Mohammad Asif Khan

Mohammad Asif Khan


Dr. Khan is currently appointed as the Director of the Perdana University Center for Bioinformatics (PU-CBi) and a Visiting Scientist to the Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM), USA.

Dr. Khan's broad research interests are in the area of biological data warehousing and applications of bioinformatics to the study of immune responses, vaccines, venom toxins, drug design, and disease biomarkers. Specifically, he is interested in understanding the human-pathogen interactome, defined as the pathogen and human genetic sets (DNA, RNA, Protein) that are directly or indirectly involved in the complex, dynamic interactions between the two, relevant for the survival of each other.

He has authored/co-authored more than 40 published articles ( in various international journals, conferences, and books, and has presented his work at numerous international conferences. His scientific contributions include development of several novel bioinformatics methodologies, tools, and specialized databases, and currently has three patents filed.

Bioinformatics Biotechnology Computational Biology Genetics Genomics Immunology Infectious Diseases Molecular Biology Virology

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Perdana University
August 2011
Centre for Bioinformatics
The Perdana University Centre for Bioinformatics (PU-CBi) aims to merge bioinformatics-led innovation with applied clinical and epidemiologic research efforts to address some of the most pressing medical challenges. This includes a commitment to provide education and training to support the development and continuity of the programmes that result from the initiative.


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