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Dr. Sibte Hadi

Dr. Sibte Hadi

Senior Lecturer Forensic Medicine and Genetics

School of Forensic and Applied Sciences

Maudland Building, MB131

+44 (0) 1772 89 4395

shadi@uclan.ac.uk

Sibte is a forensic pathologist by training and has also specialised in forensic genetics. He has worked in various institutions in the UK and USA. His current interests include postmortem interval estimation and forensic DNA profiling.

Sibte is research active within the area of forensic science and is a member of the Forensic Genetics Research Group.

Full Profile

Sibte has trained as a forensic pathologist and practiced for eight years before moving to UK to complete his doctoral studies at the University of Glasgow with Professor Peter Vanezis. Completed PhD in Human Identification and then worked in US at the Lousiana State University.

Currently lectures on Diploma in Forensic Medicine, Masters in Forensic DNA Profiling and undergraduate courses in Forensic Medicine. Involved in various research projects and supervising several PhD students.

Qualifications
MBBS, University of Punjab, Pakistan, 1982
DMJ, University of Punjab, Pakistan, 1990
PhD, University of Glasgow, 2001

Publications

An investigation of the Genetic Control of Biofilm Formation in Bacteria (E.coli K-12 MG1655). Poster presented at Society for Experimental Biology workshop. Lancaster University.

Importance of rpoS and bolA gene in adaptation of Escherichia coli in stress environments and grow in Biofilms: 2nd International conference of biological and environmental sciences Mansoura University, Egypt 15-20 March 2010

Morphogene bolA: its role in biofilm formation and respiration of E.coli K-12 MG1655. Poster presented at 20th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Vienna, Austria

More publications

Research

Sibte is actively engaged in research and is involved in different projects including mass graves and identification, improvement of DNA extraction methods from bone/degraded DNA samples, assessment of DNA degradation & forensic pathology.  

Teaching

Forensic Medicine, Forensic Pathology, Medical Ethics, Forensic Genetics, DNA Sequencing, DNA Sequencers, Validation, Accreditation, Expert Witness, Research writing and Research Methods.

Sibte is also the Equality and Diversity lead for the School of Forensic & Investigative Sciences.

External Activities

Member Executive Committee Pakistan Medicolegal Society

Grant Reviewer for the Canadian Research Council

Reviewer for Journal Genomic, Society and Policy

Reviewer for International Journal of Forensic Genetics

Technical Assessor for United Kingdom Accreditation Agency(UKAS)

PhD external examiner for the University of Leicester

Editorial Board member of International Journal of Forensic Research

Worked with UKAS as a technical assessor in order to assess organisations that have applied for accreditations in the UK and abroad.

Advisor to foreign Governments within the area of expertise.

Memberships

Pakistan Medicolegal Society

Member of International Society of Forensic Genetics

Centre for International Forensic Assistance

Member British Association of Human Identification

Conferences

The analysis of UAE populations using AmpFℓSTR Yfiler™:Identification of new and novel alleles. 22nd Congress of International Society of Forensic Genetics. Copenhagen. 2009.

Importance of rpoS and bolA gene in adaptation of Escherichia coli in stress environments and grow in Biofilms: 2nd International conference of biological and environmental sciences Mansoura University, Egypt 15-20 March 2010.

Morphogene bolA: its role in biofilm formation and respiration of E.coli K-12 MG1655 . Poster presented at 20th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Vienna, Austria, September 2010.

Quality assurance challenges in forensic pathology: 1st Saudi International Conference of Forensic Medical Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 12-14 March 2012.

Recent advancements in forensic DNA profiling: 22nd Congress of International Academy of Legal Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey July 5-8 2012.