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Name: Bushra Jabeen Mehdi
Discipline: Biological Sciences Institution: Sir Syed University of Engg. & TEch.
Gender: Female Department: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
Specialization: BIOCHEMISTRY Present Position: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Address: R-194,16 A/1, MALIK CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY, SCHEME # 33, KARACHI City: Karachi
Email: bushra_raza05@yahoo.com Phone: 92-21-34657125
Fax: CNIC: 42101-7245774-8

Education History
Year
Degree
Field of Study
Institution/University
1991
B.Sc BIOLOGY D.J. SIND. GOVT. SCIENCE COLLEGE, KARACHI
1994
MA/MSc BIOCHEMISTRY DEPTT OF BIOCHEMISTRY, UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI
1999
MPhil BIOCHEMISTRY DEPTT OF BIOCHEMISTRY, UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI
2009
PhD BIOCHEMISTRY DEPTT OF BIOCHEMISTRY, UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI

 Professional Experience
Institution/ Organization
Position / Job Title
Period
From
To
Biomedical Engineering Department, SirSyed University of Engineering and Technology Associate Professor
03/22/2010
Contd
Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi Full Time Co-Operative Lecturer
07/01/2008
03/21/2010

Research Interests
  BIOCHEMICAL NEUROPHARMACOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE

 Publications in HEC Recognized Journals
1. Qurrat-ul-Ain Inam, Bushra Jabeen, M A Haleem and Darakhshan J Haleem "Long term consumption of sugar rich diets decrease the effectiveness of somatodendritic serotonin 1-A receptor" (2008) Nutritional Neuroscience Vol:11 pp:277-282 (Journal)
2. Bushra Jabeen and Darakhshan J Haleem "Desensitization of pre and post synaptic 5-HT-1A receptor responses following long term consumption of sugar rich diet: Implications for sugar-induced obesity" (2008) Pak. J. Pharm. Sci. Vol:21 pp:327-332 (Journal)
3. Bushra Jabeen, Muhammad Badaruddin, Rashida Ali and Darakhshan J Haleem "Attenuation of restraint-induced behavioral deficits and serotonergic responses by stabilized rice bran in rats " (2007) Nutritional Neuroscience Vol:10 pp:11-16 (Journal)
4. Darakhshan J Haleem,Bushra Jabeen and Tahira Parveen " Inhibition of restraint-induced anorexia by injected tryptophan" (1998) Life Sci Vol:65 pp:205-212 (Journal)
5. Salma Siraj, Hajra Naz, Bushra Jabeen, Tahira Parveen and Darakhshan J Haleem " Rat brain serotonin metabolism following single and repeated administration salicylate" (1995) J.Coll. Phys. Surg. Pak. Vol:5 pp:113-116 (Journal)
6. Syma Malik, Bushra Jabeen, Aliya Zafar and Darakhshan J Haleem " Lack of sodium salicylate-induced enhancement of hepatic tryptophan pyrrolase in 5-days salicylate injected rats" (1994) Pak. J. Biochem. Vol:27 pp:81-85 (Journal)

