17-NOV-2017: AMU Faculty elected as Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry
Aligarh, November 17: Dr Asad Ullah Khan, Professor in Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), has been elected as Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry. The designation FRSC is given to a group of elected Fellows of the society who have made major contributions to chemistry and other interface disciplines such as biological chemistry. The names of Fellows are published each year in The Times (London).
The contribution of Prof Asad in the field of drug designing against antibiotic resistant bacteria gained this recognition to his credit. He has been working for a decade on antibiotic resistance in bacteria and trying to develop way to get rid of this global problem. He has discovered many molecules and experimentally proved them as drug candidates against resistant bacteria for future antibiotic development.
His work has been recognized by national and international scientific societies. He is also recipient of prestigious National Biosciences award 2012, given by Science and Technology, Government of India.
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