Dr. Saira Yahya

Research Villa – 172/2 Building

Dr. Saira Yahya

Assistant Professor

Brief Bio and Research Interest / Area of Research

I am a PhD in Microbiology with almost 10 years of Research and 3.5 years of teaching experience in different HEC recognized universities. Moreover, I have four published papers with 7 citations

Research Interests: Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Enzymology (kinetics and Thermodynamics), Immunology, Biostatistics (including DoE), Bioinformatics, Renewable energy

Conference Presentations & Proceedings:

  • Poster Presentation at ASM Microbe 2018
  • Oral and Poster Presentation at 1st Invention to Innovation Summit Sindh 2016
  • Oral Presentation at 14th National & 5th International Conference of Botany 2016
  • Poster Presentation at 115th General Meeting of American society for Microbiology 2015
  • Oral Presentation at New Horizons in Microbiology (FUUAST) 2012
  • Poster Presentation at 6th International Biennial Conference of Pakistan society for Microbiology 2007

Honors & Awards:

  • HEC Indigenous Fellow for PhD

Publications & Conferences

  • Yahya, S., Jahangir, S., Shaukat, S.S., Sohail, M., and Khan, S.A. (2016). Production optimization using PlackettBurman design and partial characterization of amylase from Aspergillus tubingensis SY 1. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 48(6), 2557-2561. (IF-0.8)
  • Yahya, S., Kazmi, S.U. (2017). Anti-campylobacter activity of extracts of Daphne mucronata and Symplocos racemosa against avian isolates. National Journal of Health Sciences, 2(1), 14-19.
  • Abbas, T., Liaquat, F.,Yahya, S., Tasleem, F., Azhar, I. and Mehmood, Z.A. (2017). Potential of Red sandalwood (Adenanthera pavonina L.) as an antibacterial agent against clinical isolates. National Journal of Health Sciences, 2(2), 61-66.
  • Iqbal, M., Ahmad, A., Fatima, G., Ahmed, E., Khan, S.A.,Yahya, S., Muhammad, F. and Mirza, S. (2017). Antibacterial Potentials of Human Urine at Acidic pH 5. Journal of Rawalpindi Medical College, 21(3), 293-297.