Shahid Mukhtar’s lab welcomes a new Ph.D. student, Aqsa Majeed. Aqsa is an HEC scholar with an M.Phil. in Bioinformatics. She has a vast experience in bioinformatics and will be working on “integrative network biology and machine learning”. Welcome Aqsa!
Nilesh Kumar published an article in STAR Protocol. Congrats Nilesh on this amazing protocol paper!
Congrats to my student Nilesh Kumar and previous student Bharat Mishra on publishing in the Computational and Structural Biotechnology journal.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar and his Dermatology department collaborators published an article published in the journal “Inflammation”.
Shahid Mukhtar’s lab welcomes a new PhD student, Ali Zeeshan Fakhar. Ali has an M.Phil in Biotechnology and will be characterizing ORFan genes in Arabidopsis. Welcome Ali!
Drs Shahid and Karolina Mukhtars labs published an article in Trends in Plant Science. Congrats to their students Jinbao Liu and Ali Fakhar.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar visited the Univ. of Arizona at Tucson and presented his seminar “Network Biology and Deep Learning in Plant-Microbe Interactions”.
Shahid Mukhtar with his collaborators published an article in Mol Carcinog. It was highlighted on the cover. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/mc.23450.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar organized ss-ASPB meeting in Birmingham AL. and chaired the general session at ss-ASPB, Birmingham AL, March 2022.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar co-authored an article published in Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology.
Drs. Shahid and Karolina Mukhtar’s labs published an article in Sci Reports. Congrats to Jinbao, Binoop, and Athar!
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar organized and chaired the workshop at Plant and Animal Genome Meeting, San Diego, Jan 2022.
Welcome to a new graduate student, Mehadi Hasan!
Drs. Shahid Mukhtar and Karolina Mukhtar obtained over a one-million-dollar NSF grant to study gene function using a combination of machine learning and wet-lab approaches in Arabidopsis. ”
A manuscript authoring Nilesh Kumar and Shahid Mukhtar in collaboration with colleagues from the Dept. of Surgery is published in Oncogenesis.
Nilesh Kumar from Dr. Shahid Mukhtar’s lab published an article on single cell co-expression network analyses in Methods in Mol. Biology! Congrats Nilesh!
Nilesh and Bharat from Dr. Shahid Mukhtar’s lab published an article in “Current Opinion in Plant Biology“.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar won 2021 The President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Shahid Mukhtar with his collaborators from Dept. Surgery published an article in “Front Neurosci“.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar presented “Network biology to identify major components; SARS-CoV2, an example” in the Immunology seminar series at UAB
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar won 2021 The Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar’s lab published an article on transcriptional circuitry in genetically diverse macrophages that defines disparity in population-wide innate immunity in Scientific Reports. Bharat Mishra is the first author of this article.
Bharat Mishra graduated from our lab. Congrats Dr. Mishra on your PhD!
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar is elected the director of the “Multinational Arabidopsis Steering Committee (MASC)”. He will be serving the four years term (2021-2024).
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar edited a book “Modeling Transcriptional Regulation” published by Springer. This book provides methods and techniques used in the construction of global transcriptional regulatory networks in diverse systems, various layers of gene regulation, and mathematical as well as computational modeling of transcriptional gene regulation. This book was highlighted at the “CAS Faculty Book Author and Award Recipient Celebration”
Bharat Mishra, a student in Dr. Shahid Mukhtar’s lab co-authored an article in the Journal of “Front Immunol“.
Bharat Mishra was awarded the Samuel Barker award for excellence in graduate studies.
Bharat Mishra was awarded CAS Dean’s Graduate Award.
Bharat Mishra was awarded the Daniel Jones excellence award in graduate studies.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar together with his collaborators published a paper “5’-cap-dependent translation as a potent therapeutic target for lethal human squamous cell carcinoma” that is published in “The Journal of Investigative Dermatology“.
How Big Data can Discover Novel Players in Plant-Pathogen Interactions? is the title of Dr. Shahid Mukhtar’s talk at King Abdallah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).
Shahid Mukhtar is a “Keynote Speaker” for Plant pathology Symposium organized by Dera Ghazi Khan Univ. Pakistan. 2021.
Nilesh Kumar and Dr. Shahid Mukhtar published an article in Translational psychiatry. Congrats Nilesh!
Shahid Mukhtar’s lab welcomes a new PhD student, Binoop Mohan. Binoop will be working on understanding the regulatory mechanism of sulfur metabolism and transport in Arabidopsis.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar and his student Nilesh Kumar are co-authors of a paper recently published in PNAS with their collaborator in the Department of Surgery.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar has been appointed to the Multinational Arabidopsis Steering Committee and he will chair the plant immunity subcommittee.
A manuscript is accepted in Molecular Plant Pathology. Congrats to Dr. Shahid Mukhtar and his previous student Ben Marsella
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar together with his collaborators in The Dept. of Dermatology published an article in Semin Cancer Biol.
