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Institute of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering (IBGE)

Dr. Ijaz Ali
Assistant Professor (TTS), Head Division of Health Biotechnology
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Institute of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering , The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, 25130, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
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Post Doctorate [Fulbright]
The University of Tulsa, Department of Biological Sciences, Oklahoma, USA.
Doctor of Philosophy
Graduate University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, IOZ, Beijing, China.
Master of Philosophy
National Centre Of Excellence in Molecular Biology, University of the Punjab, Pakistan.
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Area of Specialization:
Understanding the molecular aspects of Infectious diseases, stem cell biology, promoter analysis and genetic diversity. Special areas of interest include
a. Infectious diseases (Viral hepatitis).
b. Molecular virology (HCV, HBV, HIV, DNV).
c. Invivo and Invitro Promoter studies.
Professional Responsibilites & Activities:
Teaching and Research.
Research Projects:
  • Determination of the Dengue Virus genotypes in the sera collection of patients affected by the 2011 dengue outbreak in Pakistan funded by Pakistan medical research council, 2012.
  • Development of a diagnostic Kit for the Genotyping of Dengue viruses prevalent in Pakistan funded by Directorate of Science and Technology Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2012.
  • Development of reliable and efficient diagnostic kits for the genotypes of Hepatitis C virus prevalent in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa funded by Directorate of Science and Technology Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2012.
  • Two IBGE funded projects on prevalence of HBV and Evaluation of HCV risk factors have been completed.
  • Development of duplex PCR assays and RFLP-based genotyping for Avian Adeno Virus, Chicken Anaemia Virus, Mycoplasma species and ILTV has been completed. The project was sponsored by Big Bird and Grand-Parent Laboratories, Pakistan.
  • Genotyping of Echinococci in human beings funded by Relief International in 2012-13.
  • Two projects on epidemiology and genotyping of Dengue virus in KPK funded by Relief International in 2012-13.
  • Distinction at the R&D best product award 2013 by the Directorate of Science and Technology Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
  • Fulbright Scholar Award 2013.
  • Research Productivity Award-2012 by Pakistan Council for Science and Technology.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Government Scholarship for Graduation (Pak)
  • Higher Education Commission of Pakistan's Scholarship for PhD-abroad (China)
  • Best presentation prize at FAPUASA seminar in 2009 (Pak)
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