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Name: Tahira Iqba
Discipline: Chemistry Institution: University of Agriculture
Gender: Female Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry
Specialization: Biochemistry Present Position: Professor of Biochemistry
Address: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad City: Faisalabad
Email: tahiraipk@yahoo.com Phone: 041-9200161,
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Education History
Year
Degree
Field of Study
Institution/University
1986
MA/MSc Biochemistry University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
1988
MPhil Biochemistry University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
1994
PhD Biochemistry University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
2002-2003
PostDoc Validation of Analytical methods and cell culture studies University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA

 Professional Experience
Institution/ Organization
Position / Job Title
Period
From
To
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad , Pakistan Professor of Biochemistry
07/10/2007
To date
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan Lecturer (Biochemistry)
12/08/1987
07/23/1999
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad , Pakistan Associate Professor (Biochemistry)
01/20/2004
07/09/2007
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan Assistant Professor (Biochemistry)
07/24/1999
01/19/2004

Research Interests
  Biodisposition of xenobiotics (pharmaceuticals)

 Publications in Journals
1. Hussain, A.I., F.Anwar, T. Iqbal and I.J. Ahmad "Antioxidant attributes of four lamiaceae essential oils. " (2010) Pak. J. Bot. Vol:42 pp:- (Journal)
2. Alim, M., R. Nawaz, M. Shahid, M. R. Asi, T. Iqbal and F. Anwar "HPLC method for the determination of pioglitazone in human plasma and its application to pharmacokinetics study. " (2010) Asian Journal of Chemistry Vol:22 pp:213-221 (Journal)
3. Alim, M., R. Nawaz, M. R. Asi, F. Anwar and T. Iqbal "Effect of pioglitazone on glucose and glycation level in type 2 diabetes patients." (2010) International Journal of Agriculture and Biology Vol:12 pp:- (Journal)
4. Nadeem, R., M.A. Hanif, F. Shaheen, S. Perveen, M. N. Zafar and T. Iqbal "Physical and chemical modification of distillery sludge for Pb (II) biosorption. " (2008) Journal of Hazardous Materials. Vol:150 pp:335-342 (Journal)
5. Hameed, A., S. Naseer, T. Iqbal, H. Syed and M. A. Haq "Effects of NaCl salinity on seedling growth, senescence, catalase and protease activities in two wheat genotypes differing in salt tolerance." (2008) Pak. J. Bot Vol:40 pp:1043-1051 (Journal)
6. Anwar, F., M. Manzoor, T.Iqbal and M.I.Bhanger "Physico-Chemical characterization of Moringa concanensis seed and seed oil" (2007) J Amer Oil Chem Soc Vol:84 pp:413-419 (Journal)
7. Mubeen, F., A. Aslam, M. A. Sheikh, T. Iqbal, S. Hameed, K. A. Malik and F. Y. Hafeez "Response of wheat yield under combined use of fungicides and biofertilizer" (2006) International Journal of Agriculture and Biology Vol:8 pp:580-582 (Journal)
8. Mubeen, F., M. A. Sheikh, T. Iqbal, Q. M.Khan, K. A. Malik and F. Y. Hafeez "In vitro investigations to explore the toxicity of fungicides for plant growth promoting Rhizobacteria" (2006) Pakistan Journal of Botany Vol:38 pp:1261-1269 (Journal)
