Muhammad Azhar Nadeem is a Senior Scientist,Bolu Abant Izzet Baysal University,Turkey

Muhammad Azhar Nadeem

Senior Scientist

Organizing Committee


Bolu Abant Izzet Baysal University


1. Nadeem MA, Gündoğdu M,  Ercisli S, Karaköy T, Habyarimana E, Lin X, Nawaz 
MA, Sameeullah M, Hatipoğlu R, Ahmad F, Jung B, Chung G, Baloch FS. 
Uncovering Phenotypic Diversity and DArTseq Marker Loci Associated With 
Antioxidant Activity in Common Bean. 2020. Genes. 10.3390/genes11010036. 
(Impact factor: 3.331). 
2. Nadeem MA, Karaköy T, Yeken MZ, Habyarimana E, Hatipoğlu R, Çiftçi V, 
Nawaz MA, Sönmez  F, Shahid MQ, Yang SH, Chung G, Baloch FS. Phenotypic 
characterization of 183 Turkish common bean accessions for agronomic, trading, 
and consumer-preferred plant characteristics for breeding purposes. 2020. 
agronomy-715191. Agronomy. (Impact factor: 2.25). 
3. Nadeem MA, Habyarimana E, Çiftçi V, Nawaz MA, Karaköy T, Comertpay G, 
Shahid MQ, Hatipoğlu R, Yeken MZ, Ali F, Ercişli S. Characterization of genetic 
diversity in Turkish common bean gene pool using phenotypic and whole-genome 
DArTseq-generated silicoDArT marker information. PloS one. 2018 Oct 
11;13(10):e0205363. (Impact factor: 2.8). 
4. Nadeem MA, Nawaz MA, Shahid MQ, Doğan Y, Comertpay G, Yıldız M, 
Hatipoğlu R, Ahmad F, Alsaleh A, Labhane N, Özkan H. DNA molecular markers 
in plant breeding: current status and recent advancements in genomic selection 
and genome editing. Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment. 2018. Nov 
1:1-25. (Impact factor: 1.09). (111 Citations). 
5. Ali F, Yılmaz A, Nadeem MA, Habyarimana E, Subaşı I, Nawaz MA, Chaudhary 
HJ, Shahid MQ, Ercişli S, Zia MA, Chung G. Mobile genomic element diversity in world collection of safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) panel using iPBS
retrotransposon markers. PloS one. 2019 Feb 26;14(2):e0211985. (Impact factor: 
6. Baloch FS, Alsaleh A, Shahid MQ, Çiftçi V, de Miera LE, Aasim M, Nadeem MA, 
Aktaş H, Özkan H, Hatipoğlu R. A Whole Genome DArTseq and SNP Analysis for 
Genetic Diversity Assessment in Durum Wheat from Central Fertile Crescent. PloS 
one. 2017 Jan 18;12(1):e0167821. (Impact factor: 2.8). (59 Citations). 
7. Karık Ü, Nadeem MA, Habyarimana E, Ercisli S, Yildiz M, Yilmaz A, Yang SH, 
Chung G, Baloch FS. Exploring the genetic diversity and Population structure of 
Turkish laurel germplasm by iPBS-retrotransposon marker system (Agronomy). 
(Impact factor: 2.25). 2019. 9(10), 647; 
8. Ali F, Nadeem MA, Habyarimana E, Yilmaz A, Nawaz MA, Khalil  IH, Chaudhary 
HJ, Ercişli S, Chung G, Chaudhary HJ, Baloch FS.  Molecular characterization of 
genetic diversity and similarity centers of safflower accessions with ISSR markers. 
(Brazilian Journal of Botany). 2020. (Impact 
factor: 0.958). 
9. Yildiz M, Koçak M, Nadeem MA, Cavagnaro P, Barboza K, Baloch Fs, Argün D, 
Keleş D. Genetic diversity analysis in the Turkish pepper germplasm using iPBS 
retrotransposon-based markers. Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry. 
2019:43. DOI: 10.3906/tar-1902-10. (Impact factor: 1.73). 
10. Ali F, Yilmaz A, Nadeem MA, Nawaz MA, Arslan Y, Chaudhary HJ, Shahid MQ, 
Ercişli S, Chung G, Baloch FS. Investigation of Morpho-Agronomic Performance 
and Selection Indices in the International Safflower Panel for Breeding 
Perspectives. (Turkish journal of agriculture and forestry). 2019. DOI: 10.3906/tar
1902-49. (Impact factor: 1.73).
11. Yaldiz G, Camlica M, Nadeem MA, Nawaz MA, Baloch FS. Genetic diversity 
assessment in Nicotiana tabacum L. with iPBS-retrotransposons. Turkish Journal 
of Agriculture and Forestry. 2018. Jun 1;42(3):154-64. (Impact factor: 1.73). 
12. Arystanbekkyzy M, Nadeem MA, Aktas H, Yeken MZ, Zencirci  N, Nawaz MA, 
Ali F, Haider MS, Tunc K, Chung G, Baloch FS. Phylogenetic and taxonomic 
relationship of Turkish Wild and Cultivated Emmer (Triticum turgidum ssp. 
dicoccoides) Revealed By iPBS-Retrotransposons Markers. International Journal of 
Agriculture and Biology. 2019. DOI: 10.17957/IJAB/15.0876. (Impact factor: 0.802). 
13. Ekincialp A, Erdinc C, Turan S, Cakmakci O, Nadeem MA, Baloch FS, Sensoy S. 
Genetic characterization of Rheum ribes L. (wild rhubarb) genotypes in Lake Van 
Basin of Turkey through ISSR and SSR markers. International Journal of 
Agriculture and Biology. 2019. DOI: 10.17957/IJAB/15.0958. (Impact factor: 0.802). 
14. Aydemir SK, Karaköy T, Kokten K, Nadeem MA. Evaluation of yield and yield 
components of common vetch (Vicia sativa L.) genotypes grown in different 
locations of Turkey by GGE bıplot analysis. 2019. Applied ecology and 
environmental research. 15203-15217. (Impact factor: 0.721). 
15. Erdemci I, Aktaş H, Nadeem MA. Effect of fertilization and seed size on 
nodulation, yield and yield components of chickpea (cicer arietinum l.). Applied 
ecology and environmental research. 2017. Jan 1;15(1):563-71. (Impact factor: 
16. Karaköy T, Nadeem MA, Ton A, Çilesiz Y, Anlarsal AE, Hatipoğlu R. 
Characterization and selection of alfalfa cultivars based on agronomic and Quality 
characteristics information from continental climatic conditions of Turkey. 2020. Fresenius environmental bulletin. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 2020. 29: 239
250. (Impact factor: 0.34). 
Published Book chapters:
Nadeem MA, Aasim M, Kırıcı S, Karık Ü, Nawaz MA, Yılmaz A, Maral H, 
Khawar KM, Baloch FS. Laurel (Laurus nobilis L.): A Less-Known Medicinal 
Plant to the World with Diffusion, Genomics, Phenomics, and Metabolomics 
for Genetic Improvement. InBiotechnological Approaches for Medicinal and 
Aromatic Plants. 2018 (pp. 631-653). Springer, Singapore. 
Aasim M, Baloch FS, Nadeem MA, Bakhsh A, Sameeullah M, Day S. Fenugreek 
(Trigonella foenum-graecum L.): An Underutilized Edible Plant of Modern 
World. InGlobal Perspectives on Underutilized Crops. 2018 (pp. 381-408). 
Springer, Cham. 
Aktas H, Rasheed A, Sajjad M, Cabi E, Nadeem MA, Baloch FS. Taxonomy, 
Evolution, Distribution and origin. In Hulled wheat. Nusret Zencirci. (Edtitor). 
Buch Gebunden, 249 Seiten, Englisch, Springer, Berlin, 2019, 1st ed. 


