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Dr. Feroz Khan

CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants
P.O.- CIMAP, Kukrail Picnic Spot Road, Lucknow-226015 (U.P.)

Brief Biography:

Dr. Feroz Khan, did M.Tech. (Biotechnology) & Ph.D in Bioinformatics from Institute of Engg. & Tech., Uttar Pradesh Tech. University (now G.B. Tech. Univ.), Lucknow, India. He has been awarded with prestigious Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) -Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) 2004. He is presently working as Scientist, CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, (CSIR, Dept. of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Tech., Govt. of India, New Delhi), Lucknow, India since 2007. He has acted as Member in Advisory Board of ‘International Conference on Ayurvedic Bhasm & Nano-Medicine’, organized by OMICS Biotechnology Inc., USA, ACS-Bioinformatics, Lucknow and Science Awareness Society, Lucknow, Biotech Park, Lucknow, India (Dec. 22, 2007). He has 8 years research and academic experience. He has 25 research papers and 2 book chapters in his credit. He has delivered many invited lecture/talk in Bioinformatics at research organisation, institute/University in India. 

Besides, he is Member of The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Kolkata, India. He is presently Member of Board of Studies, Biotechnology (B.Tech. & M.Tech. courses), Gautam Budh Tech. Univ. (formally Uttar Pradesh Technical Univ.), Lucknow, India (since 2009).

He is also a Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Medicinal & Aromatic Plant Sciences (JMAPS), CIMAP (CSIR), Lucknow, India (since May, 2010) and presently acting as Reviewer in different international reseach journals e.g., Computers in Biology and Medicine, Elsevier Press Journal, USA (2011), Microbiological Research, Elsevier Press Journal, USA (Jan. 17, 2011), Journal of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Research, Academic Journal Press, South Africa (January, 2011), Chemical Biology & Drug Design, Wiley-Blackwell and Blackwell Munksgaard Press Journal, Malden, USA (Nov. 22, 2010), Bioinformatics, Oxford Press Journal, USA. (May, 2010), Drug Design, Development & Therapy, Dove Press Journal, UK (May, 2010), Open Access Bioinformatics, Dove Press Journal, UK (May, 2010), International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security (IJCSIS), USA (Feb., 2010), Letters in Drug Design & Discovery (LDDD), Bentham Science Publishers, USA (Sept., 2008), African Journal of Biotechnology (AJB), Academic Journal Press, South Africa (July, 2006) and many more.


Academic positions:

1. Scientist (Bioinformatics), Central Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants (CSIR), Lucknow (since 2007)

2. Guest Lecturer (Biotechnology), M.Tech. Biotechnology program, Institute of Engg. & Tech., U.P. Technical Univ., Lucknow, India (2004)


Research interests:

Research interest is in developing novel in silico predictive models for genome/proteome wide identification of functionally conserved DNA/protein motifs through application of statistical and machine learning approaches. Presently working in structure activity relationship studies of phytomolecules & its derivatives and to support wet lab researchers in in silico studies. Expertiese in biological sequence analysis, SAR/QSAR/QSPR, substrate-enzyme molecular interaction studies through docking, virtual screening, lead optimization, bioavailability screening, toxicity risk assessment, drug likeness parameters compliance and drug target exploration.


Any other information:

Diploma in Pharmacy

Diploma in Computer Application


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Its a good initiative in modern research. Open access biomedical literature search will benefit the world research community. I welcome the WebmedCentral's innovative open access and review model for disseminating research in transparent way.


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