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Siraj Islam Mufti

Siraj Islam Mufti, Pakistani biologist, researcher. American University scholar, 1961; National Institutes of Health grantee, 1979, 81, 89, 90, 92.

Background

  • Mufti, Siraj Islam was born on May 10, 1938 in Bedadi, Hazara, Pakistan. Came to the United States, 1967. Son of Sultan M. and Saeeda M. (Khan) Mufti.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Peshawar, Pakistan, 1955. Master of Science, American University, Beirut, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Arizona, 1973.

    Career

    • Research assistant Argl. Research Institute, Peshawar, 1955-1959, assistant botanist, 1959-1961. Agriculture officer, director Ministry of Agriculture/North Nigeria Development Corporation, Kaduna, Nigeria, 1963-1967.

      Research associate in molecular biology Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1973-1975. Assistant professor Pahlavi University, Shiraz, Iran, 1975-1977. Research assistant professor Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, 1979-1981.

      Adjunct assistant professor University Arizona, Tucson, 1977-1979, 198189, associate research professor, since 1989.

    Works

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Muslim

    Membership

    Student mentor University Arizona, Tucson, since 1985. Councilor Arizona State Prison Complex, Tucson, 198—. Board directors, secretary Asian-American Association, Tucson, 1988-1990.

    Chaplain Federal Correctional Institution, since 1995. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association for Cancer Research, American Association of University Professors.

    Connections

    • Married Bebe Z. Khan, January 10, 1965. Children: Sheereen, Shaheen.
    • father: Sultan M. Mufti
    • mother: Saeeda M. (Khan) Mufti
    • spouse: Bebe Z. Khan
    • children: Sheereen Mufti
    • Shaheen Mufti
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    Born March 10, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1955
      University Peshawar
    • 1963
      American University
    • 1973
      University Arizona
    • 1955 - 1959
      Research assistant, Argl. Research Institute
      Peshawar, North-West Frontier, Pakistan
    • 1963 - 1967
      agriculture officer, Ministry of Agriculture/North Nigeria Development Corporation
      Kaduna, Nigeria
    • 1963 - 1967
      director, Ministry of Agriculture/North Nigeria Development Corporation
      Kaduna, Nigeria
    • 1973 - 1975
      research associate, in molecular biology Vanderbilt University
      Nashville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1975 - 1977
      assistant, professor Pahlavi University
      Shiraz, Fars, Islamic Republic of Iran
    • 1977 - 1979
      adjunct assistant, professor University Arizona
      Tucson, Arizona, United States
    • 1979 - 1981
      research assistant, professor Mount Sinai Medical Center
    • 1981 - 1989
      adjunct assistant, professor University Arizona
      Tucson, Arizona, United States
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