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Izzah Shahid
Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow
Institute of Multidisciplinary Research in Applied Biology
Public University of Navarra
Pamplona, Spain
Email: izzahshahid@ymail.com, izzah.shahid@unavarra.es
Mobile: +34-634809794
Web of Science Researcher ID: I-7306-2019
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7046-807X
Scopus: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=57193732246
Publons: https://publons.com/researcher/1367181/izzah-shahid/
Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Izzah-Shahid
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=NQYoILQAAAAJ&hl=en

Work Experience:
1. Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Multidisciplinary Research in Applied Biology, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Campus Arrosadia, Pamplona, Spain. 17-07-2023-to date.
2. Faculty Industry Liaison Office, Faculty of Science & Technology, University of Central Punjab, Lahore. 15-12-2022-to 09-07-2023.
3. Assistant Professor, University of Central Punjab, Lahore. 01-01-2022-to date.
4. Lecturer, University of Central Punjab, Lahore. 10-08-2018-31-12-2021.
5. Visiting Lecturer, Forman Christian College University, Lahore. 31-08-2015 to 30-11-2016.
6. Research Associate/Teaching Assistant, Forman Christian College University, Lahore in HEC project entitled, Isolation and characterization of secondary metabolites produced by rhizobacteria and their potential as biocontrol agents. 01-07-2015 to 30-6-2017.
7. Research Associate, Forman Christian College University, Lahore in Molecular Characterization and screening of bacteria isolated from plant rhizosphere for plant growth promoting properties, Pakistan Academy of Sciences. 01-05-2014 to 30-06-2015.
8. Research Associate, Forman Christian College University, Lahore in Third Party Evaluation Project for ELISA based screening for BT cotton. 01-11-2013 to 30-04-2014
9. Lecturer in Biology at DPS and Bulleh Shah Degree College Kasur. 03-09-2012 to 24-10-2013.
10. Research Associate in enzyme engineering and cellulase cloning and biofuels groups for thermostable cellulase cloning, expression, purification and production of ethanol at National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Pakistan. 13-02-2012 to 30-06-2012.

Fellowships:
1. Postdoctoral Fellow, MSCA-COFUND Iberus Experience Programme, Public University of Navarre, Pamplona, Spain, 17-09-2023 to 17-0-2026. (Contract Duration).
2. Visiting Graduate Research Student, UVic Genome BC Proteomics Centre, University of Victoria, Canada, IRSIP-HEC Pakistan, 15-09-2017 to 10-04-2018.

Projects:
1. PI: GetGenome Pakistan 2023 Bacterial Genome Sequencing. Funding Agency: GetGenome: Registered Charity in England and Wales.

Education:
PhD Biotechnology (2021)
Forman Christian College (A Chartered University), Lahore
Thesis Title: Characterization of secondary metabolites produced by rhizobacteria and identification of genes encoding these compounds.

MPhil Biotechnology (2012)
National Institute for Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering, Faisalabad
Thesis Title: Cloning, Expression and Characterization of Thermostable β-glucosidase of Thermotoga maritima in E.coli.

BS (Hons.) Biotechnology (2009)
Government College University, Lahore
Research Title: Production of enzyme phytase by mesophilic fungi using solid-state fermentation.

Honors & Distinctions:
1. Best Poster Award, Iberus Experience Marie Curie COFUND Postdoctoral Days 2023, 21st-22nd September 2023, Jaca, Spain.
2. Selected Candidate for Agha Khan and University of Oxford Blended One Year Fellowship through-‘Supporting Women in Science’. The Institute for Global Health and Development, The Aga Khan University, Karachi. (Did not proceed because of Marie Curie Postdoctoral Award).
3. ASM Young Ambassador. January 1st 2023- December 31st 2023.
4. Certificate of Distinction in PhD Biotechnology. Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) Lahore, 2021.
5. Scholarship Award for Global Learning Scholarship Program (GLSP) at Informa Connect, 2021, for Well Characterized Biologics & Biological Assays Virtual (On-Demand until December 9th, 2021).
6. Best Poster Award, International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture (MSA’19). March 25 -28 th, Lahore, Pakistan
7. Young Scientist Award, International Conference on Beneficial Microbes (ICOBM’ 16). May 31st- June 2nd, Phuket, Thailand.
8. Pakistan Science Foundation travel award for International Conference on Beneficial Microbes (ICOBM’ 16). May 31st- June 2nd, Phuket, Thailand
9. AAAS grant for International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering (ICBB’15). July 15th-17 th, Barcelona Spain.
10. Certificate of Distinction as President Rover’s Club. Government College University, Lahore (2008- 2009).

