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Zaid Khan

Zaid Khan

Presentation

PhD student at Disease Vector Group, Unit of Chemical Ecology, Department of Plant Protection Biology, Alnarp Sweden.

The topic of my research is" The molecular basis of oviposition preference of Aedes aegypti".

Teaching

(Jan 2009 – July 2009) Center of Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Peshawar, Pakistan. 

(Jan 2008 – Oct 2008) Oxford College Peshawar, Pakistan.

(Sept 2007-Dec 2007) Internship, Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR), Peshawar, Pakistan.

Research

MSc major thesis project, Cloning and functional expression of the muscarinic acetylcholine receptor (mAChR) CG4356 from Drosophila melanogaster. Center for functional and comparative insect genomics, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.  

MSc major thesis project, Characterization of Protein Kinase D (PKD) in the regulation of Drosophila melanogaster homeostasis. Department of Neuroscience,Unit Functional Pharmacology, BMC, Uppsala University, Sweden.

MSc minor thesis project, Obesity-linked gene TfAP-2 and Twz of Drosophila melanogaster, Department of Neuroscience,Unit Functional Pharmacology, BMC, Uppsala University, Sweden.

Stipend Project, Loss of Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA reductase,(Hmgcr) in the Drosophila brain causes carbohydrate dependent hyperphagia and feeding behavior in Drosophila, Department of Neuroscience,Unit Functional Pharmacology, BMC, Uppsala University, Sweden.

Background

MSc. Biology (Biotechnology) Department of Plant breeding and Genetics, Swedish Univerity Of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden.

MSc. Biology Erasmus Exchange, Center for functional and comparative insect genomics, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Bachelor. BSc (hons) Biotechnology, University of Peshawar, Pakistan.

Intermediate. Government College Peshawar, Pakistan.

 

Selected publications

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23604020

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25187989


Contact
Doctoral Student at the Institutionen för växtskyddsbiologi
Postal address:
Växtskyddsbiologi, Box 102
23053 Alnarp
Visiting address: Sundsvägen 16, Alnarp