Dr. Muhammad Safdar

D.V.M (UVAS), M.S. (Istanbul, Turkey),
PhD Scholar (Turkey)
Lecturer
Cell Phone: +92-341-6946240
Email:msafdar@cuvas.edu.pk

Biography

Dr. Muhammad Safdar is Lecturer in the Department of Breeding and Genetics, Faculty of Animal Production and Technology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore–Pakistan since 30 November, 2018. He has completed his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2011 from University of Veterinary and Animal Science, Lahore. Dr. Muhammad Safdar has received his Master degree in Genetics and Bioengineering, from Genetics department, Fatih University, Istanbul, Turkey.

In his Master's research, he has worked on Molecular Genetics of animals. The main aim of his research was to Development of novel techniques for identification of animal species in food and feed samples. Moreover Dr. Safdar expertise in the development of multiplexes PCR for analysis of animal feeds. He has written 20 peer reviewed research papers in well-known scientific journals with good impact factor. Dr. Safdar has also presented his scientific work in 32 national and international conferences worldwide. So far, he has produced around 10 M.Sc and 08 MS students under his supervision. Moreover, Dr. Safdar is a PhD scholar at Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey

Areas of Interest

  1. Animal Genomics and Proteomics
  2. Genetic Diversity and its Impact on Phenotypic Characteristics
  3. Recombinant DNA Technology
  4. Medical Genetics
  5. Molecular Diagnostic and Regenerative Medicine
  6. Forensic Genetics

Courses Taught

  1. Essentials of Genetics
  2. Cell biology
  3. Molecular Biology
  4. Genetics and genomics          
  5. Biochemistry I