Publications (Impact Factor=43.5; Citations: 526; h index= 7; i10 index=7)
A. Book Chapters
1. Izzah Shahid, Samina Mehnaz. 2020. Microbial secondary metabolites: effectual armors to improve stress survivability in crop plants. Microbial Services in Restoration Ecology. Springer Nature. pp 47-70.

B. Review Papers
1. Izzah Shahid, Kauser Abdulla Malik and Samina Mehnaz. 2018. A Decade of Identifying and Understanding Pseudomonas spp. Secondary Metabolism. Environmental Sustainability, https://doi.org/10.1007/s42398-018-0006-2.
2. Salma Batool, Seejal Javaid, Hira Javed, Laiba Asim, Izzah Shahid, Mishal Khan, Amna Muhammad. 2022. Addressing artifacts of colorimetric anticancer assays for plant-based drug development. Medical Oncology, 39:198, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12032-022-01791-z

C. Research Papers
1. Haseeb Akram Sindhu, Muhammad Afzal, and Izzah Shahid, 2023. Pharmacological activities and in-silico studies of bioactive compounds identified in organic fractions of methanolic extract of Citrullus colocynthis. Dose-Response. 22:3. doi.org/10.1177/15593258231187357
2. Izzah Shahid, Muhammad Shoaib, Rabail Zehra Raza, Muhammad Jahangir, Sumra Wajid Abbasi, Areej Riasat, Ansa Akbar, and Samina Mehnaz. 2023. In-Silico Evaluation of Novel Honokiol Derivatives against Breast Cancer Target Protein LKB1. Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry. 22, 1-7. Doi: 10.2174/1871520623666230330083630
3. Izzah Shahid, Jun Han, Sharoon Hanook, Christoph H. Borchers, Hesham Ali El Enshasy, Samina Mehnaz. 2023. Genome Mining of Pseudomonas spp. Hints towards the Production of Under-Pitched Secondary Metabolites. 3 Biotech. 13:182.
4. Syed Razi Abbas, Izzah Shahid, Kauser Abdulla Malik, Samina Mehnaz. 2022. Contribution of mineral mobilizing fluorescent pseudomonads in growth promotion of rice (Oryza sativa L.) under controlled conditions. (Manuscript in Second Revision Stage).
5. Salma Batool, Izzah Shahid, Moaiza Iftikhar, Rahman Shah Zaib Saleem, Muhammad Sheraz Ahmed. 2022. Reversal of antibiotic resistance using biogenic silver nanoparticles synthesized from Pisum sativum L. peel extract against multidrug resistant bacterial pathogens. (Manuscript submitted).
6. Muhammad Yasir, Basit Zeeshan, Nur Hardy A. Daud, Izzah Shahid, Hafza Khalid, Naveed Ahmed. 2021. Characterization of bacteriocin and chitinase producing bacterial isolates and evaluation of antimicrobial activity against multiple pathogens. SN Applied Sciences. 3:755. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-021-04740-z.
7. Izzah Shahid, Jun Han, Sharoon Hanooq, Kauser Abdualla Malik, Christoph H. Borchers, Samina Mehnaz. 2021. Profiling of metabolites of Bacillus spp. and their application in sustainable plant growth promotion and biocontrol. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 8: 605195.
8. Izzah Shahid, Jun Han, Darryl Hardie, Deeba Noreen Baig, Kauser Abdualla Malik, Christoph H. Borchers, Samina Mehnaz. 2021. Profiling of antimicrobial metabolites of plant growth promoting Pseudomonas spp. isolated from different plant hosts. 3Biotech. 11:48.
9. Izzah Shahid, Kamran Tariq, Samina Mehnaz. 2020. Zinc solubilizing fluorescent pseudomonads as biofertilizer for tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) in controlled conditions. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences. 10(1), 1-7.
10. Sana Kamran, Izzah Shahid, Deeba Noreen Baig, Kauser Abdulla Malik and Samina Mehnaz. 2017. Contribution of zinc solubilizing bacteria in growth promotion and zinc content of wheat. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8: 2593.
11. Izzah Shahid, Muhammad Rizwan, Samina Mehnaz. 2018. Identification and quantification of secondary metabolites by LC-MS from plant-associated Pseudomonas chlororaphis and Pseudomonas aurantiaca. Bioprotocol. 8: e2702.
12. Salma Mukhtar, Izzah Shahid, Samina Mehnaz, Kauser Abdulla Malik. 2017. Assessment of two carrier materials for phosphate solubilizing biofertilizers and their effect on growth of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Microbiological Research.
13. Izzah Shahid, Muhammad Rizwan, Deeba Noreen Baig, Rehman Shahzaib Saleem, Kauser Abdulla Malik, Samina Mehnaz. 2017. Secondary Metabolites Production and Plant Growth Promotion by Pseudomonas chlororaphis and P. aurantiaca Strains Isolated from Cactus, Cotton and Para grass. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 27(3), 480-491.
14. Muhammad A. Mehmood, Izzah Shahid, Khadim Hussain, Farooq Latif, Muhammad I. Rajoka. (2014). Thermodynamic Properties of the β-glucosidase from Thermotoga maritima Extend the Upper Limit of Thermophilicity. Protein & Peptide Letters, 21, 1282-1288.

