Muhammad Idnan

Muhammad Idnan

Lecturer (Zoology)

Muhammad Idnan is working as a Lecturer in the Department of Zoology, University of Central Punjab, Lahore. He joined this institution during 2018 and since then remained involved in various academic and administrative activities. He is working on Genetic Diversity in Bats of Pakistan and is amongst very few who are making efforts to conserve bats and raising awareness among the public for these environment-friendly creatures. He is also working on Biodiversity and Conservation issues. He is working for mammalian management. Muhammad Idnan is a wildlife biologist and has a good understanding of wildlife conservation issues and their management. He has presented his research work at various conferences and has attended workshops and training programs. As a supervisor, he has produced 10 M. Phil. students. He has several pieces of training to his credit regarding the conservation of wildlife

  1. Wildlife
  2. Physiology
  3. Developmental Biology
  4. Animal Diversity

Education

PhD Scholar (Wildlife and Ecology)
University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences

M.Phil (Wildlife and Ecology)
University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences

Master of (Science Zoology)
University of The Punjab,

Bachelor of (Zoology, Botany and Chemistry)
University of The Punjab

Experience

Current Status
  • Lecturer, Department of Zoology, University of Central Punjab, Lahore
    Lecturer Since November 2018-todate)
  • Teaching & Research
    Lecturer, Department of Zoology, Minhaj University, Lahore
    July 1, 2015 to October 31, 2018)
  • Teaching & Research
    Coordinator -Zoology Department
    Private Sector University
  • Visiting Lecturer
    Department of Zoology, University of Education, Township Campus, Lahore
    Since February 2018 to August 2019)
    Public sector University.
  • Lecturer,
    Department of Wildlife & Ecology, UVAS, Lahore
    Since September 2011 – to June 2015
    Teaching and Research
    Resident Tutor of Boys Hostel,
    Manager of Wild Animals and care taker staff,
    Department of Wildlife & Ecology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 54000 Lahore Pakistan
    Public sector University.

Academic achievements

  1. Sports In-charge Zoology Department, Minhaj University Lahore
  2. Convener UVAS Tug of War Club (Ravi Campus) University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 54000 Lahore Pakistan.
  3. General Secretary of Zoological Society at Govt. College of Science, Wahdat Road Lahore, Pakistan.

Publications

  1. Shahbaz, M., A. Javid, M. Mahmood-ul-Hassan, S.M. Hussain, S. Ashraf and M. Idnan. 2014. Recent record of Scotophilus heathii from wheat-rice based agroecosystem of Punjab. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 46(4): 1175-1179. (Impact Factor = 0.4)
  2. Muhammad Nadeema, Ansar Ullaha, Muhammad Idnan and Muhammad Ali, “Enhancing Shelf Life of Vegetable Oil Blend by Using Moringa oleifera Leaf Extract as Antioxidant.” accepted in Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research. Pak. j. sci. ind. res. Ser. B: biol. sci. 2015 58 (2)………… Impact Factor = 2.203
  3. M. Altaf, A. Javid, A. M. Khan, M. Umair, Irfan, S. Ashraf, M. Idnan, M.S. Haider and Z. Ali. Assessment of Waterfowl Diversity of River Chenab, Pakistan.” The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 25(3 Supp. 2) 2015 Special Issue Page: 382-388. (Impact Factor =0.448)
  4. Muddasir Hassan Abbasi, Komal David, Muhammad Idnan, Zaira Ahmed, Asif Mahmood Qureshi, Effect of Time-Lapse Administration of Panadol (Paracetamol) on Spleen and Kidney Functions of Adult Albino Mice. RADS Journal of Biological Research and Applied Science, 9 (2), December 2018.

