Dr. Javaid Iqbal

Dr. Javaid Iqbal

Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences

dr.javed@ucp.edu.pk
042-35880007 Ext: 505

Dr. Javed Iqbal is a skilled Biotechnologist, Geneticist, Genome data analyst and Forensic Advisor. He received his PhD Biotechnology from PIEAS and conducted part of Ph.D. Research at CGIAR, USDA and IRRI, Philippines. He is a proud member of the team who established Faculty of Life Sciences in 2015. His Research focusses on Quantitative Genetics, Genome Mapping, Association Mapping, DNA Typing and development of DNA markers for Targeted Phenotypes. During foreign trainings, he experienced Next Generation Sequencing and Big data analysis. He has published many Scientific articles in Journals of National and International repute and supervised many graduate dissertations in diverse domains of Biotechnology. He is also member of several Committees and International Associations. He is serving as reviewer and member Editorial board for many Scientific Journals of International repute in the domain of Biotechnology.

PhD Biotechnology PIEAS 2013
M.Sc. (Hons) Plant Breeding & Genetics UAF 2007
B.Sc. (Hons)Plant Breeding & Genetics UAF 2005
F.Sc. Pre- Med. Govt. College Sahiwal2001
Matric Science Govt. High School Basir Pur 1998
Associate Professor/HOD University of Central Punjab 2019- Continued
Assistant Professor/HOD University of Central Punjab 2016-2019
Assistant Professor University of the Lahore 2014-2016
Assistant Professor University of the Punjab, Lahore 2013-2014
1Ahmad N., Zeshan A., Mahpara R., Basit Z., Wattoo J.I and Muhammad N.A. (2020). Evaluation of Antibiotic Resistance and Virulence Genes among clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from cancer patients. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 21 (5), 1333-1338. Impact Factor = 1.50.
2Muhamad S., Sajjad M., Habib Ullah S., Tahir A and Wattoo J.I. (2019). Genome-wide Association analysis for Stripe Rust Resistance in Spring Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) germplasm. Journal of Integrative Agriculture (JIA). 18(0), 2-10. Impact Factor = 1.337.
3Shahid M.N., Jamal A., Kiani M., Wattoo J.I., Rashid B and Husnain T. (2019). "Proton gradient regulator 5 (GPGR5) of Gossypium arboreum enhances salt-stress tolerance in Gossypium hirsutum". Journal of Current Science. 117(9), 1505-1511. Impact Factor = 0.883.
4Afzal M., Iqbal R., Mehmood Z., Zeshan B and Wattoo J.I. (2019). Study of GC-MS and HPLC Characterized Metabolic Compounds in Guava (Psidium guajava L.) Leaves. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences. (PJAS). 56(3), 709-713. Impact Factor: 0.69.
5Alam A., Shaheen S., Ashafaq M., Ali M et al and Wattoo J.I. (2019). Microbial Examination of Mold and Yeast in Fruit Juices collected from Lahore. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences (PJAS). 56(3), 715-721. Impact Factor: 0.69.
6Wattoo J.I., Liaqat S., Mubeen H., Ashafaq M., Shahid M.N., Farooq A., Sajjad M and Arif M. (2019). Genetic Mapping for Grain Nutritional Profile in rice using Basmati Derived Segregating Population Revealed by SSRs. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology (IJAB). 21: 929-935. Impact Factor: 0.89.
7Mubeen H., R. Pakeeza., M.A. Saleem., A. Massood., J.I Wattoo., R. Sajid and S. Kanwal. (2019). Identification analysis and evaluation of starch branching enzyme gene promoter from Oryza sativa. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 6(15). Impact Factor: 0.75.
8Mubeen H., Ammara M., Wattoo J.I., Naseem. And Raza S. (2019). Identification and Analysis of DNA binding specific Transcription factors binding sites in sucrose synthase promoter. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 4 (44). Impact Factor: 0.75.
9Hameed A., Fatima S., Wattoo J.I., Yaseen M and Saeed A. (2018). Accumulative effects of humic acid and multinutrient foliar fertilizers on the vegetative and reproductive attributes of citrus (Citrus reticulata cv. Kinnow mandarin). Journal of Plant Nutrition. Impact Factor: 0.60.
10Zeshan, B., Saleem, M. A., Wattoo, J.I., Arshad M. M., Mohamed, M. (2018). Cloning, Expression of Truncated Spike (Sf200) Glycoprotein of Infectious Bronchitis Virus (IBV) in Escherichia coli and its Immunogenicity to Mice. Pakistan Journal of Zoology. 50(3). Impact Factor: 0.69.
11Afzal M., Shahid M., Riaz M., Saleem MA., Wattoo J.I., Zeshan B and Naveed M. (2018). Role of Fungal Induced Stress in Biochemical and Phytochemical Profiling of Peganum harmala. Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents. 32(2):379-384. Impact Factor: 2.040.