Publications

  1. Armughan Ahmed Wadood, HaleemaSadia, Lu Yangqing, TanveerHussain, Muhammad Safdar, QaisarShahzad, KanwalAshiq, Asad Ali, Sana Ashiq(2019). Identification of Variations in the Coding region of Myostatin (MSTN) Gene of Thalli and Pak-Karakul Sheep Breed in Pakistan. Journal of microbiology, Biotechnology and food Sciences (Accepted).
  2. Fatima Sadiq, IffatSaeedChanna, Muhammad Safdar*,YasmeenJunejo, Rozhgar A. Khailany, Muhammad AsadAhktar, Muhammad Saeed, Mehmet Ozaslan et al. (2019). Hepatoprotective Effects of Arabica Coffee Beans in Paracetamol Induced Hepatotoxic Animal Models. International Journal of Biosciences (Accepted).
  3. RukhsanaQamar, Sibgha Noreen, Muhammad Safdar, M. E. Babar (2019). Influence of Exogenous Application of Proline on Some PhysioBiochemical Parameters of Maize (Zea mays L.) Under Drought Stress. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 09 (8), 858-869.
  4. Muhammad Safdar, GhulamMohyyodinQumar, MuthupandianSaravanan, Rozhgar A. Khailany, Mehmet Ozaslan, et al.(2019). Synthesis and Characterization of Cefditoren Capped Silver Nanoparticles and Their Antimicrobial and Catalytic Degradation of Ibuprofen. Journal of Cluster Science. DOI 10.1007/s10876-019-01612-w. (Impact factor: 1.67).
  5. YasmeenJunejo, Muhammad Safdar, M. E. Baber, Sana Zahoor, TanveerHussain, M. Tariq Pervez (2018). Synthesis of Tobramycin Stabilized Silver Nanoparticles and its catalytic and antibacterial activity against pathogenic bacteria. Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials.https://doi.org/10.1007/s10904-018-0971-z(Impact factor: 1.75).
  6. BetülOzanSenizDemiryürekMuhammad SafdarYusuf Inanc, and Abdullah TuncayDemiryürek (2017).  Lack of association between urotensin-II (UTS2) gene polymorphisms (Thr21Met and Ser89Asn) and migraine.Bosn J Basic Med Sci. 2017 Aug; 17(3): 268–273. (Impact factor: 1.45).
  7. Ozan, Betul; Demiryurek, Seniz; Oztuzcu, Serdar ; Safdar, Muhammad ; Yigiter, Remzi ; Cengiz, Beyhan; Demiryurek, Abdullah Tuncay (2015). Investigation of the Urotensin-II Gene Thr21Met and Ser89Asn Polymorphisms in Migraine. ACTA PHYSIOLOGICA, 215, 91-92 (Impact factor: 4.382).
  8. Sercan Ergun, TayebSadiqTayeb, AhmetArslan, EbruTemiz, KaifeeArman, Muhammad Safdar, HasanDağlı, Murat Korkmaz, GülperNacarkahya, SevilKırkbeş, SerdarOztuzcu (2014). The investigation of miR-221-3p and PAK1 gene expressions in breast cancer cell lines, Gene, 555, 377–381.(Impact factor: 2.51).
  9. Sercan Ergun, KaifeeArman, EbruTemiz, İbrahim Bozgeyik, ÖnderYumrutaş, Muhammad Safdar, HasanDağlı, AhmetArslan, SerdarOztuzcu (2014) Expression patterns of miR-221 and its target Caspase-3 in different cancer cell lines. Molecular Biology Reports, 41, 5877-5881 (Impact factor: 2.10).
  10. Muhammad Safdar,YasmeenJunejo (2015). The development of a hexaplex-conventional PCR for identification of six animal and plant species in foodstuffs. Food chemistry, 192, 745-749 (Impact factor: 5.40).
  11. Muhammad Safdar,Y Junejo(2014). Development and validation of fast duplex real-time PCR assays based on SYBER Green florescence for detection of bovine and poultry origins infeedstuffs. Food Chemistry, 173, 660–664. (Impact factor: 5.40).
  12. M. Safdar& M. F. Abasıyanık. (2013). Development of fast multiplex real-time PCR assays based on EvaGreen florescence dye for detection of beef and soybean origins in sausages. “Food Research International 54, 1652–1656.” (Impact factor: 3.40).
  13. M. Safdar,   Y. Junejo,   K. Arman,   M. F. Abasıyanık(2014). Rapid Bovine and Caprine species identification in Ruminant Feeds by Duplex Real-time PCR Melting Curve Analysis using EvaGreenFluorescence Dye. Molecular Biotechnology, 56, 770-776. (Impact factor: 1.87).
  14. M. Safdar,   Y. Junejo,   K. Arman,   M. F. Abasıyanık(2014). A highly sensitive and specific Tetraplex PCR assay for soybean, poultry, horse and pork species identification in Sausages: Development and Validation. Meat science, 98, 296–300(Impact factor: 3.61).
  15. Muhammad Safdar, YasmeenJunejo (2014). A multiplex-conventional PCR assay for bovine, ovine, caprine and fish species identification in feedstuffs: Highly sensitive and specific. Food Control, 50, 190-194. (Impact factor: 3.80).
  16. M. Safdar& M. F. Abasıyanık. (2013). Simultaneous Identification of Pork and Poultry Origins in Pet Foods by a Quick Multiplex Real-Time PCR Assay Using EvaGreen Florescence Dye. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 171, 1855–1864. (Impact factor: 2.12).
  17. Y. Junejo. Sirajuddin A. Baykal M. Safdar A. Balouch (2014). A novel green synthesis and characterization of Ag NPs with its ultra-rapid catalytic reduction of methyl green dye. Applied Surface Science, 290, 499-503. (Impact factor: 4.71).
  18. YasmeenJunejo, Muhammad Safdar, AamnaBalouch (2015). Efficient degradation of organic dyes by heterogeneous cefdinir derived silver nanocatalyst. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 31, 1-396.
  19. YasmeenJunejo, Muhammad Safdar (2015). Highly effective heterogeneous doxycycline stabilized silver nanocatalyst for the degradation of ibuprofen and paracetamol drugs. Arabian Journal of Chemistry. (Impact factor: 3.71).doi:10.1016/j.arabjc.2015.06.014
  20. Shahzad QMehmood MUKhan HulHusna AQadeer SAzam ANaseer ZAhmad ESafdar MAhmad M(2016). Royal jelly supplementation in semen extender enhances post-thaw quality and fertility of Nili-Ravi buffalo bull sperm. AnimReprod Sci. 2016 Apr;167:83-8. doi: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2016.02.010. (Impact factor: 1.71).

