Mr. Muhammad Saad

DVM, M. Phil 
Lecturer
Tel:   +92-3016604575
Email: saad@cuvas.edu.pk

Biography

Mr. Muhammad Saad is a young lecturer in the Department of Theriogenology since 2018. He secured DVM in 2016 and MPhil (Theriogenology) with distinction in 2018 from University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Lahore. He worked during M. Phil, on the novel technique in advanced reproductive technology IVF in our local breed. The title of his thesis was “Effect of Corpus Luteum (CL) on recovery, quality and in-vitro developmental capacity of oocytes in Bos indicus cows. “He has the specialties in reproductive ultrasonography, hormones assays (ELISA & RIA), cryopreservation of semen and advance breeding programs in domestic animals. He also has work experience of Research Associate almost 2 year under the kind supervision of well-known scientist “Prof. Dr. Nasim Ahmad” in HEC-NRPU funded project on “Development of suitable protocol for ultrasound guided oocyte aspiration (ovum pickup-OPU), in vitro embryo production (IVEP) and transfer (ET) in buffalo and Sahiwal cattle for exploiting the genetic potential”. Where he got the unique experience to write and run research grants on national and international level. He has also got unique experience of standardizing the technique of Ovum Pick Up (OPU) in local animals for first time in Pakistan. He is member of Society for Animal Reproduction of Pakistan (SARP), Nutritionist Association of Pakistan (NAP) and Pakistan Veterinary Medical Council (PVMC). His main responsibilities are teaching of Theriogenology courses, clinical case handling, research and farm extension services. He has the vision for the Theriogenology Department to develop a state-of-the-art endocrinology and bovine embryology labs and on country level to launch Progeny Testing Program (PTP) in bovine on community cooperative model. He has a unique experience in organizing the international level workshop on Bovine Embryology.

Area of Interest        

  • Bovine embryology, in vitro embryo production (IVEP) and transfer (ET) in buffalo and Cattle
  • Ultrasound guided Ovum Pick Up and In-vitro embryo production (OPU-IVEP) in bovine
  • Improved reproductive management (IRP), estrus & ovulation synchronization and Timed AI
  • Reproductive Ultrasonography

Publications

  • M. Saad, Z. Sarwar, M. Saleem, U. Arshad, A. Riaz, and N. Ahmad Effect of plasma progesterone on oocyte recovery, oocyte quality, and early in-vitro developmental competence of embryos in Bos indicus dairy cows (ARS, 2019 IF. 1.817)
  • Z. Sarwar, M. Saad, M. Saleem, A. Riaz, and N. Ahmad Effect of follicular size on recovery, quality and in vitro developmental competence of oocytes in Bos indicus dairy cows. International Embryo Technology Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (RFD 2019, IF:¬† 1.723)
  • M. Saad, Z. Sarwar, M. Saleem, U. Arshad, M. H. Mushtaq, A. Riaz, and N. Ahmad. Effect of corpus luteum on recovery rate, quality, and in-vitro developmental competence of oocytes in Bos indicus dairy cows. International Embryo Technology Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (RFD 2019, IF:¬† 1.723)