September 2019

Shahid presented his lab’s recent findings at the Dangl lab 30th anniversary retreat.

Shahid visited department of biological sciences at Mississippi State University for a talk.

Bharat and Shahid published an article in Scientific Reports

August 2019

Bharat and Shahid published an article in Plant Biotechnology Journal

July 2019

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

June 2019

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

May 2019

Shahid visited University of Toronto (Scarborough Campus) a seminar!

April 2019

TC Howton is recognized at the UAB Honors Convocation on April 14th at the Alys Stephens Center for winning the NSF EPSCoR award.

March 2019

Dr. Shahid Mukhtar chaired 2019 Southern Section of 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 collaborative project.

February 2019

TC Howton and Shahid authored an article in Scientific Data. Congrats!

January 2019

Congratulations to Bharat, Nilesh and Shahid on publishing an article in Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions on machine learning and systems biology.

December 2018

A manuscript is accepted in PLOS ONE that describes transcriptomic analysis in cotton. Congrats to Bharat and Shahid!

November 2018

TC Howton and Shahid authored an article in Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions that focuses on TCP proteins and EFR. Congratulations!

October 2018

Shahid authored an article in an article in Trends in Biotechnology

Shahis visited LBJ’s Alma Mater (Texas State Univ) for a seminar!

September 2018

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.

August 2018

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

July 2018

Shahid is invited to give a talk at the University of Toronto, Cell and Systems Biology department.

June 2018

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.

May 2018

Congratulations to Yali, Thomas and Shahid on publishing an article in Trends in Plant Science

April 2018

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.

March 2018

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.

February 2018

Excited to join the Editorial Board of Communications Biology!

Bharat won third place in the Darwin’s day poster competition

January 2018

Shahid Mukhtar lab welcomes Thomas Detchemendy and Nilesh Kumar, two graduate students.

Nature article of TC Howton and Shahid Mukhtar is highlighted by UAB News

December 2017

Congrats to Hayden Hamidi on graduating with a Masters degree in Biology earned in our lab.

November 2017

TC Howton and Shahid authored an article in NATURE that focuses on innate immune system. Congratulations!

October 2017

Bharat and Shahid authored an article in Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group) that focuses on transcriptomics in cotton. Congratulations!

September 2017

Congratulations to Xiaoyu and Shahid on publishing an article in Plant Signaling & Behavior

August 2017

Shahid is selected for the inaugural UAB Faculty Fellows in Engaged Scholarship program, sponsored by the Office of Service Learning and Undergraduate Research

July 2017

Congratulations to Bharat, Hadia, Yali, Xiaoyu and Shahid on publishing an article in Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group)

June 2017

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.

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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!

April 2017

Congrats to Peter Blair on graduating with a Masters degree in Biology earned in our lab.

March 2017

Excited to join the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports!

February 2017

An article is accepted in Frontiers in Plant Science. Congrats to Peter!

January 2017

Shahid Mukhtar lab welcomes Bharat Mishra, a graduate student.

December 2016

Congrats to John Lawson on graduating with a Masters degree in Biology earned in our lab.

November 2016

Shahid Mukhtar is invited to give a talk at the Systems Genomics workshop of PAG 2017, San Diego

October 2016

Congratulations to Shahid on being selected as F1000 Faculty member

September 2016

Congratulations to TC and Shahid on publishing an article in Plant Physiology

August 2016

Congratulations to Maggie and Shahid on publishing an article in Current Biology

July 2016

Congrats to Jessica Lopez on graduating with a Masters degree in Biology earned in our lab.

June 2016

Congratulations to Shahid Mukhtar on publishing an article in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

May 2016nsf1

Congratulations to Shahid Mukhtar on receiving funds from National Science Foundation (NSF; IOS-1557796) at the level of $800,000.

April 2016

Shahid Mukhtar gave a talk at the American Society of Plant Biologists Southern Section, Denton, Texas

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March 2016

Congratulations to Jessica on receiving the Dean’s Award for the best 2016 graduate student.

February 2016

An article is published in International Journal of Plant Biology. Congrats to TC and Yali.

January 2016

An article is published in J. Dev. Biology. Congrats to my lab members.

December 2015

An article is published in Current Plant Biology. Congrats to Maggie, Jessica and Tabitha.

An article is published in BMC Biology. Congrats to Peter.

November 2015

Congratulations to Shahid Mukhtar on winning the elections for Secretary/Treasurer of the Southern Section of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB).

October 2015

Shahid Mukhtar gave a talk at the 11th US-Japan workshop on Plant-Pathogen Interactions.

September 2015

Shahid Mukhtar lab welcomes Drew Sanders, an undergraduate student.

August 2015

Shahid Mukhtar lab welcomes a Fulbright PhD student.

July 2015

Shahid Mukhtar lab welcomes Laia Armengot-Martinez, a visiting graduate student from the laboratory of Yvon JAILLAIS, France.

June 2015

Congrats to Yali Sun on receiving the prestigious UAB Graduate Fellow in the College of Arts and Sciences.

May 2015

Shahid Mukhtar is going to chair a session on Bioinformatics at the upcoming ASPB meeting in Minneapolis!
http://plantbiology.aspb.org/mini-symposia/

April 2015

Congrats to Benjamin G. Marsella, graduating with a Masters degree in Biology earned in our lab.

March 2015

Yali Sun, TC Howton and Peter Blair from the shahid mukhtar lab are attending American Society of Plant Biologists-SS Conference in Dauphin Island!

February 2015

An article is published in Trends in Plant Science. Congrats to Jessica, Yali and Peter. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25655280

November 2014

Recommended an article in F1000

Allison D and Mukhtar S: F1000Prime Recommendation of [Misof B et al., Science 2014, 346(6210):763-7]. In F1000Prime, 21 Nov 2014; DOI: 10.3410/f.725228146.793501668. F1000Prime.com/725228146#eval793501668

October 2014

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.)

September 2014

Shahid Mukhtar lab welcomes Miguel Nemesio Gorriz, a visiting graduate student from Sweden.

August 2014

Shahid Mukhtar lab welcomes TC Howton, a new graduate student.

July 2014

Congrats to Shahid Mukhtar on Faculty Development Grant award

June 2014

Manuscript is published in Frontiers in Plant Science. Congrats to Isa, Pegah and Puri!
http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fpls.2014.00312/abstract

June 2014

Shahid Mukhtar lab welcomes Peter Blair, a new graduate student.

May 2014

Manuscript is published in BMC Genomics. Congrats to Joel, Hadia and others.
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/15/421

April 2014

Shahid Mukhtar is selected to attend NSF-funded J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) Plant Bioinformatics Workshop.

Jan 2014

S. Mukhtar lab welcomes Yali Sun, a new graduate student.

October 2013

Shahid Mukhtar’s course (Functional Genomics and Systems Biology) is among those currently highlighted on the UAB Magazine site

https://www.uab.edu/uabmagazine/2013/november/new-courses

September 2013

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.
http://www.cell.com/trends/plant-science/mostread

August 2013

Dr. Shahid Mukhtar is selected as UAB’s nominee for PEW Scholar grant.

July 2013

The Shahid Mukhtar Lab published an article in Trends in Plant Science “Tell me more: roles of NPRs