Dr Abdul Rehman

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Email: abdul.rehman@kiu.edu.pk

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Qualification

  • Ph D (Plant Physiology) Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • M Phil (Plant Physiology) Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • M Sc Biology (Plant Sciences) Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Experience

  • Chairman Department of Biological Sciences, Karakoram International University
  • Assistant Professor Department of Biological Sciences, Karakoram International University
  • Lecturer Department of Biological Sciences, Karakoram International University
  • Research Associate Department of Plant Sciences, Quaid e Azam University
  • Lecturer (BPS-17) Northern Areas Education Department, Gilgit-Baltistan

Projects

  • Research project “Qualitative characterization of the active ingredients in medicinal plants of CKNP” worth Pak Rs 2.4 million has been completed in October, 2014. The project was sponsored under SEED KIU research programme.

Awards

  • “Altitudinal variations in the vegetation of Hunza valley”.The project worth Pak Rs 3.7 million was sponsored by DFG/GTZ under the Pak-German Research Project, Culture Area Karakorum (CAK) with the academic collaboration of Institute of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany.
  • Served as a Volunteer Counsellor, at Career Counselling Centre, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan for 06 years.
  • Served as a Director & Co Convener Education in Alsabah Welfare Trust, Sonikote, Gilgit.
  • Managed Rs 250 million project “Social, Economic and Environmental Development of Central Karakorum National Park (CKNP) and Buffer Zone” (SEED) as Technical Representative (TR), which was a five year initiative carried out in one of the most remote and under developed regions of Pakistan.
  • Selected for the supervision of PhD level students from April 24, 2015.

Research Interests

  • Floral Biodiversity
  • Ethnobotany
  • Plant Proteomics
  • Plant Genomics
  • Plant Tissue Culture
  • Phytohormones

Publications

  • Evaluation of human induced threats on berberis populations across cultural landscape of Karakoram mountain ranges., Khan T, Khan I A, Rehman A, Karim R, Rukhsana, Ali S (2014). Evaluation of human induced threats on berberis populations across cultural landscape of Karakoram mountain ranges. J. Bio. & Env. Sci. 5(4): 333-342.
  • Studies on zoopharmacological behaviour of wildlife and ethno-veterinarian practices among traditional communities in the Karakoram Range with a Special reference to Berberis spp., Khan T, Khan I A, Rehman A, Fazal N, Rukhsana (2014). Studies on zoopharmacological behaviour of wildlife and ethno-veterinarian practices among traditional communities in the Karakoram Range with a Special reference to Berberis spp. J. Bio. & Env. Sci. 5(2): 341-348.
  • Elaboration of phylogenetic studies in Berberis spp. from Karakoram Ranges. II. floral and morpho-pathological data., Khan T, Khan I A, Ahmed N, Rehman A (2014). Elaboration of phylogenetic studies in Berberis spp. from Karakoram Ranges. II. floral and morpho-pathological data. Int. J. Biol. Sci. 5(1): 133-142.
  • Elaboration of phylogenetic studies in Berberis spp. from Karakoram Ranges. I. morpho-pathological data., Khan T, Khan I A, Ahmed N, Khalil A, Ali S, Rehman A, Ali H, Hussain I, Ali K, Hussain S A, Hussain M (2014). Elaboration of phylogenetic studies in Berberis spp. from Karakoram Ranges. I. morpho-pathological data. Int. J. Biol. Sci. 4(11): 285-293.
  • Determination of effectiveness of berberine, a characteristic phytochemical of Berberis species, against human proteome using in-silico analysis. , Khan T, Khan I A, Rehman A, Bibi Z (2014). Determination of effectiveness of berberine, a characteristic phytochemical of Berberis species, against human proteome using in-silico analysis. J. Bio. & Env. Sci. 4(5): 53-63.
  • Zoopharmacognosy and epigenetic behavior of mountain wildlife towards Berberis species., Khan T, Khan I A, Rehman A, Ali S, Ali H (2014). Zoopharmacognosy and epigenetic behavior of mountain wildlife towards Berberis species. Life. Sci. J. 11(8): 259-263.
  • Differential levels of susceptibility of Berberis species to insect attack at various altitudes in Karakoram Ranges. , Khan T, Khan I A, Khalil A Rehman A (2014). Differential levels of susceptibility of Berberis species to insect attack at various altitudes in Karakoram Ranges. Int. J. Biol. Sci. 4(5): 92-101.
  • Ethnobatanical studies on non-medicinal plants of Shinaki Valley Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan., Khan T, Khan I A, Rehman A, Ali H (2013). Ethnobatanical studies on non-medicinal plants of Shinaki Valley Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan. Int. J. Biol. Sci. 3(11): 63-70.
  • Exploration of near-extinct folk wisdom on medicinally important plants from Shinaki Valley Hunza, Pakistan., Khan T, Khan I A, Rehman A, Alam J, Shamsher A (2013). Exploration of near-extinct folk wisdom on medicinally important plants from Shinaki Valley Hunza, Pakistan. Int. J. Biol. Sci. 3(10): 180-186.
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