Muhammad Sarwar Khan
Muhammad Sarwar Khan is a distinguished Plant Molecular Biologist who started his career as a Bachelor and Master student in horticulture. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, UK. Dr. Khan was awarded a prestigious fellowship to research at the Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, by the Rockefeller Foundation. He has served as the founding Head of the Biotech Interdisciplinary Division at the NIBGE and is currently serving as the Director of the Center of Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology (CABB), University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. Dr. Khan has supervised more than 100 Ph.D. candidates, MPhil students, and researchers. He has published several papers in high-impact journals, including Nature and Nature Biotechnology, and is the author of several book chapters and books. Dr. Khan has received several prestigious awards, including the President’s Medal for Technology, a Gold Medal in Agriculture from the Pakistan Academy of Sciences, a Performance Gold Medal, the Biotechnologist Award by the National Commission of Biotechnology, and the Best University Teacher Award by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. He is a fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society, the Cambridge Philosophical Society, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Cochran Foundation. He is also a member of the Pakistan Botanical Society and the International Association for Plant Biotechnology.