FACULTY PROFILE

Dr. Muhammad Saleem Khan

Head of Department (HoD)

Ph.D Zoology



Dr. Muhammad Saleem Khan is currently Assistant Professor of Zoology and Head of Department of Molecular Biology. Dr. Khan completed his Ph.D in Zoology from Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan. He gained professional education “Master of Science Education” from Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad, Pakistan. Dr. Khan is the member of “National Academy of Young Scientists Pakistan”. He remained part of University of Okara as visiting faculty Since September 2015. Dr. Khan completed three internships from Nuclear Institute of Agriculture and Biology (NIAB), Ayub Agriculture Institute of Agriculture, Faisalabad on Bioassays in Agriculture and control of agriculture pests. He was also the part of HEC project on “Sustainable Bio-control of Helicoverpa armigera (Hub) through Araneid fauna in the Central Punjab” from 2009-2011. He worked as research associate and produced 7 research articles from this project. Regarding teaching carrier, Dr. Khan remained as Master trainer of Science and Biology for Elementary and Secondary School teachers from 2012 to 2019. He was declared “Best Master Trainer” in Primary School Teachers Diagnostic Training organized by District Training and Support Centre, Okara from 2-June to 28 June 2014. He has published 39 research and review articles in well repute journals, 3 book chapters and 7 conference papers. He is also author of a book “Environmental Pollution, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development: Issues and Remediation”. He is also working as reviewer in many high impact factor journals. Currently, he is reviewing the article for Ecological Indicators and Applied Biological Chemistry. His area of reach is Epidemiology, Fishery, biodiversity and pollution, Toxicology), Synthesis of Nanomaterial, Ecology and Physiology. Currently, Dr. Khan with his reach group is working on different community diseases, their prevalence, risk factors, knowledge, attitude and practices of population towards specific disease. He is also interested to monitor environmental health through different environmental indicators like birds (terrestrial) and fish (Aquatic habitat). M.Phil and Ph.D students are engage in both fields and working under the supervision of Dr. Khan.


PUBLICATIONS :


BOOKS

1

2020

Environmental Pollution, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development Issues and Remediation (External link)

BOOK CHAPTER

1

2020

Phytoremediation potential of Typha-An approach to Biodiversity Conservation. book, Environmental Pollution, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development Issues and Remediation by Apple Publishers (External link)

2

2020

The Genetic Resources as an Inexhaustible Source of Biodiversity in Tajikistan published in Environmental Pollution, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development Issues and Remediation. Apple Academic Publishers (External link)

JOURNAL PAPERS

1

2021

Rafique, S., Khan, M. S., Unar, R., Wajid, M., Waheed, A., & Umar, A. (2021) Evaluation of mental health and anxiety level among hepatitis C patients during COVID-19 pandemic in Pakistan. Egyptian Liver Journal, 11(1), 50. doi: 10.1186/s43066-021-00120-9 (External link)

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2021

Shoaib, M., Waheed, A., Wajid, M., Urwa, H., Khan, T., Khan., M.S., Aslam, M.W., Ahmad, S., Jafar., K., Akmal, H., Mahmood, M.I., & Shamim, S., (2021) COVID-19 vaccine: Potential candidates, achievements, and challenges, GSC Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2021, 15(03), 102–109 (External link)

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2021

Sabri, S., Khan, MI., Rafique, S., Ali, A., and Khan, M.S., (2021). Identification and expression analysis of antigenic sites of hepatitis C virus genotype 3a NS3 and NS5A genes of local isolate. Egyptian Liver Journal volume 11, Article number: 17 (External link)

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2021

Ahmad, S., Jafar, K., Khan, M.S., Wajid, M., Waheed, M., Aslam, M.W., Khan, A., Nawaz. A. (2021). Targeted accumulation of some heavy metals in Liver, Kidney, Gills and Muscles of Labeo calbasu inhibiting the freshwater riverine system. International. Journal of Biosciences 18(2), 11-19, February 2021. (External link)

