Dr. Tanzeela Riaz

Dr. Tanzeela Riaz

Dr. Tanzeela Riaz

Assistant Professor

dr.tanzeela@ucp.edu.pk
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Dr. Tanzeela Riaz received PhD degree in December 2015 from University of the Punjab, Lahore with specialization in Biochemical Toxicology. She has almost 10 years research experience in Biochemical Toxicology, Environmental Biochemistry, Pesticide Resistance, Pest Control Management, Enzyme Biotechnology, Industrial Microbiology and Bio-Degradation. PhD research project entitled “Biochemical basis of development of resistance in phosphine exposed populations of Trogoderma granarium from Punjab: Role of esterases and microsomal enzymes”. MS research project entitled “Production and characterization of alkaline proteolytic enzyme from Bacillus sp.” She has published eighteen research articles in HEC recognized/impact factor international & national journals and 16 abstracts in international proceedings. She has participated in several national and international conferences and seminars as organizer and presenter. She has supervised 8 MS and 6 MSc theses. She is currently supervising one PhD and two BS theses. Higher Education Commission of Pakistan awarded “indigenous 5000 PhD Fellowship” and University of the Punjab awarded Merit scholarships during MS. Higher Education Commission of Pakistan appointed Assistant Professor in University of Central Punjab, Lahore. She is reviewer of some national international research journals, incharge Animal House, Member of Quality Enhancement Cell and member of the ethics committee at UCP, Lahore. Expertise in all techniques relevant to biochemistry like SDS PAGE, PCR, ELISA, Gel Documentation, Pest Culture Rearing etc.

