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Institute of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering (IBGE)

Dr. Aqib Iqbal
Assistant Professor
Phone:
+92 91 9216553
Mobile:
+ 92 300 5950162
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+92 91 9221262
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www.aup.edu.pk
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Institute of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering , Agricultural University Peshawar, 25130, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
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Education:
PhD in Biofunctional chemistry (Plant Biotechnology and Molecular Biology
M.Sc (Hons) in Crop Production (Agronomy)
HEC Approved Supervisor:
Yes
Area of Specialization:
Plant Biotechnology and Molecular Biology
Professional Responsibilites & Activities:
Teaching and Research.
Research Projects:
a. Utilizing wild species from the arid regions to genetically engineer drought stress tolerance in crop plants (Cost: Rs. 2.86 million, Sponsors: PSF, Status: Approved)
b. Overexpression of AP2/EREBP transcription factors to enhance cold and drought stress tolerance of tomato (Cost: Rs. 3.0 million, Sponsor: ALP-PARC, Status: in review)
c. Production of disease resistant tomato using a broad spectrum antifungal gene (ChiC) isolated from Streptomyces griseus (CostRs. 2.81 million, Sponsor PSF)
Awards/Honors/Recognitions:
MEXT scholarship for PhD studies in Japan.
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