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New Delhi: It is a matter of great pleasure for Jamia Millia Islamia to announce that Dr. Mohd. Imtiyaz Hassan, Assistant Professor from Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences, has been elected as the Vice-President of Indian Biophysical Society, one of the leading scientific society of the nation. The Indian Biophysical Society (IBS) was founded in 1965 and celebrated its golden jubilee in 2014 at Jamia Millia Islamia. Presently, it has more than 1100 Life-members who performing very well in different corners of the country.
The interdisciplinary nature of the society attracted scientists from not only Physics, Chemistry and Biology, but also from other related areas too such as Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Medicine. IBS serves as a forum to promote scientific exchanges in the area of Biophysics in India, to advocate the cause of Biophysics in the country, and to provide expert advice for biophysics teaching in various parts of the country. Its main activity is to organize the annual Indian Biophysical Society meeting, in the spring of every year, in different locations in India. IBS also provides awards and travel fellowships to deserving scientists and students and helps smaller groups of biophysicists in organizing seminars on special topics.
Dr. Hassan has published more than 200 research articles with i10-index as high as 103 and h-index as 30 with 3199 citations as per google scholar. He was instrumental in bringing 10 major research projects from different funding agencies within a short span of 10 years.
He is also serving as General Secretary of protein society and Joint Secretary of bioinformatics and drug design society.