Position: Associate Professor
Building &Room: Room No. 247, 1st Floor, Science and Agriculture Building
Prof Syed completed his M.Sc. in Biochemistry, receiving the gold medal, and a Ph.D. at Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Andhra Pradesh, India. After his doctoral studies he worked as postdoctoral research associate at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa (2006-2009); as a visiting scholar at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (2009-2013) and as a Lecturer and then Associate Professor at Central University of Technology (2013-2017). Currently he is an Associate Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Science and Agriculture, University of Zululand, KwaDlangezwa, KwaZulu-Natal.
2006: Ph.D. Biochemistry, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, India.
Title of thesis: Functional analysis of orf243 found in opd gene cluster of Flavobacterium sp. ATCC 27551 (http://ir.inflibnet.ac.in:8080/jspui/handle/10603/63513).
2000: M.Sc. Biochemistry, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, India (First rank, gold medal).
1998: B.Sc. B.Z.C. Sri Krishnadevaraya University, India.
1995: Bi.P.C. Intermediate Education, Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh, India.
1993: S.S.C. School Secondary Certificate, Board of Secondary education, Andhra Pradesh, India.
2009: Certificate Course in Radioactivity, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
1997: Diploma in Computer Applications (DCA), Andhra Pradesh, India
1998: Typewriting in English Lower, State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh, India
Cytochrome P450 monooxygenases: Annotation, Structure-function analysis, Evolution & Applications
- South African Society for Microbiology (SASM) (membership number: 1518)
- Society of Biological Chemists (INDIA) (SBC, INDIA) (Life Membership number: 3218)
- South African Society for Bioinformatics (SASBi)
- South African Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SASBMB)