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Alveena Zehra

Country of origin: Pakistan Currently in: Pakistan, Karachi General field of specialization: Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Academic Background


2019 Doctorate Interdisciplinary
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities


Genetic Predisposition to Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Publications resulting from Research: 

Zehra A, Zehra S, Ismail M, Azhar A. Glutathione S-Transferase M1 and T1 Gene Deletions and Susceptibility to Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) in Adults. Pak J Med Sci. 2018;34(3):666-670. doi:

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Adjunct Faculty member at Department of Biosciences, Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST)

Workshop and Conference Attended

2018 KIBGE Fourth Dr. A. Q. Khan Winter School on “Modern Tools & Techniques in Health & Disease”
2018 KIBGE Fourteen Biennial Conference on Molecular Biosciences: Research and Innovations
2018 PC Hotel 17th Shaukat Khanum Cancer Symposium
2017 KIBGE Third Dr. A. Q. Khan Winter School entitled “Modern Tools and Techniques in Health and Disease”
2017 KIBGE Doing Safety Together - A Day of Leadership in Biosafety

Presentation given

Genetic Variability of GSTM1 and GSTT1 and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Chicago, USA
Event: 27th World Oncologists Annual Conference on Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology & Surgical Oncology,
Null Polymorphism of GSTM1 and GSTT1 genes and Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Risk in Adults.
PC Hotel
Event: 17th Shaukat Khanum Cancer Symposium.
Genetic Responsibility: Balancing Confidentiality and Disclosure in Childhood Cancers.
Event: Fifth ICLS-KIBGE Conference on Responsible Conduct of Science: “Ethical Concerns in Medical and Pharmaceutical Practice and Research”,
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Oct 2020
Scholarship for IFBA certification on Biorisk Management

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