Prof. Dr. Mushtaq A. Saleem

Prof. Dr. Mushtaq A. Saleem

Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences

Faculty of Life Sciences

Dr. Mushtaq obtained M.Sc. from UK; PhD from PU & UK and undertook Postdoctoral Research 3 times at Univ. of Newcastle and Newcastle Gen. Hospital UK in 1992-94, 2005 and 2006 besides several trainings in the UK, Germany and Pakistan. He won merit scholarship throughout his academic career including Saigol Foundation, British Council and EEC Belgium etc. During PhD & Postdoc in UK, he discovered novel field of research regarding various enzymes and macromolecules viz. “Proteases and their role in resistance to insecticides”. It was highly appreciated by UK scientists such as Dr. D. Mantle and Dr. R.M. Wilkins. He won Research Productivity Cash Prize from PCST and Special Science & Technology Cash Prize from HEC. His field of research is Environmental Biochemistry/Biochemical Toxicology.
He has so far published 133 research papers in International Repute Journals in Canada, USA, UK, Poland, Bangladesh and Pakistan (of these 98 are in Impact Factor Journals); Published 4 Books; Presented 156 Papers in various International Congresses; Produced/being produced 19 PhDs, 50 MS/M.Sc. (Hons.) and Published 172 popular articles. He served University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, BZU Multan, and Guest Member of Staff at University of Newcastle UK and visited University Sains Malaysia. Dr. Mushtaq obtained Star Award 2002; Presidential Awards; Izaaz-i-Fazeelat 2003, HEC Best University Teacher Award 2003 and Zoologist of the year Award 2005.

  • Environmental Biochemistry
  • Enzymology

MAJOR AWARDS

  • Research Productivity Award of Rs. 1,20,000/- for 2001-02 by the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of Pakistan
  • XIIIth Star Award 2002
  • President Award: Izaaz-i-Fazeelat (2003) + Cash Award of Rs. 20,000/-
  • HEC Best University Teacher Award (2003) + Cash Award of Rs. 1,00,000/-
  • Zoologist of the Year Award (2005)
  • Shield of Merit by Governor/ Chancellor Punjab at Governor House 2005
  • Served as Professor BZ University Multan under TTS of HEC against salary of 1,80,000/- p.m. from 01.02.2009 to 11.04.2011.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-Doctorate Zoology (Environment Biochemistry/ Biochemical Toxicology : on Human Being, Animals and Insects) was undertaken three times in 1992-94, 2005 and 2007 at  the Regional Neurosciences, Newcastle General Hospital, UK and the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • D Zoology (Environment Biochemistry/ Biochemical Toxicology) from the University of the Punjab, Lahore in 1990. A part of Ph.D research work was conducted at the University Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
  • MSc. Applied Entomology from University Newcastle upon Tyne, UK in 1980
  • BSc. (Hons.) Agri. (Entomology) from University of Agriculture Faisalabad,   Pakistan in 1972.

COUNTRIES VISITED

  • England 5 times i.e. for M.Sc.& Trainings in 1979-80, for a part of Ph.D in 1986, & three times Post-doctorate i.e. in 1992- 94, 2005 & 2007.
  • India in 1983 to compare agriculture of West and East Punjab and to witness cricket match
  • Saudi Arabia six times i.e. for Haj in 1986, for Ramzan Umrah in 1994, for Haj in 2009, for Haj in 2011, for Haj Badal for Late Mother in 2012 and Ramzan Umrah in 2016
  • Germany to visit Pesticides Manufacturing Plant of Bayer Crop Science at Leverkusen in 1992.
  • Malaysia to visit University SAINS Malaysia from 27th Dec 2014 to 25th Jan 2015

EMPLOYMENT (Total Experience = 43.5 Years)

– 24.03.2015 to date:
Professor Biochemistry and Dean Faculty of Life Sciences, University of  Central Punjab, Lahore
22.12.2011 to 21.03.2015 :
i) Professor, Biochemistry and Environmental Science, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Lahore
ii) Head Environment Science, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Lahore
iii) Editor Pakistan Journal of Molecular Medicine, Centre of Research in Molecular Medicine, Lahore
11.10.2010 to 21.12.2011:
Professor and Campus Director, B.Z. University Sub-campus D.G. Khan
01.02.2009 to 11.04.2011
Professor, B.Z. University, Multan under Tenure Track System of HEC against salary of  Rs.1,80,000/- p.m.
– 08.10.2002 to 31.01.2009
Professor, B.Z. University, Multan (BS 21)
– 21.05.1999 to 07.10.2002
Associate Professor at Univ. of Agri. Faisalabad (BS 20)
– 06.07.1981 to 20.05.1999
Deputy Director of Agri. (Plant Protection) Govt. of the Punjab, Lahore and equivalent posts.
– 19.12.1973 to 05.07.1981
Assistant Plant Protection Officer at Lahore and Muzaffar Garh, Govt. of the Punjab, Lahore

ADDITIONAL ADMINISTATION DUTIES

– 24.03.2015 to date:
Professor Biochemistry and Dean Faculty of Life Sciences, University of
Central Punjab, Lahore
22.12.2011 to 21.03.2015 :
i) Professor, Biochemistry and Environmental Science, Institute of Molecular
Biology and Biotechnology, University of Lahore
ii) Head Environment Science, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology,
University of Lahore
iii) Editor Pakistan Journal of Molecular Medicine, Centre of Research in Molecular Medicine, Lahore
11.10.2010 to 21.12.2011:
Professor and Campus Director, B.Z. University Sub-campus D.G. Khan
01.02.2009 to 11.04.2011
Professor, B.Z. University, Multan under Tenure Track System of HEC
against salary of  Rs.1,80,000/- p.m.
– 08.10.2002 to 31.01.2009
Professor, B.Z. University, Multan (BS 21)
– 21.05.1999 to 07.10.2002
Associate Professor at Univ. of Agri. Faisalabad (BS 20)
– 06.07.1981 to 20.05.1999
Deputy Director of Agri. (Plant Protection) Govt. of the Punjab, Lahore and equivalent posts.
– 19.12.1973 to 05.07.1981
Assistant Plant Protection Officer at Lahore and Muzaffar Garh, Govt. of
the Punjab, Lahore

RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED

Published in HEC approved Impact Factor Journals = 95
Published in HEC approved Journals without Impact Factors = 35
Under publication = 05
Total =  135

BOOKS PUBLISHED

HEC recommended book published/ revised editions = 06
Evaluation of books sent by HEC and BZU = 02
PC I, Scientific/ Technical Reports = 04
Total = 12

RES. PAPERS PRESENTED IN CONFERENCES

Research Papers presented in National Conferences = 90
Research Papers presented in International Conferences = 66
Total = 156

POPULAR/ NEWS ARTICLES

Popular Articles published in National Newspapers/ Magazines = 133
News Articles published in National Newspapers = 40
Total = 173

Ph.D/ M.Sc (Hons.) THESES

Ph.D Theses supervised/ supervising = 22
M.Sc.(Hons)/ M.Sc. theses supervised/ supervising = 71
M.Phil. Theses in Biochemistry and Physiology supervised = 14
Total = 107

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Research Projects completed = 14
Research Project approved by PSF for amount of Rs18.00 lac at Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Central Punjab, Lahore = 01
Research Project submitted to HEC = 01
Total = 16

dr.mushtaq@ucp.edu.pk
042-35880007 Ext: 482
University of central Punjab Faculty of Life Sciences

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