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Dr. Rashid Saif (HoD)

Associate Professor, HoD-Biotechnology, Head-ORIC
  • Postdoc (Mole. Genetics & Bioinformatics), Uni. of Bern, Switzerland, 2019
  • PhD (Mole. Biology & Biotechnology), UVAS-Pak & Uni. of Missouri-USA, 2015
  • M.Phil (Mole. Biology & Biotechnology), UVAS-Pak, 2010


Work Experience

DurationJob Title/ Organization
April 2023 – PresentAssociate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Qarshi University Lahore, Pakistan
Mar 2021 -April 2023Director-Research & Diagnostics, Decode Genomics, Lahore, Pakistan
Aug 2017 – Mar 2021Associate Professor, Gulab Devi Educational Complex, Lahore, Pakistan
Mar 2015 – Aug 2017Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology,  Virtual University of Pakistan (VUP)


Research/Scholarly Contributions:

Research Domains: Molecular Genetics & Bioinformatics, NGS Data Analysis, Genomic

Selection Signatures

Reviewer: Journal of Futuristic Biotechnology, Pakistan Biomedical Journal, Pakistan Journal of

Health Sciences (HEC-Recognized)

Advisory Board Member: The Society for Research in Medicine-Australia

Books/Monograph: Co-author/Contributor of 02 monographs

Publications: ~60

Research Projects: Secured 02 research projects (QU & VUP)



Postdoc award; Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship

PhD award; IRSIP-HEC, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA

Summer Institute award in “Statistical Genetics” University of Washington-Seattle, USA

The Hans-Sigrist Foundation Award, UniBe-Switzerland

HEC Travel Grants for Pakistani Researcher- ABLS-2017, Kyoto, Japan

Indigenous PhD Fellowship Program-HEC, Pakistan

Keynote/Travel award ICNSET 2019, Sapporo, Japan


Industry Experience:

Hatchery Manager, Sadiq Brothers Poultry, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Assay Development Consultant, Central Lab, Johar Town, Lahore, Pakistan


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