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Dr. Shazi Shakil

Associate Professor
Center of Excellence in Genomic Medicine Research (CEGMR) and Center of Innovation in Personalized Medicine (CIPM) at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
 

Brief Biography:


Dr. Shazi Shakil is ranked 629th in the prestigious “Ranking of scientists in Saudi Institutions” available at the link: http://www.webometrics.info/en/node/81 with a total number of scientific citations as 1488 (as noted on 27 Nov 2017). Total number of publications authored by Dr. Shazi is over 77. He has an h-index of 17 and i10 index of 32 and has worked on many big and small projects. His current designation is ‘Associate Professor’ at King Abdulaziz University, KSA. Dr. Shazi Shakil's research thrust encompasses: Enzoinformatics (Bioinformatics), Microbiology & Neurology. He obtained his PhD in Biotechnology from AMU (India) along with the “Most Active Researcher Award”. He has previously served at KFMRC, KAU, KSA and Integral University, India as Assistant Prof. His name appears in Marquis Who’s Who in the World, (31st Edition). He is editor in International indexed journals. He was the PhD supervisor of 3 students in IU, India. He has guided dissertations of 4 Masters and 12 Graduate students to completion. He is UGC-CSIR-NET, DBT-JRF, GATE (TWICE) qualified (98.3 percentile). He is a recipient of awards from various bodies like AFMI (USA), Bharat Vikas Parishad and CEPECAMI, India. Research thrust is on computational enzyme-ligand interaction-studies (human neuroenzymes, bacterial drug resistance enzymes etc). He has coined the term ‘Enzoinformatics’.

Link to his google scholar profile is: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=gURcbbgAAAAJ&hl=en

 

Academic positions:


10 May 2017-present:-Associate Professor, Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. 3 March 2015-9 May 2017:-Assistant Professor, Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. 23 July 2012-19 Jan 2015:- Assistant Professor (Biotechnology, Microbiology & Bioinformatics)@Integral University, Lucknow, INDIA. 7 March 2011-22 July 2012:- Assistant Professor @King Fahd Medical Research Center (KFMRC), King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. 2009-Dec 2010:- SRF, Department of Biotech, Govt. of INDIA 2006-2009:-JRF,  Department of Biotech, Govt. of INDIA.

 

Research interests:


BROAD: [1] BIOINFORMATICS [2] MICROBIOLOGY [3] NEUROENZYME INHIBITION

SPECIFIC: ENZOINFORMATICS, Molecular Docking, Computational Enzyme-ligand interactions, CTX-M-producing Gram negative bacteria, Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors.

 

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