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Dr. Fazlurrahman Khan

Assistant Professor, Biotechnology

fazlurrahman.khan@sharda.ac.in

About

Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, School of Engineering and Technology, Sharda University. My qualification is PhD (Microbiology), M.Sc. (Biotechnology), B.Sc. (Chemistry, Zoology and Botany), CSIR-UGC-JRF-NET, and GATE (99.55 percentile, all India 77 rank).
I have gained significant skills and expertise in the field of microbiology (polyphasic taxonomic characterization of bacteria), microbial metabolism, molecular biology, microbial ecology, and biofilm formation and inhibition.

 

Area of research

  • Investigating the role of human gut microbiota in relation to different type of diseases
  • Isolation and identification of novel bacterial genus or novel species form different environmental compartment
  • Study of microbial ecology from different natural environments
  • Identification of novel and natural antimicrobial compounds
  • Identification and characterization of natural and synthetic compounds potential for the biofilm inhibition of pathogenic bacteria
  • Microbial and enzymatic based decontamination of toxic pollutants (pesticides, insecticides, and herbicides compounds)

Teaching area

  • Biochemistry
  • General microbiology (Bacteriology, Mycology, Phycology, Parasitology, and Virology)
  • Food Microbiology
  • Advanced Biochemistry
  • Microbial Metabolism
  • Biophysics
  • Enzyme Technology
  • Fermentation Technology
  • Methods (analytical techniques) in biology
  • Environmental Microbiology 

Experience
  • 4 Years of post PhD research and teaching experiences
Qualification
  • Ph.D. in Microbiology
  • M.Sc. in Biotechnology
  • B.Sc. in Chemistry, Zoology and Botany
  • CSIR-UGC-NET-JRF
  • GATE (99.55 percentile, all India 77 rank)
Award & Recognition

  • Awarded with Dr. D. S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme of the University Grant Commission (UGC), India (2014).
  • Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India (2009-2011).
  • Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India (2006-2008).
  • CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship 2006.
  • GATE (Graduate aptitude test of engineering (2006)-Life sciences (99.23% and all India rank 77).
  • Fellowship for a period of two years (2004-2006) for M. Sc., Biotechnology programme at MKU from the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India.

Research

  • 16 Papers in reputed Journals

Certifications

NA

Area of Intrest

  • Isolation and identification of novel bacterial genus or species form different environmental compartment
  • Study of microbial ecology from different natural environments
  • Identification of natural and novel antimicrobial compounds
  • Identification and characterization of natural and synthetic compounds potential for the biofilm inhibition of pathogenic bacteria
  • Microbial and enzymatic based decontamination of toxic pollutants (pesticides, insecticides, and herbicides)