-92.
  14. Rukhama Haq, Shagufta Naz, Farah Aslam and Farkhanda Manzoor (2013) Comparison of in vitro response of micropropagation and callogensis of medicinal plant, vinca rosea L. J. Agric. Res., 15(1):9-17.
  15. Neelma Munir, Nadia Sharif, Shagufta Naz, Faiza Saleem and Farkhanda Manzoor. 2013 Harvesting and processing of microalgae biomass fractions for Biodiesel production (A review). Science technology and development. 32 (3): 235-243
  16. N Munir, S Naz, SQN Batool (2013) Antifungal activity of Clitoris ternatea L. extracts against different fungal species. MYCOPATH:11(2): 91-94
  17. Aisha Khalid and Shagufta Naz (2013) Isolation and Characterization of Microbial Community in Biogas Production from Different Commercially Active Fermentors in Different Regions of Gujranwala. International Journal of Water Resources and Environmental Sciences 2(2): 28-33
  18. Shagufta Naz, Fozia Naz, Amina Tariq, Farah Aslam, Aamir Ali and Mohammad Athar (2012) Effect of different explants on in vitro propagation of gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii) African Journal of Biotechnology Vol 11(37):9048-9053. Impact Factor : 0.573
  19. Shagufta Naz, Aneela Hashmi and Aamir Ali (2009) In Vitro Callogenesis and                 Organogenesis in different explants of Stevia (Stevia Rebaudiana) Pakistan Sugar Journal. XXIV (2)20-26.
  20. Shagufta Naz and G. Zahara Jahangir (2008) Effect of medium composition on    callogenesis     and somatic embryogenesis in different varieties of sugarcane (Saccharam officinarum L.) i.e S 2002US-302, HSF-240 and HSF-242. Pakistan Sugar Journal: Vol.XXIII, No.02:-11-20.
  21. S (2004) Micro Propagation of Promising varieties of Sugar cane and their acclimatization response. Pakistan Sugar Journal. XIX 02; 58-64.
Published Book Chapters
  1. Protein capping and Nanoparticles (2018) NANOBOTANY: 103-121. Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-77118-2. 
  1. Phytochemicals: Methods and Techniques (2018) PHYTOCHEMISTRY: Volume 3 Part 1. Page. 89-104 Marine Sources, Industrial Applications, and Recent Advances. Apple Academic Press. 
  1. Phytochemicals of Marine Origins (2018) PHYTOCHEMISTRY: Volume 3 Part 1 Marine Sources, Industrial Applications, and Recent Advances.
Published Books
  1. Optimization of Green House condition for Stevia rebudiana cuttings (2015) Sumera Javed,Saima Busharat and Shagufta Naz 
  1. Hyper production of Cellulase by mutagenesis of Bacillus strain (2014) Wajeeha Zafar, Roheena Abdullah,Shagufta Naz. by Lambert Academic Publishers 
  1. Exploitation of Saccharum spotaneum for Cellulases (2014) Wajeeha Zafar, Roheena Abdullah,Shagufta Naz. by Lambert Academic Publishers 
  1. Characterization of abiotic stress genes from Eucalyptus (2014) Huma Kausar,Shagufta Naz and Faiza Saleem. 
  1. Biogas production and application of digestate as a fertilizer (2014) Aysha Afzal and Shagufta Naz 
  1. Adrobacterium mediated transformation of reporter gene in Maize(2014) Faryam Ashraf , Shagufta Naz and Faiza Saleem 
  1. Effect of induced mutation for varietal improvement of grapes (2013) Ifrah Safdar, Neelma Munir and Shagufta Naz by Lambert Academic Publishers. 
  1. Analysis of pesticide residues in brinjal and hot pepper by HPLC (2013) Ammara Noreen Shagufta Naz, Farah Aslam by Lambert Academic Publishers. 
  1. Glucoamylase synthsis from fugal isolates by solid state fermentation (2013) Hina Gul, Roheena Abdullah, Shagufta Naz by Lambert Academic Publishers 
  1. Micropropagation of Bulbous Plants (2012) Farah Aslam, Shagufta Naz by Lambert Academic Publishers 
  1. Micropropagation and antimicrobial activity of Turmeric (2012) Safia Jabeen, Shagufta Naz. by Lambert Academic Publishers 
  1. Callogenesis and Micropropagation of Grape (Vitis vinifera ) and Biochemical investigation of Protein Content and Peroxidase activity during different Stages of Growth. (2012) Shagufta Naz and Khadija Gillani by Lambert Academic Publishers. 
  1. Comparison of in vitro Response of Micropropagation, Callogenesis and Antimicrobial activity of Vinca rosea   Rukhama Haq and Shagufta Naz (2012) Shagufta Naz and Khadija Gillani. by Lambert Academic Publishers
  2. Influence of Growth Regulators and sucrose Concentration on Micropropagation, Callogenesis   and Antimicrobial activity of Amaryllis belladonna L. by Lambert Academic Publishers.