UAB News highlighted our SARS-CoV2 article.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar’s lab has published a COVID-19 preprint that focuses on understanding SARS-CoV-2 pathogenesis in iScience. Congrats to his grad students Nilesh Kumar, Bharat Mishra, and Adeel Mehmood.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar is appointed as the new co-director for the Genetics and Genomic Sciences (GGSC) Undergraduate Program.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar is selected as an expert in the biological sciences category to evaluate the research and professional activity of research-oriented institutes of the Czech Academy of Sciences for the period 2015–2019.
Bharat and Shahid published an article in Plant Biotechnology Journal. Congrats Bhaat!
Drs. Shahid and Karolina Mukhtar lead the plant immunity subsection of The Multinational Arabidopsis Steering Committee (MASC). They contributed to a consortium paper on Arabidopsis-focused resources that is published in the “Plant Direct” journal.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar co-authored a paper on the identification of disease resistance gene receptors in cotton that is published in “Plant Gene“.
TC Howton from Dr. Shahid Mukhtar’s lab has successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis. Congrats TC!
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar is selected as an associate editor for the “Frontiers in Oncology” journal.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar organized a workshop on “systems biology and machine learning” at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference in San Diego.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar was an invited speaker in the “proteomics session” at the PAG meeting.
Bharat and Shahid published an article in PLoS One. Congrats Bharat!
Shahid Presented a seminar at Mississippi State University (Plant pathology department), October 2019
TC and Shahid published an article in Mol Plant Microbe Interactions. Congrats TC!
Shahid presented his lab’s recent findings at the Dangl lab 30th anniversary retreat.
Shahid visited the department of biological sciences at Mississippi State University for a talk.
Bharat and Shahid published an article in Scientific Reports
Bharat and Shahid published an article in Plant Biotechnology Journal
Shahid is promoted to Associate Professor with an award of tenure.
Shahid is invited to give a talk at the MPMI 2019 meeting, Glasgow, UK
Bharat obtained travel awards from IS-MPMI, Phi Sigma and UAB Graduate Student Government
Bharat presented his work at the 13th Annual CounterACT Network Research Symposium
Shahid visited the University of Toronto (Scarborough Campus) and presented a seminar!
TC Howton is recognized at the UAB Honors Convocation on April 14th at the Alys Stephens Center for winning the NSF EPSCoR award.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar chaired 2019 Southern Section of the American Society of Plant Biologists (SS-ASPB) meeting in Clemson, SC.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar is appointed a faculty in the department of Surgery.
TC Howton won third prize in an oral presentation competition at 2019 SS-ASPB held in Clemson.
Nasim Ahmed, a PhD student from Pakistan, joined for six months in Dr. S. Mukhtar lab to perform a collaborative project.
TC Howton and Shahid authored an article in Scientific Data. Congrats!
Congratulations to Bharat, Nilesh and Shahid on publishing an article in Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions on machine learning and systems biology.
A manuscript is accepted in PLOS ONE that describes transcriptomic analysis in cotton. Congrats to Bharat and Shahid!
TC Howton and Shahid authored an article in Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions that focuses on TCP proteins and EFR. Congratulations!
Shahid authored an article in an article in Trends in Biotechnology
Shahis visited LBJ’s Alma Mater (Texas State Univ) for a seminar!
Shahid is invited to give a talk at the 1st international Plant Systems Biology meeting, Roscoff, France
UAB’s student magazine Kaleidoscope special Family Issue highlighted faculty couples including us.
UAB Magazine highlighted the work from Karolina’s and my labs.
Bharat, Yali, TC, Nilesh and Shahid published an article in NPJ Systems Biology and Applications on dynamic modeling of transcriptional regulatory network. Congrats to all!
Our recent paper in Nature Communications is highlighted on NSF website
Shahid is invited to give a talk at the University of Toronto, Cell and Systems Biology department.
Our article in Nature Communications is online! Thanks to the hard work of Hadia, TC, Yali and Shahid!
UAB News highlighted our recent paper in Nature Communications.
Congratulations to Yali, Thomas and Shahid on publishing an article in Trends in Plant Science
TC Howton won first prize in an oral presentation competition at 2018 SS-ASPB held in New Orleans. In this competition, 69 students participated from 18 different states.
Shahid is invited to give a talk as a keynote speaker at the Southern Section of American Society of Plant Biologists (SS-ASPB) meeting in New Orleans.
Shahid is organizing Kriton Hatzios Symposium “Big Data: the Next Frontier in Plant Science” at the SS-ASPB meeting in New Orleans.
Excited to join the Editorial Board of Communications Biology!
Bharat won third place in the Darwin’s day poster competition
Congrats to Hayden Hamidi on graduating with a Masters degree in Biology earned in our lab.
