Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Hayatabad, Peshawar

Dr Asif Naseer

Research Interests and Publications
• Naseer, A.; Terry, A.; Gilroy, K.; Kilbey, A.; Watts, C.; Mackay, N.; Bell, M.; Mason, S.; Blyth, K.;
Cameron, E.; Neil, J.C. Frequent Infection of Human Cancer Xenografts with Murine Endogenous
Retroviruses in Vivo. Viruses 2015, 7, 2014-2029.
• Gilroy KL, Terry A, Naseer A, de Ridder J, Allahyar A, Wang W, et al. (2016) Gamma-Retrovirus
Integration Marks Cell Type-Specific Cancer Genes: A Novel Profiling Tool in Cancer Genomics. PLoS ONE
11(4): e0154070. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0154070

Dr. Syed Hamid Habib

Dr Syed Hamid Habib joined Department of Physiology, Institute of Basic medical Sciences (IBMS) , Khyber Medical University (KMU) Peshawar in June 2015 as Assistant Professor. Dr. Habib did his MBBS from Khyber Medical College, Peshawar. He completed his PhD in Physiology from University of Glasgow, United Kingdom in 2015. He has worked with Spinal Cord group, Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology, University of Glasgow. He worked under the supervision of Dr. John Riddell, who is a renowned neuroscientist and has special interest in electrophysiology of Spinal circuitry. Dr.

Dr Yasar Mehmood Yousafzai

Dr. Yasar Mehmood Yousafzai has been involved in diagnostic pathology for more than a decade. He received Pathology training at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center (SKMCH&RC) and FCPS-II (Haematology) training at Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar. He earned a post- graduate diploma in Evidence Based Medicine & Research from the University of Glasgow, UK. He has done his PhD in Haematology from the University of Glasgow, UK. Dr Yasar is a HEC recognized PhD supervisor.

Dr.Irshad Ahmad



  • Irshad Ahmad, Nighat Nawaz, Nizam M. Darwesh, Sadeeq ur Rahman, Mohammad Z. Mustafa, Sher B. Khan, Simon G. Patching. Overcoming challenges for amplified expression of recombinant proteins using Escherichia coli. 2018; 144, 12-18.