Profile of Dr. M. Shahneawz Khan

... Name Dr. M. Shahneawz Khan
Designation Assistant Professor
Last Degree PhD (UCL, Belgium)
   

EDUCATION

Dates

September  2014- 2018 

Title of qualification awarded

PhD 

Principle Subjects

Molecular Biology (Protein chemistry)

Thesis title

In vivo promiscuity and directed evolution of oligomeric beta-decarboxylating dehydrogenases

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium

Level in national or international classification

International

Dates

2011-2013

Title of qualification awarded

Master Molecular Biology (Distinction)

Principal subjects / occupational skills covered

Dissertation

 

Molecular Biology

Structural studies of a multidomain, partially disordered pivotal transcription co-activator protein, the p300

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

                                        Master Thesis

Inter University Programme (Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven), Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium)

Peter Tompa Lab (A VIB facility at VUB)

Level in national or international classification

International

 

 

Dates

2003 – 2004

Title of qualification awarded

Master of Science (First class, 2nd Position )

Principal subjects / occupational skills covered

Fisheries

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

University of Dhaka Ramna, 1000 Dhaka ,Bangladesh

Level in national or international classification

National

 

 

Dates

2000 – 2003

Title of qualification awarded

Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc) (First class, 2nd Position)

Principal subjects / occupational skills covered

Fisheries

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

University of Dhaka (University)

Ramna, 1000 Dhaka (Bangladesh)

Level in national or international classification

National

Experiences

Dates

Occupation or position held

Main activities and responsibility

Name and address of employer

 

Type of business or sector

2014  to 2018

PhD Fellow (FNRS, Belgium)

Research

Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Place de l'Université 1, 1348 Louvain-La-Neuve , Belgium

Education and Research

Dates

16/07/2014 to date

Occupation or position held

Assistant Professor

Main activities and responsibilities

Teaching  and Research

Name and address of employer

University of Dhaka

Ramna, 1000 Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Type of business or sector

Education and Research

Dates

08/09/2009 to 15/07/2014

Occupation or position held

Lecturer

Main activities and responsibilities

Teaching  and Research

Name and address of employer

University of Dhaka

Ramna, 1000 Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Type of business or sector

Education and Research

Dates

01/02/2009 - 07/09/2009

Occupation or position held

Research Officer

Main activities and responsibilities

- Conduct research

-Microbiological sample analysis and Identification of bacteria

-Viral sample collection and Preservation

- Report writing

-Team Management

Name and address of employer

International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research Bangladesh (ICDDR,B)

Mohakhali, 1205 Dhaka (Bangladesh)

Type of business or sector

Research

 

 

Dates

01/11/2007 - 31/01/2009

Occupation or position held

Senior Research Assistant

Main activities and responsibilities

-Microbiological Sample collection and analysis

-Report writing

Name and address of employer

International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research Bangladesh (ICDDR,B)

Mohakhali,

Dhaka 1205, Bangladesh

Type of business or sector

Research

 

Technical skills and Competence

1. Protein Engineering and Enzyme Kinetics

2. Directed Evolution and site directed mutagenesis

3. Genetic Engineering of E. coli (phase Transduction)

4. Cloning and Recombinant Protein Expression

5. Protein Purification (Used AKTA, AKTA AVANT), Chromatography (Ni-affinity, size exclusion 

    and Ion exchange)

6. Crystallization of protein (Vapour Diffusion Method)

7. BioLayer Interferometry (BLI) to study protein-protein interactions

8. PCR

9. SDS-PAGE

10.Western Blot

11. ELISA

12. Microbiological Techniques (Sampling, Enumeration and Isolation of Bacteria

Symposium and Training

 1. ITM 54th Annual Colloquium

Date: 3-5 December 2012

Venue: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Campus Rochus, Antwerp, Belgium

2. Green Biotechnology for Society.

 Date: 6 December 2012

 Venue: Kinepoles Ghent, Universitiet  Gent, Belgium

3. IAP (Interuniversity attraction pole, Belgium) 7/44 Meeting: Integrative Protein Science: from small molecules to complex biological systems-iPros

Date: 28/11/2014

Venue: University of Liège, Belgium

4. IAP (Interuniversity attraction pole, Belgium)

 Date:  03/12/2015

 Venue: The Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, KU Leuven, Belgium.

 Participation: Poster presentation.

5. Spring Meeting 2016 The FNRS Contact Group (Oxidative processes and Antioxidants)      

Date:  22/04/2016

Venue: Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Louvain la Neuve, 1348 Belgium.