Ph.DBiochemistryUniversity of the Punjab, Lahore2015
Assistant ProfessorFaculty of Life Sciences, University of Central Punjab, Lahore22nd April 2016-till date
Visiting LecturerDepartment of Science Education, IER University of the Punjab, Lahore20th Oct 2015-2nd April 2016
1RIAZ, T., SHAKOORI, F.R., MANSOOR, H., KHAN, S. AND SALEEM, M.A., 2019. Efficacy of Mixture of Pesticides on the Mortality and Energy Reserves of a Stored Grain Pest Trogoderma granarium Everts. Pakistan J. Zool, 51(6): 2297-2309.
2RIAZ, T., SHAKOORI, F.R. AND ALI, S.S. and SALEEM, M.A., 2019. Phosphine induced alterations in microsomal enzymes of a stored grain pest Trogoderma granarium collected from godowns of Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool, 50.
3RIAZ, T., KHAN, F.S. AND SHAKOORI, F.R., 2019. Screening and optimization of cultural conditions for production of thermophilic mannanase from Bacillus megaterium. Punjab Univ. J. Zool., 31
4NAEEM, A., NOREEN, S., RIAZ, T., IDNAN, M. AND KAMRAN, A., 2019. Response of some biochemical components in phosphine susceptible and resistant populations of 4th instar larvae of Trogoderma granarium (Coleoptera: Dermestidae). International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research, 47(1):77-85.
5RIAZ, T., SHAKOORI, F.R. AND ALI, S.S. and Saleem, M.A., 2018. Phosphine-induced alterations in microsomal enzymes of a stored grain pest Trogoderma granarium collected from godowns of Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool, 50(1): 291-297.
6HAFIZ, A., RIAZ, T. AND SHAKOORI, F.R., 2018. Deltamethrin induced changes in the activities of various esterases in deltamethrin-resistant populations of Trogoderma granarium. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 50(4):1475-1482.
7SHAKOORI, F. R., FEROZE, A., GONDAL, A., SAHAR AKRAM AND RIAZ, T., 2018. Impact of Lambda-Cyhalothrin on carbohydrate metabolizing enzymes and macromolecules of a stored grain pest, Trogoderma granarium. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 50(4):1467-1474.
8SHAKOORI, F. R., RIAZ, T., RAMZAN U., FEROZ, A. AND SHAKOORI, AR., 2018. Toxicological Effect of Esfenvalerate on Carbohydrate Metabolizing Enzymes and Macromolecules of a Stored Grain Pest, Trogoderma granarium. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 50(4):2185-2192.
9RIAZ, T., SHAKOORI, F.R. AND ALI, S.S., 2017. Effect of Phosphine on Esterases of Larvae and Adult Beetles of Phosphine-Exposed Populations of Stored Grain Pest, Trogoderma granarium Collected from Different Godowns of Punjab. Pakistan J. Zool, 49 (3): 819-824.
10HAFIZ, A., RIAZ, T. AND SHAKOORI, F.R., 2017. Metabolic Profile of a stored grain pest Trogoderma granarium exposed to deltamethrin, Pakistan J. Zool, 49(1): 183-188.
11RIAZ, T., SHAKOORI, F.R. AND ALI, S.S., 2016.Toxicity of phosphine against tolerant and susceptible populations of Trogoderma granarium collected from Punjab, Pakistan. Punjab Univ. J. Zool., 31(1): 25-30.
12SHAKOORI, F. R., FEROZE, A. AND RIAZ, T., 2016. Effect of Sub-lethal Doses of Phosphine on Macromolecular Concentrations and Metabolites of Adult Beetles of Stored Grain Pest, Trogoderma granarium, Previously Exposed to Phosphine, Pakistan J. Zool, 48(2): 583-588
13SHAKOORI, F. R., SHOKAT, M., SALEEM, F. AND RIAZ, T., 2015. Screening, optimization and Characterization of Xylanase by Locally Isolated Bacteria. Punjab Univ. J. Zool., 30(2): 65-71.
14RIAZ, T., SHAKOORI, F.R. AND ALI, S. S., 2014. Effect of temperature on the development, survival, fecundity and lngevity of stored grain pest, Trogoderma granarium. Pakistan J. Zool., 46 (6):1485-1489.
15ALI, S. S., ATTA, B., & RIAZ, T., 2014. Effect of different nitrogen sources and Niacin on β-Mannanse producation from locally isolated bacterial strian Bacillus badius. Pakistan J. Mol. Med., 1(1-2): 17-22.
16ALI, S. S., MAZHAR, H., & RIAZ, T., 2011. Screening and characterization of cypermethrin degrading bacteria from polluted samples. Punjab Univ. J. Zool., 26(1): 59-74.
17ALI, S. S., NAZIR, M., & RIAZ, T., 2010. Effect of salt stress and vitamin B1 on amylase production potential in locally isolated bacteria. Punjab Univ. J. Zool., 25(1-2): 67-80.
18ALI, S. S., HABIB, I., & RIAZ, T., 2009. Screening and characterization of alkaliphilic bacteria from industrial effluents. Punjab Univ. J. Zool., 24(1-2): 49-60.
19ALI, S. S., ALI, S., MUNIR, S., & RIAZ, T., 2008. Insecticidal and bactericidal effects of ethanolic leaf extract of common oleander, Nerium oleander. Punjab Univ. J. Zool., 23(1-2): 81-90.
20RIAZ, T., SHAKOORI, F.R. AND ALI, S.S. and SALEEM, M.A., 2021. Phosphine induced alterations in microsomal enzymes of a stored grain pest Trogoderma granarium collected from godowns of Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistan J. Zool, 50. 1-11.(Impact factor=0.79)
21Nawaz, A., Riaz, T., And Ahmad, A., 2021. In-vitro evaluation of antiproliferative potential of various fractions of Silybum marianum using HeLa and HepG2 cell lines. Pakistan J. Pharma. Sci., 34(2): 755-760 (Impact factor=0.596)
22FEROZ, A., SHAKOORI, F. R., RIAZ, T., AND SHAKOORI, A. R. (2020). Development of resistance in stored grain pest, Trogoderma granarium (Everts) against deltamethrin and its effective control by synergistic toxicity of bifenthrin and chlorpyrifos. Journal of Stored Products Research, 88, 101673 (Impact factor=2.12).

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