Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

M. Iqbal Choudhary

M. Iqbal Choudhary
Current Position Director HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry University of Karachi Phone No. (92-21) 34490333
Born in , Pakistan in 09/11/1959 Year Elected 2003
Email hej@cyber.net.pk
Education
University of Karachi Pakistan BSc 1980 MSc 1983 PhD 1987 DSc2005 (University of Karachi) Post-doctoral Studies (Cornell University)
Positions Held
Director International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS)2008 to date Director (Acting) 20022008 Co-Director 2002 to date (DrPanjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research) ProfessorHEJRIC 2000 to date Associate Professor HEJRIC 1994-2000 SeniorFulbright Fellow University of California USA 1998 Assistant ProfessorHEJRIC 1988-1994 Visiting Faculty Cornell University USA 1994Visiting Scientist Purdue University USA 1989 Post Doctoral ResearchAssociate Cornell University USA 1987-1988 Senior Research FellowHEJRIC 1986-1987 Research Associate HEJRIC 1985-1986
Awards
Hilal-i-Imtiaz 2007 Sitara-i-Imtiaz 2001 Tamgha-i-Imtiaz 1998 First Khwarizmi International Award by the President of Iran Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Award by the President of AzerbaijanSenior Fulbright Research Award USA 1997-1998 Prof Abdussalam(Nobel Laureate) Prize in Chemistry 1990 Prof M Raziuddin Siddiqui Gold Medal of Pakistan Academy of Sciences 1993 Third World Academy of Sciences Young Scientist Award Italy 1994 National Bank Foundations Prize for Chemistry Publication 1996 Distinguished National Professor bythe Higher Education Commission 2004
Fellowships / Memberships
Fellow Third World Academy of Sciences (2003) Fellow Islamic Academy ofScience (2003) Fellow Pakistan Academy of Sciences (2003) FellowLEAD-International (1998) Fellow Royal Society of Chemistry (2004) FellowChemical Society of Pakistan (2001) Fellow International Union of Pure andApplied Chemistry Fellow World Innovation Foundation (2006) MemberNational Commission for Science and Technology Vice-President PhytochemicalSociety of Asia Member Executive Board of the Pakistan AtomicEnergy Commission Member National Commission on NanotechnologyMember Board of Trustees of the Pakistan Science Foundation MemberNational Commission on Biotechnology Member Board of Governors ofthe Virtual University Pakistan 2008 Member Board of Governors ofInstitute of Business and Emerging Sciences (CIBES) Karachi MembersAmerican Chemical Society American Society of Pharmacognosy TheNew York Academy of Sciences Federation of Asian Chemical SocietiesMember Executive Board of the Asian Network of Research on Anti-DiabeticPlants (ANRAP) Member Steering Committee on Higher EducationPakistan (2002-2003) Member Executive Council of AFASSA NetworkMember Swiss Chemical Society Member Inter Academy study Panel (IAP)Amsterdam The Netherlands Member Committee for Central ResearchFund Ministry of Health Member PTCL Research Board (2001-2004)Member Syndicate of the Federal Urdu University for Arts Science andTechnology Member Sectoral Committee on University-Industry SteeringCommittee (Pharmaceutical) HEC Islamabad Member Selection Boardof Pakistan Standards & Quality Control Authority Member Board ofStudies of COMSATS University Member Board of Studies of the LasbellaUniversity Uthal Member American Physiological Society USA
Research Area
Bioorganic Chemistry Natural Products Chemistry
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