9. Rafiq, S., T.Iqbal, A.Hameed, Z.A.Rafiqi and N.Rafiq "Morphobiochemical analysis of salinity stress response of wheat." (2006) Pakistan Journal of Botany Vol:38 pp:1759-1767 (Journal)
10. Tabassum, A., T. Iqbal, A.Ghaffar, N.Akhtar and M.Shahid "Biodisposition of moxifloxacin in female volunteers following oral administration. " (2005) Pakistan Journal of Sciences Vol:57 pp:13-18 (Journal)
11. Iqbal,T., C.S. Karyekar, M.Kingo, G.Ngan and T.C.Dowling "Validation of a simplified method for determination of cimetidine in human plasma and urine by liquid chromatography with ultraviolet detection." (2004) J of Chromatogarphy B. Vol:799 pp:337-341 (Journal)
12. Mumtaz, S., M.A. Sheikh, T. Iqbal . K. Rehman and S. Rashid "Bioconversion of distillery sludge (treated) to lysine and its biological evaluation." (2000) Int. J. Agri. Boil Vol:2 pp:274-277 (Journal)
13. Saeed., T., R. Ahmed, M. Nawaz and T. Iqbal "Disposition kinetics and dosage regimen of intravenously injected kanamycin in buffaloes. " (2000) Pak Vet J Vol:20 pp:21-24 (Journal)
14. Farukh, F., A., Hameed, T. Iqbal, R. Nawaz and M. Nawaz "In vitro interaction of sulfamerazine with the plasma protein of buffaloes, cows, sheep and goats" (2000) Pak Vet J Vol:20 pp:147-150 (Journal)
15. Farooq, M.U., R. Ahmed and T. Iqbal "Comparison of diuretic effect of urosinal and furosemide in goats" (1999) International J. Agric Biol Vol:1 pp:318-320 (Journal)
16. Nafeesa, A., A. Rashid, T. Iqbal , M. A. Sheikh and M. Nawaz "Disposition kinetics, renal clearance and urinary excretion of kanamycin in goats." (1999) Veterinarski Arhiv Vol:69 pp:251-260 (Journal)
17. 16. Aslam,F., T. Iqbal and A.S, Hashmi "Production of carbohydrases in the fermentation medium of Corn Stover and its bioassay" (1998) Pak Vet. J Vol:18 pp:150-152 (Journal)
18. Yasmin, T.,T. Iqbal .F.H. Khan and M.Nawaz "Renal clearance of creatinine, urea and kanamycin in cows" (1998) Pak Vet. J Vol:18 pp:209-212 (Journal)
19. Aslam, F., T. Iqbal and A. S. Hashmi "Production of fungal biomass protein from corn stover by Arachnitus sp" (1997) J. Animal and Plant Sciences Vol:7 pp:129-131 (Journal)
20. Akhtar, P., M.Nawaz, T. Iqbal and R. Nawaz "Renal clearance of creatinine ,urea,PAH, sodium, potassium and chloride during summer and winter seasons in goats" (1997) Veterinarski Arhiv Vol:67 pp:267-275 (Journal)
21. Aslam,R., T. Iqbal and M.Nawaz "In vitro binding of kanamycin with the plasma proteins of buffaloes, cows, goats and sheep" (1996) Pak Vet. J Vol:16 pp:36-40 (Journal)
22. Ghaffar,T., T. Iqbal and M.Nawaz "Disposition kinetics and dosage of kanamycin in cows" (1996) Pak Vet. J Vol:16 pp:122-124 (Journal)
23. Yaqoob, H., A. Ilahi, T. Iqbal, S. T. A. K. Sindhu, R. Ahmed and S. U. Rehman "Effect of oral administration of endosulfan on the hemato- enzymic parameters of rabbits" (1995) Pak Vet. J.. Vol:15 pp:61-64 (Journal)
24. Razi-ul-Hasnain, R., Khalil –ur-Rehman. M.A. Sheikh and T. Iqbal "Effect of oral administration of endosulfan on the hematochemical parameters of rabbits" (1995) Pak Vet. J. Vol:15 pp:81-84 (Journal)
25. Ruby, S., R.Nawaz., T.Iqbal and M.Nawaz "Metabolism of sulfadiazine by the ruminal microflora from buffaloes, cows, sheep and goats" (1994) Pakistan Vet. J Vol:14 pp:80-82 (Journal)
26. Raoof, F., R. Nawaz, T. Iqbal and M. Nawaz "Disposition kinetics renal clearance and urinary excretion of sulfadiazine in goats" (1993) Pakistan Vet. J Vol:13 pp:101-106 (Journal)
