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Zainul Abedin Mohammad


Zainul Abedin Mohammad, American biochemist. Grantee, United Nations Educational, 1970, Pakistan Science Foundation, 1974, World Health Organization, 1976, Food and Agriculture Organization, 1977; Fulbright fellow, 1959-1960, Humboldt Senior Research fellow, 1970-1972, Fogarty International fellow, 1977-1980.


Mohammad, Zainul Abedin was born on April 2, 1932 in Kakinada, India. Son of Meera Basha and Hussain Bibi (Shaikh) Mohammad.


Bachelor of Science, Andhra University, 1951. Master of Science, Aligarh Muslim University, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1962.


Lecturer Karachi University, Pakistan, 1962—1966, associate professor, 1966—1970, professor biochemistry, 1970—1977, chairman biochemistry department, 1967—1972, dean faculty science, 1972—1976, dean faculty pharmacy, 1976—1977. Senior scientist National Institutes of Health, 1977—1980, executive secretary molecular study section Bethesda, Maryland, since 1985. Senior scientist division biotechnology Dynamac International Corporation, Rockville, 1980—1984.

Project director National Academy of Sciences, Washington, 1984—1985.


  • Author: Biochemistry of the Lizard, 1977. Contributor articles to professional publications.


Member of Society Risk Assessment, Society Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry, American Institute Biological Sciences, Pakistan Society Scientists and Science Professions, Pakistan Cancer Society, Pakistan Society Zoologists, Pakistan Society Biochemists, Sigma Xi.


Married Barbara Ann Katorski Mohammad, October 1, 1964. Children: Saadi, Mona, Raazi, Daavi, Saami.

Meera Basha Mohammad

Hussain Bibi (Shaikh) Mohammad

Barbara Ann Katorski Mohammad

Saadi Mohammad

Mona Mohammad

Raazi Mohammad

Daavi Mohammad

Saami Mohammad