Speakers

Professor Dr. Muhammad Ovais Omer 

Professor Dr. Muhammad Ovais Omer 

DVM (CVS, UAF), M.Sc. (CVS, UAF), PhD (UVAS)-Pakistan

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ovais Omer, is currently serving the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, UVAS, as Chairman for 2nd tenure of further three years and having a basic degree of DVM. In Postgraduate degrees, he has earned M.Sc. (Hons.) degree in Veterinary Pharmacology from former College of Veterinary Sciences, Lahore affiliated with University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan and Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology from University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan. He has over 26 years of teaching, research and administration experience. He was member of the committee who was notified for up gradation of College of Veterinary Sciences, Lahore and developed first PC-I of UVAS. He has supervised over 50 post graduate students and served as member of supervisory committees for more than 70 students and published more than 45 research papers in International or National refereed scientific journals. Dr. Ovais, presented papers in many national conferences. He has attended many International and National Conferences, Symposia and Seminars. He is member of Faculty Board of Study of Faculty of Bio-Sciences and Ex-member of Faculty of Animal Product and Technology, and Ex-Chairman, Departmental (Pharmacology and Toxicology) Board of Study, UVAS, Lahore. Life Member of Pakistan Veterinary Medical Council, Society of Pharmacology (UVAS), Society of Physiology and Society of Parasitology (UVAS).Ex-Joint Secretary, Academic Staff Association (UVAS). He served the Lahore Zoo as member of Zoo Health Committee of UVAS. He has attended scientific trainings from South Korea, NIBGE, HEC and Makkah Mukarramah etc., and has several certificates in his credit. He was the first Associate Senior Tutor and the General Secretary, Alumni Association of UVAS. He is also the life member of Alumni Association of the university. Now a days he is working as Director Students’ Affairs, member Sports Board of the University and member/secretary of Discipline Committee of the University. He served Umm Al-Qura University as Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, Makkah Mukarramah, Saudi Arabia. He is having throughout First divisions in his career. He has certificate of Merit and Star Laureate Award 2009 in his credit. He served the university as a member of several technical bodies such as advance study and research board, academic council and student advisory committees of the university. He is the member of selection board of other universities. He is the external examiner of many renowned universities and serving the private universities as member faculty board of studies. He upgraded the undergraduate and postgraduate laboratories in the department during his first tenure as Chairman of the department and his main focus was to facilitate the scholars or researchers of UVAS or other institutes in their activities. He renovated the lecture room and the seminar room of the university in his first tenure of chairmanship. He also developed a new postgraduate laboratory in the department with latest equipment/instruments and facilities.
Working as Chairman, Departmental Board of Studies, Departmental Postgraduate Admission Committee and Faculty Scrutiny Committee (FSC) for PhD synopses of FBS.
Dr. Ovais is effectively providing his technical services as supervisor and member of a large number of M. Phil and PhD scholars and playing his role in nation building and is also involved to teach undergraduate students and administration as well.

Area of Interest

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology, Angiogenesis, Ethnomedicine, Phytotherapy.