27. Nawaz,M., R,Tabassum, T. Iqbal and Z. Perveen "Disposition kinetics, renal clearance and excretion of ampicillin after oral administration in goats" (1990) J Vet. Med. A. Vol:37 pp:247-252 (Journal)
28. Nawaz,M., M. Hafeez, F.H. Khan, R. Nawaz and T. Iqbal "Bioavailability, disposition kinetics and renal clearance of ampicillin following three routes of administration in sheep" (1989) J. Vet. Med. Series A, Vol:36 pp:84-90 (Journal)
29. Lodhi, R.H., R. Ahmed, R Nawaz, T.Iqbal and M. Nawaz "Metabolism of sulfadimidine by ruminal microflora in cows, buffaloes, sheep and goats" (1989) Pak Vet.J. Vol:9 pp:103-105 (Journal)
30. Iqbal,T., R. Nawaz, A. Ilahi and M. Nawaz "Disposition kinetics of sulphadiazine in normal and diabetic rabbits." (1988) Pak.Med. Assoc Vol:39 pp:50-53 (Journal)
31. Iqbal,T., M. Nawaz and Amatul-Mateen "Disposition kinetics and renal clearance of exogenous urea in goats." (1986) Pak.Vet.J., Vol:6 pp:185-188 (Journal)
32. Iqbal T, M.Kinjo,T.C. Dowling "Determination of Rhodamine 123 in cell lysate by HPLC with visible wavelength detection." () J Chromatogr B Vol:814 pp:259-262 (Journal)

 Other Publications
1. Arshad, M., Q. M. Khan, T. Iqbal, K. Mukhtar "Assessment of genotoxic effects of Doxycycline in mice by the comet assay" (2005) Rawal Medical Journal Vol:30 pp:- (Journal)
2. Naseem,T., T.Iqbal, M.A.Zia and N.Farah "Renal clearance of endogenous creatinine and levofloxacin in female volunteers." (2004) Indus Journal of Biological Sciences Vol:1 pp:12-15 (Journal)
3. Ghani, F., T.Iqbal and M. Shahid "Renal clearance of endogenous creatinine and doxycycline in male volunteers." (2003) J. Med. Sci. Vol:3 pp:283-288 (Journal)
4. Hameed, A., T. Iqbal, M. Nawaz, F. Batool, T. T.Baig, S. Ali and F. Nurjis "Pharmacokinetics of Ofloxacin in Male Volunteers following Oral Administration" (2002) Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences Vol:5 pp:1098-1100 (Journal)
5. Hameed, A., F. Batool, T. Iqbal, T.T. Baig and J.A. Qureshi ( "Biodisposition Kinetics of Ofloxacin in Pakistani Healthy Female Volunteers after Oral Administration. " (2002) Online Journal of Biological Science Vol:2 pp:775-779 (Journal)
6. Ghaffar,A., T. Iqbal, M. Shahid, A. Ahmed , S. Naz and G. Raza "Renal clearance and urinary excretion of ofloxacin in male volunteers." (2002) Pak. J. Bio Sci Vol:4 pp:620-622 (Journal)
7. Naz., S., A. Ghaffar, T. Iqbal, M. Shahid, A. Ahmed and A. "Renal clearance and urinary excretion of levofloxacin in female volunteers" (2002) Pak. J. Bio. Sci Vol:4 pp:623-625 (Journal)
8. 31. Waheed, N., T. Iqbal, M.A. Sheikh and F.H. Khan "Renal Clearance of endogenous creatinine and levofloxacin in male volunteers." (2002) J. Med. Sci. Vol:2 pp:145-148 (Journal)
9. Iqbal, R., M.A. Zia, T. Iqbal and F. Hussain "Biodisposition kinetics of levofloxacin in female volunteers following oral administration." (2001) Pak. J Bio. Sci Vol:3 pp:1484-1486 (Journal)
10. Naz., S., T. Iqbal, M.A. Sheikh, M. Shahid and A.Ghaffar "Effect of Physiochemical treatment on Brevibacterium flavum for production of lysine. " (2001) Online Journal of Biological Sciences Vol:1 pp:507-510 (Journal)
11. Sharif, Y, M.A.Sheikh, M. A. Zia and T. I qbal "Renal clearance and urinary excretion of clarithromycin in human male volunteers" (2001) Pak. J. Bio. Sci. Vol:4 pp:201-203 (Journal)
12. Nafeesa, A.,T. Iqbal, M. A. Shiekh, M. Nawaz and A. Jamil "Studies on Biodisposition Kinetics and Urinary Excretion of Kanamycin in Goats." (2000) Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences Vol:3 pp:1104-1106 (Journal)
