Saba Kabir

Saba Kabir

Lecturer

Saba.kabir@ucp.edu.pk
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Ms. Saba Kabir is serving as Lecturer in Department of Microbiology, University of Central Punjab (UCP) Lahore. Her research interest lies in infectious diseases with a main focus on multi-drug resistance of the organisms. She has deep interest in studying molecular basis underlying host resistance and tolerance to pathogens. She is motivated young scientists and has experience working in (BSL-III) Lab. She has expertise in different aspects of Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Immunology. She has got several trainings on national and international level and a certified trainer for Biosafety and Biosecurity. She is an active member of Pakistan Biological Safety Association (PBSA), Biosafety Association for central Asians and Caucasians (BACAC) and American Society for Microbiology (ASM).

PhD Microbiology and Molecular Genetics University of Punjab, Lahore 2017-continue
MPhil Microbiology Govt. College University (GCUF) Faisalabad 2014-2016
Bs(Hons) Medical Laboratory Technology with major in Microbiology University of Health Sciences, Lahore2008-2012
Scientific Officer Microbiology Provincial Reference lab (BSL-III) Lahore TB control Program March 2018 to Feb 2019
Medical Laboratory Technologist Shaukat Khanam Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, LahoreAugust 2013 to November 2014
1Waheed, S., Kabir, S., Nawaz, Z., Rasool, M. H., Nisar, M. A. and Saqalein. Antagonistic potential of Dairy origin Enterococcus faecium against multi-drug resistant foodborne pathogens. Romanian Biotechnological Letters (accepted manuscript)
2Kabir, S., Tahir, Z., Mukhtar, N., Sohail, M., Saqalein, M., & Rehman, A. (2020). Fluoroquinolone resistance and mutational profile of gyrA in pulmonary MDR tuberculosis patients. BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 20, 1-6
3Kabir, S., Shahid, M., Waseem, M., Muzammil, S., Nawaz, Z., Rasool, M. H., Shahzad, A., Hayat, S., Taj, Z., Khurshid, M., Rizvi, N. B., Waheed, S., Nisar, M. A. and Saqalein, M. Dairy origin Lactobacilli: Functional analysis and antagonistic potential against multidrug-resistant foodborne pathogens. International Food Research journal 27(1): 131 - 140
4Mustafa, S., Kabir, S., Shabbir, U., & Batool, R. (2019). Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria in sustainable agriculture: from theoretical to pragmatic approach. Symbiosis, 78(2), 115-123
5Kabir, S., & Rehman, A. (2018). Carcinogenic potential of arylamine N-acetyltransferase in Asian populations: A review. Journal of Cancer Research and Practice, 5(4), 131-135
6KABEER, S., ZAFAR, A. and MEHDI, N. Isolation and Antimicrobial Susceptible Pattern of Bacterial Pathogens from Ear, Nose and Throat of Paediatric Patients. Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health Sciences Vol. 8, Issue 3, JUL – SEP 2014/ page 644-647 www.pjmhsonline.com
7SHAHEEN, A., MEHDI, N., ZAFAR, A., ZUBAIR, M., JAVED, H., *KABEER, S., ABBAS, S. and EJAZ, H. Emergence of Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci in Paediatric Patients. Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health Sciences Vol. 8, Issue 3, JUL – SEP 2014/ page 572-575 www.pjmhsonline.com
8Kabir, S., Junaid, K., & Rehman, A. (2020). Variations in rifampicin and isoniazid resistance associated genetic mutations among drug naïve and recurrence cases of pulmonary tuberculosis. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 103, 56-61.
9Waqas Farooq, Majeeda Rasheed, Nadia Mukhtar, Abdul Haque, Farkhanda Yasmin, Saima Suleman, Raees Abbas Lail, Hassan Abbas Malik, Saba Kabir. Molecular characterization of Acinetobacter baumannii isolated from MDR-TB patients of Northern Punjab, Pakistan. Biomedical Letters.

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