Dr. Rakhshinda Sadiq Detail


Dr. Rakhshinda Sadiq


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  • registrar@wumardan.edu.pk

Department : Microbiology

About Me

  • Experience of working with molecular biology techniques including real-time PCR. 
  • Experience of working with genetic toxicology assays including Pig-a assay, Comet assay, Micronucleus assay, Chromosomal aberration, Ames test and Thymidine kinase (TK) mutation assay. 
  • Cell culture experience with bacterial cells freshly isolated human lymphocytes, TK6 human lymphoblastoid, CHO and CHS-20 monkey kidney cell line. 
  • Experience of working with bacterial cell culture using optical density (OD) measurements and colony- forming units (CFUs) counting 
  • Flow cytometric experience with 2 and 3 lasers digital flow cytometer using FACS Diva software 
  • Experience of designing, planning and executing genotoxicity studies (in vivo / ex vivo / in vitro). 
  • Experience of handling rodents; rats and mice (dosing, bleeding, sacrificing etc). 
  • Designed and executed a study as PhD project: Toxicological assessment of metallic nanoparticles. 
  • Executed a six months research project: Toxicity assessment of metallic nanoparticles at Division  of Genetic and Molecular Toxicology (DGMT), National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) / U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Jefferson, AR, USA. 

Research Interest

PhD (Biotechnology):  2008-2014 
Research Project:  “Toxicological Assessment of Metallic Nanoparticles”. 
University:   National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE), 
Faisalabad / Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences 
(PIEAS), Pakistan / National Center for  Toxicological Research 
(NCTR), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Jefferson, AR, USA. 

Resume Download Here

  • Qualification : PhD
  • Qualification From : Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS) Islamabad
  • Qualification Year : 2014
  • Specialization : Biotechnology

Address : Women University Mardan