Safdar Abbas

Post-doctoral Scholar

My areas of research interest/expertise:

Fundamental questions in biology based on cellular stress responses of fruits and plants at genomics and proteomics levels by using modern molecular biology tools. Working on the regulation of plant growth and development by plant hormones. My area of research interests are, plant biochemistry, plant molecular biology, bioinformatics, food security, and food science and technology.


Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center, 304
HB 6044

Selected Publications

  • Muhammad Ammar, Maria Omer, Sitwat Aman, Abdul Hameed, Safdar Abbas, Shabnam Shaheen, Aiman Abbas, Samina N Shakeel  (2022). Fatty acid Profiling and Physiochemical Characterization of Chlorella sorokiniana potentially used for Biofuel Production. Sains Malaysiana.

    Safdar Abbas, Beenish Jehan Azhar, Muhammad Irfan, Shakeel Ahmad, Ishaq Ahmad, Javed Hussain, Samina Shakeel (2021). Analysis of Organoleptic Parameters and Heavy Metals in Artificially Ripened Mango Fruits in Pakistan.

    Muhammad Irfan, Safdar Abbas, Beenish Jehan Azhar, Shakeel Ahmad, Hafsa Muhammad, Ishaq Ahmed, Javed Hussain, Samina N Shakeel (2020). Variations in Mineral/heavy metals profiling and preventive role of trichomes in Peach Fruits treated with CaC2. doi: 10.2174/1386207323666200808175723.

    Safdar Abbas, Sidra Saeed, Muhammad Ammar, Sitwat Aman, Samina N Shakeel (2018).  Effect of High Temperature on Activities and Lipid Production in Mutants of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. DOI: 10.17957/IJAB/15.0634.

    Zaynab Madiha, Fatima Mahpara, Abbas Safdar, et al. (2018). Role of secondary metabolites in plant defense against pathogens. Microb Pathog. 124: 198-202. doi: 10.1016/j.micpath.2018.08.034.

    Shabnam Shaheen, Safdar Abbas, et al. (2017). Knowledge of medicinal plants for children diseases in the environs of district Bannu, Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa (KPK). Front Pharmacol. 8:430. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2017.00430.

    Sitwat Aman, Muneeza Iqbal, Safdar Abbas, Samina N Shakeel (2013). Molecular and comparative analysis of newly isolated beta-tubulin partial gene sequences from selected medicinal plants. Pak. J. Bot., 45(2): 507-512.