Currently working as an Assistant professor in Department of Microbiology and Botany, King Saud University, Riyadh, which includes both academics and research work. Have about 12 years of teaching and research experience to Undergraduate and Postgraduate students. Besides teaching have also supervised number of undergraduate research projects and currently engaged in Postgraduate research work as a main and co-supervisor. Have published several articles in reputed, ISI journals and have presented papers in International conferences. Have worked as a co-investigator in a project funded by King Saud University and presently doing research under the research chair of Climate Change, Environmental Development and Vegetation Cover.

Research Profile

Assistant Professor
Institution: Department of Microbiology and Botany, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA.

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Project entitled “Transcriptome analysis of sea buckthorn and identification of cold resistance genes’’.
Institution:  School of Biotechnology, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi- India.

(PhD) Research Fellow
Institution: Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi-India.
Entitled:  Biochemical and Molecular variabilities in Soybean genotypes under salt stress.

Training project under Fellowship
“Transcriptome analyses and generation of expression markers for drought and salt-resistance in chickpea plants (Cicer arietinum L.)” in the Research Innovation Centre Biotechnology (FIZ) of Frankfurt University Germany. 

Field of Specialization:
Plant molecular biology, molecular markers (DNA), expression markers and transcriptional profiling of plants under biotic and abiotic stress
Research Area of Interest

  • Plant stress physiology
  • Gene expression profiling
  • Nanotechnology
  • Transcriptomics
  • Proteomics


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