Sunniya Iftikhar

Visiting PhD Student


Sunniya completed her MS degree in Chemistry from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan. She carried out MS research thesis titled; ‘Evaluation of the biological activities of the novel heterocyclic compounds against HCT116 Colon Cancer Cell Lines’. Since 2017, she is a PhD candidate in Dr. Yameen's Lab at LUMS. Sunniya's PhD resaerch focuses on the synthesis of side chain engineered semiconductor polymer-based materials. In January 2020, she joined the Fruk group as a split-site PhD student for one year and will carry out synthesis of semiconductor polymer-flavin hybrid materials for biological applications.


S. Iftikhar, S. Khan, A. Bilal, S. Manzoor, M. Abdullah, A. Emwas, S. Sioud, X. Gao, G. A. Chotana, A. Faisal, R.S.Z. Saleem, Synthesis and evaluation of modified chalcone based p53 stabilizing agents, Bioorg. Med. Chem. Letters, 2017, 27, 4106.

S. Manzoor, A. Bilal, S. Khan, R. Ullah, S. Iftikhar, A. Emwas, M. Alazmi, X. Gao, A. Jawaid, R. S. Z. Saleem & A. Faisal, Identification and characterization of SSE15206, A microtubule depolymerizing agent that overcomes multidrug resistance, Scientific Reports, 2018, 8, 3305.