Department of Environmental Sciences

Dr. Nadia Ghani

Dr. Nadia Ghani
Dr. Nadia Ghani
Assistant Professor
Department of Environment Science
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PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Ph.D. Zoology from department of Zoology, University of the Punjab, Lahore 2009. Thesis title “Teratogenic effects of an organophosphate insecticide, dichlorvos, in   mice”.

Research work contributing towards the growth and development in field of Toxicology.

EDUCATION, HONORS, AND CERTIFICATIONS

Ph.D. Zoology

Department of Zoology, University of the Punjab, Lahore 2009 under supervision of Dr. Asmatullah, Associate Professor, Department of Zoology,   University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

M.Sc Zoology

Department of Zoology, Government College, Lahore. 2000 under supervision of  Dr. Zaheer Ahmed, Asst. Professor, Department of Zoology, Government College, Lahore, Pakistan.

B.Sc

Lahore College for Women, Lahore. 1998.

F.Sc

Government College for Women, Samanabad. 1996.

THESIS

  • Ph.D. thesis

Title: -

       “Teratogenic effects of an organophosphate insecticide, dichlorvos, in   mice”.

  • M Sc. theisis

Title: -

       “Dental Morphology of hippopotamadon sivalensis”.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Lecturer

Worked as lecturer in The College of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore from 2006 – 2009.

Assistant Professor

  • Worked as Asst. Professor in The College of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore from 2009 to 14-11-2010.
  • Assistant professor on TTS in Lahore college for women university Lahore from 2011-till today

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Taught Advanced Biology, Environmental Biology, and Toxicology to Ph.D.

  • Toxicology to MS classes.

  • Environmental Teratology and Toxicology to MS.c classes.

  • Taught Environmental Biology, Ecosystems, Biodiversity and general Biology to BS classes.

RESEARCH WORK SUPERVISED

PhD students under supervision (2)

Title of approved PhD topic

Houda Javed (2012 0nwards)

Toxicological evaluation of volatile compounds in photocopy/toner refilling workers

MS thesis supervised

Sr no.

Title of thesis

1

Toxicological Effects of Different Kinds of Energy Drinks of Rabbits.

2

Toxicological Effects of Mosquito coil smoke available in local markets of Pakistan on Mammals (Rabbits).

3

Correlation of Cigarette Smoke, Dietary Intake & Hyperlipidemia.

4

Analysis of Aflatoxin M1 in milk by feeding contaminated different levels of Aflatoxin B1.

5

Antioxidant activity of different plant extracts against oxidative stress initiated by noise pollution in Albino mice

6

Correlation of cigarette smoking and noise induced hearing loss in the workers of textile industry 

7

Assessment of cotton dust by endotoxin assay using the limulus amoebocyte lysate assay in textile industry

8

Assessment of chronic toxic health effects on workers involved in furniture making at saw mills  in lahore

 

9

Analysing and comparing the toxic health effects of different types of welding fumes on welders

10

Assessment of respiratory and skin diseases in sanitation workers of Lahore waste management company

11

Toxicological effects on workers associated with marble cutting workshops in Lahore

12

Upper respiratory tract infection related with Aspergillus Niger in the workers exposed to wheat flour dust in Lahore

BS thesis supervised

Sr.no.

Title of thesis

1

Toxic Impact of Oral Exposure of Sub lethal dose of Malathion on male Rabbits.

2

Effects of Malathion on Complete Blood Count of male Rabbits.

3

Toxicological Effects of sublethal dose of Malathion on Testosterone levels in Male Rabbits.

4

Toxic Effects of Malathion on the Testosterone levels of Male Rabbits

5

Toxic Effects of Sub- Chronic Inhalation of Mosquito Coil Smoke in Rabbits.

6

Identification of skin infections and lead in nails of Auto Mobile Workers.

7

Identification and isolation of Bacteria from Dental Plaque of Smokers & Non-smokers.

8

Treatment of domestic waste water by different extracts of Murraya Koenigii (Curry leaves).

9

Distribution of Malaria in relation of environmental and socioeconomic factors in two selected areas of Lahore.

10

Potential threats & remedial measures to high altitude wetlands.

MSc thesis supervised

Sr. no.

Tilte of thesis

1

Effects of lead acetate toxicity on the DNA, RNA & Cell Protein of ctenopharyngodon idella (Grass Carp.)

2

Health risk assessment of intestinal parasite in children of 1 – 9 years of age

3

Monitoring of Arsenic & bacterial contamination in drinking water of tehsil Mardan

4

Impact of Riparian deforestation of Lahore on the environment

5

To assess the ground water contamination in Mianwali City.

Seminars / Workshops / Conferences attended as participant

Sr.no

Title of events

1

Two Days Training Workshop on Disaster Risk Management

2

One day Seminar on World Environment Day in collaboration with Punjab Forest Department

3

One day training workshop on Organic Roof Top Farming “The Edible Garden), 

4

Biodiversity Day (Model exhibition, photography exhibition)

5

One Day Seminar “Disaster  Awareness & Our Role in its Management”

6

One day seminar on “Fermentation Technology”

7

One day work shop on  introduction to Application and Analysis of Qualitative research using NVIVO version 10

8

A training course on CLIMATE CHANGE : ISSUES and STRATEGIES , INSPIRE- Transnational Education Partnership Programme:

9

Active Citizens Training of Facilitators” organized by British Council

Seminars / Workshops / Conferences attended as Organizer / Resource Person

Sr.no.

Title of events

1

A short course on Communicating Climate Change INSPIRE – Transnational Education Partnership Programme.

2

One day Training Workshop on Health Safety & Environment”(HSE)

3

One Day Seminar on “World Environment Day”

4

“Green tech Quiz” organized in collaboration with UET, Lahore

Publications

Sr.No.

Name of journal

Title of Publication

Vol. no. and page no.

Year published

Impact factor

1

Punjab University journal of zoology

ISSN-2313-8556 

Maternal and Fetal Toxicity of Dichlorvos, an Organophosphate in Mice.

 

Vol.18, pp. 117-125

2003

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2

. International Research Journal of Environmental Science

E-ISSN-2319-1414

Toxic impact of sub chronic inhalation of mosquito coil smoke in rabbits.

3(5):86-92

2014

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3

Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association.

Cross-sectional study on the endotoxin exposure and lung function impairment in the

workers of textile industry near Lahore, Pakistan"

 (JPMA 66: 803; 2016)

2016

0.414

4

Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association.

Cytogenetic damage in the buccal cells of photocopying workers in Lahore, Pakistan

(JPMA 67: 275; 2017)

2017

0.48