Shumaila Hanif, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Microbiology

  • Office: Coal Building, 718
  • Telephone: (606) 218-5551
  • E-mail: ShumailaHanif@upike.edu

Medical Immunology
Medical Microbiology
Infectious Diseases
General Microbiology
Biochemistry
Integrated Case Studies
Critical Evaluation of Medical Literatures
Laboratory Research Methods
Techniques in Molecular Biology

BSc, Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Kuwait University
MSc, Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University
PhD, Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University

Hanif SNM, P. Durham, Hickey AJ, Garcia Contreras L. Pharmacokinetics of CPZEN-45, a novel anti-tuberculosis drug, in guinea pigs (Under preparation).

Hanif SNM, Mustafa AS. Humoral immune responses in mice immunized with a region of difference DNA vaccine constructs of pUMVC6 and pUMVC7. Int J Mycobacterial. 2017; 6(3): 281-288.

Durham PG, Hanif SNM, Contreras LG, Young EF, Braunstein MS, Hickey AJ. Disposable Dosators for Pulmonary Insufflation of Therapeutic Agents to Small Animals. J Vis Exp. 2017, 30; (121).

Hanif SNM, P. Durham, Hickey AJ, Garcia Contreras L. Pharmacokinetics of CPZEN-45 aerosol powders administered by passive inhalation to guinea pigs. Respiratory Drug Delivery (RDD) 2014; 3: 683-687.

Hanif SNM, Hickey AJ, Garcia Contreras L. Liquid chromatographic determination of CPZEN-45, a novel anti-tubercular drug, in biological samples. J Pharm Biomed Anal 2014; 88: 370-376.

Garcia Contreras L, Awasthi S, Hanif SNM, Hickey AJ. Inhaled vaccines for the prevention of tuberculosis. J Mycobac Dis 2012, S1:002 (doi:10.4172/2161-1068.S1-002).

Hanif SNM, L. Garcia Contreras, Pharmaceutical aerosols for the treatment and prevention of tuberculosis. Front. Cell. Inf. Microbiol 2012, 2:118 (doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2012.00118).

Hanif SNM, P Durham, D Raghuvanshi, AJ Hickey, L Garcia-Contreras. Pharmacokinetics of CPZEN-45, a novel anti-tuberculosis drug in male guinea pigs. Journal of Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug Delivery, 2013; 26: A18.

Hanif SNM, Hickey AJ, Garcia Contreras L. Development of an HPLC method to determine CPZEN-45 in biological matrices. Journal of Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug Delivery, 2013; 26: A21.

Hanif SNM, Al-Attiyah R, Mustafa AS. Characterization and immunogenicity of RD1 encoded antigens of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Med Princ Pract 2008; 17:509

Hanif SNM, Mustafa AS. Book title: “Vaccines and Vaccine Technologies ”Chapter title: Advances on TB vaccine. OMICS Publisher 2014. Book edited by Dr. Jose Ronnie Vasconcelos. (http://esciencecentral.org/ebooks/vaccine-technologies/tb-dna-vaccines.php).

Hanif SNM, Al-Attiyah R, Mustafa AS. Book title: Molecular Cloning, Chapter title: Molecular Cloning, Expression, Purification and Immunological Characterization of Proteins Encoded by RD1 Region Genes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. ISBN 978-953-307-398-9. Book edited by Dr. Gregory Brown, Biology Department, McGill University, Canada InTech Publisher 2011.
(http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/molecular-cloning-expression-purification-and-immunological-characterization-of-proteins-encoded-by-).

Poster Presentation: Hanif SNM, Mustafa AS. Antibody Reactivity to M. tuberculosis RD1, RD9 Proteins and Peptides in Three Different Species. Abstract Book of Annual General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology (ASM Microbe). June 20-24th, 2019. San Francisco, CA, USA.

Submitted Abstract: Ali I, Hanif SNM. Multiplex based detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a cheapest and reliable technique for developing countries. Abstract Book of 24th Annual Health Sciences Poster Conference. March 12-14th, 2019. Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait.

Poster Accepted: Hanif SNM, Mustafa AS. Antibody Reactivity to M. tuberculosis RD1, RD9 Proteins and Peptides in Three Different Species. Abstract Book of Annual General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology (ASM Microbe). June 7-11th, 2018. Atlanta, GA, USA.

Poster Presentation: Hanif SNM, Mustafa AS. Antibody Reactivity to M. tuberculosis RD1 and RD9 Proteins and Peptides in Rabbits, Mice, and Humans. Abstract Book of 23rd Annual Health Sciences Poster Conference. March 13-15th, 2018. Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait.

Poster Presentation: Hanif SNM, Mustafa AS. Humoral Immune Responses in Mice immunized with RD DNA Vaccine Constructs of pUMVC6 and pUMVC7. Abstract Book of Annual General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology  (ASM Microbe). June 1st -5th, 2017. New Orleans, LA, USA.

Poster Accepted: Hanif SNM, Mustafa AS. Humoral Immune Responses in Mice immunized with RD DNA Vaccine Constructs of pUMVC6 and pUMVC7. ASM Conference on Tuberculosis Past, Present, and Future. 1st- 4th April 2017. New York, USA.

Poster Presentation: Hanif SNM, Mustafa AS. Humoral immune responses in mice immunized with RD DNA vaccine constructs of pUMVC6 and pUMVC7. Abstract Book of 22th Annual Health Sciences Poster Conference. March 7-9th, 2017. Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait.

Oral Presentation: Hanif SNM. GeneXpert MTB/RIF for detection of Tuberculosis. Pre-Conference workshop on “Advances in Medical Biotechnology.” Organized by Akhuwat Faisalabad Institute of Research Sciences and technology and University of Health Sciences Lahore. Nov 26th, 2016. Faisalabad, Pakistan.

Poster Accepted: Hanif SNM, Mokaddas EM, Ahmad S, Eldeen HS. Comparison of Gene Xpert® MTB/RIF and ProbeTec ET system for the direct detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. AIHM Annual Conference on People, Planet, Purpose Global Practitioners United in Health and Healing. 30th – 3rd Nov 2016. San Diego, USA.

Poster Presentation: Hanif SNM, Benbrook D, Garcia-Contreras L. Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of New Heteroarotinoids drugs for Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB). Abstract Book of Annual General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology (ASM) and Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC). June 16-20th, 2016. Boston, MA, USA.

Poster Presentation: Hanif SNM, Mustafa AS. DNA vaccine constructs containing Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific RD genes induces humoral immune responses in mice.1st International Conference on Advancements of Biotechnology. March 30-31h, 2016. Akhuwat Faisalabad Institute of Research Sciences and technology, Pakistan.

Poster Presentation: Durham PG, Hanif SNM. Garcia Contreras L, Young EF, Braunstein MS, Hickey AJ. Efficient Nose-Only Exposure System for Dry Powder Aerosols with Disposable Dosators. Abstract book of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientist (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition 25-29th October 2015. Orlando, Fl, USA.

Poster Presentation: Hanif SNM, Mustafa AS. Humoral immune responses in mice immunized with DNA vaccine constructs containing Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific RD genes. Abstract Book of 20th Annual Health Sciences Poster Conference. May 5-7th, 2015. Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait.

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Phamaceutical Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center

Developing new diagnostic methods, new drugs and new vaccines for Tuberculosis