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2020

Khan, M. S., Qureshi, N. A., Jabeen, F., Wajid, M., Sabri, S., & Shakir, M. (2020). The role of garlic oil in the amelioration of oxidative stress and tissue damage in rohu Labeo rohita treated with silver nanoparticles. Fisheries Science, 1-15. (External link)

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2020

Farooq, Z., Nadeem, M., Hussain, T., Abrar, M., Hassan, T., Khan, MS., Wajid, M., Fatima, M., & Babar, M. (2020). Gastrointestinal Parasites of Common Teal (Anas Crecca) in the Wetlands of Punjab, Pakistan International Journal of Progressive Sciences and Technologies, 21(1), 188-195 26. (External link)

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2020

1. Nawaz, A., Khattak, N. N., Khan, M. S., Nangyal, H., Sabri, S., & Shakir, M. (2020). Deficiency of vitamin B12 and its relation with neurological disorders: a critical review. The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology, 81(1), 10. (External link)

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2020

Khan, A., Jafar, K., Ahmad, S., Khan, MS., Wajid, M., Waheed, A (2020). Revision of some morphometric characteristics and building the standard haematological reference value in Rita rita from Pakistan. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 8(5):1503-1507. (External link)

9

2020

Riaz, A., Riaz, M. A., Shahzad, K., Ijaz, B., & Khan, M. S. (2020). Deposition trend of subchronic exposure of copper oxide nanoparticles (CuO-NPs) and its effect on the antioxidant system of Labeo rohita. International Nano Letters, 1-7. (External link)

10

2019

Ahmad, S., Nadeem, M., Gull, M., Khan, FU., Rafiq, M., Lutfullah, G., Shah, A., Nangyal, H., Khan, Z., Khan MS., (2019) Antimicrobial, Antioxidant and Cytotoxic Potential of Aerial Parts of Monotheca buxifolia. Journal of Mathematical and Fundamental Sciences, 51(2), 138-151. (External link)

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2019

Mehmood,S., Raza, H., Abid, F., Saeed, N., Rehan, HM., Javed, S., Khan, MS., (2019) National Prevalence rate of Hepatitis B and C in Pakistan and its risk factors. Journal of Public Health. 1-14. (External link)

12

2018

Khan, M. S., Qureshi, N. A., & Jabeen, F. (2018). Ameliorative role of nano-ceria against amine coated Ag-NP induced toxicity in Labeo rohita. Applied Nanoscience, 1-15. (External link)

13

2018

Asghar, M. S., Qureshi, N. A., Jabeen, F., Khan, M. S., Shakeel, M., & Chaudhry, A. S. (2018). Ameliorative Effects of Selenium in ZnO NP-Induced Oxidative Stress and Hematological Alterations in Catla catla. Biological Trace Element Research. (External link)

14

2018

Farooq, Z., Akram, S. M., Khan, M. S., & Wajid, M. (2018). Ecological Assortment of Snakes in Southern Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 50(1), 397-400 (External link)

15

2018

Zubair, F., Nawaz, S. K., Nawaz, A., Nangyal, H., Amjad, N., & Khan, M. S. (2018). Prevalence of cardiovascular diseases in Punjab, Pakistan: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Public Health, 1-7. 10.1007/s10389-018-0898-4. (External link)

16

2017

Raza, A., Javed, S., Qureshi, M. Z., Khan, M. U., & Khan, M. S. (2017). Synthesis and study of catalytic application of l-methionine protected gold nanoparticles. Applied Nanoscience, 7(7), 429-437. (External link)

17

2017

Shakeel, M., Jabeen, F., Iqbal, R., Chaudhry, A. S., Zafar, S., Ali, M., Khan, M. S., Khalid, A., Shabbir, S., & Asghar, M. S. (2017). Assessment of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles (TiO2-NPs) Induced Hepatotoxicity and Ameliorative Effects of Cinnamomum cassia in Sprague-Dawley Rats. Biological Trace Element Research, 182, pages57–69 (External link)

