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Faez Khan

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Dr. Faez Iqbal Khan is currently serving as an Assistant Professor within the Department of Biological Sciences at Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Computational Chemistry (Bioinformatics) from Durban University of Technology, South Africa. Dr. Khan has obtained Bachelors and Masters degrees in Biomedical Science and Bioinformatics, respectively.Throughout his career, Dr. Khan has conducted research and teaching across esteemed institutions such as Rhodes University (South Africa), South China University of Technology, and the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. His main areas of research focus on Protein engineering, Protein folding, drug design, and Protein dynamics.Dr. Khan established wide-ranging collaborations with BRICS countries and mentored several postgraduate students. He has authored over 70 publications in international peer-reviewed journals, which are well cited.

Research interests

Protein-Protein Interaction

Protein Engineering

Drug design

Protein purification and expression

Protein Dynamics

Protein Folding


March 2022: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, School of Science, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China.

April 2021- February 2022: Assistant Researcher (Foreign Teacher), University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.

February 2019- March 2021: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

March 2017 - January 2019: Lecturer and Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Computational Mechanistic Chemistry and Drug Discovery, Rhodes University, South Africa.

Nov 2015 - Feb 2017: Postdoctoral Researcher, Henan University of Technology in collaboration with South China University of Technology, China.


BIO402Research Project

BIO212Structure and Dynamics of Biomolecules

BIO214 Bioinformatics II

BIO215Bioinformatics Project

BIO303Final Year Project

BIO113Molecular Biology Techniques

BIO205Cell Biology Techniques

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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Education/Academic qualification

2012-2015: Ph.D., Durban University of Technology, South Africa.

2009-2012: M.Sc. Bioinformatics & 2006-2009: B.Sc. Biomedical Science.

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