Faculty & Staff
Dr. Shamim Akhter
Associate Professor / Chairperson (HEC Approved Supervisor)
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Address : Department of Zoology, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi
Work Experience : 17 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Reproductive Physiology
  • Semen Cryopreservation
  • Artificial insemination
  • Total Publications : 117
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Qadeer, S., M. A. Khan, M. S. Ansari, B. A. Rakha, R. Ejaz, R.Iqbal, M. Younis, N. Ullah, Arthur L. DeVries and Shamim Akhter. 2015. Efficiency of Antifreeze Glycoproteins for Cryopreservation of Nili-Ravi (Bubalus bubalis) Buffalo Bull Sperm.AnimalReproductionScience.

    2. Rakha, B. A., M. S. Ansari, I. Hussain, M. F. Malik, Shamim Akhter and E. Blesbois. 2015. Semen characteristics of the Indian Red Jungle Fowl (Gallus gallus murghi). Eur J Wildl Res. 61:379–386 (IF=1.208)

    3. Rakha, B. A., M. S. Ansari, I. Hussain, M. F. Malik and Shamim Akhter. 2015. Impact of Ejaculate Frequencies on the Quality of Red Jungle Fowl (Gallus gallus murghi) Semen. Avian Biology Research. 8 (2), 2015 (IF=0.895)

    4. Ali, S., Shamim Akhter, H. Neubauer, F. Melzer, I. Khan, Q. Ali and M. Irfan . 2015. Serological, cultural and molecular evidence of Brucella infection in small ruminants in Pakistan. The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries. 9(5):470-5 (IF=1.267).

    5. Ansari, M. S., B. A. Rakha, M.F. Malik, S. M. H. andrabi, N. Ullah, R. Iqbal., W. V. holt, and Shamim Akhter. 2014. Effect of cysteine addition to the freezing extender on the progressive motility, viability, plasma membrane and DNA integrity of Nili Ravi buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) bull spermatozoa. Journal of Applied Animal Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09712119.2014.987292. (IF=0.479).

    6. Zaman,N., M. J. Asad, A. Raza, G. K. Raja, Shamim Akhter, M. Mahmood, R. T. Mahmood. 2014. Presence of HCV RNA in peripheral blood mononuclear cells may predict patients’ response to interferon and ribavirin therapy. Ann Saudi Med. Med; 34(5): 401-406. (IF=0.705).

    7. Qadeer, S., M. A. Khan, M. S. Ansari, B. A. Rakha, R. Ejaz, A.U. Husna,M. Ashiq, R. Iqbal, N. Ullah and Shamim Akhter. 2014. Evaluation of Antifreeze Protein III for Cryopreservation of Nili-Ravi (Bubalus bubalis) Buffalo Bull Sperm. Anim. Reprod. Sci., 148: 26-31 (IF=1.581)

    8. Ali, S., I. Khan, Q. Ali, S. U. Khan, Z. S. Mirza and Shamim Akhter. 2014. Isolation and characterization of Aeromonas sobria in Catla catla (Thaila) affected with hemorrhagic septicemia. B. Eur. Assoc. Fish Pat. 34: 35-42. (IF=0.565)

    9. Ejaz, R., M. S. Ansari, B.A. Rakha, N. Ullah, A. U. Husna, R. Iqbal and Shamim Akhter. 2014. Arachidic acid in extender improves post-thaw parameters of cryopreserved Nili-Ravi buffalo bull semen. Reproduction in domestic animal. 49: 122-125. (IF=1.177)

    10. Ali, S., Q. Ali, F. Melzer, I. Khan, Shamim Akhter, H. Neubauer, S. M. Jamal. 2014. Isolation and identification of bovine Brucella isolates from Pakistan by biochemical tests and PCR. Tropical Animal health and Production. 46:73–78. (IF=0.97)