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Faculty Members
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Dr. Jawaid Ahmad Khan

Professor

Office Address:
Department of Biosciences,
Jamia Millia Islamia,
Jamia Nagar,
New Delhi-110025

  26981717  (Direct)
  09818568158  (Mobile)
  jkhan1@jmi.ac.in   (Primary)  
  jawaidkhan14@yahoo.co.in  (Secondary)

Field of Research Interest: Dr. J.A. Khan has long experience in plant virological research. His research interests are molecular characterization of viruses, development of  their detection systems and genetically engineered resistance. Currently he is focusing on begomoviruses and Cotton leaf curl virus (CLCuV) in particular. His group has characterized a number of CLCuV isolates from different regions of India. They have successfully utilized full-length clones of CLCuV isolates and associated satellite DNA β for designing and developing RNAi constructs in producing transgenic resistance in
tobacco. Future goal includes generation of RNAi-mediated resistance in cotton.

Academic Qualifications

Degree
Subjects
Grade
Name of Institute
BSc (Hons)
Botany (main), Zoology &
Chemistry
1st
Aligarh Muslim University
MSc
Botany with specialization
in Plant Pathology
1st
Aligarh Muslim University
MPhil Botany - Aligarh Muslim University
PhD
Plant Virology
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Wageningen University,
The Netherland


Employment Profile

S.No.
From
To
Position Held
Name of Institutes
1
2009
Contd.
Professor
Jamia Millia Islamia, New Deelhi
2
2004
2009
Scientist EI
National Botanical
Research Institute (CSIR), Lucknow
3
2000
2004
Scientist C
-do-
4
1995
2000
Scientist B
-do-

Course Taught at Postgraduate and Undergraduate Level:

  • Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Immunology

Project guided at Postgraduate and Undergraduate Level:   Several

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