18

2017

Khan, M. S., Qureshi, N. A., & Jabeen, F. (2017). Assessment of toxicity in fresh water fish Labeo rohita treated with silver nanoparticles. Applied Nanoscience, 7, 167–179 (External link)

19

2017

Zubair, F., Amjad, N., Nawaz, A., Khan, S. Y., Arshad, M., Khattak, N. N., & Khan, M. S. (2017). Level of serum heavy metal concentration in pregnant and non-pregnant women of district Sargodha: A comparative study. International Journal of Biosciences, 10(3), 350-356. (External link)

20

2017

Asghar, M. S., Qureshi, N. A., Jabeen, F., Wajid, M., Farooq, Z., Javed, S., Ahmad, R., & Khan, M. S. (2017). A Review of Cinnamon as antioxidant in the amelioration of oxidative stress related disorders International Journal of Biosciences, 10(2), 89-99 (External link)

21

2017

Asghar, M. S., Khan, M. S., Qurashi, N. A., Jabeen, F., Wajid, M., & Farooq, Z. (2017) Antioxidant potential of Allium sativum, Cinnamomum zeylanicum and Azadirachta indica against free radicals and their antimicrobial activity against isolated microbes from diseased Tilapia. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, 5(5), 1973-1979. (External link)

22

2017

Khan, M. S., Wajid, M., Abbas, T. A., Farooq, Z., Akhtar, M. S., Kaleem, M., Saeed, S., & Khan, A. (2017). Change in the population dynamics of spiders with the seasonal variations in the Sugarcane fields. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences, 10(4), 156-162. (External link)

23

2016

Khan, M. S., Qureshi, N. A., Jabeen, F., Asghar, M. S., Shakeel, M., & Fakhar, A. M. (2016). Eco-Friendly Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Through Economical Methods and Assessment of Toxicity Through Oxidative Stress Analysis in the Labeo Rohita. Biological Trace Element Research, 1-13. (External link)

24

2016

Khan, F. U., Rahool, Nangyal, B., Nangyal, H., & Khan, M. S. (2016). Changes in cardiac troponin level in Myocardial infracted patients and its relation with age. International Journal of Biosciences, 9(2), 97-103. (External link)

25

2016

Khan, M. U., Qurashi, N. A., Khan, M. S., Jabeen, F., Umar, A., Yaqoob, J., & Wajid, M. (2016). Generation of reactive oxygen species and their impact on the health related parameters: A critical review. International Journal of Biosciences, 9(1), 303-323 (External link)

26

2016

Khan, M. S., Quershi, NA., Jabeen, F., Asghar, MS Shakeel, M., 2016. Analysis of minerals profile, phenolic compounds and potential of Garlic (Allium sativum) as antioxidant scavenging the free radicals. International Journal of Biosciences, 8 (4) 72-82 (External link)

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2016

Khan, M.S., Quershi, N.A., Khan, M.U., Jabeen, F., Shakeel, M., Umar, A., Asghar, MS., (2016). Mortality response of wheat aphid (Rhopalosiphum padi) against most commonly used insecticides in Pakistan. International Journal of Biosciences, 8 (2) 1-8 (External link)

28

2016

Umar, A., Sohail, A., Javed, S., Yaqoob, J., Hamid, A., Arshad, T., Khalid, M., Khan, M. U., & Khan, M. S. (2016). Biosorption of some toxic metals by pine nut shell from contaminated waste water. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences, 9(1), 465-473. (External link)

29

2016

Ahmed, T., Rahool, Khattak, N. N., Khan, F., Shahabudddin, & Khan, M. S. (2016). Prevalence of Hepatitis B virus, Hepatitis C virus and HIV in blood donors of different areas of Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa, Pakistan. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences, 9(1), 304-309. (External link)

30

2016

Maqsood, I., Mohsin S B, Li Yi-Jing, Tang Li-Jie, Khan, M. S., , K. U. R., Shahla A, Bukhari, A., & Jamal, S. S. (2016). Abundance and Fluctuation in Spider Diversity in Citrus Fruits from Located in Vicinity of Faisalabad Pakistan. Journal of Northeast Agricultural University (English Edition), 23(2), 59-64. (External link)

