Prof. Dr. Abida Raza,

PhD in Biochemistry (2003) and postdoc in Nanomedicine (2007-2008) from University of London, UK

Prof. & Principal Scientist
Head NILOP Nanomedicine Research Labs (NNRL)
National Institute of Lasers and Optronics (constituent college of PIEAS),
Lehtrar road, nilore, Islamabad, Pakistan

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Prof. Dr. Abida Raza, PhD in Biochemistry (2003) and postdoc in Nanomedicine (2007-2008) from University of London, UK, with 20 years career in research and teaching. She has notable contributions in the fields of; molecular diagnostics of bacteria and viruses; clinical laboratory science, medical lab certifications/accreditation; and biomedical research especially nanotechnology based cancer research.

She has conducted more than 30 training workshops and seminars in the field of medical diagnostics, biosafety, nanotechnology and developing scientific writing skills that has produced trained manpower. Dr Abida has over 65 international publications in high impact factor journals. She has been playing important roles to different National Bodies. She is part of expert panels and review committees of different National Bodies such as, Pakistan Health Research Council, Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, Pakistan Science Foundation and Pakistan National Accreditation Council. Being member National Lab Working Group she has been involved in developing National Lab Policy, Biosafety and Biosecurity Policy, and National Lab Standard documentation.