Dr Afreen Khanam - Biotechnology - Excellence in Research 

Mangalayatan University - india

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Afreen Khanam began her academic journey by securing a Higher Secondary (10th) degree from Exon Montessori Inter College, Lucknow, with a commendable score of 66.83%. Subsequently, she completed her Senior Secondary (12th) education with a score of 73.6%. This strong academic foundation led her to pursue a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Zoology and Chemistry from Lucknow University, where she secured 62.05%. Continuing her academic pursuits, she then pursued her Master of Science (M.Sc) in Biotechnology from Integral University, Lucknow, where she achieved a notable percentage of 76.54%.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Khanam's professional journey is highlighted by her significant roles in academia and research. Since April 2022, she has been serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology and Life Sciences at Mangalayatan University, Aligarh. Prior to this, she served as a Senior Research Fellow and Junior Research Fellow under the UP-CST project at Integral University. She also gained hands-on research experience through various training programs, including a three-month training project on DNA oxidation by Fenton reaction.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Khanam's research primarily focuses on the immunochemical studies related to D-ribose-induced fibrinogen glycation and its role in Diabetes Mellitus. Her research contributions are evident through numerous publications in reputed journals like Analytical Biochemistry, Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics, and Chemico-Biological Interactions. She has expertise in various analytical techniques, including Gel electrophoresis, UV Spectroscopy, RT-PCR, and Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA). Additionally, she has participated in several international and national conferences, presenting her research findings.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout her academic and professional journey, Dr. Khanam has received several accolades and recognitions. Notably, she won the Best Poster Presentation Award at the National Conference on "Recent developments in Biomedical, Unani, and Ayurvedic Translational Research." Her contributions have also been acknowledged through her citations, with an h-index of 6 and an i10-index of 3, reflecting the impact and influence of her research in the scientific community.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Khanam's legacy is marked by her significant contributions to the field of biotechnology, particularly in understanding the mechanisms underlying Diabetes Mellitus. Her research has paved the way for potential diagnostic and therapeutic advancements in the management of diabetic complications. Looking ahead, Dr. Khanam aims to continue her research endeavors, exploring innovative approaches to address the challenges associated with diabetes and other related metabolic disorders. Through her dedication to academia and research, she aspires to inspire and mentor future scientists, fostering a legacy of excellence in biotechnology research and education.

Notable publication


Afreen Khanam – Biotechnology – Excellence in Research 

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