Dr Mian Wajahat Hussain

Dr Mian Wajahat Hussain

Professor and Controller of Examinations

PhD (University of Florida, USA)
MSc (University of Punjab, Lahore)
Ext: 554, 440
Room # Armacost Science Building

Teaching and research experience of 40 plus years at postgraduate and undergraduate levels and administrative experience within higher education system at FCC and Government College University Lahore. Member Biological Sciences faculty at FCC since 2003. Taught biology courses at university of Florida. Supervised research in the area of biochemical transformations in cereal crops and effect of heavy metals in plants. Life member of Pakistan Botanical Society.

Research interests: Include long-term effect of elevated CO2 levels on crop productivity especially with reference to enzymes of carbohydrate metabolism.

Publications: Published 23 papers, including book chapters and abstracts in national & international journals.

  • Khan, A. S; M. W. Hussain and K. A. Malik. 2016. A Possibility of Using Waterlily (Nymphaea alba
    L.) for Reducing the Toxic Effects of Chromium (Cr) in Industrial Wastewater. Pak.
    Jour. Bot. 48(4): 1447-1452, 2016.
  • Mubeen, U; M. W. Hussain, and K. Malik. 2012. Algal Biofuels: A Hope For Tomorrow.
    Int. J. Phycol. Phycochem. 8(1): 69-72, 2012
  • Mubeen, U; M. W. Hussain, I U Haq and K. Malik. 2011. Study of Native Algal Species for
    Growth Potential and Lipid Yield. Current Research Journal of Biological Sciences,
    3(3): 240-245.
  • Mubeen, U; M. K. Laghari, M. W. Hussain, and K. Malik. 2011. Study of algal species from different
    habitats of Lahore and Azad Kashmir. Vol. 6, No. 1.
  • Islam, Zia-Ul and M. W. Hussain (2010). Impact of Waste Water on the Growth and
    Photosynthetic Efficiency of Maize. (Abstract ). Amer. Soc. Plant Biol
  • Hussain M. W. (2009) Impact of Tannery Effluents on Growth Performance and Carbohydrates
    Status in Wheat. (Abstract No. P09004). Amer. Soc. Plant Biol. July 18-22, 2009
    Hawaii Convention Centre, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Hussain M. W. (2008) Effect of Phosphorus Deficiency on Carbohydrate Transformation in Barley
    Seedling. (Abstract 21003), Amer. Soc. Plant Biol. June 26 – Tuesday July 1, 2008
    Mérida, Mexico.
  • Tahir, S. and M. W. Hussain (2006). Growth potential of barley irrigated with effluents of a tannery
    from Kasur area. International symposium on strategies for crop improvement against
    abiotic stress. (Abstract # 049)18-20 September, 2006, Department of Botany, Uni. Agri. Faisalabad.
  • Hussain, M. W. and A. Mahmood (2004). Lipase activity and changes in lipid content in germinating
    soybean seeds. Biologia. 50 (2):147-156
  • Hussain, M.W. and H.S. Qasmi (2001). Distribution pattern of seed proteins in wheat seedlings under
    nitrogen stress. (Abstract). Plant Physiol. 569
  • Hussain, M.W., L.H.Allen Jr. and G.Bowes (1999). Up-regulation of sucrose phosphate synthase in
    rice grown under elevated CO2 and temperature. Photosynth. Res. 60:199-208
  • Hussain, M.W. (1999). Study of some kinectic properties of sucrose phosphate synthase from rice
    leaves. Pak. Jour. Bot. 31:63-77
  • George, B., J.C.V. Vu, M.W.Hussain, A.H.Pennanen and L.H.Allen Jr.(1996). An overview of how
    rubisco and carbohydrate metabolism may be regulated at elevated atmospheric [CO2]
    and temperature. Agri. Food Sci. Fin. 5:261-270
  • Hussain, M.W., S.Siddique and T.Shafiq (1997) Effect of ammoniation and silage on the nutritive
    value of pea waste. Biologia. 43:1-10
  • Hussain, M.W., G.Bowes and L.H.Allen Jr. (1992) Season-long effect of CO2 enrichment and levated
    temperature on sucrose phosphate synthase in rice. Plant Physiol. 99:5
  • Hussain, M.W., G.Bowes, A.J.Rowland-Bamford, and L.H.Allen Jr. (1991). Diel activity of Sucrose
    phosphate synthase in rice. Plant Physiol. 96:92
  • Hussain, M.W; A.J.Rowland-Bamford, J.T.Baker, L.H.Allen Jr. and G.Bowes (1990). Sucrose
    Phosphate synthase activity in rice at elevated CO2 and temperature. Plant Physiol.
    3:117
  • Hussain, M.W. (1988). Transport of materials. In: An annotated text book of Biology for secondary
    schools. S. Riaz-ud-Din and K.H.Sheikh (eds). Islamic Scientific and Cultural
    Organization (ISESCO), Rabat, Morocco.
  • Hussain, M.W. (1988). Photosynthesis. In: An annotated text book of Biology for secondary schools.
    S. Riaz-ud-Din and K.H.Sheikh (eds). Islamic Scientific and Cultural Organization
    (ISESCO), Rabat, Morocco.
  • Hussain, M.W., and S.Vehra (1987). Effect of boiling on the in vitro protein digestibility of four
    different pulses. Pak. Jour. Bot. 19:263-268
  • Hussain, M.W., T. Parveen and R. Tufail (1987). Reduction in post harvest losses. Part II. Effect of
    activated clay. Biologia. 33:191-200
  • Hussain, M.W. and S. Zahra (1986). Effect of cooking on the in vitro protein digestibility of four
    different pulses. Biologia. 32:315-321
  • Hussain, M.W., P.Akhter, F.H.Shah and T.Firdos (1985). Reduction in post harvest losses. Part II Effect
    of carbon dioxide gas. Biologia. 31:301-307