6. IAP (Interuniversity attraction pole, Belgium) 7/44 Meeting: Integrative Protein Science: from small molecules to complex biological systems-iPros

Date: 24/05/2016

Venue: Auditoire SUD01, Corix du Sud, Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Louvain La Neuve, 1348 Belgium

Participation : Poster presentation

7. Ph.D. Student Day

Date: 20/05/2016 

Venue: UNamur, Namur, Belgium

Participation: Poster

8. Fifth (5th ) International Conference on Novel Enzymes

Date: 11/10/2016 to 14/10/2016

Venue: Groningen, The Netherlands

Participation: Poster and poster pitch talk

9. Belgian Society for Microbiology (22nd Annual Symposium on Microbiome and Host metabolism)

Date: 28/10/2016  

Venue: Academy Palace in Brussels, Belgium

Participation: Poster (Awarded best poster prize)

10. Interuniversity Ph.D. Student Day

Date: 11/05/2017

Venue: University of Liege, Liège, Belgium

Participation: Oral

11. Workshop on ‘Evolution-Inspired Protein Engineering’

Date: 17/09/2017 to 20/09/2017

Venue: Haus der Begegnung in Gosau, Austria

   

  1. Khan, M. S. and Soumillion, P.  (2018) Promiscuous activity of 3-Isopropylmalate Dehydrogenase (IPMDH) expressed at physiological level affords Escherichia coli growth on D-malate as carbon source. (In press)
  2. Vorobieva, A. A., Khan, M. S., and Soumillion, P. (2014) Escherichia coli D-Malate Dehydrogenase: a Generalist Enzyme Active in the Leucine Biosynthesis Pathway. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 289 (42), 29086–29096
  3. Kundu, G. K., Alauddin, M., Akter, M. S., Khan, M. S., Islam, M. M., Mondal, G., Islam, D., Mohanta, L. C., and Huque, A. (2017) Metal contamination of commercial fish feed and quality aspects of farmed tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in Bangladesh. Biores. Commun. 3, 345–353
  4. Ahmed, M. K., Habibullah-Al-Mamun, M., Islam, M. M., Akter, M. S., and Khan, M. S. (2015) Toxicological assessment of arsenic-induced hematological alterations and chromosomal aberrations in Tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal. 21, 146–156
  5. Ahmed, M. K., Parvin, E., Islam, M. M., Akter, M. S., Khan, S., and Al-Mamun, M. H. (2014) Lead- and cadmium-induced histopathological changes in gill, kidney and liver tissue of freshwater climbing perch Anabas testudineus (Bloch, 1792). Chemistry and Ecology. 30, 532–540
  6. Ahmed, M. K., Kundu, G. K., Al-mamun, M. H., Sarkar, S. K., Akter, M. S., and Khan, M. S. (2013) Chromium ( VI ) induced acute toxicity and genotoxicity in freshwater stinging catfish, Heteropneustes fossilis. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 92, 64–70
  7. Ahmed, M. K., Habibullah-Al-Mamun, M., Parvin, E., Akter, M. S., and Khan, M. S. (2013) Arsenic induced toxicity and histopathological changes in gill and liver tissue of freshwater fish, tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus). Experimental and toxicologic pathology: official journal of the Gesellschaft fur Toxikologische Pathologie. 65, 903–9
  8. Ahmed, M. K., Parvin, E., Arif, M., Islam, M. M., Akter, M. S., and Khan, M. S. (2011) Genetic damage induced by lead chloride in different tissues of fresh water climbing perch Anabas testudineus (Bloch). Environmental monitoring and assessment. 182, 197–204
  9. Ahmed, M. K., Habibullah-Al-Mamun, M., Hossain, M. A., Arif, M., Parvin, E., Akter, M. S., Khan, M. S., and Islam, M. M. (2011) Assessing the genotoxic potentials of arsenic in tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) using alkaline comet assay and micronucleus test. Chemosphere. 84, 143–9
  10. Ahmed, M. K., Parvin, E., Arif, M., Akter, M. S., Khan, M. S., and Islam, M. M. (2010) Measurements of genotoxic potential of cadmium in different tissues of fresh water climbing perch Anabas testudineus (Bloch), using the comet assay. Environmental toxicology and pharmacology. 30, 80–84
  11. Akter, M. S., Ahmed, M. K., Akhand, A. A., Ahsan, N., Islam, M. M., and Khan, M. S. (2009) Arsenic and mercury induce death of Anabas testudineus (Bloch) involving fragmentation of chromosomal DNA. Terrestrial and Aquatic Environmental Toxicology. 3, 42–47
  12. Mohammad Shahneawz Khan and Mahmud Hasan. Grazing effects of fresh water copepod (Cyclops sp.) on Anabaena variabilis and natural assemblages of phytoplankton: its role in the transmission of Vibrio cholerae O1 from Anabaena variabilis to copepod. Dhaka Univ J Biol Sci 2009;18:137–46.

 

2014-2018 FRS- FNRS PhD Research Fellowship, Belgium

2014 Co-operation and development Fellowship, UCL, Belgium

2007 Amar Ekushey Hall Provost Awards for excellent academic records in MSc, University of Dhaka.

2006 Awarded the University of Dhaka Graduate Scholarship.

2003 Awarded the Dhaka District Scholarship for performance in BSc (Honors).

1999 Awarded the University of Dhaka Undergradeuate Scholarship.

1997 Scholarship from “Dhaka Education Board” for Secondary School Certificate Examination result.

Molecular Biology, Enzymology, Microbiology and Environmental toxicology