Conference Papers

  1. NEUTROPHILIA AND TRANSAMINASE ACTIVITY DURING THIOACETAMIDE INDUCED ACUTE PHASE REACTION IN RATS, Mudassar Hassan Abbasi, Muhammad Babar Khawar, Ghulam Mustafa, Sana Fatima, Muhammad Idnan And Nadeem Sheikh Abstracts of 32nd Pakistan Congress of Zoology CBGP-140, Pg. No. 81.
  2. HEMATOLOGICAL AND SEROLOGICAL CHANGES DURING NERIUM OLEINDER (N.O), INDUCED ACUTE-PHASE RESPONSE, Mudassar Hassan Abbasi, Muhammad Idnan, Ghulam Mustafa, Muhammad Babar Khawar, Sana Fatima And Nadeem Sheikh Abstracts of 32nd Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) CBGP-142, Pg. No. 82.
  3. RESCENT RECORDS AND MORPHOMETRICS OF FULVOUS FRUIT BAT, ROSETTES LESCHENAULTHII FROM MALAKAND, Muhammad Idnan, Arshad Javed And Muhammad Mehmood-Ul-Hassan and Tehseen Javed Abstracts of 33rd Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) FEWFM-190, Pg. No. 382.
  4. VARIATION IN WOOD DENSITY, SPECIFIC LEAF AREA AND DECOMPOSITION RATE AMONG VARIOUS PLANT SPECIES ALONG ALTITUDINIAL GRADIENT IN PAKISTAN
    Sahar Suleman, Arshad Javid Rehmat Ullah Qureshi, Rizwana Noor, Sobia Niaz and Muhammad Idnan Abstracts of 33rd Pakistan Congress of Zoology FEWFM-17, Pg. No. 282.
  5. A HEMATOLOGICAL COMPARARISON BETWEEN NATURAL AND SYNTHETIC SOURCE OF INFLAMATION IN ALBINO RATS. Ghullam Mustafa, Babar Khawar, Mudassar Hassan Abbasi, Sana Fatima, Muhammad Usmani, Shaista Kanwal, Muhammad Idnan, Aftab Iqbal And Nadeem Sheikh Abstracts of 33rd Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) CBGP-198, Pg. No. 123.
  6. EPIDEMIOLOGICAL, SEROLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR ANALYSIS OF HCY IN DIFFERENT RISK GROUPS, Saira Azmat, Asif Mehmood Qureshi, Marium Faiz, Faheen Nawaz And Muhammad Idnan Abstracts of 33rd Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) CBGP-124, Pg. No. 76.
  7. BAT FAUNA OF DISTRICT BAHAWALPUR, Muhammad Idnan, Arshad Javid, Muhammad Mahmood-Ul-Hassan, Sana Ashraf and Syed Makhdoom Hussain Abstract of 34th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) FEWFM-129 Pg. No. 275.
  8. FIRST RECORD OF BLYTH’S HORSESHOE BAT, RHINOLOPUS LEPIDUS FROM PUNJAB, PAKISTAN Arshad Javid, Muhammad Shahbaz Chattha, Muhammad Mahmood-Ul-Hassan, Syed Makhdoom Hussain, Sana Ashraf and Muhammad Idnan, Abstract of 34th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) FEWFM-107 Pg. No. 262.
  9. RECENT RECORD OF SCOTOPHILUS HEATHII FROM WHEAT-RICE BASED AGROECOSYSTEM OF PUNJAB, Muhammad Shahbaz, Arshad Javid, Muhammad Mahmood-Ul-Hassan, Syed Makhdoom Hussain, Sana Ashraf And Muhammad Idnan. Abstract of 34th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) FEWFM-106 Pg. No. 262.
  10. ETHNO-ORNITHOLOGICAL SURVEY, DISTRIBUTION AND CONSERVATION OF AVIFAUNA IN THE TERRITORY OF RIVER CHENAB, PUNJAB, PAKISTAN Sahar Suleman, Arshad Javid, Muhammad Altaf, Muhammad Umair, Irfan Babu, Muhammad Asif Munir, Khalid Javed Iqbal, Abdul Majid Khan, Muhammad Idnan and Zulfiqar Ali.
    Abstract of 34th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) FEWFM-125 Pg. No. 273.
  11. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EGG WEIGHT AND GROWTH TRAITS IN PHASINUS COLCHICUS FED WITH POULTRY FEED IN CAPTIVITY, Sana Ashraf, Arshad Javid, Muhammad Akram, Saira Malik and Muhammad Idnan, Abstract of 34th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) CBGP-184 Pg. No. 119.
  12. COMPARATIVE STUDIES ON BEHAVIORAL ASPECTS AND MILK COMPOSITION OF WILD BORN AND CAPTIVE BORN CHINKARA, GAZELLA BENNETTII IN CAPTIVITY Muhammad Idnan Arsha Javid and Sana Ashraf, Abstract of 35th Pakistan Congress of Zoology(International) FEWFM-123.
  13. RELATIVE DIVERSITY AND THREATS TO COMMERCIALLY IMPORTANT FISHES OF THE RIVER RAVI, PAKISTAN, Shahid Ali, Ali Hussain, Waseem Ahmad Khan, Ali Hassan, Muhammad Idnan, Muhammad Akmal, Muhammad Qayyaum, Abstract of 35th Pakistan Congress of Zoology(International) FEWFM-46.
  14. COMPARATIVE STUDIES ON GROWTH PERFORMANCE, PARASITIC VARIATIONS AND REPRODUCTIVE TRAITS IN DOMESTIC AND WILD PIGEON Muhammad Awais Nazir, Arshad Javid, Rizwana Noor, Sana Ashraf, Muhammad Idnan and Waqas Ali Abstract of 35th Pakistan Congress of Zoology(International) PAR-29.
  15. STUDIES ON GROWTH TRAITS AND PARASITIC VARIATIONS AT DIFFERENT LIFE HISTORY STAGES IN PEAFOWL, PAVO CRISTATUS IN CAPTIVITY Arshad Javid, Tasnim Sadaf, Muhammad Akram, Sana Ashraf, And Muhammad Idnan, Syed Makhdoom Hussain and Hamda Azmat. Abstract of 35th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) PAR-23.
  16. STUDIES ON SEMEN MORPHOLOGY AND EFFECTS OF ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION ON HATCHABILITY IN TURKEYS (Meleagris gallopavo), Irfan, Arshad Javid, Muhammad Ashraf, Athar Mahmud, Ali Hussain, Muhammad Altaf, Muhammad Idnan and Syed Makhdoom Hussain, Abstract of 36th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) CBGP-95, Page No.67.
  17. STUDIES ON AVIAN DIVERSITY OF JALLO WILDLIFE PARK, LAHORE, Ayesha Zareen, Arshad Javid, Irfan, Waqas Ali and Muhammad Idnan, Abstract of 36th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) FEWFM-62, Page No.210.
  18. HABITAT PREFERENCE OF WILD MAMMALIAN SPECIES ALONG RIVER CHENAB, PAKISTAN, Arshad Javid, Muhammad Altaf, Muhammad Ashraf, Ali Husssain, Irfan, Syed Mukhdoom Hussain and Muhammad Idnan, Abstract of 36th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) FEWFM-63, Page No.211.
  19. COMPARATIVE STUDIES ON GROWTH PERFORMANCE, CARCASS YIELD AND SENSORY QUALITY ATTRIBUTES OF MEAT BETWEEN TURKEYS (Meleagris gallopavo) REARED IN FREE RANGE AND CONFINEMENT REARING SYSTEMS, Arshad Javid, Irfan, Muhammad Ashraf, Ali Hussain, Athar Mahmud, Muhammad Altaf, Muhammad Idnan and Syed Mukhdoom Hussain, Abstract of 36th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) FEWFM-64, Page No.211.
  20. PRELIMINARY FINDINGS OF BEHAVIORAL PARAMETERS IN CAPTIVE CHINKARA (Gazella bennettii) AND PROSPECTS FOR FUTURE CONSERVATION, Muhammad Idnan, Arshad Javid, Muhammad Altaf, and Irfan, Abstract of 36th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) FEWFM-65, Page No.212.
  21. ECOLOGICAL RISK ASSESSMENT OF DEET (N,N-DIETHYL-META-TOLUAMIDE) AND ITS BIOLOGICAL USE, Muhammad Idnan, Syeda Iqra Ahmad and Arshad Javid, Abstract of 36th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) FEWFM-66, Page No.212.

