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Dr. Aneela Javed
Assistant Professor
Healthcare Biotechnology

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Sector H-12, Islamabad
Tel : +92 9085 6150

Virology and Immunology

PhD (German Primate Center, Georg August University, Germany)

Dr. Aneela Javed is working as Assistant professor at ASAB (NUST) since March 2012. She received her Masters and M.Phil degree from the department of Molecular biology/Biochemistry Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad in 2005 and 2007 respectively. She was awarded Higher Education Commission (HEC) overseas scholarship in 2008 and joined German Primate Center, Georg August University, Germany for her PhD research. Her work focused on identification of CD8 T cell secreted antiviral factors conferring long term survival in HIV infected elite controllers using SIV infected Rhesus Macaque as animal model. 
Long term non progressors provide us a unique opportunity to explore the natural ways of combating HIV. Research will focus on exploring the immunological responses against HIV and discovery of novel viral inhibitory factors, with special emphasis on T cell responses in long term non-progressors. Other interests include miRNA and genetic studies with reference to HIV.
1-    Rational design of HIV vaccines and microbicides: report of the EUROPRISE network annual conference 2011.Marie Borggren, Zelda Euler, Fa Mendonca, Charlotte Pollard, David Reinhart, Nicolas Ruffin, ElisaSaba, Enas Sheik Skold Serena Ziglio, Robin Shattock, Gabriella Scarlatti, Frances Gotch,Britta Wahren. Ruffin N, Borggren M, Euler Z, Fiorino F, Grupping K, Hallengärd D, Javed A, Mendonca K, Pollard C, Reinhart D, Saba E, Sheik-Khalil E, Sköld A, Ziglio S, Scarlatti G, Gotch F, Wahren B, Shattock RJ. J Transl Med. 2012 Jul 11;10:144. doi: 10.1186/1479-5876-10-144.

2-    Revisiting noncytolytic CD8+-mediated antiviral response in the macaque model of AIDS.(submitted: Retrovirology)
Sequence Submissions:
GenBank JX502179, Oct 27.2012 Author: Aneela Javed.
GenBank JX502180, Oct 27.2012 Author: Aneela Javed.
Dr. Aneela Javed is specialized in Molecular biology, Virology and Immunology. She is currently teaching the following courses.
The proposed projects will add a valuable knowledge to HIV/AIDS science and thus a better understanding of antiviral responses. Research outcomes can be translated not only into HIV and other retroviral therapeutics interventions.