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Dr. Muhammad Qasim Hayat
Associate Professor
Plant Biotechnology

ASAB
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
H-12 Campus, Islamabad
Tel : +92 51 9085 6153

Specialization
Phyloinformatics & Bioactivities of Medicinal Plants

Education
PhD (Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan); Research Fellowship (Royl Botanical Garden Edinburgh, UK); MEd (Science Education: Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad)

Dr. M. Qasim Hayat earned his PhD degree from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.Dr. Qasim's research group is working in two key areas of plant biotechnology. One is Plant Systematics and Evolution and other one is Medicinal Plants. In former, the key plant groups are Cyperaceae (Sedges) and Artemisia (Asteraceae). In latter ones, the main focus is on biological activities and isolations of botanicals form western Himalayan  region plants. In addition to this, he contributed in various national and international collaborative projects in the field of biology and biomedical sciences.

See full list of Dr. Wasim's publications at:

http://scholar.google.com.pk/citations?user=LFI2CT8AAAAJ&hl=en                                                  

At Undergraduate level

1. Taxonomy and Phylogenetics of Viruses
2. Plant Molecular Biology
3. Biodiversity
4. Fundamentals of Computers and Programming
5. Medicinal Plants

At Postgraduate level (MS/PhD)

1. Molecular Phylogenetics
2. Bioinformatics
3. Medicinal Plants
4. Plant Systematics and Evolution