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  • Dr Yusuf Akhter

  • Assistant Professor
  • Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University
Publications 2006 - 2024

Publications

  • 259
    Journal Articles
  • 1
    Book Chapter
  • 2
    Book
  • 19
    Review
  • 4
    Letter
  • 3
    Preprint
  • 2
    Short Survey
  • 2
    Editorial
  • 2
    Misc
  • 2
    Note
  • 1
    Phdthesis
  • 5
    Other
  • 8
    Projects
  • 11
  • 2
  • 35

Citations / H-Index

2030 Citations
24 h-index
1532 Citations

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Expertise

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Molecular Biology, Biochemical, Biophysical, Bioinformatics and Structural Biology Approaches for Drug Discovery against Bacterial and Protozoan Pathogens.

Personal Information

Dr Yusuf Akhter

Male
Department of Biotechnology, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Vidya Vihar, Raebareli Road
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India - 226025


Experience

  • Assistant Professor

    Department of Biotechnology

    Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University

  • Assistant Professor

    Centre for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

    Central University of Himachal Pradesh

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow

    EMBL-Hamburg outstation

    European Molecular Biology Laboratory

  • Research Scholar

    EMBL-Hamburg outstation

    European Molecular Biology Laboratory

  • Junior Research Fellow

    Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Biology

    Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics


Qualification

  • Post Doctoral Fellowship

    European Molecular Biology Laboratory

  • PhD

    University of Hyderabad

  • MSc

    Jamia Hamdard

  • BSc

    University of Lucknow


Honours and Awards

2020

The Top Peer Reviewer 2019 Award in Biology and Biochemistry­

Publons / Web of Science

2020

Research and Academic Excellence Award 2019, in the discipline of Life Sciences & Environmental Science

Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow. India

2011

Global Health Travel Award

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

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2020

The Top Peer Reviewer 2019 Award in Biology and Biochemistry­

Publons / Web of Science

2020

Research and Academic Excellence Award 2019, in the discipline of Life Sciences & Environmental Science

Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow. India

2011

Global Health Travel Award

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

2010

EMBO Long Term Post-doctoral Fellowship (2010-2012)

European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)

2009

Global Health Travel Award

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

2007

Travel award to attend Lindau Meeting of Nobel laureates and Young researchers

Department of Science and technology (Govt. of India)

2007

Long Term Fellowship (2007-2009)

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2023

Drug Repurposing against Leishmania spp.

Sabahat Yasmeen Sheikh, Integral University

2020

Studies on the Cytochrome P450 monooxygenases involved in Trichodermin biosynthetic pathway of Trichoderma spp.

Razak Hussain, Aligarh Muslim University

2020

Studies on multi-faceted role of enzymes involved in trichodermin biosynthetic pathway from Trichoderma spp.

Shikha Sharma, Central University of Himachal Pradesh

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2023

Drug Repurposing against Leishmania spp.

Sabahat Yasmeen Sheikh, Integral University

2020

Studies on the Cytochrome P450 monooxygenases involved in Trichodermin biosynthetic pathway of Trichoderma spp.

Razak Hussain, Aligarh Muslim University

2020

Studies on multi-faceted role of enzymes involved in trichodermin biosynthetic pathway from Trichoderma spp.

Shikha Sharma, Central University of Himachal Pradesh

2017

Studies on MmpL proteins from mycobacteria

Padmani Sandhu, Central University of Himachal Pradesh

2017

Computational and Molecular Characterization of enzymes involved in the Trichodermin biosynthetic pathway from Trichoderma spp.

Indu Kumari, Central University of Himachal Pradesh

2016

Proteome-wide identification of Outer Membrane Proteins in pathogenic mycobacterial species : a repertoire of candidate immunogens for translational medicine

Aarti Rana, Central University of Himachal Pradesh

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2023

Archives of Microbiology

Editor-in-Chief

2021

Frontiers in Microbiology

Associate Editor

2021

Archives of Microbiology

Executive Editor

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2023

Archives of Microbiology

Editor-in-Chief

2021

Frontiers in Microbiology

Associate Editor

2021

Archives of Microbiology

Executive Editor

2019

Scientific Reports

Editorial Board Member

2018

BMC Genomics

Associate Editor

2018

Frontiers in Genetics

Associate Editor

2016

Cogent Biology Editorial Board

Associate Editor

2016

Archives of Microbiology

Associate Editor

2016

BMC Microbiology Editorial Board

Associate Editor

2016

Archives of Microbiology Editorial Board

Associate Editor

2016

Protein and Peptide Letters Editorial Board

Member

2013

Society of Biological Chemists, India

1595

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Membership In Committees

2015

Academic Council, Central University of Himachal Pradesh

Member

2015

Academic Council, Central University of Himachal Pradesh

Member

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Research Projects

Pore Forming Mechanism of Novel Cytocidal PFT Candidate to Combat Cancer and HIV

Funding Agency : Department of Health Research (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare)

Genome-wide identification and modeling of functional human Fractalkine receptor CX3CR1 binding sites and establish it as a novel drug target for Type 2 Diabetes

Funding Agency : Department of Health Research (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare)

Statistical Modeling for COVID-19 Spread Using Different Approaches

Funding Agency : Council of Scientific & Technology Research- Uttar Pradesh

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Pore Forming Mechanism of Novel Cytocidal PFT Candidate to Combat Cancer and HIV

Funding Agency : Department of Health Research (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare)

Genome-wide identification and modeling of functional human Fractalkine receptor CX3CR1 binding sites and establish it as a novel drug target for Type 2 Diabetes

Funding Agency : Department of Health Research (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare)

Statistical Modeling for COVID-19 Spread Using Different Approaches

Funding Agency : Council of Scientific & Technology Research- Uttar Pradesh

Identification of Outer Membrane Proteins in Mycobacterium leprae and subsequent selection and analysis of epitopes to target immunogenic candidate proteins

Funding Agency : Indian Council of Medical Research, Ministry of Family welfare & Health, Government of India

Genome Wide Identification of Metal Binding Proteins in Bread Wheat

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India

Genome-wide screening of Outer Membrane Proteins in Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) K-10: a repertoire of candidate immunogens for translational medicine.

Funding Agency : SCIENCE & ENGINEERING RESEARCH BOARD (SERB), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India

A project proposal on targeting novel prokaryotic ubiquitin like post-tanslational modification pathway for therapeutic intervention against Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Funding Agency : University Grants Commission, Ministry of Human Resource & Development, Government of India

Prototype development for acrylamide degradation in starch based fried food products using thermostable bacterial L-asperginase

Funding Agency : Council of Science And Technology, Uttar Pradesh

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