Dr. Faiza Munir is serving as an Assistant Professor at Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences (ASAB), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST).
She received her M.Sc. and M.Phil. Degree from Quaid-i-Azam, University, Islamabad, Pakistan. She was awarded Gold medal in the Faculty of Biological Sciences at M.Sc.level,from Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan in 2008. She was also awarded a Presidential Medal by the Government of Pakistan for an outstanding student in Biological Sciences in M.Sc 2008. In 2010 at M.Phil. level in the field of Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology she recieved a Gold Medal. She received Certificates of Merit along with Merit Scholarships throughout in M.Sc. Botany and M.Phil. Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology for securing first position. She did her PhD in Biotechnology from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan in 2015. During her PhD she worked in The University of Queensland, Australia under the HEC fellowship (2014-2015). Her research focus was to study the regulation of rice germin-like protein gene promoter in response to various plant signaling molecules and fungal infections in genetically engineered potato plants.