Postgraduate Supervision

Title

Stats

    M. Sc Produced as Supervisor
    10
    M. Phil Produced as Supervisor
    08
    M. Phil produced as member
    06

 

 

Trainings/Workshops and Conferences

  1. A Special Lecturer was organized as convenor in the department of Breeding and Genetics on the topic ‘‘How much DNA results are reliable in Science!!!’’ with the context of ‘’DNA Day 2019’’ on April 25, 2019 (Thursday), 10:00-11:00 AM at Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur.
  2. Presented a Research Paper on International conference at NCP and Quid-E-Azam University, Islamabad on 11.03.2019 from the department of Breeding and Genetics, Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur.
  3. Attended workshop on the topic of SAS Software was organized by Oric, Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur.
  4. Attended International conference was organized by Zoology department, Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur.
  5. Muhammad SAFDAR, Musarrat Abbas KHAN, Mehmet OZASLAN, Rozhgar A. KHAILANY. Development Of A Highly Sensitive Multiplex Pcr Assays For Identification Of Major Mastitis Pathogens In Buffalo’s Raw Milk And Evaluation Of Their Sensitivity for Oral Presentation in WBC2019, to be held in İstanbul, Turkey,18-09-2019 - 20-09-2019 (Accepted).
  6. M. SAFDAR, R.A. KHAILANYI, Y. Junejo, B.O. KANABE (2016). Kidney Stone Formation: Gene Expression Profiling of Vitamin D and Calcium Sensing Receptors in Rats after Using Ethylene Glycol. FEBS International, Kusadesi, Turkey.
  7. M. SAFDAR, R.A. KHAILANYI, Y. Junejo, B.O. KANABE (2016). Computational analysis of miRNAs in Breast Cancers. Middle East Congress, Doha. UAE.
  8. R.A. KHAILANYI, M. SAFDAR, B.O. KANABE, Y. Junejo (2016). Expression level of Five microRNAs as Diagnostic Markers in Glioblastoma. FEBS International, Kusadesi, Turkey.
  9. R.A. KHAILANYI, M. SAFDAR, B.O. KANABE, Y. Junejo (2016). Breast cancer expression using qRT-PCR technique. Konya congress, Turkey.
  10. ShameemSaadat, R.A. KHAILANYI, M. SAFDAR, B.O. KANABE, Y. Junejo (2016). Gastric cancer expression using qRT-PCR technique. Konya congress, Turkey.
  11. DağlıHasan · ÖztuzcuSerdar · ErgünSercan · Ulaşlı Mustafa ·TemizEbru · KaifeeArman · YumrutaşÖnder · Korkmaz Murat ·KirkbeşSevil · Safdar Muhammad · Bozgeyik İbrahim · ArslanAhmet. To investigate the role of miR-503 in cell proliferation and apoptosis in lung cancer targeting MALAT1.Medical Biology International Conference, Fatihye, Turkey.
  12. Muhammad Safdar (2014). Meme KanseriHücreHatlarında miR-221-3p ve PAK1 Gen İfadesinin Araştırılması11. UlusalTıbbiGenetikKongresi, At İstanbul/Türkiye.
  13. M. Safdar& M. F. Abasıyanık. (2013). Development of Triplex PCR assays for sheep, bovine and fish species identification in Animal meals. Tubitak Congress on Bio & Nano Technology, October 1–3, (pp. 60).
  14. M. Safdar& M. F. Abasıyanık. (2013). Simultaneous Identification of Pork and Poultry Origins in Pet Foods by a Quick Multiplex Real-Time PCR Assay Using EvaGreen Florescence Dye. Tubitak Congress on Bio & Nano Technology, October 1–3, (pp. 61).
  15. M. Safdar& M. F. Abasıyanık. (2011). 4th International Congress on FOOD AND NUTRITION together with the SAFE consortium 3rd SAFE Consortium ınternatıonal Congress on FOOD SAFETY on 12th October 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey.
  16. M. Safdar& M. F. Abasıyanık. (2011). 4th International Halal and Healthy Food conference with 2nd International  Halal and Healthy Products Exposition and World Halal Council (WHC) that is most powerful international umbrella organization 9th Congress is between 23-16 October 2011,in Istanbul s'CNR exhibition Complex Istanbul, Turkey.
  17. YasmeenJunejo, Agha Asad Noor, AamnaBalouch, Muhammad Safdar, TanveerHussain, M. Tariq Pervez, M. E. Baber. “Tuned antibacterial activities of tobramycin based capping silver nanoparticles”. 7th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering (7th ICBB2017) at Lahore, Pakistan on October 25-27, 2017, abstract book, page 10.
  18. SabiraParveen,YasmeenJunejo, AamnaBalouch, ShahidSherzada, Kamran Abbas, Muhammad Safdar, TanveerHussain, M. Tariq Pervez, M. E. Baber. Effects of green silver nanoparticles on resistant gram negative bacteria. 7th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering (7th ICBB2017) at Lahore, Pakistan on October 25-27, 2017, abstract book, page 25.
  19. MunazzaGul, YasmeenJunejo, AamnaBalouch, Muhammad Safdar, TanveerHussain, M. Tariq Pervez, M. E. Baber. Antibacterial activity of tetracycline based gold Nanoparticles. 7th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering (7th ICBB2017) at Lahore, Pakistan on October 25-27, 2017, abstract book, page 22.
  20. Sehrish Latif, YasmeenJunejo, AamnaBalouch, M. E. Baber, Sana Zahoor, Muhammad Safdar, TanveerHussain, M. Tariq Pervez. Effect of Doxycycline stabilized platinum nanoparticles on Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus pyogenes. 7th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering (7th ICBB2017) at Lahore, Pakistan on October 25-27, 2017, abstract book, page 26.
  21. Muhammad Safdar. Investigation of anticancer activity of novel gold nanoparticles on human breast cancer cells. 4th Middle East Molecular Biology Congress and Exhibition 2017 - Abu Dhabi on 02nd Nov 2017.
  22. M. Safdar, R.A. Khailanyi, Y. Junejo, B.O. Kanabe (2016). Kidney Stone Formation: Gene Expression Profiling of Vitamin D and Calcium Sensing Receptors in Rats after Using Ethylene Glycol. FEBS International, Kusadesi, Turkey. (Poster Presentation)
  23. Muhammad Safdar,SibelOguzkan BALC, YasmeenJunejo, M.AsadAkhtar, Khandakar ASM Saadat, Haseeb Anwar, M.TariqPerviz, TanveerHussain, M.E.Baber. Effects of gold nanoparticles on cytokines (IL-2, IL-6, and TNF-α) expression via MAPK pathway in SKBR3 breast cancer cells. 7th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering (7th ICBB2017) at Lahore, Pakistan on October 25-27, 2017, abstract book, page 21. (Oral Presentation)
  24. Muhammad SAFDAR, Rozhgar A. KHAILANY, YasmeenJunejo, Belan O. KANABE ,Khandakar A.S.M. Saadat, TanveerHussain, M. F. Abasıyanık. Development of a Rapid Evagreen Multiplex RT-PCR Assay for simultaneous detection of cow milk within sheep and goat milks. Latest Trends in Domestic and Wild Animal Genomics and Biotechnology" on 21-22 November 2016. (Oral Presentation)