Editorial:
1. Izzah Shahid, Gustavo Brunetto, Felipe Klein Ricachenevsky. 2023. Capacity of the Zinc Mobilizing Microbiome for Climate-Smart & Sustainable Agriculture. Frontiers in Plant Science, Section: Plant Nutrition. 14, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2023.1323144

Reviewer
1. Environmental Sustainability (Springer)
2. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
3. Asian Journal of Plant Science & Research
4. Frontiers in Microbiology
5. MDPI
6. 3 Biotech (Springer)
7. Life and Science Journal, National University of Medical Science, Pakistan
8. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection

Project Evaluator
1. Research Reviewer the EURIZON Fellowship Call “Remote Research Grants for Ukrainian Researchers”. 2023.

Editorial Contribution
1. Topic Editor: Capacity of the Zinc Mobilizing Microbiome for Climate-Smart & Sustainable Agriculture. Section: Plant Nutrition, Journal: Frontiers in Plant Sciences.
2. Topic Editor: Production and Regulation of Microbial Metabolites. Journal: Metabolites.

Research Supervision:
PhD Students: 2 in Co-Supervision
Masters Students: 9 as Supervisor
Bachelors Students: 11 as Supervisor

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Agritech, Genomics, Microbial Ecology, Plant-Microbe Interactions, Biofertilizers, Biostimulants, Biocontrol Agenst, Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria, Bacterial Genomics

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Izzah Shahid
Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow
Institute of Multidisciplinary Research in Applied Biology
Public University of Navarra
Pamplona, Spain
Email: izzahshahid@ymail.com, izzah.shahid@unavarra.es
Mobile: +34-634809794
Web of Science Researcher ID: I-7306-2019
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7046-807X
Scopus: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=57193732246
Publons: https://publons.com/researcher/1367181/izzah-shahid/
Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Izzah-Shahid
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=NQYoILQAAAAJ&hl=en

Work Experience:
1. Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Multidisciplinary Research in Applied Biology, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Campus Arrosadia, Pamplona, Spain. 17-07-2023-to date.
2. Faculty Industry Liaison Office, Faculty of Science & Technology, University of Central Punjab, Lahore. 15-12-2022-to 09-07-2023.
3. Assistant Professor, University of Central Punjab, Lahore. 01-01-2022-to date.
4. Lecturer, University of Central Punjab, Lahore. 10-08-2018-31-12-2021.
5. Visiting Lecturer, Forman Christian College University, Lahore. 31-08-2015 to 30-11-2016.
6. Research Associate/Teaching Assistant, Forman Christian College University, Lahore in HEC project entitled, Isolation and characterization of secondary metabolites produced by rhizobacteria and their potential as biocontrol agents. 01-07-2015 to 30-6-2017.
7. Research Associate, Forman Christian College University, Lahore in Molecular Characterization and screening of bacteria isolated from plant rhizosphere for plant growth promoting properties, Pakistan Academy of Sciences. 01-05-2014 to 30-06-2015.
8. Research Associate, Forman Christian College University, Lahore in Third Party Evaluation Project for ELISA based screening for BT cotton. 01-11-2013 to 30-04-2014
9. Lecturer in Biology at DPS and Bulleh Shah Degree College Kasur. 03-09-2012 to 24-10-2013.
10. Research Associate in enzyme engineering and cellulase cloning and biofuels groups for thermostable cellulase cloning, expression, purification and production of ethanol at National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Pakistan. 13-02-2012 to 30-06-2012.

