Dr. Muhammad Ramzan Khan


Designation:
 Associate Professor
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Postdoc: Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany 
PhD: Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany
 

 

Other Linkshttps://www.researchgate.net/profile/Muhammad_Ramzan_Khan

Office: National Centre for Bio Informatics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad 
Other Links: HEC Personal Page

 

 

Mphil: Quaid-i-Azam Unviersity, Islamabad.
MSc: Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.

  • Genome informatics (NGS applications including RNA-seq, ChIP-seq etc.) of plants for expression variations and comparative genomics for unveiling the adaptive evolution
  • Functional genomics using CRISPR/Cas9/dCas9 genome editing tools for enhancement of plant productivity

  • NGS applications in forensic science

 

     
 

1.    Khan, M. R., Ihsan, H., Ali, G. M.  (2016): WSA206, a homeolog of duplicated MPF2-like MADS-box transcription factors is recruited in fertility function in Withania (Solanaceae). Plant Science. 10.1016/j.plantsci.2016.10.004. Corresponding author.

 

2.     Ihsan, H., Khan, M. R., Ajmal, W., Ali, G. M. (2015): WsMAGO2, a duplicated MAGO NASHI protein with fertility attributes interacts with MPF2-like MADS-box proteins. Planta, 241:1173–1187. Corresponding author.

 

3.    Kumar, T., Uzma., Khan, M. R., Abbas, Z., Ali, G. M. (2014): Genetic Improvement of Sugarcane for Drought and Salinity Stress Tolerance using Arabidopsis Vacuolar Pyrophosphatase Gene. Molecular Biotechnology, 56(3):199-209. Corresponding author.

 

4.     Khan, M. R., Ali, G. M. (2013): Functional evolution of cis-regulatory modules of STMADS11 superclade MADS-Box genes. Plant Molecular Biology. 83(4-5):489-506. Corresponding author.

 

5.     Khan, M. R., Khan, I., Ali, G. M. (2013): MPF2-like MADS-box genes affecting SOC1 and MAF1 expression are implicated in flowering time control. Molecular Biotechnology, 54(1):25-36. Corresponding author.

 

6.     Khan, M. R., Hu, J., Ali, G. M. (2012): Reciprocal loss of CArG-boxes and auxin response elements drives expression divergence of MPF2-like MADS-box genes controlling calyx inflation. PLoS ONE 7(8): e42781. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042781. Corresponding author.

 

7.    Zhang, J., Khan, M.R*., Tian, Y., Li, Z., Riss, S., He, C. (2012): Divergences of MPF2-like MADS-domain proteins have an association with the evolution of the inflated calyx syndrome within Solanaceae. Planta, 236(4):1247-60. Equal author.

 

8.     Khan, M. R., Hu, J., He, C. (2012): Plant hormones including ethylene are recruited in calyx inflation Solanaceous plants. Journal of Plant Physiology, 169(10):940-948. Corresponding author.

 

9.    He, C., Tian, Y., Saedler, H., Grosardt, B., Efremova, N., Riss, S., Khan, M. R., Yephremov, A., Saedler, H. (2010): The MADS-domain protein MPF1 of Physalis floridana controls plant architecture, seed development and flowering time. Planta, 231:767-777.

 

10.    Khan, M. R., Hu, J.- Y., Riss, S., He, C. –Y., Saedler, H. (2009): MPF2-like-A MADS-box genes control the inflated calyx syndrome in Withania (Solanaceae): roles of Darwinian’s selection. Molecular Biology & Evolution, 26:2463-2473.  


11. Khan, M. R., Ansar, M., Rashid, H., Chaudhry, Z. (2003): High frequency shoot regeneration and Agrobacterium-mediated DNA transfer in Canola (Brassica napus L.). Plant Cell Tissue & Organ Culture, 75: 223-231. Corresponding author.

 

 
   
 

 

Sr. No

PhD Produced

PhD Enrolled

MPhil Produced

MPhil Enrolled

1

Humera Ihsan (Supervisor)

Nazeer Ahmed

Muhammad Noman

Noshaba Naseer

 

2

Shazia Arif

(Co-supervisor)

Almas Ashraf

Zahra Ibrar

Obaid ur Rehman

 

3

 

Muhammad Yasin

Uzma Qureshi

 Riaz Ahmed

4

 

Saira

Tajammul  Hussain

 

5

 

Sobiah Rauf

Abdul Quddus

 

6

 

 

Irfan Ullah Khan

 

7

 

 

Safeena Inam

 

8

 

 

Tanweer Kumar

 

9

 

 

Nadeem Ahmed

 

10

 

 

Romana Shahzadi