Abida Zulfiqar

Lecturer and Research Associate, Institute of Integrative Biosciences

Abida holds an MPhil in Immunology and Virology from The National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad where she carried out her research under the title “Fc-Epsilon Receptor 1-Beta promoter polymorphism in relation with total serum IgE levels in Pakistani Asthma patients”. She used PCR-RFLP technique to check for gene polymorphism and ELISA for the antibody evaluation. Previously, she completed her Bachelors in Biotechnology from the University of Peshawar. She is currently a full-time Research Associate at IIB working with Dr. Faisal Khan on the systems biology of the malarial parasite Plasmodium falciparum.