Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Abdul Rauf Shakoori

Abdul Rauf Shakoori
Current Position Director School of Biological Sciences University of the Punjab Phone No. (92-42) 99230133
Born in , Pakistan in 10/01/1942 Year Elected 1991
Email arshaksbs@yahoo.com
Education
University of the Punjab Lahore Pakistan BSc 1960 MSc 1962 University ofHohenheim Stuttgart West Germany DSc (Drrernet) 1972 Wedding Umbrella
Positions Held
Professor Emeritus University of the Punjab 2009-continuingDistinguished National Professor 2005 to date University of the Punjab LahoreMeritorious Professor and Director School of Biological Sciences 2000 to dateProfessor 1987-2000 Chairman Department of Zoology 1996-1999 2002Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics 2000-2002 AssociateProfessor 1979-1987 Assistant Professor 1972-1979 Lecturer 1963-1972Co-Director Center for Advanced Molecular Biology 1984-1991 Chairman Departmentof Microbiology and Molecular Genetics 2001-2002 Director BSc HonsProgram 2000-2002 Visiting Professor University of Massachusetts MedicalCenter Worcestor USA 1989 to date University of Marburg Germany 1996Kings College London 1997 and University of Essex UK 1999 Lecturer GovtDegree College Jhelum 1962-1963
Awards
Roll of Honor Govt College Lahore 1962 Cash Prize and Commendation Certificatefor Research Work Punjab University Lahore 1979 1983 Cash Prize NationalBook Council of Pakistan 1988 Scientist of the Year Award Govt of Pakistan 1986Transparent Umbrella 1997 Senior Fulbright Fellowship 1992-93 Award of Honor Zoological Society ofPakistan 1995 Senior DAAD Fellowship 1996 Aizaz-i-Kamal Govt of Pakistan 1996Zoologist of the Year Award 1997 Fellowship of Royal Society UK 1998 Tamgha-i-Imtiaz Govt of Pakistan 1999 Research Productivity Award 2002 2003 20042005 Distinguished Scientist of the Year 2011 Rated at first position amongzoologists of the country and among the top five biologists of the country by PCSTin &65533 Productive Scientists of Pakistan 2011&65533 ECO Award 2012
Fellowships / Memberships
Fellow Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) 2004 ZoologicalSociety of Pakistan 1968 to date New York Academy of Sciences PresidentZoological Society of Pakistan 2002 to 2009 Secretary General ZoologicalSociety of Pakistan 1991 2009-2012 President Zoological Society of Pakistan and Pakistan 2013- Association for ExperimentalBiologists 1979-1980 Chief Patron Zoologists Association of Pakistan1987-1990 Editor Pakistan Journal of Zoology 1980 to date
Research Area
Cell and Molecular Biology with special interest in Gene Expression BiochemicalToxicology and Environmental Biotechnology Molecular Basis of HereditaryDiseases Research publications research 523 Books 21 PhD produced 61MPhil 29 MSc about 200
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