Arshad CV

About

24/Dec/2023
Khatt, P.O. Box: 268 Ras Al Khaimah United Arab Emirates
+971529272562

General Information

My name is Muhammad Arshad, and I have completed my PhD in Microbiology from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad Pakistan in 2020. My thesis, entitled “Characterization of polymorphisms in TNF-α, HLA-DRB1 and HLA-DQB1 in patients with Hepatitis C and relevance to treatment response and outcome” reveals the association of host immunogenetic factors with HCV infection outcomes. I worked at The Laboratory of Virology and Infectious Disease, The Rockefeller University New York under the supervision of Dr. Charles Rice (Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 2020). At Rice Lab, I investigated the role of polyprotein cleavage sites in the Coxsackie virus replication. I have completed training organized by the National Academy of Higher Education, Higher Education Commission (HEC) Islamabad Pakistan. I was placed as Assistant Professor (Interim basis) by HEC at Center of Biotechnology & Microbiology University of Peshawar Pakistan.

According to the job description you are looking for someone who will be responsible for teaching courses to undergraduate students along with strong passion and commitment to teaching and students advising.I have major experience in teaching, as I served as Assistant Professor for the past 3 years at University of Peshawar and Zeb College of Nursing. I won a project entilted Characterization and antimicrobial activity of bioactive compounds isolated from Berberis Lycium which is funded by the Directorate General of Science and Technology, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. I have also supervised BS research students and completed thier thesis submission and research work in the due time. In-addition I also have additional 4 years’ experience in teaching to Bachelors of Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) and Microbiology students. I also have MLT experience at Lab and aware of the lab working and operations.

I am currently based in Ras Al Khaimah UAE and immediately available to join the job opportunity. I am a friendly and easy-to-go person who will enjoy my services at your institute. I look forward to discussing the job offer that you have in your department and my qualifications with you in more detail. I am available to speak with you whenever it is convenient for you. Please let me know in case of any further queries. Thank you so much for taking the time to read this and for your concern.

Education

2020
Quaid-i-Azam University PHD in Microbiology

Irncompleted my Ph.D. in Microbiology from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad Pakistan inrn2020. My thesis, entitled “Characterization of polymorphisms in TNF-α, HLA-DRB1 and HLA-DQB1 inrnpatients with Hepatitis C andrnrelevance to treatment response and outcome” reveals the association of host immunogenetic factors with HCV infection outcomes. I worked at The Laboratory of Virology and Infectious Disease, ThernRockefeller University New York under the supervision of Dr. Charles Rice (Nobel Laureaternin Physiology or Medicine 2020). At Rice Lab, I investigated the role ofrnpolyprotein cleavage sites in the Coxsackie virus replication. I published several research papers in recognised journals.


2013
Quaid-i-Azam University Mphil in Microbiology

My Mphil thesis focused on the differentiation of acute and chronic HBV infecions in the outdoor patients of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region of Pakistan.


2011
University pf Peshawar Bachelors in Biotechnology

I did my bachelors from Center of Biotechnolgy and Microbiology, Univesity of Peshawar. 


Work Experience

March-2023-Nov-2023
Zeb College of Nursing Timergara Lower Dir Assistant Professor

Taught Microbiology and Biochemistry course to BS-Nursing students. Also served as Director of Quality Enhancement Cell.


Jan-2022-Jan 2023
University of Peshawar Assistant Professor

Teaching to BS- Microbiology and Biotechnology students. supervision of BS research project students.


Nov 2020-Dec-2021
Zeb College of Nursing Timergara Lower Dir Assistant Professor

teaching courses to BS-Nursing students along with incharge of students affairs.


Summary of Skills

Microsoft office
99%
Bacterial isolation, culturing, antibiotic sensitivity testing
99%
Gram staining, Microscopy
99%
Nucleic Acids extractions, PCR, Gel Electrophoresis
100%
DNA quantitation, Primer designing, Microscopy
99%
Online genome browsers, Statistical softwares
99%

AWARDS

National Faculty development program (IPFP) (2022 )

Interim Placement of Fresh PhDs (IPFP) Awarded by the Higher Education Commission Pakistan after completion of PhD. I worked as Assistant Professor under this award for the period of one year.


Internation Research Support Initiative Program (IRSIP) for talented students (2016-17 )

This research initiative was also awarded by the Higher Education Commission Pakistan to conduct my PhD research at The Laboratory of VIrology and Infectious Disease, The Rockefeller University New York.


Prime Minister Laptop Scheme for talented students Pakistan (2014-15 )

Awarded laptop and scholarship by the Government of Pakistan during my Mphil and PhD studies


Contact Muhammad Arshad

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LOCATION

Liwa College
Fatima Bint Mubarak Street
(Al Najda Street previously), Al Danah,
Baniyas Tower B,
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.