 Conference Publications
1. Bushra Jabeen and Darakhshan J Haleem "Role of rice bran oil in restraint-induced depression" (2011) Abstract Book, Symposium cum Workshop on Tools in Biomedical Research. Golden Jubilee Celebration series. Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi Vol: pp:42- (Conference Publications)
2. Bushra Jabeen and Darakhshan J Haleem "Antidepressant like effects of rice bran oil in animal model of depression" (2009) Abstract Book, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences /LEJ- University of Karach Vol: pp:Suppl. Page- (Conference Publications)
3. Bushra Jabeen and Darakhshan J Haleem "Long term intake of rice bran oil attenuates restraint-induced behavioral deficits and serotonergic responses in rats " (2008) 45th Annual Medical Symp. On Health for the under-privileged, Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre, Karachi. Vol: pp:07- (Conference Publications)
4. Bushra Jabeen and Rashida Ali and Darakhshan J Haleem "Attenuation of plasma corticosterone and cholesterol following long term intake of stabilized rice bran as a part of meal in rats" (2007) 44th Annual Symp. On Epidemic challenges in developing world. Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre, Karachi Vol: pp:Abstract- (Conference Publications)
5. Patel SF, Haleem DJ,Jabeen B and Khan S "Role of 5-HT-1A receptor in the regulation of food intake" (2006) 6th IBRO Associate School, 1st Neuroscience Orientation Summer Program, August 26-September 20, 2006, Tehran, IR Iran Vol: pp:P-2- (Conference Publications)
6. Bushra Jabeen and Darakhshan J Haleem "Attenuation of restraint-induced behavioral deficits following dietary manipulation in rats" (2005) Abstract book. International Conference on Environmental Horizons, Department of Chemistry & ICCS. University of Karachi Vol: pp:35- (Conference Publications)
7. Nousheen Jamal-Uddin, Noreen Samad, Asma Khan,Bushra Jabeen and Darakhshan J Haleem "Attenuation of 8-OH-DPAT-induced serotonin syndrome: A rat model of stress-induced behavioral deficits " (2005) Abs book 8th Biennial National Conference on Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi Vol: pp:64- (Conference Publications)
8. Bushra Jabeen and Darakhshan J Haleem "Repeated administration of tryptophan attenuates stress-induced anorexia and produces tolerance in the increase of brain serotonin metabolism in rats" (2005) Abs book 8th Biennial National Conference on Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi Vol: pp:49- (Conference Publications)
9. Bushra Jabeen, Anila Yasmeen and Darakhshan J Haleem "Tryptophan administration does not alter food intake in rats but attenuates restraint-induced decreases of food intake" (1997) Proc. ISBBP. Symp. Biochem. Biophys. Vol:2 pp:161-164 (Conference Publications)
10. Bushra Jabeen, Anila Yasmeen and Darakhshan J Haleem "Attenuation of serotonergic response to tryptophan in 4 day tryptophan injected rats " (1995) Proc.2nd Annual National Symp. On Health care and social dev. The Agha Khan University Vol:1 pp:81-85 (Conference Publications)
11. Bushra Jabeen, Aliya Zafar and Darakhshan J Haleem "Enhancement of holo tryptophan pyrrolase activity following single but not repeated administration of sodium salicylate" (1994) Proc. ISBBP. Symp. Biochem. Biophys. Vol:1 pp:67-70 (Conference Publications)

