Dr. Fohad Mabood Husain

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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS 2009-2014 Ph.D. Agricultural Microbiology Thesis Title: In vitro interference of bacterial quorum sensing and virulence factors by certain bioactive natural products Name of Supervisor: Professor Iqbal Ahmad, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002, INDIA 2005-2007 M.Sc. (Ag.) Microbiology Academic Grade: First Class (First Rank) Dissertation Title: Biosorption of Chromium (VI) by free and immobilized Chromium resistant bacteria from soil irrigated with tannery effluents. Name of Supervisor: Professor Abdul Malik Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002, INDIA Passed four (4) credits in Food Microbiology with 85% marks 2002-2005 B.Sc. (Hons) Botany Academic Grade: First Class with Honours Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA 2000-2002 Intermediate (+2) Academic Grade: First Class Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, INDIA 1999-2000 High School (10th) Academic Grade: First Class Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, INDIA PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE November 13, 2014, to September 30, 2018 Researcher Department of Food Science and Nutrition, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA April 01 2013 to March 2014 INSPIRE Senior Research Fellow Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002, INDIA April 01 2011 to March 2013 INSPIRE Junior Research Fellow Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002, INDIA May 23 2008 to March 2011 UGC Project Fellow Project title: Screening and evaluation of potential medicinal plants and microbial products for their anti-quorum sensing activity: A novel approach in search of anti-infective compounds Principal Investigator: Professor Iqbal Ahmad Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002, INDIA ACADEMIC AWARDS 2013 Awarded INSPIRE Senior Research Fellow, Department of Science and Technology (DST) New Delhi, INDIA 2011 Awarded INSPIRE Junior Research Fellow Department of Science and Technology (DST) New Delhi, INDIA 2008 Selected as Project Fellow in UGC Major Research Project, University Grant Commission (UGC), New Delhi, INDIA 2008 Nominated for an Interaction with Noble Laureates and Eminent Scientists, Science conclave, IIIT, India 2008 Awarded University Gold Medal for securing the First rank in M.Sc (Microbiology), Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, INDIA 2007 Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2007) Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India, New Delhi 2005-2007 Nurul Hasan Foundation Fellowship Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, INDIA PUBLICATIONS Research Articles 1. Nasser A. Al-Shabib, Fohad Mabood Husain, Faheem Ahmed, Rais Ahmad Khan, Mohammad Shavez Khan, Firoz Ahmed Ansari, Mohammad Zubair Alam, Mohammed Asif Ahmed, Mohd. Shahnawaz Khan, Mohammad Hassan Baig, Syed Ali Shahzad, Javed Masood Khan, Mohammed Arshad, Abdullah Alyousef, Iqbal Ahmad (2018). Low temperature synthesis of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles and their ROS mediated inhibition of biofilm formed by food associated bacteria. Frontiers in Microbiology 9: 2567. 2. Fohad Mabood Husain, Iqbal Ahmad, Faez Iqbal Khan, Nasser A. Al-Shabib, Mohammad Hassan Baig, Afzal Hussain, Md Tabish rehamn, Mohamed F Alajmi, Kevin A Lobb (2018). Seed extract of Psoralea corylifolia and its constituent bakuchiol impairs AHL based quorum sensing and biofilm formation in food- and human related pathogens. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology 8: 351
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