Capital University of Science & Technology

Dr. Erum Dilshad


Assistant Professor

Contact Information
Phone : 051-111-555-666 Ext: 324
Profile Summary
My research is focused on production of transgenics of both medicinal and edible crops for enhancement of secondary metabolites, tolerance against biotic and abiotic stress along with their phytochemical analysis. It also involves establishing plant tissue culture, biological evaluation of synthetic and natural compounds and cancer cell line studies.
Ph.D Biochemistry/Plant Biotechnology Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad 2016
M.phil Biochemistry/Molecular Biology Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad 2010
M.Sc Biochemistry Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad 2008
Assistant Professor Biosciences Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad Since - 2016
Visiting Faculty (Biotechnology) Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad 2016 - 2017
Visiting faculty (Biochemistry) CMT, PIMS, Islamabad 2009 - 2010
Research Associate Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad 2015 - 2016
Visiting Researcher University of Barcelona, Spain 2015 - 2015
Laboratory Scientist Shifa International Hospital Islamabad 2010 - 2014
Honors & Awards
Productive Scientist of Pakistan (2017) by PCST
Productive Scientist of Pakistan (2016) by PCST
HEC Interim placement of fresh PhDs (2016-2017)
HEC Talent Farming Scholarship during B.Sc
HEC Talent Farming Scholarship during M.Sc
Merit Based Scholarship from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad During M.Phil
HEC Indigenous Fellowship during Ph.D
HEC International Research Support Initiative Programe Fellowship during Ph.D
Research Areas / Interests
Cloning, Plant Biotechnology, Phytochemistry, DNA Barcoding, Drug Discovery, Bioassays, Cancer cell line studies
    Journal Papers
  • Hammad Ismail, Ammara Rasheed, Ihsan ul Haq, Laila Jafri, Nazif Ullah, Erum Dilshad, Moniba Sajid, Bushra Mirza, "Five indigenous plants of Pakistan with anti-nociceptive, antiinflammatory, anti-depressant and anti-coagulant properties in Sprague Dawley rats", Evidence based complementary and alternative medicine, Vol: 1, 2017
  • Aamer Saeed, Pervaiz Ali Channar, Fayaz Ali Larik, Farukh Jabeen, Urooj Muqadar, Shomaila Saeed, Ulrich Flörke, Hammad Ismail, Erum Dilshad, Bushra Mirza , "Design, Synthesis, Molecular docking studies of organotin-drug derivatives as multi-target agents against antibacterial, antifungal, a-amylase, a-glucosidase and buytyrlcholinesterase", Inorganica Chimica Acta, Vol: 464, Pages: 204-213, 2017
  • Ismail, Hammad, Erum Dilshad, Mohammad Tahir Waheed, and Bushra Mirza, "Transformation of Lettuce with rol ABC Genes: Extracts Show Enhanced Antioxidant, Analgesic, Anti-Inflammatory, Antidepressant, and Anticoagulant Activities in Rats", Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology (Springer), Vol: 1, Pages: 1-20, 2017
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