 Other Publications
1. Bushra Jabeen and Darakhshan J Haleem "Role of rice bran oil in restraint-induced depression" (2011) Abstract Book, Symposium cum Workshop on Tools in Biomedical Research. Golden Jubilee Celebration series. Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi Vol: pp:42- (Conference Publications)
2. Bushra Jabeen and Darakhshan J Haleem "Antidepressant like effects of rice bran oil in animal model of depression" (2009) Abstract Book, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences /LEJ- University of Karach Vol: pp:Suppl. Page- (Conference Publications)
3. Bushra Jabeen and Darakhshan J Haleem "Long term intake of rice bran oil attenuates restraint-induced behavioral deficits and serotonergic responses in rats " (2008) 45th Annual Medical Symp. On Health for the under-privileged, Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre, Karachi. Vol: pp:07- (Conference Publications)
4. Bushra Jabeen and Rashida Ali and Darakhshan J Haleem "Attenuation of plasma corticosterone and cholesterol following long term intake of stabilized rice bran as a part of meal in rats" (2007) 44th Annual Symp. On Epidemic challenges in developing world. Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre, Karachi Vol: pp:Abstract- (Conference Publications)
5. Patel SF, Haleem DJ,Jabeen B and Khan S "Role of 5-HT-1A receptor in the regulation of food intake" (2006) 6th IBRO Associate School, 1st Neuroscience Orientation Summer Program, August 26-September 20, 2006, Tehran, IR Iran Vol: pp:P-2- (Conference Publications)
6. Bushra Jabeen and Darakhshan J Haleem "Attenuation of restraint-induced behavioral deficits following dietary manipulation in rats" (2005) Abstract book. International Conference on Environmental Horizons, Department of Chemistry & ICCS. University of Karachi Vol: pp:35- (Conference Publications)
7. Nousheen Jamal-Uddin, Noreen Samad, Asma Khan,Bushra Jabeen and Darakhshan J Haleem "Attenuation of 8-OH-DPAT-induced serotonin syndrome: A rat model of stress-induced behavioral deficits " (2005) Abs book 8th Biennial National Conference on Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi Vol: pp:64- (Conference Publications)
8. Bushra Jabeen and Darakhshan J Haleem "Repeated administration of tryptophan attenuates stress-induced anorexia and produces tolerance in the increase of brain serotonin metabolism in rats" (2005) Abs book 8th Biennial National Conference on Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi Vol: pp:49- (Conference Publications)
9. Bushra Jabeen, Anila Yasmeen and Darakhshan J Haleem "Tryptophan administration does not alter food intake in rats but attenuates restraint-induced decreases of food intake" (1997) Proc. ISBBP. Symp. Biochem. Biophys. Vol:2 pp:161-164 (Conference Publications)
10. Bushra Jabeen, Anila Yasmeen and Darakhshan J Haleem "Attenuation of serotonergic response to tryptophan in 4 day tryptophan injected rats " (1995) Proc.2nd Annual National Symp. On Health care and social dev. The Agha Khan University Vol:1 pp:81-85 (Conference Publications)
11. Bushra Jabeen, Aliya Zafar and Darakhshan J Haleem "Enhancement of holo tryptophan pyrrolase activity following single but not repeated administration of sodium salicylate" (1994) Proc. ISBBP. Symp. Biochem. Biophys. Vol:1 pp:67-70 (Conference Publications)

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops
1. Conference on "Long term intake of rice bran oil attenuates restraint-induced behavioral deficits and serotonergic responses in rats"  , Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC), Karachi (4/28/2008-4/30/2008)  [Local] 
2. Conference on "Attenuation of pre and post synaptic 5-HT-1A receptors following long term sugar rich diet"  Department of Food Technology, Arid University, Islamabad (12/16/2006-12/18/2006)  [Local] 
3. Conference on "Attenuation of pre and post synaptic 5-HT-1A receptors following long term sugar rich diet"  World Health Update Medical, Dental & Nursing Conference, Expo Center, Karachi (1/26/2007-1/28/2007)  [Local] 
4. Conference on "Attenuation of serotonergic response to tryptophan in 4 day tryptophan injected rats"  The Agha Khan University (3/16/1995-3/18/1995)  [Local] 
5. Workshop on "Role of rice bran oil in restraint-induced depression"  Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi (3/1/2011-3/3/2011)  [Local] 
6. Conference on "Enhancement of holo tryptophan pyrrolase activity following single but not repeated administration of sodium salicylate."  Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi (11/21/1994-11/23/1994)  [Local] 
7. Conference on "Antidepressant like effects of rice bran oil in animal model of depression"  International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences /LEJ- University of Karachi (12/20/2009-12/23/2009)  [Local] 
8. Conference on "Attenuation of restraint-induced behavioral deficits following dietary manipulation in rats"  Department of Chemistry & ICCS. University of Karachi (12/19/2005-12/21/2005)  [Local] 
9. Conference on "Attenuation of plasma corticosterone and cholesterol following long term intake of stabilized rice bran as a part of meal in rats"  Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC), Karachi Developing World, (2/23/2007-2/25/2007)  [Local] 
10. Conference on "Repeated administration of tryptophan attenuates stress-induced anorexia and produces tolerance in the increase of brain serotonin metabolism in rats"  Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi (3/7/2005-3/9/2005)  [Local] 
11. Conference on "Tryptophan administration does not alter food intake in rats but attenuates restraint-induced decreases of food intake"  Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi (3/5/1997-3/7/1997)  [Local] 
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 27, 2012