DR. MOHSIN SHAH

(Biochemistry/Microbiology)
Year of Completion: 2010 University: Gyeongsang National University (South Korea) Research Topic: “ Amphiphilic Diblock Copolymer Nanoparticles Based on End-Capping of PHA
Carboxy Terminal with mPEG: Preparation, Characterization, Enzymatic PHA Degradation and Their Application for Hydrophobic Drug Delivery System”
 Degree:         Master of Philosophy (M. Phil) (Biochemistry/Molecular Biology)
Year of Completion: 2006
University: Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (Pakistan) Research Topic:  “ Studies on Quality Control of Haemorrhagic Septicaemia Vaccines  
 Degree:         Master of Science (M. Sc) (Biochemistry/Molecular Biology)
Year of Completion: 2004
University: Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (Pakistan)
 Degree:  Bachelor of Science (B. Sc) (Botany, Zoology, Chemistry)
Year of Completion: 2001
University: University of Peshawar (NWFP) Pakistan
 Work Experience:
 
Aug 25, 2010 till-date:  Post-doctoral researcher, Nano-Biomaterials Science Laboratory 351-411, Gyeongsang   National University, Gazwa Dong, Jinju, 660-701 South Korea
 
Apr 2, 2006 to Aug 15, 2006: Lecturer in Biochemistry Hazara University, Mansehra NWFP, Pakistan
 
Mar 1, 2004 to Apr 02, 2005:  Assistant manager quality control and quality assurance departments, W ils on’s  Ph arm ac eutic als  I s lam abad , Pakistan (2004-2005)
 Publications:
 
1. Mohsin Shah, Muhammad Imran Naseer, Mun Hwan Choi, Myeong Ok Kim and Sung Chul Yoon. Amphiphilic PHA-mPEG copolymeric nanoconatianers for drug delivery: Preparation, characterization and in vitro evaluation. (International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 400, 2010, 165-175). 
2. Mohsin Shah, Mun Hwan Choi and Sung Chul Yoon. Poly(4-hydroxybutyrate)-bmonomethoxy (polyethylene glycol) copolymer nanoparticles as a potential drug carriers. (European Cells and Materials 20, Suppl 3, 2010, page 236).
 3. Mohsin Shah, Mun Hwan Choi, Najeeb Ullah, Myeong OK Kim and Sung Chul Yoon.
Synthesis and characterization of PHV-block-mPEG diblock copolymer and its formation of
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amphiphilic nanoparticles for drug delivery. (Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 11, 5702-5710, 2011).
 4. Mohsin Shah, Mun Hwan Choi and Sung Chul Yoon. Amphiphilic polymeric nanoparticles
for drug delivery: Synthesis and characterization. (IEEE Xplore, In press, 2011).  
5. Mohsin Shah, Najeeb Ullah, Mun Hwan Choi, Myeong Ok Kim and Sung Chul Yoon. Novel amorphous amphiphilic poly(3-hydroxyvalerat-co-4-hydroxybutyrate)-b-monomethoxy (polyethylene glycol) copolymer nanoparticles for targeted  delivery of cisplatin to cancer cells. (Submitted to Eur J Pharm Biopharm, date submitted: 05 July, 2011).
 6. Mohsin Shah, Mun Hwan Choi, Jong Kook Rho and Sung Chul Yoon. Missing link
between biopolyester degradation and synthesis. (Submitted to Cell submission date 24 Aug, 2011).
 
Poster Presentation at International Conferences:
 
 1. Mohsin Shah, Jun Mo Bae, Jong Kook Rho, Mun Hwan Choi and Sung Chul Yoon. Role of the substrate binding domains I and II in the degradation of copolymeric polyhydroxyalkanoic acids by Pseudomonas stutzeri BM190 extracellular PHA depolymerase. (19thFABMB Seoul conference May 27-30, 2007). 
 2. Jong Kook Rho, Mun Hwan Choi, Mohsin Shah, Jeong Eun Baek and Sung Chul Yoon. Biochemical characterization of an intracellular polyhydroxyalkanoic acid (PHA) depolymerase (PhaZ1) in Hydrogenophaga Psedoflava and comparative kinetics study on the degradation of artificial PHA granules between the PhaZ1 and an extracellular PhaZ. (19thFABMB Seoul conference May 27-30, 2007). 
3. Mohsin Shah, Mun Hwan Choi and Sung Chul Yoon. Amphiphilic copolymeric nanoconatianers for drug delivery: Preparation and characterization. International conference on nanoscience and nanotechnology (ICONN 2010) (Sydney Convention and Exhibition Center Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia. Feb 22-26, 2010).
 4. Mohsin Shah, Mun Hwan Choi and Sung Chul Yoon. Amorphous amphiphilic poly(3-
hydroxyvalerat-co-4-hydroxybutyrate)-b-monomethoxy (polyethylene glycol) copolymer nanoparticles as a potential drug carrier. (Nano-Korea 2010, KINTEX, Seoul Korea, august 18-20, 2010).
 5. Mohsin Shah, Mun Hwan Choi and Sung Chul Yoon. Poly(4-hydroxybutyrate)-b-
monomethoxy (polyethylene glycol) copolymer nanoparticles as a potential drug carriers. (Nano-Bio Zurich 2010, Switzerland, august 24-27, 2010).
 Computer Skills:
 
Proficient in working with Microsoft Office Packages (MS Word, MS Excel, Microsoft Power Point). Working knowledge of Windows 98, 2000, XP, Window 7. Softwares expertise Sigma plot 11 and Origin 8. 

Designation: 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: 
Physiology
Qualification: 
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D)
Master of Philosophy (M. Phil) (Biochemistry/Molecular Biology)
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