About Me:

Muhammad Akram Tariq accomplished his PhD in Molecular Biology from National Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology, University of the Punjab, Lahore in sandwich program with Stanford University, California (CA), USA. He has worked as postdoctoral fellow in University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC), California and has performed leading activities in Genome technology Center, UCSC. He has published over 50 research articles with more than 100 impact factor in the areas of Molecular Pathology and Technology development in the field of Molecular Medicine. He has patented several assays for molecular diagnostics and developed technologies utilising RNA and DNA for disease identification, disease stage determination and personalised medicine. He has over 15 years of experience in molecular biology techniques, such as Bacterial and Viral genotyping, sequencing, next-generation sequencing, microRNA sequencing, single cell sequencing for genomics and transcriptomics analysis. He is well versed in utilising different high throughput sequencing instruments such as Genetic Analyser, Hi-Seq (By Illumina), 454 Sequencer (By Roche) and Personal Genome Machine (PGM) (By Ion Torrent). Now days, he is generating novel ideas and contributing in national and international research projects as a faculty member in the University.

Experience:

Year Department Position Hospital
2007-2008 Stanford Genome Technology Center PhD (IRSIP) Stanford University, California, USA
2008-2012 Genome Technology Center Postdoc University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, USA
2012-2014 Pathology / Biomedical Sciences Assistant Professor King Edward Medical University, Lahore
2015-2018 Institute of Translational Medicine Senior Postdoc Qingdao University Medical School, Qingdao, China
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