Ahmad Waseem was born in Allahabad, India, on 28 September 1956. He received his early education in Juanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. He received his B.S. degree in chemistry, zoology, and botany from the Tilak Dhari Singh Degree College, Jaunpur (Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, India) in 1974. Waseem received his M.S. degree in 1976 and Ph.D. degree in 1983, both in biochemistry from the Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. Dr. Waseem joined the University of Chicago in May 1983 as a Research Associate at the Department of Biochemistry, Physiology, and Pharmacology for four years. He joined the Imperial Cancer Research Fund as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in May 1987. In 1990, he joined the Department of Biochemistry, University of Dundee, as a Research Fellow. He then joined the United Medical and Dental School of Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital (later to become part of the King’s College, London) in 1992 as a Lecturer of oral biology on a joint appointment with the Department of Biochemistry of the Medical School. He remained there until 2003, when he moved to the Institute of Dentistry, Queen Mary, the University of London, UK, as a reader of oral biology. Moreover, Dr. Waseem has extensive experience in teaching biochemistry, cell, and molecular biology to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. In addition, he has also supervised several intercalated B.S. and M.S. (oral pathology) research projects. He has also organized courses in genetics and molecular biology, dental anatomy, and intercalated B.S. (oral biology). He has so far published more than 30 papers in international peer-reviewed journals and has also written book chapters and reviews. Dr. Waseem has so far supervized 7 Ph.D. students and examined 5.
Biography Updated on 28 July 2009