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2016

Asghar, M. S., Quershi, N. A., Jabeen, F., Shakeel, M., & Khan, M. S. (2016). Genotoxicity and oxidative stress analysis in the Catla catla treated with ZnO NPs. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences, 8(4), 91-104 (External link)

32

2016

Hamid, A., Khan, MU.,Yaqoob, J., Umar, A., Ali, A., Rehman, A., Javed, S., Sohail, A., Anwar, A., Khan MS., 2016. Assessment of mercury load in river Ravi, urban sewage streams of Lahore Pakistan and its impact on the oxidative stress of exposed fish. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences, 8(4):2222-3045. (External link)

33

2015

Khan, M. S., Jabeen, F., Asghar, M. S., Qureshi, N. A., Shakeel, M., Noureen, A. and Shabbir, S. (2015). Role of nao-ceria in the amelioration of oxidative stress: current and future applications in medicine. International Journal of Biosciences (IJB), 6(8), 89-109 (External link)

34

2015

Shakeel, M., Jabeen, F., Shabbir, S., Asghar, M. S., Khan, M. S., & Chaudhry, A. S. (2015). Toxicity of Nano-Titanium Dioxide (TiO2-NP) Through Various Routes of Exposure: a Review. Biological trace element research, 1-36 (External link)

35

2015

Khan, M. S., Asghar, M. S., Maqsood, I., Bukhari, M., Han, L., Li-jie, T., Yi-jing, L., Shahla, A. and Khalil, U. R. (2015). Laboratory Observations Regarding Different Instars of Cyclosa insulana (Costa, 1834) (Araneidae) During Developmental Stages. Journal of Northeast Agricultural University (English Edition), 22(2), 52-59. (External link)

36

2015

Khan, M. S., Jabeen, F., Qureshi, N. A., Asghar, M.S., S., M., and Noureen, A. (2015). Toxicity of silver nanoparticles in fish: a critical review. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences, 6(5), 211-227 (External link)

37

2015

Asghar, M. S., Qureshi, N. A., Jabeen, F., Khan, M. S., Shakeel, M. and Noureen, A. (2015). Toxicity of zinc nanoparticles in fish: a critical review. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences, 7(1), 431-439. (External link)

38

2015

Mohsin, S. B., Li Yi-jing, T. L.-j., Maqsood I, Ting Ma-sun, Han Le-meng, Khalil U R, Andleeb S, Khan, M. S and Asghar, S. M. (2015). Predatory Efficacy of Cotton Inhabiting Spiders on Bemisiatabaci, Amrasca devastans Thrips tabaci and Helicoverpa armigera in Laboratory Conditions. Journal of Northeast Agricultural University (English Edition), 22(3), 48-53. (External link)

39

2012

Khuhro, R., A. Ghafoor, A. Mahmood, Khan, M. S., S. Andleeb, M. Bukhari, I. Maqsood, Shahjahan, M. M. and Baloch, N. A. (2012b). Impact of Temperature and Relative humidity on Population abundance of Predatory spiders in Cotton fields. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 22(3), 649-652 (External link)

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2012

Khuhro, R., Ghafoor, A., Mahmood, A., Khan, M.S., Andleeb, S., Bukhari, M., Maqsood, I., Shahjahan, M. and Baloch, N. (2012a). Assessment of potential of predatory spiders in controlling the cotton jassid (Amrasca devastans) under laboratory conditions. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 22(3), 635-638 (External link)

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2011

Ghafoor, A., Khan, M. S., Mahmood, A., Ahmad, F., Hassan, M. and Anees, A. (2011). Resistance status of Helicoverpa armigera (Hub) against mixture of Profenofos and Indoxacarb (1: 1) insecticides at Faisalabad, Pakistan. World Applied Sciences Journal, 13(1), 90-94. (External link)

