Dr. Gul Shahnaz is serving as assistant professor at Department of Pharmacy, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan. She has more than a decade of professional expertise in pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences. Her particular expertise in leading and executing projects relate to biopharmaceutical and biochemical designing, formulation of multifunctional polymeric excipients, lipid based nano-vesicles, organometallic nanocargoes; and studies in cancer, wound healing, several infectious diseases applications. Her expertise and professional development has grown through work with academic and healthcare institutions, including Prof. Dr. Andreas Bernkop-Schnürch, university of Innsbruck, Austria, University of Nebraska Medical Center and Ohio State University, USA. She has authored numerous peer reviewed articles (impact factor ~140 and citations= 789). She has earned PhD in Pharmaceutical Technology, Master of Science in Pharmaceutics, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy.