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Dr. Ahmad Faraz

  • Dr. Ahmad Faraz

    PhD in Botany, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India
    Assistant Professor
    Email: ahamdfaraz@theglocaluniversity.in




    EDUCATION

    Qualification

    Year

    University

    PhD in Botany

    2018

    Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

    M.Sc. Botany

    2014

    Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

    B.Sc. (Hons.) Botany

    2012

    Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

    Achievements and Honors:

    • 2012 : University Post Graduate Merit Scholarship

    • 2014 : GATE(Life Sciences) with All IndiaRank-470.

    • 2018 : ICAR-NET (Plant Physiology) in 2018.

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

      Completed Ph.D. in Botany with specialization in plant physiology at Department of Botany, Aligarh Muslim University under the Supervision of Prof. Shamsul Hayat. During four years of research work I extensively carried out different experiments to find out the impact of CuO NPs on Brassica juncea.

    • Morphological, physiological and biochemical “Effects of nanoparticles and their mode of application on the performance of mustard” (PhD Thesis).

    • Well accustomed in the fields of nanoscience, plant physiology, proteomics, protein purification, antioxidant enzyme activities

    • Good enough knowledge in the field of biosynthesis and characterization of nanoparticles.

    • Expertise in writingresearch articles..

    • Experience in guiding students of masters during their project.

    Research Publication

      • Faraz, A., Faizan, M., Sami, F., Siddiqui, H., & Hayat, S. (2019) Supplementation of Salicylic Acid and Citric Acid for Alleviation of Cadmium Toxicity to Brassica juncea. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation, 1-15. IF-2.17.

      • Faizan, M., Faraz, A., & Hayat, S. (2019) Effective use of zinc oxide nanoparticles through root dipping on the performance of growth, quality, photosynthesis and antioxidant system in tomato. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 1-15. IF-1.03.

      • Faizan, M., Faraz, A., Yusuf, M., Khan, S.T. & Hayat, S. (2018) Zinc oxide nanoparticle- mediated changes in photosynthetic efficiency and antioxidant system of tomato plants. Photosynthetica 56 (2): 678-686. IF-2.36.

      • M. Faizan, Faraz A., & Hayat, S. (2018) Dose Dependent Response of Epibrassinolide on the Growth, Photosynthesis and Antioxidant System of Tomato Plants. Indian horticulture Journal, 8: 68-76.

      • Faraz, A., Faizan, M., & Hayat, S. (2018) Effects of Copper Oxide Nanoparticles on the Photosynthesis and Antioxidant levels of Mustard Plants (Brassica juncea). Journal of Biological and Chemical Research, 35: 418-426. UGC Listed.

      • Siddiqui, H., Yusuf, M., Faraz, A., Faizan, M., Sami, F., & Hayat, S. (2018) 24-Epibrassinolide supplemented with silicon enhances the photosynthetic efficiency of Brassica juncea under salt stress. South African Journal of Botany, 118: 120-128. IF-1.50.

      • Wani, A. S., Faraz, A., Faizan, M., Ahmad, A., Hayat, S., & Tahir, I. (2017) Foliar Spray of Proline Enhanced the Photosynthetic Efficiency and Antioxidant System in Brassica juncea. Not Bot Horti Agrobo, 45(1).

      • Alyemeni, M. N., Hayat, Q., Hayat, S., Faizan, M., & Faraz, A. (2016). Exogenous proline application enhances the efficiency of nitrogen fixation and assimilation in chickpea plants exposed to cadmium. Legume Research: An International Journal, 39 (2).

      Review Articles

      • 1. Faraz, A., Faizan, M., Sami, F., Siddiqui, H., Pichtel, J., & Hayat, S. (2019) Nanoparticles: biosynthesis, translocation and role in plant metabolism. IET Nanobiotechnology, 13(4), 345- 352. IF-1.92.

      • 2. Sami, F., Faizan, M., Faraz A., Siddiqui, H., Yusuf, M., & Hayat, S. (2018) Nitric oxide- mediated integrative alterations in plant metabolism to confer abiotic stress tolerance, NO crosstalk with phytohormones and NO-mediated post translational modifications in modulating diverse plant stress. Nitric Oxide, 73: 22-38. IF-3.37

      • 3. Faizan, M., Faraz A., Sami, F., Siddiqui, H., & Hayat, S. (2017) Brassinosteroids: A New Plant Growth Regulator. Journal of Biological and Chemical Research, 34 (2): 908-917. UGC Listed.

      • 4. Faizan, M., Faraz A., Sami, F., Siddiqui, H., & Hayat, S. (2017) Role of Nanoparticles in Plants under Changing Circumstances. Journal of Biological and Chemical Research, 35 (1): 1 -11. UGC Listed.

      • 5. Sami, F., Yusuf, M., Faizan, M., Faraz, A., & Hayat, S. (2016) Role of sugars under abiotic stress. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 109: 54-61.

      Book Chapter

      • Hayat, S., Faraz, A., & Faizan, M. (2017) Root Exudates: Composition and Impact on Plant– Microbe Interaction. Biofilms in Plant and Soil Health, John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
      • Siddiqui, H., Sami, F., Faizan, M., Faraz, A., & Hayat, S. (2019). Brassinosteroid Mediated Regulation of Photosynthesis in Plants. In Brassinosteroids: Plant Growth and Development, 185-217 Springer, Singapore.
      • Yusuf, M., Fariduddin, Q., Khan, T. A., Faizan, M., & Faraz, A. (2019). Interplay Between Antioxidant Enzymes and Brassinosteroids in Control of Plant Development and Stress Tolerance. In Brassinosteroids: Plant Growth and Development, 323-348, Springer, Singapore.

      Conferences and Workshops

      • National Conference on Climate Change: Sustainable Agriculture and Environment, 17-18 March, 2018, Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.

      • International workshop on gene cloning and expression of recombinant protein, 12-15 December, 2017, Faculty of life sciences and biotechnology. South Asian University, New Delhi.

      • National Conference of Plant Physiology: Emerging Role of Plant Physiology for Food Security and Climate Resilient Agriculture, 23-25 November, 2017 Organized by Department of Plant Physiology and Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya Raipur (Chhattisgarh) and Indian Society for Plant Physiology, New Delhi.

      • National Seminar on " Advances in Plant Sciences Frontier: Development and Environment" 26 -27 November, 2016 at the Department of Botany, Gandhi Faiz-E-Aam College, Shahjahanpur, UP., India.

      • National Conference of Plant Physiology: Challenges in crop physiology research: from molecular to whole plant, 8-10 December 2016, Organized by department of Crop Physiology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru and Indian Society for Plant Physiology, New Delhi.

      • International Conference on NANOTECHNOLOGY & STEM-ER, 12-15 March 2016 at the Department of Applied Physics, Z.H. College of Engineering & Technology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, U.P., India

      • Participated in a national seminar on “Plant Science: New Technologies, Conservation and Environment” 22-23 February 2013 at Department of Botany, Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh, U.P., India.