Dr. Iram Maqsood

Assistant Professor




Dr. Iram Maqsood


Contact #: 091-9224787
Email: imb138@gmail.com
Address: SBBWUP, Department of Zoology


1)    Assistant Professor
Department of Zoology, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar from 29 August, 2018 till dated.
2)    Researcher
wildlife conservation and utilization Northeast forestry university Harbin, China from September 2016 to July 2018.
3)    Researcher
Microbiology and immunology Lab Northeast Agriculture university Harbin, China from 2012 to 2016.
4)    Visiting Lecturer
Department of Zoology, Govt. degree college for women samundri, Faisalabad from 03 March, 2010 to 2 September, 2011. 
5)    Research Associate 
Department of Zoology, Arachnology lab Govt. college University, Faisalabad from  2009 to  2010.


PhD, Specialization; Microbiology and immunology (Northeast Agriculture University Harbin China)

Honor and Awards

  • Ph.D. scholarship from China scholarship council (CSC).
  • Appreciation Award by Northeast Agriculture University for best International Student Leader, 2015.
  • Prize Money for publishing SCI paper June 2016.
  • Prize Money for publishing SCI paper June 2017.



Graduate Students Postdocs Undergraduate Students Honor Students


Service Activity

  • Review experience of Journals articles
  • Editor in Journal of Medicine (USA)
  • Editor in Journal of Bacteriology and Vaccine Research (USA)

Brief Statement of Research Interest

Agricultural Entomology, Microbiology, Zoology, Ecology, Nutrition Ecology, Immunology, Genetic Engineering, Wildlife conservation and utilization, Expression of protein, Vector Construction, Gene Expression, Construction of Recombinant Bacterial, vaccine development.