PhD. (Field Crops) - 3.93/4.00 CGPA, Department of Field Crops, Faculty of Agricultural and 
Natural Science, Bolu Abant Izzet Baysal University Bolu-Turkey. 2019y. 
 M.Sc (Hons.) Agronomy - First Division (3.59/4.00 CGPA) from the department of Agronomy, faculty 
of Agricultural sciences and Technology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, 
Multan, Pakistan in 2014y.

B.Sc. (Hons.)Agriculture - First Division (3.72/4.00 CGPA) from department of Agronomy, faculty of 
Agricultural sciences and Technology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, 
Multan, Pakistan in 2012y. 


Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS)
Investigation of genetic diversity and population structure
Germplasm Characterization
Molecular Markers
Legumes and Cereal crops
Field experimentation under multi-environments for GWAS 


2011: Awarded ‘laptop’ under the chief minister of Punjab, Pakistan laptop scheme 
2016: Awarded “Doctoral fellowship” under Project No: TOVAG-215O630. 
2017: Awarded “Erasmus Traineeship for Italy” by the Abant Izzet baysal 
University with the collaboration of European union and successfully 
completed traineeship at Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona Italy. 

Upcoming Conferences

International Conference and Exhibition on Genome Science

Venue: Germany

Conference Dates: June 28-30, 2021

Be about Genome Science

Genome, the term was created by Hans Winkler at the University of Hamburg, Germany in 1920. Genome science is the genetic material in the field of molecular inheritance, and genetics. The