Dr. Kanza Aziz Awan

Dr. Kanza Aziz Awan

Assistant Professor

Kanza.aziz@ucp.edu.pk
+92-324-7066000

Dr Kanza Aziz Awan holds PhD in Food Technology from The University of Agriculture Faisalabad. She has been recipient of merit scholarship throughout her academic career and won Silver medal in BSc. (Hons.). She has 3 years teaching and research experience and expertise in the field of food science and nutrition. Dr. Kanza Awan has published numerous articles in national and international journals. She has co-authored a book, “Scientific Presentations”, and has contributed four chapters in local and international books. Her research competencies focus in the domain of human nutrition with special reference to functional foods and nutraceuticals. She also has research interest in designer foods, plant based bioactives, antioxidants and their health boosting perspectives. She has participated in several national and international conferences. She also worked as an organizer in numerous national and international conferences, seminars and training programs. Kanza is a life member of Pakistan Society of Food Scientists and Technologists.

PhD Food scienceFood scienceUAF, PAkistan2017
MSc (Hons.) FTFood TechnologyUAF, Pakistan2013
BSc (Hons.) FSTFood science & technologyUAF, Pakistan2007
Research associateUniversity of Agriculture, Faisalabad2012-2014
Teaching AssistantUniversity of Agriculture, Faisalabad3/2015-7/2015
Visiting Assistant Professor The University of Punjab9/2019-1/2020
Assistant ProfessorThe University of Central Punjab3/2020-Continue
1Kanza Aziz Awan, Masood Sadiq Butt, Mian Kamran Sharif and Fatma Hussain. 2018. Compositional profiling of selected Pakistani date cultivars. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences 55(3):575-581. (IF. 0.690)
2Kanza Aziz Awan, Masood Sadiq Butt, Iahtisham ul Haq and Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria. 2019. Investigating the antioxidant potential of garlic (Allium sativum) extracts through different extraction modes. Current Bioactive Compounds 15 (1):45-50.
3Kanza Aziz Awan, Masood Sadiq Butt, Iahtisham-ul-Haq, Faiza Ashfaq and Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria. 2017. Storage stability of garlic fortified chicken bites. Journal of Food Chemistry and Nanotechnology 3:80-85.
4Kanza Aziz Awan, Masood Sadiq Butt, Javaid Aziz Awan and Tahir Zahoor. 2015 Sensory profile of conventional and supercritical garlic extract nutrified chicken bites. Pakistan Journal of Food Sciences 25:92-97.
5Kanza Aziz Awan, Masood Sadiq Butt, Faiza Ashfaq, Hussan Munir and Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria. 2019. Prophylactic potential of conventional and supercritical garlic extracts to alleviate diet related malfunctions. Recent Patents in Food Nutrition and Agriculture 10(1): 34-47.
6Faiza Ashfaq, Masood Sadiq Butt, Ahmad Bilal, Kanza Aziz Awan and Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria. 2019 .Assessing the bioefficacy of conventional solvent and supercritical fluid extracts of green tea to alleviate lifestyle related dysfunctions. Clinical Phytoscience. 5(7):1-12.
7Kanza Aziz Awan, Masood Sadiq Butt, Faiza Ashfaq, Hussan Munir and Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria. Effect of date fruit supplemented diet on serum lipidemic and oxidative stress biomarkers in rodent experimental modelling. Accepted In: International Food Research Journal.
8Faiza Ashfaq, Masood Sadiq Butt, Kanza Aziz Awan and Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria. Assessing the therapeutic potential of red cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. Capitata) to modulate renal and cardiac oxidative stress biomarkers in hypercholestrolemic rabbits. Accepted for publication in Current Bioactive Compounds.

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