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2011

Ghafoor, A., Saba, I., Khan, M.S., Farooq, H. and Amjad, I. (2011). Predatory potential of Cryptolaemus montrouzieri for Cotton Mealybug under laboratory conditions. The JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 21(1), 90-93 (External link)

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2011

Ghafoor, A., Mahmood, A., Iqbal, N., Khan, M. S., Azam, F., & Farooq, H. A. (2011). Identification of Prey Remmants in the Gut of Spiders by polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis (PAGE) of Esterase Isozymes. World Applied Sciences Journal, 14(4), 586-590 (External link)

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2011

Ghafoor, A., Ansar, Khan, M. S., Anees, A.R., Shaheen.R., Kausar, S., (2011). Role of Temperature and relative Humidity on the development of Amrasca devastans (Homoptera; Cicadellidae) under the laboratory conditions in Faisalabad, Pakistan. Middle East Journal of Scientific Research 7:669-673. (External link)

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2010

Ghafoor, A., Akbar, M., Ansar, M., Amjad, I., Khan, M. S., & Ashraf, M. (2010). Morning responses of Calliphorid and Sarcophagid prepupae towards different pupation materials. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences (Pakistan). 20(4): 2010, 281-285 (External link)

CONFERENCES AND PROCEEDINGS

1

2019

Nawaz, A., Wajid, m., Khan, MS., (2019). Assessment of Heavy Metals in water of Sutlej River at Sulemanki Head Works and their Bioaccumulation in different organs of Labeo calbasu, Wallago attu and Sperata sarwari. 1st National Conference on Multidisciplinary Research (NCMR-2019) March 27-28, University of Okara (External link)

2

2019

Ahmad, B., Wajid, M., Khan, MS., (2019). Indian crested porcupine (Hystrix indica) in Pipli pahar irrigated plantation (Okara, Punjab, Pakistan ): active burrow density and damage. 1st National Conference on Multidisciplinary Research (NCMR-2019) March 27-28, University of Okara (External link)

3

2019

Mahmood, MI., Wajid, M., Khan, MS., (2019) Community Knowledge, Practices and Attitudes towards Dengue in Urban and Suburban Populations of Okara (Pakistan). 1st National Conference on Multidisciplinary Research (NCMR-2019) March 27-28, University of Okara (External link)

4

2019

Ali, N., Wajid, M., Khan, MS., (2019) A Community based study of prevailing Knowledge, Attitude and general Practices regarding Tuberculosis in Okara (Pakistan) human population.1st National Conference on Multidisciplinary Research (NCMR-2019) March 27-28 (External link)

5

2019

Younas, M., Wajid, m., Khan, MS., (2019). Study on Social Behavior and circadian variations in the different Behavioral activities of captive Hog Deer (Axis porcinus) in Changa Manga Forest park 1st National Conference on Multidisciplinary Research (NCMR-2019) March 27-28, University of Okara (External link)

6

2007

Participated in 27th Congress of Zoology organized by Zoological Society of Pakistan held at Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, Pakistan on February 27 to 1st March, 2007.

7

2007

Shafqat, U., Khan, MS., Ghafoor A., (2007) Biodiversity of Aranaid Fauna in cotton fields. National Research Conference held at Holiday Inn hotel, by University of South Asia,Lahore June, 29, 30, 2007.


WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS

1

2017

Seminar on “Emerging ideas for Managing Fish Biodiversity” held at Fish Biodiversity Hatchery Chasma, Mainwali, Pakistan 2017

2

2013

Two days International Seminar on “Water Quality and Its Impacts on Fish Health” organized by Department of Zoology, Government College University, Faisalabad in collaboration with New Castle University, UK under HEC-BC funded INSPIRE project, 12 and 13th September, 2013.

3

2009

Training Workshop “Traffic Rules and Security Measures” held on November 11th, 2009 in Nusrat Fath Ali Khan Auditorium, Faisalabad.


MEMBERSHIPS

1

2020

NAYS (National Academy of Young Scientists) Pakistan



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