13. Nawaz,R., N. Butt, T. Iqbal, M. Nawaz and M. Ashraf "Excretion of free and conjugated acetaminophen; Assessment in urine of female volunteers" (1999) The Professionals Vol:6 pp:409-413 (Journal)
14. Awan J. A.,Q. Jamil, N. Huma and T. Iqbal "Storage stability of tomato concentrate" (1997) Sci Int Vol:9 pp:61-64 (Journal)
15. Ahmed,R., R. Nawaz, T. Iqbal and M. Nawaz "Urinary excretion and metabolism of sulfadiazine in normal and fasting voluntees" (1996) Pakistan Journal of Pharmacy Vol:9 pp:15-20 (Journal)
16. Sheikh, M. A., S. Khanum, A. Ahmed, T. Iqbal, Z. Haider and S. Naz "Study of protein binding of levofloxacin in human being ." ( 2001) The Sciences Vol:1 pp:87-90 (Journal)

Post-Graduate Supervision
Type Role  No. of Students Supervised & Awarded Degrees  No. of Students In Progress
HEC Funded Non-HEC Funded
PhD Supervisor 01 02 03
MS/MPhil Supervisor 80 ( M.Sc)/26 ( M.Phil) 9 ( M.Sc)/ 12 ( M.Phil)

Students Supervised
Name of student
Dissertation
Title
Year of graduation
Razi-ul-Husnain Razi M.Phil Incidence of endosulfan ( thiodan) residues in rabbits
1993
Faiza Aslam M.Phil Production of carbohydrases in the fermentation medium of cornstover and its bioassay.
1997
Tayyaba Ghaffar M.Phil Effect of dehydration and rehydration on serum level of sodium. Potassium and glucose in childhood diarrhoea
1998
Tahira Bashir M.Phil Biodisposition kinetics, renal clearance and urinary excretion of ofloxacin in female volunteers.
2000
Imran Amine M.Phil Diversity of DNA β (beta) associated with whitefly transmitted geminivirus in Pakistan.
2001
Shakeela Naz M.Phil Renal clearance and urinary excretion of levofloxacin in female volunteers.
2001
Shakeel Abbas M.Phil Determination of Typhoid carriers in normal human population by
2002
Abdul Ghaffar M.Phil An HPLC analysis of secnidazole in urine samples of human volunteers
2002
Shamaila Rafiq M.Phil Biochemical and morphological analysis of salinity stress response of wheat
2004
Fathia Mubeen PhD Biochemical and molecular approaches to study the effect of pesticide
2004
Nosheen Aslam M.Phil Determination of Insulin level in hepatitis C patients
2005
Zafar Iqbal M.Phil Clinical study to diagnose relevance of hepatic and heart abnormalities in renal failure patients on dialysis.
2005
Aurangzeb Iqbal M.Phil Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) determination in patients of chronic renal failure.
2005
Bushra Munir M.Phil HPLC analysis and biokinetics of pyrazinamide in female volunteers following oral administration.
2006
Farah Naz M.Phil Antimicrobial potential of seeds extract of Psoralea corylifolia
2006
Sobia Yasmin M.Phil HPLC analysis of isoniazid in urine of female volunteers following oral administration.
2006
Tahira Haq M.Phil HPLC analysis of pyrazinamide in urine of male volunteers following single oral dose administration.
2007
Sadaf Saleem M.Phil HPLC analysis and biokinetics of ethambutol in male volunteers following oral administration.
2007
Muhammad Imran M.Phil Renal clearance of endogenous creatinine and rifampicin in female volunteers following oral administration.
2007
Awais Anjum M.Phil HPLC analysis of isoniazid in urine of male volunteers after oral administration
2007
Rukhsana Kousar M.Phil HPLC analysis and biokinetics of ethambutol in female volunteers following oral administration.