  1. Bukhari SM, Iram M, Lijie T, Sunting M, Mang HL, Abbas G, Baboo I and Li Y, 2017. Coherence and colonization characteristics of recombinant lactobacillus under simulated gastric conditions within chicken GI tract and its impact on chicken growth. Pak Vet J, 37(4): 381-386. IF 0.813
  2. Kausar S, Abbas MN, Qian C, Zhu B, Sun Y, Sun Y, Wang L, Wei G, Maqsood I, Liu CL10. Serpin-14 negatively regulates prophenoloxidase activation and expression of antimicrobial peptides in Chinese oak silkworm Antheraea pernyi. Dev Comp Immunol. 2017 Nov;76:45-55. doi: 10.1016/j.dci.2017.05.017. Epub 2017 May 22. IF 3.218
  3. Iram Maqsood, Rong Ke. Existing Status and Resurgence Strategies for Chinese Alligator (Alligator Sinensis). Pakistan journal of zoology. July 2017(accepted). IF 0.491
  4. Iram Maqsood, Wen Shi, Xiaona Wang, Bing Han, Haiyuan Zhao, Abbas Muhammad Nadeem, Bukhari syed Moshin, Kausar Saima, Shah Syed Jamal, Mufti Farees ud Din, Yigang Xu, Lijie Tang, Yijing Li. Immunogenicity and protective efficacy of orally administered recombinant Lactobacillus plantarum expressing VP2 protein against IBDV in chicken. J Appl Microbiol. 2018 Aug 17. doi: 10.1111/jam. 14073. IF 2.16
  5. Saima Kausar, Muhammad Nadeem Abbas, Muhammad Mahmood-ul-Hassan,Shahnaz Akhtar Rana, Naureen Rana, Iram Maqsood and Isma Gul. Diversity and Dynamics of Macro-Invertebrates in Sugarcane Agro-Ecosystem of Punjab (Pakistan). American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci., 17 (2): 128-142, 2017.
  6. Maher Jabeen, Muhammad Ishaq, Weiming Song, Liyang Xu, Iram Maqsood, and Qigang Deng. UV-Assisted Photocatalytic Synthesis of ZnO-Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites with Enhanced Photocatalytic Performance in Degradation of Methylene Blue. ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, 6 (4) M36-M43 (2017). IF 1.787
  7. Maqsood Iram, Xiaona Wang, Haiyuan Zhao, Bukhari syed Moshin, Abbas Nadeem, Kausar Saima, Lijie Tang, and Yijing Li. Ameliorate maneuver for transformation of lactobacillus strains by electroporation with IBDV-VP2 chemically engineered expression vector. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences. 26(3): 814-822; 2016. IF 0.422
  8. Maqsood I, Mohsin S B, Li Yi-Jing, Tang Li Jie, Saleem K M. Abundance and fluctuation in the spider diversity in the Citrus Fruits from located in the vicinity of Faisalabad Pakistan. Journal of Northeast Agricultural University (English Edition). 23(2): 59–64; 2016    
  9. Syed Mohsin Bukhari, Iram Maqsood, Tang LiJie, Shahla Andleeb, Khalil UR Rehman, Aoun Bukhari. Assessment of Variance Indices of Araneid Fauna Grasped from Sugarcane Field by different trapping Methods at Faisalabad, Pakistan. J. Bio. Env. Sci. 8(5), 147-154, May 2016. Universal  IF 1.356
  10. Mohsin S B, Li Yi-jing, Tang Li-jie, Maqsood I, Ting Ma-sun, Han Le-meng, Khalil U R, Andleeb S, Muhammad S K and Saleem M A. Predatory Efficacy of Cotton Inhabiting Spiders on Bemisiatabaci, Amrascadevastans Thripstabaci and Helicoverpa armigera in Laboratory Conditions. Journal of Northeast Agricultural University (English Edition). 2015. 22(3) 48-53.
  11. Muhammad Saleem Khan, Muhammad Saleem Asghar, Iram Maqsood, Mohsin Bukhari, Lemeng Han, Tang Li-jie, Li Yi-jing, Shahla A and khalil U R. Laboratory Observations Regarding Different Instars of Cyclosain-sulana (Costa, 1834) (Araneidae ) During Developmental Stages. Journal of Northeast Agricultural University (English Edition).2015. 22(2) 52-59.
  12. Ansar Mahmood, Asma Hassan, Iram Maqsood, Tang Li-Jie, Mohsin Bukhari, Khalil Ur- Rehman, Shahla Andleeb. Assessment of Phosphorus Levels in Small Ruminants as Affected by Summer and Winter. Journal of Northeast Agricultural University (English Edition).2014.
  13. R. Khuhro, A. Ghafoor,A. Mahmood, M. S. Khan, S. Andleeb, M. Bukhari, I. Maqsood, M. M. Shahjahan and N. A. Baloch. ASSESSMENT OF POTENTIAL OF PREDATORY SPIDERS IN CONTROLLING THE COTTON JASSID (AMRASCA DEVASTANS) UNDER LABORATORY CONDITIONS. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 22(3): 2012, Page: 635-638. IF 0.422
  14. R. Khuhro, A. Ghafoor,A. Mahmood, M. S. Khan, S. Andleeb, M. Bukhari, I. Maqsood, M. M. Shahjahan and N. A. Baloch. IMPACT OF TEMPERATURE AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY ON POPULATION ABUNDANCE OF PREDATORY SPIDERS IN COTTON FIELDS. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 22(3): 2012, Page: 649-652. IF 0.422
  15. Irfan Babu, Mian Muhammad Naeem, Mohsin Bukhari, Khalil-Ur-Rehman, Shehla Andleeb, and Iram Butt. Population Dynamics and Woodland Characteristics of Avian Fauna at the Chhanga Manga Forest in Lahore, Pakistan. World Journal of Zoology 7 (3): 203-209, 2012

Research Grants and Contracts

  1. The National Technology and Research Project of China. (Grant no. 2015BAD12B01-4) Ameliorate maneuver for transformation of lactobacillus strains by electroporation with IBDV-VP2 chemically engineered expression vector.
  2. The National Natural Science Funds of China. (Grant No.31272594). Influence of Translational Enhancer T7g10 on Immunogenicity and Expression of Surface Displayed vvIBDV-VP2 Protein in Conjunction with Highly Active Constitute Promoter. 
  3. The National natural science Fund of China (Grant No.31372209). Research project entitled “Assessing the flexibility in seasonal variation of chipmunk diet and gut microbiome structure.

Other Research or Creative Accomplishments

  1. Organized and participated in the poster presentation and model competition on DNA day 07.
  2. Organized and participated in debates on the Independence Day program held at Government College of Faisalabad.
  3. Organized international cultural Day at Northeast Agriculture University, Harbin China
  4. I have been honored to attend the 28th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) organized by Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan. March 18-20, 2008.
  5. Present preliminary research work in 8th academic forum of wildlife research and conservation, northeast china chang chun city, 2017-08-26 to 2017-08-28.
  6. Attended northern provisional academic forum of immunology, Inner Mongolia, china. 2013-07-26 to 2013-07-28.
  7. Regression analysis through SPSS On 12th October, 2018 at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar.
  8. Management strategies for vectors of human diseases with special emphasis on Bio control of Dengue Fever” On 19th October, 2018 at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar.

Selected Professional Presentations