Anwar Ali Siddiqui

Professor
Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Director, Research Office

Telephone: 92 21 34930051

Education

PhD Biochemistry, Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, 1981
MPhil Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1976
MSc Biochemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan, 1972
BSc (Hons.) Biochemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan, 1971

Research interests

Renal stone matrix proteins and their role in urolithiasis
Hepatitis C virus, role of viral and host factors in viral persistence and associated complications
Human cytomegalo virus and its relationship with hepatitis virus related disease complexities

Experience

Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University (AKU), Pakistan, 2001 to date
Director, Research Office, AKU, Pakistan, 2010 to date
Associate Dean, Research, AKU, Pakistan, 2002-2009
Coordinator, Research and Graduate Studies, AKU, Pakistan, 1998-2002
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, AKU, Pakistan, 1991-2001
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, AKU, Pakistan, 1985-1990
Instructor Department of Biochemistry, AKU, Pakistan, 1984-1985
Senior Tutor, Department of Biochemistry, AKU, Pakistan, 1983-1984
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan, 1983
Lecturer Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan, 1982
Cooperative Teacher, Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan, 1981-1982
Research Officer, Biochemical Research Cell, Biology Department, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1975-1976
Teaching Assistant, Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan, 1974-1975

Professional associations

Member, Panel of Experts for the assessment of applications/papers of the candidates for the post of Professors and Associate Professors in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi, 1995-2005
Advisor to the Department of Medicine, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre Karachi in setting up Molecular Biology Unit, 1996-1997
Member, Board of Graduate Studies in Genetics, University of Karachi, 1996-1999
Member, Board of Studies of Biotechnology, University of Karachi, 2001-2005
Member Executive Board of ICCS, HEJ, PCMD, University of Karachi, Pakistan, 2003 to date
Member, Board of Advanced Studies & Research, Ziauddin Medical University, 2001 to date
Member Executive Board of ICCS, HEJ, PCMD, University of Karachi, 2003 to date
Member, Institutional Review Board, Dow University of Health Sciences, 2010 to date

Awards and honours

AKU Faculty Development Award, Research Programme, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA, 1989-1990
Outstanding Teacher Award, AKU, Pakistan, 1996

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