Fellowships:
1. Postdoctoral Fellow, MSCA-COFUND Iberus Experience Programme, Public University of Navarre, Pamplona, Spain, 17-09-2023 to 17-0-2026. (Contract Duration).
2. Visiting Graduate Research Student, UVic Genome BC Proteomics Centre, University of Victoria, Canada, IRSIP-HEC Pakistan, 15-09-2017 to 10-04-2018.

Projects:
1. PI: GetGenome Pakistan 2023 Bacterial Genome Sequencing. Funding Agency: GetGenome: Registered Charity in England and Wales.

Education:
PhD Biotechnology (2021)
Forman Christian College (A Chartered University), Lahore
Thesis Title: Characterization of secondary metabolites produced by rhizobacteria and identification of genes encoding these compounds.

MPhil Biotechnology (2012)
National Institute for Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering, Faisalabad
Thesis Title: Cloning, Expression and Characterization of Thermostable β-glucosidase of Thermotoga maritima in E.coli.

BS (Hons.) Biotechnology (2009)
Government College University, Lahore
Research Title: Production of enzyme phytase by mesophilic fungi using solid-state fermentation.

Honors & Distinctions:
1. Best Poster Award, Iberus Experience Marie Curie COFUND Postdoctoral Days 2023, 21st-22nd September 2023, Jaca, Spain.
2. Selected Candidate for Agha Khan and University of Oxford Blended One Year Fellowship through-‘Supporting Women in Science’. The Institute for Global Health and Development, The Aga Khan University, Karachi. (Did not proceed because of Marie Curie Postdoctoral Award).
3. ASM Young Ambassador. January 1st 2023- December 31st 2023.
4. Certificate of Distinction in PhD Biotechnology. Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) Lahore, 2021.
5. Scholarship Award for Global Learning Scholarship Program (GLSP) at Informa Connect, 2021, for Well Characterized Biologics & Biological Assays Virtual (On-Demand until December 9th, 2021).
6. Best Poster Award, International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture (MSA’19). March 25 -28 th, Lahore, Pakistan
7. Young Scientist Award, International Conference on Beneficial Microbes (ICOBM’ 16). May 31st- June 2nd, Phuket, Thailand.
8. Pakistan Science Foundation travel award for International Conference on Beneficial Microbes (ICOBM’ 16). May 31st- June 2nd, Phuket, Thailand
9. AAAS grant for International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering (ICBB’15). July 15th-17 th, Barcelona Spain.
10. Certificate of Distinction as President Rover’s Club. Government College University, Lahore (2008- 2009).

Publications (Impact Factor=43.5; Citations: 526; h index= 7; i10 index=7)
A. Book Chapters
1. Izzah Shahid, Samina Mehnaz. 2020. Microbial secondary metabolites: effectual armors to improve stress survivability in crop plants. Microbial Services in Restoration Ecology. Springer Nature. pp 47-70.

B. Review Papers
1. Izzah Shahid, Kauser Abdulla Malik and Samina Mehnaz. 2018. A Decade of Identifying and Understanding Pseudomonas spp. Secondary Metabolism. Environmental Sustainability, https://doi.org/10.1007/s42398-018-0006-2.
2. Salma Batool, Seejal Javaid, Hira Javed, Laiba Asim, Izzah Shahid, Mishal Khan, Amna Muhammad. 2022. Addressing artifacts of colorimetric anticancer assays for plant-based drug development. Medical Oncology, 39:198, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12032-022-01791-z

