UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Faculty Profile

Dr Sajed Ali

PhD (Molecular Biology), University of Punjab, Pakistan, MPhil (Molecular Biology), University of Punjab, Lahore Pakistan, Bsc (Agriculture), University of Agriculture, Pakistan

Assistant Professor, (HEC Approved Supervisor)

[email protected]

Interest Areas

  • Development of diagnostic tests for unidentified or new viruses and virus like diseases in human and plants.
  • Methylation of HCV for inhibition of viral replicates.
  • Plant Molecular Biology/Biotechnology, Plant Virology, Gene Silencing, Molecular Characterization of Plant Viruses, Functional Genomics and Salt tolerance.
  • Construction of VIGS vectors for silencing expression of genes of interest in plant.
  • Cutting edge technology and different transformation methodologies for construct Cassette transformation in model plants & crops.
  • Characterization of transgenic plants to analyze level of expression.
  • Metabolism Analysis of edible crops.
  • Reverse genetic/functional genomics in model plants.
  • Collect and analyze data and prepare results for publication in scientific journals and presentations at seminars.

Publications/Researches/etc

  1. Ali, S., Nasir, I. A., Ali, A., Aslam, U., Farooq, A. M., Tariq, M., Tabassum, B., Qamar, Z., Samiullah, T. R., Rao, A. Q., & Husnain, T. 2014. Genetic variability in coat protein gene of sugarcane mosaic virus in Pakistan and its relationship to other strains. African Journal of Biotechnology, 13(39): 3950-3965.
  2. Ali, Q., Ali, A., Awan, M. F., Tariq, M., Ali, S., Samiullah, T. R., Azam, S., Din, S., Ahmad, M. and Sharif, N. 2014. Combining ability analysis for various physiological, grain yield and quality traits of Zea mays L. Life Sci J, 11: 540-551.
  3. Ali, Q., Ali, A., Waseem, M., Muzaffar, A., Ahmad, S., Ali, S., Awan, M., Samiullah, T., Nasir, I. and Husanin, T. 2014. Correlation analysis for morpho-physiological traits of maize (Zea mays L.). Life Science Journal, 11.
  4. Waseem, M., Ali, Q., Ali, A., Samiullah, T. R., Ahmad, S., Baloch, D., Khan, M. A., Ali, S., Muzaffar, A. and Abbas, M. A. 2014. Genetic analysis for various traits of Cicer arietinum under different spacing. Life Sci J, 11: 14-21.
  5. Raza, S., Ali, S., Chahill, Z. and Iqbal, R. 2014. Response of folliar application of boron on wheat (Triricum aestivum. L) crop in calcareous soils of Pakistan. Academia Journal of Agricultural Research, 2: 106-109.
  6. Four other publications have been accepted in various reputed journals

SEQUENCE(S) PUBLISHED

  1. Ali, S., Aslam, U., Nasir, I. A. and Husnain, T. Sugarcane mosaic virus strain CEMB-1 polyprotein gene, partial cds. (Accession # KC200152)
  2. Ali, S., Aslam, U., Nasir, I. A. and Husnain, T. Sugarcane mosaic virus isolate SCMV-CEMB-2 nonfunctional polyprotein gene, partial sequence. (Accession # KC249907)
  3. Ali, S., Aslam, U., Nasir, I. A. and Husnain, T. Sugarcane mosaic virus isolate SCMV-CEMB-3 nonfunctional polyprotein gene, partial sequence. (Accession # KC249908)
  4. Ali, S., Aslam, U., Nasir, I. A. and Husnain, T. Sugarcane mosaic virus isolate SCMV-CEMB-4 nonfunctional polyprotein gene, partial sequence. (Accession # KC249909)
  5. Ali, S., Aslam, U., Nasir, I. A. and Husnain, T. Sugarcane mosaic virus isolate SCMV-CEMB-5 nonfunctional polyprotein gene, partial sequence. (Accession # KC249910)
  6. Ali, S., Aslam, U., Nasir, I. A. and Husnain, T. Sugarcane mosaic virus isolate SCMV-CEMB-6 nonfunctional polyprotein gene, partial sequence. (Accession # KC249911)
  7. Ali, S., Aslam, U., Nasir, I. A. and Husnain, T. Sugarcane mosaic virus isolate SCMV-CEMB-7 nonfunctional polyprotein gene, partial sequence. (Accession # KC249912)
  8. Ali, S., Aslam, U., Nasir, I. A. and Husnain, T. Sugarcane mosaic virus isolate SCMV-CEMB-8 nonfunctional polyprotein gene, partial sequence. (Accession # KC2499013)
  9. Ali, S., Aslam, U., Nasir, I. A. and Husnain, T. Sugarcane mosaic virus isolate SCMV-CEMB-9 nonfunctional polyprotein gene, partial sequence. (Accession # KC249914)
  10. Ali, S., Aslam, U., Nasir, I. A. and Husnain, T. Sugarcane mosaic virus isolate SCMV-CEMB-10 nonfunctional polyprotein gene, partial sequence. (Accession # KC249915)
  11. Ali, S., Aslam, U., Nasir, I. A. and Husnain, T. Sugarcane mosaic virus isolate SCMV-CEMB-11 nonfunctional polyprotein gene, partial sequence. (Accession # KC249916)
  12. Ali, S., Aslam, U., Nasir, I. A. and Husnain, T. Sugarcane mosaic virus isolate SCMV-CEMB-12 nonfunctional polyprotein gene, partial sequence. (Accession # KC249917)

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