Mahmood-Ur- Rahman Ansari
Dr. Mahmood-ur-Rahman Ansari is an Associate Professor of Molecular Biology at the Department of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, GC University – Faisalabad, Pakistan. He received his BSc (Hons) in Plant Breeding and Genetics from the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan in 2003. He received his MPhil and Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the National Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology, Lahore, Pakistan in 2006 and 2011 respectively. He has published over 60 papers in international peer-reviewed journals in the field of Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, and Bioinformatics. He has also published over 10 book chapters and edited 3 books. He is involved in research projects to understand the molecular mechanisms of stress tolerance in plants. He has been involved in genetic modification of rice and cotton, their greenhouse and field testing as well as biosafety studies. He is a member of various national and international professional societies.