Full Name

Dr. Tahira Batool



Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular biology


Department Affiliation

Shalamar School of Allied Health Sciences


Date of Joining



Professional Summary


Ø  Dr. Tahira Batool is currently working as an Assistant Professor in Shalamar School of Allied Health Sciences. She has completed her Ph.D. in biochemistry from University of Punjab Lahore. She completed her M.Sc. and MPhil in biochemistry with merit scholarships.

Ø  She has been actively involved in research projects for the last eight years. She has also established her collaborations with various National and International scientists. She collaborated with Professor Peter Nuernberg (Cologne Center for Genomics, University of Cologne, Germany) and Professor Bensheng Qiu Hefei National Lab for Physical Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China.

Ø  She worked as a visiting lecturer in University of Punjab Lahore. Her research interest includes Biochemistry, Molecular biology, Molecular Genetics and Bioinformatics’ analysis.



Academic Profile








Ph.D. (Biochemistry)



The University of the Punjab Lahore

Lahore, Pakistan


Master of Philosophy (Biochemistry



The University of Agriculture Faisalabad

Faisalabad, Pakistan



Master of Sciences (Biochemistry)



University of Agriculture Faisalabad

Faisalabad, Pakistan



Bachelor of Sciences Medical Laboratory Technology



University of the Punjab Lahore

Lahore, Pakistan


Professional Experience



Assistant Professor



Till Date

Shalamar School of Allied Health Sciences

Lahore, Pakistan




Visiting Lecturer







School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology

University of Punjab (Lahore)

Lahore, Pakistan





Visiting Lecturer







Institute of Education and Research

University of Punjab (Lahore)


Lahore, Pakistan



Medical Laboratory Technology



Sheikh Zayed hospital

Lahore, Pakistan


Research papers and chapter publications


Ø  . Batool T, Irshad S and Mahmood K. 2021. Novel Pathogenic Mutation Mapping of ASPM Gene in Consanguineous Pakistani Families with Primary Microcephaly. Brazilian Journal of Biology. vol. 83, e246040 | https://doi.org/10.1590/1519-6984.246040. (W category HJRS) IF 1.6 JCR.


Ø  . Tahira Batool, Saba Irshad*, Muhammad Riaz, Shahid Baig, Peter Nuernberg, Muhammad  Sajid Hussain. 2023. “Recurrence Mutation in RBBP8 Gene Causing Non-Syndromic. Autosomal Recessive Primary Microcephaly; Geometric Simulation Approach for insight into Predicted Computational Models”. Journal of Human Genetics. IF 3.7 JCR, “(W category HJRS). https://doi.org/10.1038/s10038-023-01132-6


Ø  . Batool T, Irshad S. 2022. “Primary Microcephaly Families mapped with different  microcephalic genes and Insilco 3D Model’s prediction of STIL, CENPJ and CEP135  Protein” GENE REPORTS.. https://www.researchgate.net/deref/https%3A%2F%2Fdoi.org%2F10.1016%2Fj.genrep.2022.101557.


Ø  . Rizwan Ali, Muhammad Hammad Aziz, Muhammad Imran Khan, Tahira Batool, Bensheng Qiu. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules Graphene Oxide– Zinc Ferrite/DOX nanocomposites for induced toxicity of cancer cells and imaging by MRI. 2021. Ceramics International. 48(8) 10741-10750. Impact factor 5.53. (JCR)“(W category HJRS). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2021.12.290.




Ø  .Rizwan Ali, Tahira Batool, Bushra Manzoor, Hassan Waseem, Sajid Mehmood, Ayesha Kabeer, Zeshan Ali, Sahrish Habib, Umer Rashid, and Muhammad Javed Iqbal. Antibiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance Genes in the Environment (volume 1). 2020. Chapter 22. Nanobiotechnology-based drug delivery strategy as a potential weapon against multiple drugresistant pathogens. (Pp350-368). Elsevier publishers.

Ø  Tahira Batool, Zahed Mahmood, Muhammad Riaz, Muhammad Zahoor ul Hassan Dogar, Saba Irshad, Mian Anjum Murtaza, Khalid Mehmood, Ghulam Rasool, Asma Irshad, Haleema Sadia. Comparative study of nutritional status, minerals and heavy metal contents in tetra pack branded milk samples with fresh milk from selected milk producing animals. Int. J. Biosci. 15(1), 161-167, July 2019. http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/15.1.161-167


Ø  . Yusra Akram, Zahed Mahmood, Muhammad Riaz, Irum Javed, Muhammad Shahid, Tahira Batool, Syed Muhammad Ali Shah, Naveed Munir and Imtiaz Mahmood Tahir. Biochemical profiling of tuberculosis patients co-infected with hepatitis C virus. European Journal of Inflammation 2017, Vol. 15(1) 42–45. https://doi.org/10.1177/1721727X16688697. HECHJRS recognized journal, IF 0.4 JCR


Ø  . Khadija-Tul-Kubbra, Zahed Mahmood, Naveed Munir, Muhammad Qamar Bilal, Iqra Khalid, Tahira Batool, Muhammad Jahangeer Investigation of hematological indices in Cardiac Patients. National Journal of Medical and Health Sciences (NJMHS) 2020, Volume 2, No. 1, pp. 1-8. HEC-HJRS recognized journal.


Working on research projects

·         Molecular genetics and genome sequencing of microcephaly

·         Nanobiotechnology-based drug delivery strategy

·         Biochemical profiling of Infectious disorder HCV

·         Molecular diagnosis of Tuberculosis and diabetic disorder

Award & Certification


·         International Conference Punjab University (ICPU).

·         International conference biochemical and chemical sciences GO GREENER FOR

SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY February 24-26 -2014 (University of Agriculture

·         Faisalabad).

·         10th International and 22nd National chemistry conference November 21-23-2011 (University of Agriculture Faisalabad)

Professional Affiliations and Memberships


Member of Pakistan medical laboratory association (PMLA) LAHORE.