TC Howton and Shahid authored an article in NATURE that focuses on innate immune system. Congratulations!
Bharat and Shahid authored an article in Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group) that focuses on transcriptomics in cotton. Congratulations!
Congratulations to Xiaoyu and Shahid on publishing an article in Plant Signaling & Behavior
Shahid is selected for the inaugural UAB Faculty Fellows in Engaged Scholarship program, sponsored by the Office of Service Learning and Undergraduate Research
Congratulations to Bharat, Hadia, Yali, Xiaoyu and Shahid on publishing an article in Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group)
Shahid Mukhtar is invited to give a talk at the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) meeting in Hawaii.
Congratulations to Jessica Lopez and Shahid Mukhtar on publishing an article in Methods Mol Biol.
My student TC Howton raked in three awards and honors: 1) NSF Graduate Research Scholar Program fellowship, 2) The Harold Martin Outstanding Student Development Award and 3) Ireland Research Travel Scholarship. Congrats TC!
Congrats to Peter Blair on graduating with a Masters degree in Biology earned in our lab.
Excited to join the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports!
An article is accepted in Frontiers in Plant Science. Congrats to Peter!
Shahid Mukhtar lab welcomes Bharat Mishra, a graduate student.
Congrats to John Lawson on graduating with a Masters degree in Biology earned in our lab.
Shahid Mukhtar is invited to give a talk at the Systems Genomics workshop of PAG 2017, San Diego
Congratulations to Shahid on being selected as F1000 Faculty member
Congratulations to TC and Shahid on publishing an article in Plant Physiology
Congratulations to Maggie and Shahid on publishing an article in Current Biology
Congrats to Jessica Lopez on graduating with a Masters degree in Biology earned in our lab.
Congratulations to Shahid Mukhtar on publishing an article in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Congratulations to Shahid Mukhtar on receiving funds from National Science Foundation (NSF; IOS-1557796) at the level of $800,000.
Shahid Mukhtar gave a talk at the American Society of Plant Biologists Southern Section, Denton, Texas
Congratulations to Jessica on receiving the Dean’s Award for the best 2016 graduate student.
An article is published in International Journal of Plant Biology. Congrats to TC and Yali.
An article is published in J. Dev. Biology. Congrats to my lab members.
An article is published in Current Plant Biology. Congrats to Maggie, Jessica and Tabitha.
An article is published in BMC Biology. Congrats to Peter.
Congratulations to Shahid Mukhtar on winning the elections for Secretary/Treasurer of the Southern Section of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB).
Shahid Mukhtar gave a talk at the 11th US-Japan workshop on Plant-Pathogen Interactions.
Shahid Mukhtar lab welcomes Drew Sanders, an undergraduate student.
Shahid Mukhtar lab welcomes a Fulbright PhD student.
Shahid Mukhtar lab welcomes Laia Armengot-Martinez, a visiting graduate student from the laboratory of Yvon JAILLAIS, France.
Congrats to Yali Sun on receiving the prestigious UAB Graduate Fellow in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Shahid Mukhtar is going to chair a session on Bioinformatics at the upcoming ASPB meeting in Minneapolis!
Congrats to Benjamin G. Marsella, graduating with a Masters degree in Biology earned in our lab.
Yali Sun, TC Howton and Peter Blair from the shahid mukhtar lab are attending American Society of Plant Biologists-SS Conference in Dauphin Island!
An article is published in Trends in Plant Science. Congrats to Jessica, Yali and Peter. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25655280
Recommended an article in F1000
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An article in Cell Host Microbe is published (2014 Sep 10;16(3):364-75. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2014.08.004.)
An article in Mol Plant Pathol is published (Sep 1. doi: 10.1111/mpp.12190.)
Shahid Mukhtar lab welcomes Miguel Nemesio Gorriz, a visiting graduate student from Sweden.
Shahid Mukhtar lab welcomes TC Howton, a new graduate student.
Congrats to Shahid Mukhtar on Faculty Development Grant award
Manuscript is published in Frontiers in Plant Science. Congrats to Isa, Pegah and Puri!
Shahid Mukhtar lab welcomes Peter Blair, a new graduate student.
Manuscript is published in BMC Genomics. Congrats to Joel, Hadia and others.
Shahid Mukhtar is selected to attend NSF-funded J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) Plant Bioinformatics Workshop.
S. Mukhtar lab welcomes Yali Sun, a new graduate student.
Shahid Mukhtar’s course (Functional Genomics and Systems Biology) is among those currently highlighted on the UAB Magazine site
The Shahid Mukhtar lab published another article in Trends in Plant Science “Engineering NLR immune receptors for broad-spectrum disease resistance”.
This article is the third most downloaded article in the month of September.
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar is selected as UAB’s nominee for PEW Scholar grant.
The Shahid Mukhtar Lab published an article in Trends in Plant Science “Tell me more: roles of NPRs