Department of Agricultural Microbiology
News and Publication of the Department
1. February â?? 2014: Dr. Iqbal Ahmad, Associate Professor and Chairman, Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Aligarh Muslim University has attended National Seminar on â??Impact of Modern Agriculture on Environment on February 15, 2013) organized by R.S. Government College, Shivrajpur, Kanpur, and delivered an invited talk .
2. October - 2013: Dr. Iqbal Ahmad, Associate Professor and Chairman, Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Aligarh Muslim University has attended BioMicroWorld-2013: V International conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied microbiology ( October2-4,2013) held at Madrid, Spain, organized by Formatex Research Center at the Complutense University of Madrid. Dr. Ahmad delivered has presented his paper and also chaired for a technical session on agriculture and environmental. More than 200 distinguished scientists and researchers around the globe have participated in this conference.
3. September - 2013: Dr. Iqbal Ahmad, Associate Professor and Chairman, Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Aligarh Muslim University has attended Third Euro-India International Conference on Holistic Medicine held at Kottayam, Kerala. Dr. Ahmad delivered an invited lecture on "Role of Medicinal Plants as Antioxidant and Antimutagen". Dr. Ahmad also chaired for inaugural, plenary and technical sessions on cancer therapy and acted as a member of jury to evaluate posters for best poster award. Several distinguished scientists and researchers from different parts of world including India, Europe, USA, South Africa, Turkey, Egypt, Iran etc. presented their work on various issues of holistic medicine.
Dr. Abdul Malik was an Invited Speaker in the International Conference on "Environmental Technology and sustainable development: Challenges and Remedies" and delivered a talk on the Monitoring of conjugative plasmid transfer in contaminated soil, held at the Dept. of Environmental Science, BBAU, Lucknow from 21-23, Feb, 2014.
Prof Javed Musarrat Delivered an Invited Lecture in the prestigious International Conference in USA
Prof. Javed Musarrat has attended the 12th Annual Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicals, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, USA. He has presented an Invited Lecture on the topic entitled Nanoparticles-induced cellular and genetic damage in Lycopersicon esculentum: A study on mechanism of cell death in plants. The said conference was organized by the National Centre for Natural Products Research (NCNPR), School of Pharmacy, and University of Mississippi, USA. Prof. Musarrat represented the Aligarh Muslim University in this prestigious conference, co-sponsored by the Food and Drug Administration, USA, Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, China, American Society of Pharmacognosy, Korean Society of Pharmacognocy, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, St. Peterburg Institute of Pharmacy, and the International Council on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants for human welfare. It was attended by more than 200 internationally recognized experts and researchers in the field of botanicals. His participation in the said conference has opened up new vistas for future research collaborations with NCNPR in the area of botanicals and their impact on human health.
Dr. Iqbal Ahmad presented a research paper entitled Multiple actions of essential oil compounds with promising anti-infective potential agains Candida albicans in the CTDDR 2013, fifth International Symposium of Drug development for orphan/ neglected diseases held at CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow during February 26 - 28, 2013. In this Symposium Experts from many countries including USA, France, Netherland, Germany etc have delivered invited talk on various aspects of drug discovery.
Dr. Abdul Malik has been awarded DBT-Crest Fellowship 2013-14 and working in the University of Freiburg, Germany since 31/10/2012
Dr. Iqbal Ahmad has been recognised as researcher on qourum sensing by University of Nottingham, UK