C. Research Papers
1. Haseeb Akram Sindhu, Muhammad Afzal, and Izzah Shahid, 2023. Pharmacological activities and in-silico studies of bioactive compounds identified in organic fractions of methanolic extract of Citrullus colocynthis. Dose-Response. 22:3. doi.org/10.1177/15593258231187357
2. Izzah Shahid, Muhammad Shoaib, Rabail Zehra Raza, Muhammad Jahangir, Sumra Wajid Abbasi, Areej Riasat, Ansa Akbar, and Samina Mehnaz. 2023. In-Silico Evaluation of Novel Honokiol Derivatives against Breast Cancer Target Protein LKB1. Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry. 22, 1-7. Doi: 10.2174/1871520623666230330083630
3. Izzah Shahid, Jun Han, Sharoon Hanook, Christoph H. Borchers, Hesham Ali El Enshasy, Samina Mehnaz. 2023. Genome Mining of Pseudomonas spp. Hints towards the Production of Under-Pitched Secondary Metabolites. 3 Biotech. 13:182.
4. Syed Razi Abbas, Izzah Shahid, Kauser Abdulla Malik, Samina Mehnaz. 2022. Contribution of mineral mobilizing fluorescent pseudomonads in growth promotion of rice (Oryza sativa L.) under controlled conditions. (Manuscript in Second Revision Stage).
5. Salma Batool, Izzah Shahid, Moaiza Iftikhar, Rahman Shah Zaib Saleem, Muhammad Sheraz Ahmed. 2022. Reversal of antibiotic resistance using biogenic silver nanoparticles synthesized from Pisum sativum L. peel extract against multidrug resistant bacterial pathogens. (Manuscript submitted).
6. Muhammad Yasir, Basit Zeeshan, Nur Hardy A. Daud, Izzah Shahid, Hafza Khalid, Naveed Ahmed. 2021. Characterization of bacteriocin and chitinase producing bacterial isolates and evaluation of antimicrobial activity against multiple pathogens. SN Applied Sciences. 3:755. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-021-04740-z.
7. Izzah Shahid, Jun Han, Sharoon Hanooq, Kauser Abdualla Malik, Christoph H. Borchers, Samina Mehnaz. 2021. Profiling of metabolites of Bacillus spp. and their application in sustainable plant growth promotion and biocontrol. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 8: 605195.
8. Izzah Shahid, Jun Han, Darryl Hardie, Deeba Noreen Baig, Kauser Abdualla Malik, Christoph H. Borchers, Samina Mehnaz. 2021. Profiling of antimicrobial metabolites of plant growth promoting Pseudomonas spp. isolated from different plant hosts. 3Biotech. 11:48.
9. Izzah Shahid, Kamran Tariq, Samina Mehnaz. 2020. Zinc solubilizing fluorescent pseudomonads as biofertilizer for tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) in controlled conditions. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences. 10(1), 1-7.
10. Sana Kamran, Izzah Shahid, Deeba Noreen Baig, Kauser Abdulla Malik and Samina Mehnaz. 2017. Contribution of zinc solubilizing bacteria in growth promotion and zinc content of wheat. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8: 2593.
11. Izzah Shahid, Muhammad Rizwan, Samina Mehnaz. 2018. Identification and quantification of secondary metabolites by LC-MS from plant-associated Pseudomonas chlororaphis and Pseudomonas aurantiaca. Bioprotocol. 8: e2702.
12. Salma Mukhtar, Izzah Shahid, Samina Mehnaz, Kauser Abdulla Malik. 2017. Assessment of two carrier materials for phosphate solubilizing biofertilizers and their effect on growth of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Microbiological Research.
13. Izzah Shahid, Muhammad Rizwan, Deeba Noreen Baig, Rehman Shahzaib Saleem, Kauser Abdulla Malik, Samina Mehnaz. 2017. Secondary Metabolites Production and Plant Growth Promotion by Pseudomonas chlororaphis and P. aurantiaca Strains Isolated from Cactus, Cotton and Para grass. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 27(3), 480-491.
14. Muhammad A. Mehmood, Izzah Shahid, Khadim Hussain, Farooq Latif, Muhammad I. Rajoka. (2014). Thermodynamic Properties of the β-glucosidase from Thermotoga maritima Extend the Upper Limit of Thermophilicity. Protein & Peptide Letters, 21, 1282-1288.

Editorial:
1. Izzah Shahid, Gustavo Brunetto, Felipe Klein Ricachenevsky. 2023. Capacity of the Zinc Mobilizing Microbiome for Climate-Smart & Sustainable Agriculture. Frontiers in Plant Science, Section: Plant Nutrition. 14, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2023.1323144

Reviewer
1. Environmental Sustainability (Springer)
2. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
3. Asian Journal of Plant Science & Research
4. Frontiers in Microbiology
5. MDPI
6. 3 Biotech (Springer)
7. Life and Science Journal, National University of Medical Science, Pakistan
8. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection

Project Evaluator
1. Research Reviewer the EURIZON Fellowship Call “Remote Research Grants for Ukrainian Researchers”. 2023.

Editorial Contribution
1. Topic Editor: Capacity of the Zinc Mobilizing Microbiome for Climate-Smart & Sustainable Agriculture. Section: Plant Nutrition, Journal: Frontiers in Plant Sciences.
2. Topic Editor: Production and Regulation of Microbial Metabolites. Journal: Metabolites.

Research Supervision:
PhD Students: 2 in Co-Supervision
Masters Students: 9 as Supervisor
Bachelors Students: 11 as Supervisor

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