Name: Prof. Dr. Azra Yasmin
Designation: Professor
Department: Environmental Sciences
Qualification: POSTDOCTRATE Genomic studies of temperate phages from Enterococcus faecalis (2009)
University of Liverpool, UK.
Ph. D (1998)
INSTITUTE University of the Punjab, Q.A. Campus, Lahore, Pakistan.
Phone: +92-51-9292900 (142)
Email: azradr@yahoo.com
Status: On Job
Prof. Dr. Azra Yasmin

Professional Experience

September 05 to date
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
Associate Professor

October 08, 2001-September 04,2007
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
Assistant Professor

March 2011 to date
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
Chairperson

March 2009 to date
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
Chairperson Hall Council

January 15, 2001-October 07, 2001
University of the Punjab, Lahore.
Contract Lecturer

PUBLICATIONS/CONFERENCES

  • YOUSAF, I., ALI, S. M. and YASMIN, A., 2010. Germination and early growth response of Glycine max varieties in textile and paper industry effluents. Pakistan J. Bot., 42 (6): 3857-3863.
  • HORSBURGH M. J., 2009. Comparative genomics and transduction potential of Enterococcus faecalis temperate bacteriophages. Journal of Bacteriology, 192 (4): 1122-1130.
  • CHAUDHARY, Z., ABBAS, S., YASMIN, A. and RASHID, H., 2010. Tissue culture studies in tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum) var. moneymaker. Pakistan J. Bot., 42(1): 155-163.
  • MUHAMMAD, K., YASMIN, A., REHMAN, H., FAISAL, M. AND HASNAIN, S., 2008. Growth response of Vigna radiate to arid land bacteria exhibiting antimicrobial activity. Res. J. Env. Sci., 2(2): 139-144.
  • ZAIDI, S., YASMIN, A., FAISAL, M and HASNAIN, S., 2007. Innoculation effect of bacteria isolated from Trianthema partulacastrum, Rumex dentatus and Coronopus didymus plants on Vigna radiate seedlings. World J. Agri. Sci., 3 (6): 796-800.
  • NAWAZ, S., ALI, S. M. and YASMIN, A., 2006. Effect of industrial effluents on seed germination and early growth of Cicer arientum. J. Biol. Sci., 6(1): 49-54.
  • AFRASAYAB, S., YASMIN, A. and HASNAIN, S., 2002. Characterization of some indigenous mercury resistant bacteria from polluted environment. Pakistan J. Biol. Sci., 5: 792-797.
  • YASMIN, A. and HASNAIN, S., 2001. Bacterial diversity in athalassic saline habitats. Pak. J. Microbiol., 1: 67-76.
  • YASMIN, A. and HASNAIN, S., 2000. Plasmid mediated salt-tolerance in root associated bacteria from Erigerone linifolious. Pakistan J. Biol. Sci., 3: 2216-2222.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Best University Teacher Award (2009) by HEC,2010.
  • Post Doctoral HEC Fellowship Phase II (Batch-II 2007-08),2007.
  • Star Laureate Award in Science and Technology,2002.
  • Won Certificate for Third Best Poster Presentation entitled “Altered cell morphology, gram-staining behavior and polypeptide profile of salt-tolerant bacteria under varying environmental conditions” in “Poster Competition” in “Eighteenth Pakistan Congress of Zoology”, held in PU, Lahore, Pakistan,1998.
  • Won Shield for second Best Poster Presentation entitled “Altered Gram-staining property and some cell wall constituents of bacteria under NaCl stress” in “Poster Competition” in First National Symposium on Biotechnology for Sustainable Development”, held in Gov. College, Lahore, Pakistan,1997.
  • Won Prize for Second Best Poster Presentation entitled “Pre-germination and postgermination bacterial inoculation differently affecting Triticum aestivum seedling growth under Cr-stress” presented in “Poster Competition” in “Inaugural International Conference on Genetics” organized by Pakistan Genetical Society, held in Islamabad, Pakistan,1996.
  • Prize for Second Best Poster Presentation entitled “Characterization of some indigenous mercury resistant bacteria from polluted environment” presented in “Poster Competition” in “Inaugural International Conference on Genetics” organized by Pakistan Genetical Society, held in Islamabad, Pakistan,1996.
  • UGC (University Grants Commission) Ph. D. Scholarship,1993-1996.