Faculty & Staff
Dr. Shamim Akhter
Professor / Chairperson (HEC Approved Supervisor)
Ph.D. PMAS-AAUR
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Email : [email protected], [email protected]
Address : Department of Zoology, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi
Work Experience : 23 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Reproductive Physiology
  • Semen Cryopreservation
  • Artificial insemination
  • Total Publications : 117
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. R. Ishaq, M. S. Ansari, B. A. Rakha, S. Qadeer, S. Akhter. 2019. Evaluation of Enrofloxacin for Use in Cryopreservation of Zebu Bull (Bosindicus) Semen. BIOPRESERVATION AND BIOBANKING.DOI: 10.1089/bio.2018.0133

    2. Ansari, M.S., B. A. Rakha, S. Akhter, E. Blesbois, and J. Santiago-Moreno. 2019. Effect of Cryopreservation on Lipid Peroxidation, Antioxidant Potential, Chromatin Integrity, and Mitochondrial Activity of Indian Red Jungle Fowl (Gallus gallusmurghi) Semen. BIOPRESERVATION AND BIOBANKING. DOI: 10.1089/bio.2018.0111

    3. Rakha, B. A., M. S. Ansari, S. Akhter, S. Moreno, E. Blesbois. 2018. Use of dimethylsulfoxide for semen cryopreservation of Indian red jungle fowl (Gallus gallusmurghi). Theriogenology, 122:61-67.

    4. Akhter, S., B.A. Rakha, M.S. Ansari, S. Iqbal, M. Khalid. 2018. Evaluation of pigeon egg yolk for post thaw quality, enzyme leakage and fertility of buffalo (Bubalusbubalis) bull spermatozoa. Theriogenology, 119:137-142

    5. Rakha, B. A., M. S. Ansari, ShamimAkhter, E. Blesbois. 2018. Cryoprotectant effects of egg yolk on Indian red jungle fowl (Gallus gallusmurghi) sperm. Theriogenology. 119:150-155

    6. Awan, M. A., S. Akhter A. U. Husna, M. S. Ansari, B. A. Rakha, A. Azam, S. Qadeer. 2018. Antioxidant activity of Nigella sativa Seeds AqueousExtract and its use for Cryopreservation of Buffalo Spermatozoa. Andrologia. DOI: 10.1111/and.13020

    7. Rakha, B. A., M. S. Ansari, ShamimAkhter, E. Blesbois. 2018. Cryoprotective effect of glycerol concentrations on Indian red jungle fowl (Gallus gallusmurghi) spermatozoa. Avian Biology Research. 11: 80-88.

    8. Khan, M.Q., M. Z. Anjum, S. Akhter, I. Khattak, M. Adnan & A. Ali. Diet Composition and Seasonal Fluctuations in the Feeding Habit of Snow Barbel (Schizothoraxplagiostomus) in River Indus, Pakistan. Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2018. 46: 1550.

    9. Shafique, R.H., S. Akhter, S. Abbas, M. Ismail. 2018. Sensitivity to house dust mite allergens and prevalence of allergy causing house dust mite species in Pothwar, Pakistan. ExpApplAcarol ,74:415-426

    10. Majeed Z. Ajab Z, Zuberi A, Akther S, Muhammad A. 2018. Meristic variations and skeletal deformities in natural population of mahseer fish, Tor putitora (Hamilton, 1822), Iranian Journal of Fisheries Sciences, 17: 208-216