Dr. Fazal  Akbar
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Dr. Fazal Akbar

Assistant Professor
University of Swat, Pakistan

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Microbiology from University of Swat, Pakistan

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Ullah, S., M.A. Khan, S.U. Rahman, I. Khan, F. Akbar and A. Babbar, 2018. Molecular characterization and clinical epidemiology of HCV in district Dir (Lower), Pakistan. Virus Dis., 29: 369-374.
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  2. Iqbal, M., F. Akbar, S. Ullah, I. Anwar and M.T. Khan et al., 2018. The effects of marble industries effluents on water quality in Swat, Northern Pakistan. J. Bio. Env. Sci., 13: 34-42.
  3. Idrees, M., B. Sania, B. Hafsa, S. Kumari and H. Khan et al., 2018. Spectral lights trigger biomass accumulation and production of antioxidant secondary metabolites in adventitious root cultures of Stevia rebaudiana (Bert.). Compt. Rendus Biol., 341: 334-342.
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  4. Ullah, R., K.P. Akhtar, P. Moffett, F. Akbar and I. Hassan et al., 2017. Examination by grafting of the extreme resistance to cotton leaf curl disease in two wild Gossypium hirsutum L. cultivars. J. Plant Pathol., 99: 627-633.
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  5. Moreira, F.B., C.S. Rosario, J.S. Santos, V.M. Avanzi, M.B. Nogueira, L.R. Vidal and S.M. Raboni, 2017. Molecular characterization and clinical epidemiology of Human Respiratory Syncytial Virus (HRSV) A and B in hospitalized children, Southern Brazil. J. Med. Virol., 89: 1489-1493.
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  6. Jalil, F., M. Arshad, A. Bhatti, M. Jamal and M. Ahmed et al., 2017. Progression pattern of rheumatoid arthritis: A study of 500 Pakistani patients. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 30: 1219-1223.
  7. Ur Rahman, S., A. Adhikari, M. Ismail, M.R. Shah and M. Khurram et al., 2016. Beneficial effects of Trillium govanianum rhizomes in pain and inflammation. Molecules, Vol. 21. 10.3390/molecules21081095.
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  8. Khan, I.A., K.P. Akhtar, F. Akbar, I. Hassan, I. Amin, M. Saeed and S. Mansoor, 2016. Diversity in betasatellites associated with cotton leaf curl disease during source-to-sink movement through a resistant host. Plant Pathol. J., 32: 47-52.
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  9. Jalil, S.F., M. Arshad, A. Bhatti, J. Ahmad, F. Akbar, S. Ali and P. John, 2016. Rheumatoid arthritis: What have we learned about the causing factors? Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 29: 629-645.
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  10. Fazal, H., B.H. Abbasi, N. Ahmad, S.S. Ali, F. Akbar and F. Kanwal, 2016. Correlation of different spectral lights with biomass accumulation and production of antioxidant secondary metabolites in callus cultures of medicinally important Prunella vulgaris L. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol., 159: 1-7.
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  11. Akbar, F., Z. Iqbal, R.W. Briddon, F. Vazquez and M. Saeed, 2016. The 35-amino acid C2 protein of Cotton leaf curl Kokhran virus, Burewala, implicated in resistance breaking in cotton, retains some activities of the full-length protein. Virus Genes, 52: 688-697.
  12. Quraishi, R., F. Akbar, S. Karim, Neelab, S. Ahmad, W. Rashid and S. Ullah, 2015. Effects of pesticides on haematology, Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) and Tri-iodothyronine (T3) hormones of agricultural workers in Swat, Pakistan. J. Biol. Life Sci., 6: 96-107.
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  13. Fazal, A., Y. Muhammad, T. Umber, S. Muhammad, S.S. Ali, A. Shahid and R. Anila, 2014. Prevalence of typhoid fever in five Southern districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan: A preliminary study. Int. J. Biosci., 4: 325-330.
  14. Farooq, R., R. Sohaib, G. Abdul and S. Muhammad, 2014. Assessment of biodegradability of PVC containing cellulose by white rot fungus. Malaysian J. Microbiol., 10: 119-125.
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  15. Briddon, R.W., F. Akbar, Z. Iqbal, L. Amrao, I. Amin, M. Saeed and S. Mansoor, 2014. Effects of genetic changes to the begomovirus/betasatellite complex causing cotton leaf curl disease in South Asia post-resistance breaking. Virus Res., 186: 114-119.
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  16. Akbar, F., R.W. Briddon, F. Vazquez and M. Saeed, 2012. Transcript mapping of cotton leaf curl burewala virus and its cognate betasatellite, cotton leaf curl Multan betasatellite. Virol. J., Vol. 9. 10.1186/1743-422X-9-249.
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  17. Zia, M.A., F. Hadi, H. Akbar, F. Akbar, Z. Ullah and I. Khan, 2008. Physiochemical and molecular analysis of Brassica napus seeds of different varieties. Asian J. Plant Sci., 7: 85-89.
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  18. Akbar, F., F. Hadi, Z. Ullah and M.A. Zia, 2007. Effect of marble industry effluent on seed germination, post germinative growth and productivity of Zea mays L. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 10: 4148-4151.
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