Pashmina Wiqar Shah, MSc
- Role of MRAS in blood pressure and related phenotypes in zebra fish by Knockout and Knockdown of MRAS gene.
- Role of MRAS in B-cell function and plaque stabilization in mice.
- In-depth study of the role of common SNPs tagging the MRAS gene at CAD risk locus.
2020 – ongoing
PhD Scholar/Researcher at Institute for Cardiogenetics (ICG), University of Lübeck
Research Associate at Human Molecular Genetics Lab, Dept. of Biochemistry, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Project: Identification of Non-Syndromic Hearing Impairment Genes- Research Project in collaboration with National Institute of Health (NIH, USA).
2016 – 2018
Master (Biochemistry/Molecular Biology), Dept. of Biochemistry, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Thesis dissertation: Clinical and Genetic Evaluation of Hereditary Skeletal Anomalies in Selected Families of Pakistani Origin
2014 – 2016
Bachelor (Biotechnology) – 4 Semester, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Thesis dissertation: Mapping of a Gene forming the Baseline of Hereditary Microcephaly in a Sialkot Derived Family.
2012 – 2014
Bachelor (Biowissenschaften) – 4 Semester, Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg, Germany
2010 – 2012
Abitur/ European Baccalaureate, Europäische Schule Karlsruhe, Germany
Ullah A, Ali RH, Majeed AI, Liaqat K, Shah PW, Khan B, Bilal M, Umair M, Ahmad W. A novel insertion and deletion mutation in the BHLHA9 underlies polydactyly and mesoaxial synostotic syndactyly with phalangeal reduction. Eur J Med Genet. 2019 Apr;62(4):278-281. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmg.2018.08.005.
Abdullah, Shah PW, Nawaz S, Hussain S, Ullah A, Basit S, Ahmad W. A homozygous nonsense variant in DYM underlies Dyggve-Melchior-Clausen syndrome associated with ectodermal features. Mol Biol Rep. 2020 Sep 4. doi: 10.1007/s11033-020-05774-z.