Pakistan institute of medical sciences
Maryam Shafique has completed her PhD from Department of Microbiology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan and worked on isolation of thermophilic actinomycetes for production of proteases followed by purification and characterization studies. Currently, she has been working as an Assistant Professor (TTS), Department of Microbiology, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Karachi, since 2011. Her area of interest is applied microbiology and she is supervising her research students on many ongoing projects including fermentation technology, microbial enzymes, bioactive metabolites and biodegradation. She has nine publications to her credit with many in progress. Her main focus is development of strong industry-academia linkages for the implementation of lab scale research on industrial scale.