Biology Faculty Dr. Syed Shahzad ul Hussan Wins DAAD Grant

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 5am

Dr. Syed Shahzad ul Hussan, a faculty member of the Biology Department at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering, has won the DAAD grant of 80,000 Euros (approximately PKR 10 million).

This grant is based on a research partnership between Dr Hussan’s group and a German research group at the University of Luebeck.  As a part of this partnership Dr Hussan’s PhD students will also have opportunities to get training and perform research in the German partners’ lab.  The focus of the funded research project is to understand, at the atomic level, one of the key steps in HIV entry process to its host cell to obtain fundamental information for rational drug design.