12Iqbal MS, Hafeez MN, Wattoo J.I, Ali A, Sharif MN, Rashid B, Tabassum B and Nasir I.A. (2016). Prediction of host-derived miRNAs with the potential to target PVY in potato plants. Frontiers in Genetics 7:159. DOI:10.3389/F-gene.2016.00159. Impact Factor: 4.15.
13Shahid M.N., Jamal A., Aftab B., Muhammad B.B., Wattoo J.I, Kiani M.S., Rashid B Husnain T. (2016). Identification, characterization and expression profiling of salt-stress tolerant proton gradient regulator 5 (PGR5) in Gossypium arboretum. Turkish Journal of Biology. 40:889-898. Impact Factor: 1.4.
14Wattoo, J.I, M.S. Iqbal, M. Arif, Z. Saleem, M.N. Shahid and M. Iqbal. (2015). Homology modeling, functional annotation and comparative genome analysis of GBSS enzyme in rice and maize genomes. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology (IJAB). 17:1061-1065. Impact Factor: 0.89.
15Calingacion M, Laborte A, Nelson A, Resurrection A, Mumm R, Conception J. C, Daygon V D, Reinke R, Wattoo J.I, et al. (2014). Diversity of Global Rice Markets and the Science Required for Consumer-targeted Rice Breeding. PLoS ONE 9(1): e85106. Impact Factor: 3.8.
16Wattoo J.I, Khan A.S., Ali Z., Babar M., Naeem M., Ullah M.A and Hussain N (2010). Study of correlation among yield related traits and path coefficient analysis in rice (Oryza sativa L.). African Journal of Biotechnology, 9 (46) 7853-7856. Impact Factor: 0.573.
17Farhan M., Nida A., Wattoo J.I and Zeshan B. (2020). Detection of Carbapenem resistant Metallo-beta Lactamases gene among Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains isolated from cancer patients. International Journal of Biological Research. 3(1), 102-114.
18Majeed T., Shifaullah and Wattoo J.I (2019). Thermostable Alkaline Serine Protease from Bacillus haloduranes C-125: Gene Expression and Evaluation for its Industrial Usefulness. International Journal of Biosciences (IJB) 15 (2) 95-105.
19Wattoo J.I., Munawar S., Afzal M., Farooq A and Saleem M.A (2018). Biological activity and Characterization of Bioactive compounds under Lead induced stress in Maize. Advancements in Life Sciences 5(3); 96-103. (HEC Approved Y Category).
20Hameed A., Fatima S., Nauman M., Ahmad T and Wattoo J.I (2018). A Computational approach to Execute siRNA generating hotspots targeting dual DNA and RNA viral infections in potato. Asian Journal of Agriculture and Biology (AJAB). 6 (1):1-11. (HEC Approved Y Category).
21Wattoo J.I., Ijaz K., Zeshan B., Riaz T., Baig SJ., Majeed T., Khalid S and Saleem M. A (2017). Potential role of microbial consortia in biomining and bioleaching of commercial metals. Advancements in Life Sciences 5(1): 13-18. (HEC Approved Y Category).
22Rashid S., Arif A., Salariya A.M., Raza M.U., Kausar S., Saleem M.A and Wattoo J.I (2017). Nutritional evaluation of butter prepared from fresh adulterant free cow milk. Pure and Applied Biology (PAB) 6(4):1366-1371. (HEC Approved Y Category).
23Shahzad MS, Cengiz S, Iqbal J, Arif A and Wattoo J.I, (2016). Forensic Soil Analysis of Gardens from Pakistan and Turkey for Genetic Analysis and Elemental Composition using ICP-MS. Forensic Research Criminology International Journal. 3(2): 00092. DOI: 10.15406/frcij.2016.03.00092.
24Wattoo J.I, Saleem MZ, Shahzad MS, Arif A, Hameed A, Saleem MA (2016). DNA Barcoding: Amplification and Sequence analysis of rbcl and matK genome regions in three divergent plant species. Advancements in Life Sciences. 4(1): 03-07. (HEC Approved Y Category).
25Shahzad M.S, Bajwa J.I, Wattoo J.I, Saleem MA. Association patterns of volatile metabolites in urinary excretions among Type-2 Non-Insulin dependent diabetes patients (2016). Advancements in Life Sciences. 3(3): 71-74. (HEC Y Category).
26Samiullah, Khan F.A, Abdullah, Afzal A, Javed M.A, Iqbal Z, Iftakhar R and Wattoo J.I. (2012). In vitro regeneration, detection of somaclonal variation and screening for mosaic virus in sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) somaclones. African Journal of Biotechnology 11(48), 10841-10850.
27Wattoo J.I, K. Aslam, S. M. Shah, G. Shabir, M. Sabar, S. A. Naveed, R. Waheed, Samiullah, Q. H. Muqaddasi and M. Arif. (2012). Ethyl Methane Sulphonate (EMS) induced mutagenic attempts to create genetic variability in Basmati rice. Journal of Plant Breeding and Crop Science 4 (7).

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