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Hire Dr. Waqar A.
United Arab Emirates
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Molecular Biologist/ Data Analyst/ Biostatistics/ SPSS/ Graphpad/ Adobe/ Office/ EndNote/

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Technical Writing, Copywriting
Research Market Research, User Research, Meta-Research, Fact Checking, Gap Analysis, Gray Literature Search, Systematic Literature Review
Consulting Scientific and Technical Consulting
Data & AI Statistical Analysis, Data Visualization, Big Data Analytics, Data Processing
Product Development Formulation, Product Evaluation, Material Sourcing, Concept Development
Work Experience

Medical Research Specialist

UAE University

October 2017 - Present

Medical Research Specialist I

UAE University

October 2017 - Present

Research Officer

University of Queensland

2015 - 2015

Research officer

Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology

2007 - 2012


Institute of Molecular Sciences and Bioinformatics

2006 - 2007

Executive Chemist

Qarshi Industries (PVT)

2003 - 2004



The University of Queensland Australia

February 2012 - April 2017

PhD (Neurosciences, Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry, Biochemistry and Cell Biology )

University of Queensland

February 2012 - April 2017

MPhil (Chemistry)

Government College University Lahore

2004 - 2006

M.Sc (Chemistry)

Government College University Lahore

2001 - 2003

B.S.Ed (Science Education)

University of the Punjab

1997 - 2001

  • Graphic Designing

    UAE University

    January 2022 - Present

Waqar Ahmad, Khadija Shabbiri (2022). Two years of SARS-CoV-2 infection (2019–2021): structural biology, vaccination, and current global situation . The Egyptian Journal of Internal Medicine.
Waqar Ahmad and Bushra Gull and Jasmin Baby and Farah Mustafa(2021). A Comprehensive Analysis of Northern versus Liquid Hybridization Assays for mRNAs, Small RNAs, and miRNAs Using a Non-Radiolabeled Approach . Current Issues in Molecular Biology. 43. (2). p. 457--484. {MDPI} {AG}
Umber Iqrar and Hira Javaid and Naghmana Ashraf and Aftab Ahmad and Noreen Latief and Ahmad Ali Shahid and Waqar Ahmad and Bushra Ijaz(2020). Structural and Functional Analysis of Pullulanase Type 1 (PulA) from Geobacillus thermopakistaniensis . Molecular Biotechnology. 62. (8). p. 370--379. Springer Science and Business Media {LLC}
Waqar Ahmad, Dr, Khadija Shabbiri, Dr, Ishtiaq Ahmad(2020). Prediction of human tau 3D structure, and interplay between O-β-GlcNAc and phosphorylation modifications in Alzheimer’s disease: C. elegans as a suitable model to study these interactions in vivo . Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 528. (3). p. 466--472. Elsevier {BV}
Waqar Ahmad, Sameera Omar Mohammed Saeed Balhamar, Neena Gopinathan Panicker, Shaima Akhlaq, Mohammed Mansoor Qureshi, Najeeb Ur Rehman, Liaqat Ali, Ahmed Al-Harrasi, Javid Hussain, Farah Mustafa(2019). Differential Cytotoxic Potential of Acridocarpus orientalis Leaf and Stem Extracts with the Ability to Induce Multiple Cell Death Pathways . Molecules. 24. (21). p. 3976. {MDPI} {AG}
Waqar Ahmad, Sameera Omar Mohammed Saeed Balhamar, Neena Gopinathan Panicker, Shaima Akhlaq, Mohammed Mansoor Qureshi, Dr. Najeeb Rehman, Liaqat Ali, Ahmed Al-Harrasi, Javid Hussain, Farah Mustafa (2019). Differential Cytotoxic Potential of <i>Acridocarpus orientalis</i> Leaf and Stem Extracts with the Ability to Induce Multiple Cell Death Pathways . Molecules.
Waqar Ahmad, Bushra Ijaz, Trina Das, Khadija Shabbiri, Tayyab Husnain, Sajida Hassan(2019). HCV infection causes cirrhosis in human by step-wise regulation of host genes involved in cellular functioning and defense during fibrosis: Identification of bio-markers . Genes & Diseases. 6. (3). p. 304--317. Elsevier {BV}
Waqar Ahmad(2018). Dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase suppression induces human tau phosphorylation by increasing whole body glucose levels in a C. elegans model of Alzheimer’s Disease . Experimental Brain Research. 236. (11). p. 2857--2866. Springer Science and Business Media {LLC}
Waqar Ahmad, Paul R. Ebert(2018). 5-Methoxyindole-2-carboxylic acid (MICA) suppresses Aβ-mediated pathology in C. elegans . Experimental Gerontology. 108. p. 215--225. Elsevier {BV}
Waqar Ahmad, Bushra Ijaz, Khadija Shabbiri, Fayyaz Ahmed, Sidra Rehman (2017). Oxidative toxicity in diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease: mechanisms behind ROS/ RNS generation . Journal of Biomedical Science.
(2017). Role of alternative phosphorylation and O-glycosylation of erythropoietin receptor in modulating its function an in silico study. TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOLOGY.
Shabbiri, K., Botting, C.H., Adnan, A., Fuszard, M., Naseem, S., Ahmed, S., Shujaat, S., Syed, Q., Ahmad, W.(2014). An investigation into membrane bound redox carriers involved in energy transduction mechanism in brevibacterium linens dsm 20158 with unsequenced genome . Journal of Membrane Biology. 247. (4). p. 345-355.
Ahmad, W.(2013). Overlapped metabolic and therapeutic links between Alzheimer and diabetes . Molecular Neurobiology. 47. (1). p. 399-424.
Shabbiri, K., Adnan, A., Jamil, S., Ahmad, W., Noor, B., Rafique, H.M.(2012). Medium optimization of protease production by Brevibacterium linens DSM 20158, using statistical approach . Brazilian Journal of Microbiology. 43. (3). p. 1051-1061.
Shabbiri, K., Ahmad, W., Syed, Q., Adnan, A.(2010). Isolation and purification of complex ii from proteus mirabilis strain atcc 29245 . Brazilian Journal of Microbiology. 41. (3).
Ahmad, I., Ahmad, W., Evelyne-Walker-Nair, Saleem, M., Shakoori, A.R., Nasir-Ud-Din(2007). Histone H1 sub-types in mouse: Interplay between phosphorylation and O-glycosylation . Pakistan Journal of Zoology. 39. (4). p. 245-257.
Kaleem, A., Ahmad, W., Khan, T.S., Ahmad, I., Shakoori, A.R., Nasir-Ud-Din(2007). In silico post-translational modification of histone H1: Regulation of transcription . Pakistan Journal of Zoology. 39. (2). p. 87-93.
Kaleem, A., Saleem Khan, T., Ahmad, W., Saleem, M., Khawaja, A.R., Hussain, S.A., Shakoori, A.R., Nasir-Ud-Din(2007). Post-translational modifications of non-histone high mobility group nucleosomal proteins . Pakistan Journal of Zoology. 39. (1). p. 57-64.