Extraordinary sciences is only possible with an extraordinary team.

PML, and the broader Khan Lab, brings together some of the brightest minds, young and experienced, from all corners of the country.

We pride ourselves in being a diverse, mission-driven, deeply passionate team of molecular biologists, microbiologists, data and computer scientists, physicians and social scientists that come together to innovate, build and solve.

Our cross functional team has access to state-of-the-art research tools including next generation sequencing, molecular biology and protein biochemistry tools, human cell culture facilities, high-performance computers and deep technical expertise.


  • Dr Faisal Khan

    Principal Investigator; Assistant Professor, Institute of Integrative Biosciences, CECOS University and Director, Joint Center for Bioeconomy, IMSciences

  • Dr Fazle Raziq

    Co-investigator; Consultant and Head, Department of Pathology, Rehman Medical Institute

  • Dr Johar Ali

    Co-prinicipal investigator; Head of Genomic Sciences, Rehman Medical Institute and Adjunct Professor, CECOS University

  • Dr Zubair Durrani

    Co-investigator; Consultant, Rehman Medical Institute and Head of Department, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rehman College of Dentistry

Current Team


  • Afaq KhalidAlumni
    CA-inter Project Areas: Finance, Procurement, HR, Administration
  • Ahmer Bin HafeezAlumni
    MPhil Microbiology, University of Peshawar

    Project Areas: Computational Biology
  • Amna GulAlumni
    BS Biotechnology, University of Peshawar

    Project Area: The BioEconomy landscape of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
  • Asma QudratAlumni
    MPhil Microbiology, AWKU, Mardan
  • Atiqa TariqAlumni
    BS Biotechnology, University of Peshawar
  • Habib JanAlumni
    PhD Genomics, Justus Liebig University, Giessen Germany

    Project Areas: Genomics of Oral Cancer
  • Habiba FaizAlumni
    BS Applied BioSciences,  NUST, Islamabad
  • Hammad IqbalAlumni
    BS Software Engineering, Abasyn University, Peshawar
  • Ibrar AminAlumni
    MS Computer Science, KUST, Kohat
  • Idrees AhmadAlumni
    BS Electrical Engineering, FAST NUCES, Peshawar

    Project Areas: Hardware/MEMS
  • Ijaz ul Haq
    Ijaz ul HaqAlumni
    ACCA, UK Areas: Finance, HR, Procurement and Administration
  • Jalees Ur RahmanAlumni
    MS Computer Engineering, GIK Institute, Swabi

    Project Areas: DNA methylation; Kidney Cancer
  • Mansoor AlamAlumni
    MS Mechatronics Engineering, UET Peshawar
  • Maryam ShahAlumni
    MPhil Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, University of Agriculture, Peshawar

    Project Areas: Protein-Protein Interaction (PPI)
  • Masood AhmadAlumni
    ACCA, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants UK

    Project Areas: Finance, Procurement, HR, Administration
  • Mian Behzad NadeemAlumni
    BS Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering, KUST, Kohat

    Project Areas: Soil microbiome; Martian Soil Simulants
  • Muhammad HasnainAlumni
    BS Biotechnology, CECOS University, Peshawar
  • Rida ul HayaAlumni
    BDS, FCPS 2 trainee, Khyber College of Dentistry, Peshawar
  • Saad ZaheerAlumni
    MS Computer Science, NUST, Islamabad Project Areas: DNA Methylation; Head and Neck Cancer
  • Sajjad HussainAlumni
    MS Computer Engineering, GIK Institute, Swabi

    Project Areas: Skin Cutaneous Melanoma (SKCM); DNA Methylation; RNA-seq
  • Umair Wali KhanAlumni
    BDS, Ghandara University, Peshawar
  • Umama QasimAlumni
    MPhil Microbiology, University of Peshawar