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GOUSE MOHIDDIN SHAIK Ph.D ( gshaik@ksu.edu.sa )

WORK EXPERIENCE
 May 2011 to till date
Working as Assistant Professor at Biochemistry department of King Saud University, Riyadh (http://sciences.ksu.edu.sa/en/biochemistry ) ( http://fac.ksu.edu.sa/gshaik/biocv )
 February 2009 to March 2011
Worked as postdoctoral fellow at Georgia health sciences university (GHSU) Augusta; Georgia; USA.( http://www.georgiahealth.edu/ )
Project 1 : Deciphering protein interaction between zinc finger protein (ZPR) and survival motor neuron (SMN) protein involved in Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Project 2 : Role of GC-UNC45 in steroid receptor chaperoning in Breast Cancer model
 November 2002 to December 2008
Worked as PhD student at Department of Signal Transduction, Institute of Molecular Genetics,
Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Prague. ( http://www.img.cas.cz/sitr/ )
Project : Deciphering complex signal transduction events involved in mast cell activation.
 December 1999 to October 2002
Worked as Research Associate at Department of Biotechnology, Wockhardt R&D (India’s
Pharma major) Aurangabad, India. (http://www.wockhardt.com/mainpage.php).

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
 PhD in Immunology (November 2002 to December 2008) from Charles University Prague; Czech Republic
Thesis Title : New signaling events involved in mast cell activation and cell membrane repair.
 M.Sc. in Biotechnolgy from Nagarjuna University, India (August 1997 to July 1999)
Project : “Isolation and characterization of plasmids from Yeast genomic expression libraryconferring increased stress tolerance during fermentation”at Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), Chandigarh, India.
 B.Sc. from Nagarjuna University, India.
Subjects – Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Applied Nutrition (August 1993 to June 1996)

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Molecular Immunology is the major area of interest. Specific interests include allergic immune response specially mast cell signal transduction, monoclonal antibodies production and production & purification of recombinant therapeutics.

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES
Currently teaching BCH 445, BCH 472, BCH 473 and BCH 520 courses

ADMINSTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES
Participation in committees
E-learning committee – Co-ordinator
Graduate studies committee – member
Community service committee – member

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Name : Gouse Mohiddin Shaik
Gender : Male
Date of Birth : 18-05-1976
Marital status : Married
Nationality : Indian
Religion : Islam

ADDRESS FOR COMMUNICATION
Dr. Gouse Mohiddin Shaik
Office 2A67
Department of Biochemistry
Building 5
College of Science
King Saud University
Riyadh 11451
KSA
Phone (work) : 00 966 11 467 5943
Phone (mobile) : 00 966 50 182 7862
Email : gshaik@ksu.edu.sa
Alternate email : gmshaik@gmail.com