Workshops

  1. Participated in 32nd Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) Govt. College University, Lahore, Pakistan. March 6-8, 2012.
  2. Participated in Workshop on “Biostatics and Data Analysis Concepts” from 7th May to11th May, 2012 by Department of Statistics and Computer Science, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan.
  3. Delivered a lecture on “Developing Research Plans and Basics of Biostatics” from26th July 2012 to 2nd August 2012, held at Faculty of Fisheries and Wildlife, Ravi Campus, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan.
  4. Attended a half day on-line workshop on “Biological Techniques”, held on January 2, 2013, organized at the L.EJ. National Science Information center (International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences) under the auspices of Virtual Education Project Pakistan (VEEP).
  5. Participated in “National Honeybee Farming and Management Training” Workshop, held at Department of Zoology, University of The Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, from March 11-15, 2013.
  6. Participated in 33rd Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) jointly organized by Pakistan Museum of Natural History, Islamabad and PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. April 2-4, 2013.
  7. Participated in one day training of Presiding and Assistant Officers, held on April 27, 2013 Organized by Election Commission of Pakistan at Commerce College Chunian, District Kasur, Punjab, Pakistan.
  8. Participated in “WORLD EGG DAY”, held on 11th October 2013at Department of Poultry Production, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore Pakistan.
  9. Participated in 34th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) organized by Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan. February 25-27, 2014.
  10. Participated In Short Training On “Basic Molecular Biology Techniques” Organized By Institute Of Biochemistry And Biotechnology On 08th – 10th July 2014, University Of Veterinary And Animal Sciences, Lahore Pakistan.
  11. Participated in Conference and training Workshop on techniques for biodiversity Assessment and Aerobiological Monitoring for Ecosystem Health, Held at Department of Zoology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan from 6th Feb. to 7th Feb. 2015.
  12. Participated in 35th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) organized by University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan. March 1-4, 2015.
  13. Certificate of Active Participation And Successful Completion of Four Day Workshop On “Capacity Building of Young Researchers” From 15th June To 18th June, 2015 Department Of Poultry Production Faculty of Animal Production And Technology, Ravi Campus, UVAS, Lahore.
  14. Participated in 36th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) organized by Department of Zoology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan. February 16-18, 2016.

Additional information

1. Areas of Interests

• Wildlife Conservation
• Mammalian Ecology
• Biodiversity
• Wildlife Management

2. Membership of Learned Societies

• Member, Chiroptera Conservation and Information Network of South Asia (CCINSA)
• Life Time Member, Alumni Association, UVAS, Lahore

3. Member Board of faculties

• Member Board of faculty (Faculty of Fisheries and Wildlife- UVAS-Lahore)
• Member Board of Studies Department of Zoology, Minhaj University Lahore.

muhammad.idnan@ucp.edu.pk
+92-42-35880007 Ext:
Faculty of Sciences, University of Central Punjab

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