  25. Muhammad Safdar, Sana Zaheer, M. AsadAkhtar, YasmeenJunejo, Khandakar ASM Saadat, M. Tariq Perviz, TanveerHussain, M.E.Baber. 3'UTR region of CASP7 associated with miRSNPs and SNPs in targeting miRNAs; A computational analysis. Conference on Computational Biology and Genomics September 27 - 29, 2017. (Oral Presentation)
  26. Muhammad Safdar, Sana Zaheer, Sibel OĞUZKAN BALCI,  M. AsadAkhtar, YasmeenJunejo, Khandakar ASM Saadat, M. Tariq Pervez, TanveerHussain, M.E.Baber. Sequence-based analysis of 3'UTR region of NF-κB associated with SNPs in gene and miRNAs binding sites.  7th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering (7th ICBB2017) at Lahore, Pakistan on October 25-27, 2017, abstract book, page 25.   (Poster Presentation).
  27. Muhammad Safdar, H. Khawar Ali, SibelOguzkan BALC, M.AsadAkhtar, YasmeenJunejo, Khandakar ASM Saadat, Haseeb Anwar. Effects of gold nanoparticles on Toll-like receptors (TLRs) expressions in SKBR3 breast cancer cells. 7th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering (7th ICBB2017) at Lahore, Pakistan on October 25-27, 2017, abstract book, page 19. (Poster Presentation)
  28. Rozhgar A. KHAILANY, Abdullah A. SHAREEF, BegardKh. MUSTAFA , Muhammad SAFDAR, Khandakar A S M SAADAT, Belan O. KANABE, Yasmeen JUNEJO, Naser GILANI1, Haseeb Anwar, Muhammad AsadAkhtar and Ahmet ARSLAN. Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Investigation of PDX-1 (D76N) Gene in Type 2 Diabetes in North of Iraq Population. Latest Trends in Domestic and Wild Animal Genomics and Biotechnology" on 21-22 November 2016. (Poster Presentation)
  29. Yasmeen JUNEJO, Muhammad SAFDAR,  Aamna BALOUCH,  Rozhgar A. KHAILANY,  Belan O. KANABE,  Khandakar A.S.M. Saadat. Investigation of Anticancer activity of Platinum Nanoparticles on Human Breast Cancer Cells. Latest Trends in Domestic and Wild Animal Genomics and Biotechnology" on 21-22 November 2016. (Poster Presentation)
  30. Muhammad Safdar,Sana Zaheer, SibelOguzkan BALC, Khandakar ASM Saadat, M.AsadAkhtar, YasmeenJunejo, Rozhgar A. KHAILANY , Aamna BALOUCH. Association between 3'UTR region of CASP8 with   miRSNPs and SNPs in TargettingmiRNAs;A Computational Analysis. 6th International Symposium-cum-Training Course on Molecular Medicine and Drug Research at International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi on 6-9 November 2017. (Poster Presentation)
  31. Muhammad Safdar, H. Khawar Ali, SibelOguzkan BALC, Khandakar ASM Saadat, M.AsadAkhtar, YasmeenJunejo, Aamna BALOUCH. Effects of Gold Nanoparticles on SKBR3 breast cancer and CRL-4010 non cancer cells. 6th International Symposium-cum-Training Course on Molecular Medicine and Drug Research at International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi on 6-9 November 2017. (Poster Presentation)
  32. Muhammad Safdar, M. NaveedRaza, SibelOguzkan BALC, Khandakar ASM Saadat, M.AsadAkhtar, YasmeenJunejo, Rozhgar A. KHAILANY , Aamna BALOUCH. Molecular Investigation of Anticancer activity of Gold Nanoparticles on Human Breast Cancer Cells. 6th International Symposium-cum-Training Course on Molecular Medicine and Drug Research at International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi on 6-9 November 2017. (Poster Presentation)