Biology Talk on War on Terror Cells

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 10:30am
Smart Room, SBASSE 4th Floor

Title:
War on Terror Cells

Guest Speaker:
Dr. Naveed Ahmed Khan

Date: December 11 2017
Time: 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Venue: Smart Room, SBASSE 4th Floor

Host: Dr. Aziz Mithani

Abstract
With the worsening trends of drug resistance, there is a need for newer and more powerful antimicrobial agents. Here, we describe (i) novel sources of potential antimicrobials and (ii) the use of nanotechnology to successfully develop new formulations of effective drugs conjugated with nanoparticles that hold promise for future application.

Biography
Dr. Naveed Ahmed Khan is a distinguished professor with experience of working in leading institutions in North America, Europe, and Asia including Tufts University, Johns Hopkins University, University of London, University of Nottingham, Aga Khan University, and Sunway University, Malaysia. With research grants of over USD 2 million, he has produced over 190 peer-reviewed publications, 7 books and 5 chapters, and guided over 39 graduate students to completion. In recognition of his research efforts, he has received several awards from the UK, USA, Pakistan and Malaysia.