Institute of Biological Sciences

Dear Students, welcome to the Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Sarhad University of Science & IT Peshawar.This department was established in 2011. Admission to this department privilege, which imposes a great responsibility on you. It must be remembered that the money spent by your parents on your education is earned by the sweat and toil by your parents who deny themselves all the pleasure and comforts of life to make your future.

You owe it to yourself and parents, to take full advantage of this opportunity and fully equip yourself with latest knowledge in the field. Only by hard work and sense of dedication you can re-pay to some extent the debt that you owe to your parents.

In response to increasing needs of better microbiological & Biotechnological skills in hospitals, research organization and industry the department has well equipped laboratories to cater the needs of teaching as well as practical requirements. Moreover, University library is sufficiently stocked with recent books almost all topics and subjects in Pharmacy. Recently as part of up-gradation program Beside this library, the Department of Pharmacy, possesses HEC on-line digital library linked to a considerable number of world renowned libraries. The department has faculty members having PhD, MPhil, Masters, Degrees with extensive teaching and professional experience. The program is approved by relevant bodies and HEC.

I hope you will take advantage of every minute you spend in the Department and be a part of the learning community. I wish you all success in your life and a very bright future.

The Department was established in June 2011 with an objective of imparting quality education in the multidisciplinary fields of Microbiology & Biotechnology at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


The core competencies of the program are to develop skills which are both job oriented and problem solving. The department of Microbiology and Biotechnology apart from imparting state of the art theoretical basis to the students also focuses on the practical aspects of various discipline with in the subject.


Postgraduate programs focuses on understanding, developing and investigation of antimicrobial activities among microorganisms, interaction of pathogens with host, designing measures to deal with pollutants employing microorganisms and production, purification, characterization and up-scaling of microbial products of industrial significance.


Graduates of Microbiology and Biotechnology usually get employment in well-known research and development institutions of Pakistan. Countless opportunities are available in clinical laboratories, research institutes and teaching institutions.

BS BIOTECHNOLOGY
Program Duration: 4 years (8 Semesters)
Number of courses: 46 (+Research Project)
Credit Hours: 137
Program Code: 082

Program Objectives:
The four year program is designed in accordance with the Higher Education Commission, Islamabad, Pakistan guidelines in the field of Biotechnology to provide the students an insight to the nucleic acid manipulation, basic cell techniques with their impacts on the human health and environment for overall improvement of socioeconomic status of individuals at local and national level.  Read more

BS BOTANY
Program Duration: 4 years (8 Semesters)
Number of courses: 47 (+Research Project)
Credit Hours: 138
Program Code: 155

Program Objectives:
The four year BS Botany program is strictly as per Higher Education Commission, Islamabad, Pakistan guidelines. It will provide the students an insight to the botanical diversity and id importance. The program envisages basics of Botany that gradually expand to modern aspects of plant sciences including the taxonomy, physiology, ecology, ecosystem, genetics, medicinal plants and environmental biology and the current issues in botanical sciences. The graduates will be able to solve botanical and environmental problems to improve the human health and environmental quality for overall improvement of socioeconomic status of individuals at local and national level. Read more

DOCTOR OF PHYSIOTHERAPY
(PHYSICAL THERAPY)
Program Duration: 5 years (10 Semesters)
Number of courses: 61 (+Research Thesis)
Credit Hours: 175
Program Code: 107

Program Objectives
This 5-years rigorous program will practically train graduates capable to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the basic and clinical sciences relevant to physiotherapy, both in their fundamental context and in their application to the discipline of physiotherapy. The graduates will be trained in leadership qualities, management, and communication skills to effectively practice physiotherapy for the welfare of mankind. Read more

BS MICROBIOLOGY
Program Duration: 4 years (8 Semesters)
Number of courses: 46 (+Research Project)
Credit Hours: 137
Program Code: 019

Program Objectives:
The four year Microbiology program is designed in accordance with the Higher Education Commission, Islamabad, Pakistan guidelines to provide the students an insight to the microbial diversity and their manipulation. The program envisages basic cell culture techniques, reproduction, economic aspects and practical aspects to improve the human health and environmental quality for overall improvement of socioeconomic status of individuals at local and national level. Read more

BS MEDICAL LAB TECHNOLOGY (BS MLT)
Program Duration: 4 years (8 Semesters)
Number of courses: 47 (+Research Project)
Credit Hours: 139
Program Code: 154

Program Objectives
This Four year BS MLT program will acquaint the students with the latest development in the field of Medical Laboratory Technology and its related academic and applied aspects. The primary objective of 4-years BS MLT degree program is to educate hospital and private health technologists using modern knowledge and skills; and to prepare them to effectively assist the senior health professionals in the delivery of quality health services from primary to the tertiary level. This program imparts quality technical knowhow with modern techniques enabling them to serve the nation with recognized dignified social and professional status in the health care services. It will improve their capacity, capability and responsibilities to execute their professional duties. MLT degree and training will improve the efficiency of paramedical staff with latest technical knowledge and skills. Read more

Prof. Dr. Farrukh Hussain
Prof. Dr. Farrukh Hussain
Director
farrukh.biotech@suit.edu.pk
Ph.D. (Environment Biotechnology) Post Doct USA
Dr. Zia Ullah Shah
Dr. Zia Ullah Shah
Assistant Professor
zia.biotech@suit.edu.pk
Ph.D (Biotechnology).
Dr. Saeed Ahmad
Dr. Saeed Ahmad
Assistant Professor
saeed.biotech@suit.edu.pk
M.Phil(Biotechnology), Ph.D.(Biotechnology)
Dr Mohammad Parvez
Dr Mohammad Parvez
Assistant Professor
parvez.fls@suit.edu.pk
M.Sc (Biochemistry) PhD (Biotechnology)
Dr. Gulab Sher (On Leave)
Dr. Gulab Sher (On Leave)
Assistant Professor

PhD (Biotechnology)(Quaid I Azam University Islamabad)
Dr. Hamid Ali Khan
Dr. Hamid Ali Khan
Assistant Professor
hamid.biotech@suit.edu.pk
M.Phil Biotechnology , Ph.D Biotechnology
Dr. Nasir Ali
Dr. Nasir Ali
Assistant Professor
nasirali.biotech@gmail.com
M.Phil (Biotechnology) Ph.D (Biotechnology)
Dr. Aamir Aziz
Dr. Aamir Aziz
Assistant Professor
aamir.biotech@suit.edu.pk
M.Phil (Biotechnology), Ph.D (Biotechnology)
Dr. Muhammad Irfan
Dr. Muhammad Irfan
Assistant Professor
irfan.biotech@suit.edu.pk
M.Phil (Microbiology), Ph.D (Microbiology)
Dr. Shabir Ahmad
Dr. Shabir Ahmad
Assistant Professor
shabir.biotech@suit.edu.pk
M.Phil (Environmental Biotechnology),Ph.D (Applied Biology)
Mr. Kashif Mehmood ( On Leave to USA)
Mr. Kashif Mehmood ( On Leave to USA)
Lecturer
kashif.biotech@suit.edu.pk
M.Phil (virology and Immunology)
Mr Muhammad Ilyas
Mr Muhammad Ilyas
Lecturer
ilyas.biotech@suit.edu.pk
M.Phil (Microbiology),Ph.D Microbiology (In Progress)
Muhammad Saqib Khalil
Muhammad Saqib Khalil
Lecturer
saqib.biotech@suit.edu.pk
BS Biotechnology M.Phil in Biotechnology
Ms. Samya Nisar
Ms. Samya Nisar
Lecturer

Master in English M.Phil in Prgress
Ms. Sadia Sardar
Ms. Sadia Sardar
Lecturer
sadia.biotech@suit.edu.pk
BS (Microbiology) M.Phil (Microbiology)
Ms. Sidra Rahmat Ullah
Ms. Sidra Rahmat Ullah
Lecturer
sidra.fls@suit.edu.pk
M. Phil (Virology & Immunology),Ph.D Biotechnology (In Progress)
Mr. Bilal Nasir
Mr. Bilal Nasir
Lecturer

BS (Microbiology), M.Phil (Microbiology)
Ms. Maryam
Ms. Maryam
Lecturer

BS (Microbiology), M.Phil (Microbiology)
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