2007
Nosheen Tariq M.Phil A study of biotransformation of caffeine in male volunteers.
2008
Faiza Habib M.Phil A study of acetylation of sulfamethazine in female volunteers
2008
Bushra Arshad M.Phil A study of acetylation of sulfamethazine in male volunteers.
2008
Naila Rafiq M.Phil A study of biotransformation of caffeine in female volunteers.
2008
Ammama Jamal M.Phil Urinary excretion of iron and zinc in β-thalassaemic patients after deferoxamine administration in female volunteers.
2009
Gul Zareen Kazmi M.Phil Urinary excretion of iron and zinc in β-thalassaemic patients after deferoxamine administration in male volunteers.
2009

 Research Grants/Projects
1. "Immunosuppressant effects on P-GP function in HK-2 cells"  ($12,500)  By: American College of Clinical Pharmacy(ACCP), USA  (07/00/2003-06/00/204)  Tom C Dowling  M. Kinjo and T. Iqbal 
2. "Evaluation of OAT-mediated renal drug transport in HK-2 cells"  ($ 6,570)  By: National Kidney Foundation, Baltimore, USA  (07/00/2003-06/00/2004)  Tom C Dowling  T. Iqbal and M. Kinjo 
3. "A study of fixed dose combination in healthy volunteers and TB patients"  (Pak. Rs. 60,000)  By: Promotion of Research, UAF  (05/31/2007-05/30/2008)  T. Iqbal  Shamaila Rafiq 
4. "Molecular Heterogeneity of Acetylation of Different Probe Drugs in Local Population"  (Rs 4.384,470 Million)  By: HEC  (02/12/2007-06/30/2010)  Tahira Iqbal  Amer Jamil 
5. "In vitro and in vivo metal binding capacities of different chelating agents."  (Rs. 4.110,079 Million)  By: HEC  (11/07/2007-)  Tahira Iqbal  Muhammad Shahid 

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops
1. Conference on "Bioavialability, pharmacokinetics and renal clearance and excretion of two brands of ampicillin in sheep"  Islamabad, Pakistan (11/28/1990-1/29/1990)  [Local] 
2. Conference on "Disposition kinetics and urinary excretion of sulfamethazine in sheep"  Islamabad, Pakistan. (11/28/1990-11/29/1990)  [Local] 
3. Conference on "Bioavailability and disposition kinetics of ampicillin following oral and intravenous administration in goats"  Islamabad, Pakistan (11/28/1990-11/29/1990)  [Local] 
4. Conference on "Absorption and elimination kinetics of orally administered ampicillin in sheep and goats"  Islamabad, Pakistan (11/28/1990-11/29/1990)  [Local] 
5. Conference on "Some kinetic properties of cholinesterase of Fasciola gigantica obtained from the bile ducts of ruminants."  Islamabad, Pakistan (11/28/1990-11/29/1990)  [Local] 
6. Conference on "Two days Life Scientist Conference"  BZU, Multan (11/13/2006-11/14/2006)  [Local] 
7. Conference on ""  Institute of Chemistry, University of the Punjab, Lahore. (3/25/2008-3/27/2008)  [Local] 
8. Conference on "Validation of analytical methods"  Al-Madinah Al-Munawarrah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (3/23/2009-3/25/2009)  [Foreign] 
9. Conference on ""  University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (4/21/2008-4/24/2008)  [Local] 
10. Conference on ""  Muzaffarabad, AJ&K (10/19/2008-10/22/2008)  [Local] 
11. Workshop on "Validation of Analytical Methods"  University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (2/26/2006-3/3/2006)  [Local] 
12. Conference on "A study of polymorphic acetylation of sulfamethazine by N-acetyltransferse 2 in male and female healthy volunteers"  Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (2/15/2010-2/17/2010)  [Local] 
13. Workshop on "Validation of Analytical Methods in BE studies"  University of Veterinary and Animal Sceinces. Lahore (11/20/2008-11/22/2008)  [Local] 
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