Research Grants and Contracts.
  • A project entitled “Application of molecular methods for the development of a pathogen-free certification program for grapevine in Pakistan was submitted to Pak US Competitive Research Grant on 16th2015. The project was awarded in Aug 2015. The total cost of project is 41.5 Million. 
  • A project entitled High throughput citrus diagnostics and screening of pathogens of Canker, Greening, Scab and viruses from Nurseries and Orchards of Sargodha  was submitted to Punjab Agriculture Research Board on30March .2015. The project was awarded in Sep. 2015. The total cost of project is 5.0 Million. 
  • Another project entitled “Collection, identification and Extraction of oil from various high oil yielding algal species, their molecular characterization and analysis of algal oil as a feedstock for biofuel production “as a Co.PI. The project was awarded from HEC, NRPU Program in 2015 and the amount is 1Million. 
  • Project was awarded from Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission entitled “Development of food irradiation manual for fresh fruits, vegetables, and frozen and other food products for extending shelf life in conformance with international standard” in 2014. 
  • Another project entitledIn vitro conservation of some medicinally important endangered, threatened and near to extinct species of different ecological zones of Pakistan” was submitted to HEC and it was awarded in July, 2010. The total cost of project is 2.7 Million 
  • A project entitled “Development of turmeric production technology for enhancement of yield, curcumin and oleoresin content using tissue culture technology was submitted to HEC under the National Research Program for Universities on 6th2006. The project was awarded in July 2007. The total cost of project is 3.5 million. 
  • According to MOU signed with Agriculture Department, Govt. of Punjab, a complete Plant Tissue Culture lab. Along with green houses has been established and run with the collaboration of both organizations. Now the lab has been handed over to LCWU and we have equipped the lab and now it is in full operational position. The project duration is 25 years. 
  • As a Co. PI two project s were awarded in 2011. The total cost of project is 1.0 million.
  • Research Grant under HEC Program “Pakistan Program for Collaborative Research (PPCR) Foreign Visit of Local Faculty Member” was awarded in 2010. The amount of grant is 253,265 Rs.

Other Research or Creative Accomplishments

One US-PTO entitled “Process of recombinant Proteins expression augmentation in Bacillus expression system” was awarded

Patents Filed

  • “A process of Inoculum preparation to enhance the composting efficiency” submitted by Dr. Neelma Munir, Ms. Aisha Amin, Dr. Imran Altaf, Dr. Rasheeda Bashir, and Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz in Gazette No. 192/2016 dated 4-4-2016 
  • “A novel and cost effective process for in vitro clonal multiplication of pine apple “Amamas comosus)” by Dr. Saiqa Ilyas Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz Dr. Neelma Munir in Gazette No. 398/2016 dated 29-6-2016. 
  • “A Process for preparation of Biodiesel from Novel Algal Strain” submitted by Dr. Neelma Munir, Ms. Nadia Sharif, Dr. Faiza Saleem, Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz in Gazette No. 151/2015 dated 20-03-2015. 
  • “Identification of three novel Pakistani strains Enterobacter cloacae PK2, Enterobacter cloacae PK23 Enterobacter cloacae PK33 with new delhi- Metallo-B-Lactamase-1 (blandm-1) gene isolated from Pakistani children” Dr. Farheen Aslam, Hira Lodhi, Khwaja Ahmad Irfan Waheed, Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz, Dr. Faiza Saleem, Dr. Neelma Munir Gazette No. 200/2015 dated  10-04-2015
  • “A process for preservation of Kinnow without affecting its functional and nutritional components” by Dr. Neelma Munir, Ms. Hijab Khatoon, Ms. Rukhama Haq, Dr. Faiza Saleem, Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz Gazette No. 201/2015 dated 10-04-2015 
  • “Identification of two novel Pakistani strains Citrobacter freundii PK14 and Citrobacter freundii PK26 with new Delhi-Metallo-B-Lactamase-1 (BLANDM'-1) gene isolated from Pakistani Children” by Dr. Farheen Aslam, Hira Lodhi, Khwaja Ahmad Irfan Waheed, Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz, Dr. Neelma Munir Gazette No. 202/2015 dated 10-04-15 
  • ‘Modified DNA extraction method with CTAB for enhancing the quality and quantity of DNA” by Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz, Ms. Saiqa Ilyas, Ms. Kiran Shahzadi, Ms. Ambreen Zufrullah, Dr. Neelma Munir, Dr. Faiza Saleem Gazette No. 206/2015 dated 10-04-2015 
  • “A process for identification and isolation of fourteen novel strains of Klebsiella pneumoniae subsp pneumonia with CTX-M gene from Pakistani population” by Dr. Rasheeda Bashir, Ms. Neelam Zeb, Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz, Dr. Imran Altaf, Dr. Faiza Saleem, Dr. Neelma Munir, Dr. Farheen Aslam, Ms Rukhama Haq in Gazette No. 220/2015 Dated 21-04-2015 
  • “Identification and isolation of two genetically heterogeneous novel Pakistani strains of klebsiella pneumonia subsp oxitoca BT2 and BT8 with CTX-M gene from Pakistani pneumonia patients" submitted by Dr. Rasheeda Bashir,Ms. Neelam Zeb, Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz, Dr. Imran Altaf, Dr. Faiza Saleem, Dr. Neelma Munir, Dr. Farheen Aslam, Ms Rukhama Haq Published in Gazette No. 221/2015 dated 21-04-2015