Abdul Wakeel “Umar”
Department of Environmental Science
Henan University, China
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Sep., 2015 – Jun., 2018 Ph.D., Crop Genetics and Breeding, College of Agriculture and Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Sep., 2013 – Aug., 2015 M.Phil., Biotechnology, Quaid-I-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad (Pakistan)
Jan., 2009 – Feb., 2013 BS (Honors) Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Kohat University of Science and Technology (KUST), Pakistan
Sep., 2006 – Aug., 2008 B.Sc., Biology, Govt. Superior Science College, Peshawar University, Pakistan
Jan., 2019 – Dec., 2019 Postdoc, Eco-physiology and molecular biology,
Key Laboratory of Geospatial Technology for the Middle and Lower Yellow River Regions, School of Environment and Planning, Henan University, Kaifeng, China.
Sep., 2018 – Dec., 2018 Senior Research Associate DNA consultants, Kabul, Afghanistan.
Dec., 2015 – Jan., 2016 Volunteer Lecturer “Cultural differences”，Paitou High School, Winter camp organized by AIESEC, Zhejiang University, China
Sep., 2014 – Aug., 2015 Part-time Lecturer “Biology”，Chanab International College, Islamabad, Pakistan
Feb.,, 2013 – Nov., 2013 Lecturer “Chemistry”，Faculty of Engineering, Alfalah University, Jalalabad, Afghanistan
Sep., 2012 – Feb., 2013 Project assistant “Proteolytic Bacteria Isolation”，Kohat University of Science & Technology, Pakistan
Sep., 2011 – Feb., 2012 Visiting Lecturer “Botany”，Govt. Superior Science College, Peshawar University, Pakistan.
Dec., 2018 - Present Earned outstanding China postdoctoral fellowship.
Sep., 2015 – June, 2018 Earned the Chinese government scholarship for Ph.D. studies.
Sep., 2013 – Aug., 2015 Earned Quaid-I-Azam university scholarship for M.Phil studies.
CONFERENCES, MEMBERSHIPS, AND AWARDS
l Nov 18, 2017, Speaker “Tenth Doctoral Forum on Crop Science in the Yangtze River Delta, Nanjing University, China.
l Mar 23, 2015, Organizer “Biosafety and biodiversity”, Pakistan Academy of Sciences.
l Mar 25, 2014, Organizer “Dual Use Concept in Biotechnology”, Pakistan Academy of Sciences.
l Jun 12, 2012, Organizer “Biotechnology Exhibition” KUST, Pakistan.
l Jan., 2011- Feb., 2012, Vice President “Biotechnology Society, KUST, Pakistan
l Apr 1, 2011, Awarded first prize “Biotechnology Poster Exhibition” KUST, Pakistan
l Mar 10, 2010, Awarded first prize “DNA Model Exhibition”, KUST, Pakistan,
PUBLICATIONS (IF = 37.2)
FIRST AUTHOR PUBLICATIONS
l Wakeel, A., S.A. Jan, I. Ullah, Z. K. Shinwari, and M. Xu. 2019. Solvent polarity mediates phytochemical yield and antioxidant capacity of Isatis tinctoria. PeerJ. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.7857
l Wakeel, A., I. Ali, M. Wu, A. R. Kkan, M. Jan, A. Ali, Y. Liu, S. Ge, J. Wu, and Y. Gan. 2019. Ethylene mediates dichromate-induced oxidative stress and regulation of the enzymatic antioxidant system-related transcriptome in Arabidopsis thaliana. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 161:166-179. DOI.org/10.1016/j.envexpbot.2018.09.004
l Wakeel, A., I. Ali, S. Upreti, A. Ullah, B. Liu, A. R. Khan, L. Huang, M. Wu, and Y. Gan. 2018. Ethylene mediates dichromate induced inhibition of primary root growth by altering AUX1 expression and auxin accumulation in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant, cell & environment, 41:1453-146. DOI:10.1111/pce.13174.
l Wakeel, A., and Y. Gan. 2018. A model for the ethylene-mediated auxin distribution under Cr(VI) stress in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Signaling and Behavior, 13:e1473685. https://doi.org/10.1080/15592324.2018.1473685.
l Wakeel, A., I. Ali, A. R. Khan, M. Wu, S. Upreti, D. Liu, B. Liu, and Y. Gan. 2018. Involvement of histone acetylation and deacetylation in regulating auxin responses and associated phenotypic changes in plants. Plant Cell Reports, 37:51-59. DOI.org/10.1007/s00299-017-2205-1
l Raza A. R., A.Wakeel, I. Ali, M. Wu, A. R. Khan, B. Liu, J. Wu, G. Song, W. Azhar, and Y. Gan. 2018. Involvement of ethylene signaling in zinc oxide nanoparticle mediated biochemical changes in Arabidopsis thaliana leaves. Environmental Science: Nano, 6:341–355. DOI.org/10.1039/C8EN00971F.
l Ali, I., A. Wakeel, S. Upreti, D. Liu, A. Azizullah, M. Jan, W. Ullah, B. Liu, A. Ali, M. Daud, and Y. Gan. 2018. Effect of bisphenol A-induced oxidative stress on the ultra structure and antioxidant defence system of Arabidopsis thialiana Leaves. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, 27:967-978. Doi:10.15244/pjoes/76038.
l Wu, M., D. Liu, A. Wakeel, S. Upreti, Y. Liu, G. Song, J. Wu, B. Liu, and Y. Gan. 2018. PIL5 represses floral transition in Arabidopsis under long day conditions. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 499:513-518. Doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2018.03.179.
l Wu, M., S. Upreti, A. Yan, A. Wakeel, Y. Liu, G. Song, B. Liu, J. Wu, and Y. Gan. 2018. SPATULA regulates flowering time in association with PHYTOCHROME B in Arabidopsis. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 503:380- 2385. DOI.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2018.06.165.
l Ali, I., M.Jan, A. Wakeel, A. Azizullah, B. Liu, F. Islam, A. Ali, M. K. Daud, Y. Liu, and Y. Gan. 2017. Biochemical responses and ultrastructural changes in ethylene insensitive mutants of Arabidopsis thialiana subjected to bisphenol A exposure. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 144:62-71. DOI.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.06.015
l Ullah, I., A. Wakeel, Z. K. Shinwari, S. A. Jan, A. T. Khalil, and M. Ali. 2017. Antibacterial and antifungal activity of Isatis tinctoria L. (brassicaceae) using the micro-plate method. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 49:1949-1957.
l Mehwish, S., Islam, A., Ullah, I., Wakeel, A., Qasim, M., Khan, M. A., ... & Ullah, N. 2019. In vitro antileishmanial and antioxidant potential, cytotoxicity evaluation and phytochemical analysis of extracts from selected medicinally important plants. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 19:101117. DOI.org/10.1016/j.bcab.2019.101117