Faculty Profiles

Dr. Hammad Ismail

Designation : Assistant Professor (Tenured )
Specialization : Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Email : [email protected]

Dr. Hammad Ismail is working as Assistant Professor in Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Gujrat from last four years. Formally, he worked as Associate Quality control Manager in the Head office of Pepsi Cola International. He is graduated from GCU Lahore and he has completed his PhD at the age of 28 from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan in the subject of Biochemistry/Molecular Biology. He has also equipped with the international research experience by working within research group at the Institute of Global Food Security, Queen’s University Belfast, UK. He has published more then 50 research articles in reputed International Journals along with 03 book chapters. Recently he has won the International research grant for his research on Alzheimer’s Disease from the International Foundation Science.

  • Plant Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Animal Disease Modeling, Genetic transformation of plants, Biological activity of natural and synthetic compounds

  • PhD,Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad
  • M. Phil,Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad
  • B.Sc. (Hons) ,Goverment College University , Lahore
  • F.Sc.,Dera Ghazi Khan Board
  • Matriculation,Dera Ghazi Khan Board
  • Research Publication Award   2019-University of Gujrat
  • Research Publication Award   2016-University of Gujrat
  • Research Publication Award   2017-University of Gujrat- 2nd highest number of publications
  • Research Publication Award   2018-University of Gujrat
  • Coordinator   2016 to 2019-Hayatatian Society for Biochemists and Biotechnologist, University of Gujrat, Pakistan
  • Vice President   2009-G.C.U Biological Society Government College University Lahore, Pakistan
  • President   2015-Biochemists Association Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Student Name DegreeTitle Status / Completed Year
Amna Mahmood MS   2021
Hafiza Aqsa Ashraf MS   2021
Dania Khalid MS   2020
Saad Bin Ayub MS   2020
Samra Akram MS   2020
Neelam Nawaz MS   2019
Hajira Liaquat MS   2019
Iqra Zafar MS   2019
Ali Asad Ullah MS   2018
Tayyaba Rashid MS   2017
Bushra Ansari MS   2017
  • Member program team of Self-Assessment Reports (SAR) Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Gujrat
  • Two-Days Symposium under the title “Biosafety and Risk Assessment on 5-6 October 2017 at the University of Gujrat
  • In charge Departmental Admission Committee
  • Organizing ISESCO Women in Science Conference
  • Mentoring Career Counselling for the session 2017-2019 organized by leads group of Colleges
  • Chief Adjudicator in Kasouti-19 organized by Hayataiyan Quiz Society, University of Gujrat
  • Real time PCR hand on Training as a Resource Person organized by International Islamic University Islamabad
  • One Day Hands-on Training on EndNote as a resource person on 15th November 2019 under the umbrella of the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Gujrat
  • Member of Board of Studies (BOS), Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Gujrat
  • 1. Investigations on anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of Alnus nitida Spach (Endl). stem bark in Sprague Dawley rats “Disease Modeling ” Journal Of Ethnobiology, January 2017
  • 2. Copper (II) complexes bearing ether based ON donor bidentate Schiff bases: Synthesis, characterization, biological and electrochemical investigations “Bio-assays ” Polyhedron, January 2017
  • 3. New 1-octanoyl-3-aryl thiourea derivatives: Solvent-free synthesis, characterization and multi-target biological activities “Bioassay ” Bangladesh Journal Of Pharmacology, November 2016
  • 4. Transformation of Lettuce with rol ABC Genes: Extracts Show Enhanced Antioxidant, Analgesic, AntiInflammatory, Antidepressant, and Anticoagulant Activities in Rats “Plant Transformation” Applied Biochemistry And Biotechnology, October 2016
  • 5. Evaluation of Ajuga bracteosa for antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antidepressant and anticoagulant activities “Disease Modeling ” Bmc Complementary And Alternative Medicine, September 2016
  • 6. Transformation of Lactuca sativa L. with rol C gene results in increased antioxidant potential and enhanced analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antidepressant activities in vivo “Plant Transformation” 3 Biotech, September 2016
  • 7. Phytochemical, antioxidant and hepatoprotective effects of Alnus nitida bark in carbon tetrachloride challenged Sprague Dawley rats “Disease Modeling ” Bmc Complementary And Alternative Medicine, July 2016
  • 8. Rol genes enhance the biosynthesis of antioxidants in Artemisia carvifolia Buch “Transformation and HPLC” Bmc Plant Biology, June 2016
  • 9. Synthesis, characterization, biological and electrochemical evaluation of novel ether based on donor bidentate Schiff bases “Bio-assays ” Journal Of Molecular Structure, June 2016
  • 10. Effect of rol genes on polyphenols biosynthesis in Artemisia annua and their effect on antioxidant and cytotoxic potential of the plant “Transformation and HPLC” Applied Biochemistry And Biotechnology, March 2016
  • 11. Plastids: the green frontiers for vaccine production “Vaccine Production ” Frontiers In Plant Science, November 2015
  • 12. Significance of postgrowth processing of ZnO nanostructures on antibacterial activity against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria “Nanowires ” International Journal Of Nanomedicine, July 2015
  • 13. Evaluation of analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant and anti-coagulant properties of Lactuca sativa (CV. Grand Rapids) plant tissues and cell suspension in rats “Disease Modeling ” Bmc Complementary And Alternative Medicine, June 2015
  • 14. Synthesis, biological and electrochemical evaluation of novel nitroaromatics as potential anticancerous drugs “Bio-assays ” Bioelectrochemistry, March 2015
  • 15. Synthesis, characterization, and pharmacological evaluation of selected aromatic amines. “Bio-assays ” Journal Of Chemistry, January 2015
Date TitleAgency/Organization Amount Status
2020-10-01Bioassays guided isolation and identification of anti-Alzheimer compounds from Berberis lyceumInternational Foundation of Science 1500000
  • 2nd World Congress on Pharmacology & Toxicology” on August 16-18, 2018 Rome, Italy ( )