Dr. Azhar Rasul , GCU, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Dr. Azhar Rasul is an Assistant Professor at Faculty of Life Sciences, Government College University Faisalabad. He obtained PhD fellowship jointly awarded by Ministry of Education (MOE), Pakistan and China Scholarship Council (CSC), China and completed his Ph.D. in Cell Biology (Chemical Cancer Biology) from Northeast Normal University, China.
Dr. Azhar Rasul later received China postdoctoral fellowship in 2012, Japanese Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral fellowship in 2013, and subsequently Tokyo Biochemical Research Foundation (TBRF) fellowship in 2015.
He has published over 55 peer-reviewed research articles with commulative imapct factor over 120 along with more than 1100 citations. He also has published five (05) book chapters and his H-index is 19 and i10-index 24. He has received Young Scientist award by International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB) for year 2018.
He has presented several invited talks at National and International level and got best oral presentations awards several times. Eight MPhil students have awarded degrees under his supervision. Four PhD and Eight MPhil students are currently working under his supervision. He has obtained three national (2 NRPU grant and One Mobility grant from HEC) and four international research grants.
His lab is actively engaged in interdisciplinary research on novel tumor biomarkers, cancer-related health disparities, and identification of non-toxic anti-cancer compounds for various hallmarks of cancer (cancer stem cells, cancer cell metabolism, and tumor hypoxia) from natural sources.
He is reviewer and editorial board member of several well-reputed journals.
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