Department of Environmental Sciences

Numrah Nisar

Numrah Nisar
Numrah Nisar
Assistant Professor
Department of Environment Science
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  • PhD: Imperial College London, UK                   2013
  • “Phytoremediation of four isomers of DNT by A. thaliana and their sequestration in the feeding aphids”
  • M.Phil: Imperial College London, UK               2009
  • MSc. (Environmental Science and Management)
    Lahore College for Women University, Lahore.     2005
  • B.Sc. Hons (Environmental Science and Management)
    Lahore College for Women University, Lahore.     2003


  • Completely funded MS leading to PhD merit based scholarship to study abroad (HEC, 2007)

  • Role of Honour in MSc.

  • Distinction in both BS (Hons) and MSc

  • Miraj Khalid Award in Science due to active participation in research ISESCO women in Science Award

Careers and experience

  • Hands on the techniques GC-MS, HPLC, LC/MS/MS, NMR and IR spectroscopy.

  • Experienced in two D gels, SDS-PAGE, DNA and RNA isolation as well as protein purification and expression.

  • Assistant Prof. Department of Env Sciences, LCWU (2013-present)

  • Served as lecturer at LCWU (2007)

  • Served as Research associate at LCWU (2005-2007)


  • Isolation and Biochemical Characterization of Chromium reducing bacteria from Hudiara Drain sludge. 2014. IRJES. Vol. 3 (4).

  • Phytoavailability of chromium in T. aestivum in natural and synthetically fertilized soil irrigated with Hudiara drain wastewater. 2014. IJAAR. Vol. 4.

  • Adsorption of Cadmium from Aqueous Solution on Low Cost Adsorbent. 2016. IJGHC. Vol. 5 (pp 101-109)

  • Antibacterial Activity of Amaranthus virdus. 2016. BEPLS. Vol 5. 103-110.

  • Role of FAS in apoptosis. 2016. BEPLS. Vol 5. 83-90.

  • Controversies: Stem cell research. 2016. BEPLS. Vol 5. 120-127

  • Clonal Multiplication of Guava (Psidium guajava L.) through soft wood cuttings using IBA under low-plastic tunnel. 2016. IJAB. DOI: 10.17957/IJAB/15.0172.

  • Polytetrafluoroethylene as a proton exchange membrane in an algal fuel cell. 2016. JMS. Recently accepted for July issue.

  • Reduction of Reactive red 241 by oxygen insensitive azoreductase purified from a novel strain Staphylococcus KU898286. Submitted after revision to International Bioremediation and Biodegradation.

  • Uptake of dinitrotoluene isomers and their toxicity variation at tritrophic level: host pest relationship. Under process with the help of Dr John T Rossiter (Imperial College London, UK) and Dr Tom Pope (University of Wye).

  • Reduction of DNTs assisted by hydrogenase I from E. coli follows single electron transfer process. Will be submitted soon.


  • Synthesis of furo[3,2-d]pyrimidine and furo[2,3-b]pyridine derivatives through chemical modifications as potential c-Met kinase inhibitor and anticancer agents. Kinase next generation inhibitor, 2016.