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biologist , researcher

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


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.


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


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.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


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.


Married Bebe Z. Khan, January 10, 1965. Children: Sheereen, Shaheen.

Sultan M. Mufti

Saeeda M. (Khan) Mufti

Bebe Z. Khan

Sheereen Mufti

Shaheen Mufti